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Catherine Woollard to deliver 27th Annual Mary Stevens Reckford Memorial Lecture in European Studies

Catherine Woollard, Director of the European Council on Refugees and Exiles, will deliver the 2021 Mary Stevens Reckford Lecture in European Studies.



Watch IAH Zoom Talks: Dr. Eric Klinenberg

Dr. Eric Klinenberg for IAH Zoom Talks

IAH Zoom Talks: Dr. Eric Klinenberg The Institute for Arts and Humanities hosts IAH Zoom Talks, a virtual talk series featuring discussions on ideas surrounding COVID-19. Each talk will be focused on a particular scholar and topic relevant to the many unprecedented issues we are currently facing with the pandemic. Dr. Eric Klinenberg, Helen Gould Shepard Professor of Social Science and Director of the Institute for P … Continued



Call for Applications: Special Faculty Fellowships on Race and Reckoning (2020-21)

Hyde Hall

As part of a three-year special focus on Race and Memory at UNC, the Institute for the Arts and Humanities (IAH) invites applications for special 2020-21 Faculty Fellowships focusing on race, memory, inequality, and related areas. The selected fellows will join the IAH Faculty Fellowship program for fall 2020 or spring 2021, receiving a semester’s leave from departmental obligations. They will spend the semester work … Continued



Schwab Academic Excellence Awards recognize 21 faculty members

College of Arts and Sciences

The Institute is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Schwab Academic Excellence Awards. The award recognizes one faculty member in each College of Arts and Sciences department in the arts, humanities, and qualitative social sciences. Department chairs nominate faculty for the award, and each winner receives a $3,000 prize. Awardees may use the funds to advance their teaching or scholarship. Former IAH Advisor … Continued



Examining the Literature of Hate with Danielle Christmas

Danielle Christmas

Assistant Professor Danielle Christmas discusses her latest book project on the literature of the contemporary American white nationalist movement.



Announcing the 2018-2019 IAH Academic Leadership Fellows

Academic Leadership Program

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



Hyde Hall closed Feb. 26-27

Hyde Hall autumn

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.



Chris Clemens, Senior Associate Dean for Natural Sciences

Chris Clemens

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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Andrew Perrin | Professor, Sociology

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.



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