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We dedicate this space to the IAH community. Here, we dive deep into what it means to be a scholar, teacher, public servant, leader, artist, and alumni who value their Carolina education and support its legacy. We will also explore the ways the arts and humanities are evolving: engaged, digital, and public. Search: Year:

A Month of Pride

Institute for the Arts and Humanities

June is Pride Month, celebrating and recognizing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual people. In marking the month, the IAH joins those across the world who are allied in creating and sustaining inclusive communities that affirm the rights and identities of LGBTQIA people.

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Musical Change a’Coming with Dr. Jocelyn Neal

Dr. Jocelyn Neal, Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Professor of Music

Whose musics should be studied and performed in music departments?  What background do students need to succeed in college-level music studies?  And what skills, knowledge, and experiences should the study of music impart?

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Catalytic Leadership with Professor Patricia Parker

Sophia Ramos, IAH Communications Specialist

Who is Ella J. Baker, and what can we learn from her efforts that helped strengthen equity in America? Dr. Patricia Parker, Chair of the Department of Communication in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has an answer.

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Seeing through Cloth: Looms and Power in French Colonial West Africa

Victoria Rovine Professor Victoria Rovine

My current book project is focused on textiles and weaving in the French colony of Soudan Français (today Mali) during the interwar period of the 1920s and 30s.  On the face of it, this topic seems a world away from the pandemics of disease and racism we face today.  Yet, I find resonances of the contemporary moment in this art historical study of cloth and colonial power…

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