Search: Year:

How to Argue Online

How to Argue Online IAH Director Andrew Perrin

What should people do if they want to go beyond expressivity, beyond reading what they already agree with and writing for others who already agree? What kinds of online argument carry the best possibility of changing others’ minds, resulting in a better democracy? The humanities and social sciences give us some excellent principles and tools for listening, speaking, and disagreeing well.

Read more

Q&A with Former Advisory Board Chair, Caroline Williamson

Caroline Williamson, Institute for the Arts and Humanities Caroline Williamson, Former IAH Advisory Board Chair

Caroline Williamson served as a member of the IAH Advisory Board from 2006–2018, and led the board as its Chair from Fall 2016 through Spring 2017. Williamson is the President, Treasurer, and Director of the B. Robert Williamson, Jr. Foundation. The foundation was created in 2012 in memory of her late husband, and it provides financial support for nonprofit organizations that focus primarily on the education and empowerment of young people.

Read more

A Commitment to Equity and Inclusion with the Racial Equity Institute

Owl image for Blog page on IAH website Sophia Ramos, IAH Communications Specialist

Last year, you might remember when the staff at the Institute for the Arts and Humanities (IAH) completed a racial equity and inclusion workshop offered by the Greensboro-based organization, Racial Equity Institute (REI). Our team found that racial equity education was imperative to leadership development. For this reason, the IAH hosted the two-day training at Hyde Hall on May 13-14, 2019.

Read more

Pursuit of Perseverance with Student Assistant Niadiquay

Niadiquay Everette Sophia Ramos, IAH Communications Specialist

Niadiquay Everette has been a part of the Institute’s staff for nearly four years as a work-study events assistant. Currently studying abroad in South Africa, she reflects on her time at Carolina before graduating this spring semester. “When I first met Ebony, I did not anticipate the ways in which my relationship with her would change my life,” said Niadiquay.

Read more