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Announcing the 2023-2024 Academic Leadership Fellows

Academic Leadership Fellows: 2023-2024. Portraits on top row: Jay Aikat, Mara Buchbinder, Michael Figueroa, Tanya Garcia. Bottom row: Robin Sansing, Patricia Sullivan, J. Michael Terry, Benjamin Waterhouse.

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce the 2023-2024 cohort of Academic Leadership Fellows.



Announcing the 2023-2024 Faculty Fellows

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce the 2023-2024 Faculty Fellow cohorts.



Pamela Lothspeich (FFP ’12, ’23) receives Fulbright Scholar Award

Pamela Lothspeich

Pamela Lothspeich (FFP ’12, ’23) is one of four UNC-Chapel Hill faculty members to receive a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award for the 2023-2024 academic year.



[Now Closed] Call for Applications: Tyson Academic Leadership Program, 2024-2025

Campus-side entrance of Hyde Hall in spring.

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities is now accepting applications for the 2024-2025 Tyson Academic Leadership Program, due Oct. 26, 2023.



[Now Closed] Call for Proposals: Faculty Fellowship Program, 2024-2025

A blue folder and a white notepad with the Institute for the Arts and Humanities wordmark are set on table next to a pen and silverware.

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities is now accepting applications for the Faculty Fellowship Program for the 2024-2025 academic year.



Méndez (FFP ’22) and Martin (FFP ’24) selected for National Humanities Center residencies

A view of the Old Well, framed by vibrant pink flowers.

Fellows Hugo Méndez and Nina Martin were selected for summer residencies at the National Humanities Center.



3D imaging project brings Nepali sacred site to life

Lauren Leve sits in her office surrounded by books.

Religious studies scholar Lauren Leve partnered with a computer science class last semester to further her ongoing work to create an annotated 3D model of Swayambhunath, an ancient holy site in Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley.



Meet the 2023 Chapman Summer Fellows

The 2023 Chapman Summer Fellows: Patrick Harrison, Anastacia Kohl, Søren Palmer, and Milada Vachudova

Four faculty members were honored as Chapman Summer Fellows as part of the 2023 University Teaching Awards. Patrick Harrison, Anastacia Kohl, Søren Palmer, and Milada Vachudova were recognized for their distinguished teaching of undergraduate students.



Call for Applications: Faculty Director, Strategic Initiatives

The front courtyard outside Hyde Hall, featuring The Conversation sculpture of three stacked stones, and a tree and small shrub garden.

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities invites applications for the Faculty Director for Strategic Initiatives, a new position that will develop and advance new and existing IAH programmatic initiatives.



Araujo explores ‘Slavery as History and Memory’ in 2023 Reckford Lecture

Ana Lucia Araujo at the lectern in the University Room to a full room. A projection slide shows movie posters including Lincoln, 12 Years a Slave, and more.

In her talk, Araujo described the perceived differences of history and memory, the way they intersect, and the implications for historians. “History and memory are, at the end of the day, two different modes of discourse that engage the past in different ways,” said Araujo.



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