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Announcing the 2020-2021 Faculty Fellows

  The Institute for the Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce its 2020-2021 cohort of Faculty Fellows. The Faculty Fellowship Program offers UNC College of Arts and Sciences faculty the opportunity to pursue ambitious, exciting, artistic, and scholarly projects that lead to publication, exhibition, composition, and performance. During a semester-long, on-campus Fellowship, Fellows meet weekly to exchange ideas with an interdisciplinary cohort of peers. Faculty Fellows often demonstrate a track record of engaging in scholarship that breaks new ground in their respective fields, having an interest in communicating the results of their research to a broader audience, and working to bring that knowledge back into the classroom to teach Carolina students. … Continued


Call for FFP applications

Call for applications: Faculty Fellowship Program, 2021-2022

The deadline to apply is Thursday, Sept. 24 at 11:59 p.m.

Upcoming Zoom Talks

IAH Zoom Talks

Our virtual talk series features discussions during the COVID-19 crisis. For a list of our speakers and previously recorded videos, please click here!

Watch “Faculty Conversation: Teaching, Learning, Medicine, and Ethics in Pandemic Times”

Presented by the Institute for the Arts and Humanities and the Center for Faculty Excellence


Pamela Lothspeich to serve as director of the New Faculty Program

Dr. Pamela Lothspeich will serve as program director of the New Faculty Program beginning July 1, 2020.

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Reckford Lecture

The Institute hosts the annual Mary Stevens Reckford Memorial Lecture in European Studies, established in 1990 by UNC Classics Professor Kenneth J. Reckford to honor his wife, Mary Stevens Reckford (February 25, 1934 – November 12, 1987). The lecture is designed to appeal to the public, rather than specialists. Speakers are asked to provide “pleasure, instruction, an interdisciplinary approach and a sense of shared humanity.” Because Mary Reckford’s birthday is Feb. 25, the Institute hosts the lecture within the month of February.

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Weil Lecture

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities has hosted UNC’s Weil Lecture on American Citizenship since 2000. Brothers Henry and Solomon Weil established the lecture in 1915 to widen discussion of the concept in the United States. Presidents Taft and Carter, Eleanor Roosevelt, Senators J. William Fulbright and Nancy Kassebaum and Professor Lester Thurow are among the many distinguished Weil lecturers. Other recent speakers have been members of Congress, diplomats, political commentators and renowned scholars.

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