The UNC College of Arts and Sciences has conducted a national search for the next director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities. Professor Mark Katz, who has directed the Institute for the Arts and Humanities since 2014, will complete his term on June 30, 2019. Professors Carl Ernst (Religious Studies) and Beth Grabowski (Art and Art History) will be co-chairing the search committee that will review candidate … Continued
The Institute is thrilled to welcome the 2018-2019 cohort of Academic Leadership Program Fellows. The Academic Leadership Program (ALP) helps prepare and support current and emerging academic leaders. Fellows are selected annually to engage in a series of activities to help them develop leadership skills, clarify their career commitments, build a leadership network within the campus, and extend their contacts to othe … Continued
The staff at the Institute for the Arts and Humanities will be immersed in training. Hyde Hall will be closed Monday, February 26 and Tuesday February 27. The building will re-open Wednesday, February 28 at 8:00 a.m., resuming normal operations.
IAH Director Mark Katz interviews astrophysicist and College of Arts and Sciences Dean Chris Clemens about his research of the stars, as well as his self-identified conservatism on a college campus, where liberalism is the dominant language. He discusses why different views on campus are fundamental to a higher educational experience, highlighting the UNC-Duke Philosophy, Politics, and Economics program, co-directed … Continued
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How does one quantify humanities education on democracy? This is the task before Andrew Perrin, Professor of Sociology. Perrin is a Faculty Fellow (2007) and Academic Leadership Fellow (2010). He just finished a Faculty Fellowship in Spring 2016, where he researched humanities education and its impact on citizenship.
“People can lead in a lot of ways,” says Kim Strom-Gottfried, who eight years ago began her work as director of the Academic Leadership Program (ALP). She just completed her last semester in this role. In an interview with Michele Berger, director of the Faculty Fellows Program, Strom-Gottfried, who is also the Smith P. Theimann Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Professional Practice at the School of Socia … Continued
IAH Fellow and Associate Professor of Linguistics Misha Becker and Psychology and Neuroscience Professor Kristen Lindquist, who is also director of the Carolina Affective Science Lab, are currently working on their project, Children’s Development of Verbal and Perceptual Correlates of Human Emotions. They won the inaugural grant for Fostering Interdisciplinary Research Explorations (FIRE) in 2015.
Now in its 22nd year, the 2016 Mary Stevens Reckford Memorial Lecture in European Studies is titled Appropriating Asia: The Depiction of the Exotic in European Art. The Institute for the Arts and Humanities will host the event Thursday, Feb. 25 at 7:30 in Hyde Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public.
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