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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

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The Institute announces the 2021 Schwab Academic Excellence Award winners

The award recognizes one faculty member in each College of Arts and Sciences department in the arts, humanities, and qualitative social sciences.

Arts Humanities Research Grant

Arts and Humanities Research Grant

Proposals are due by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, February 15, 2021.

Elizabeth Olson, George Johnson Prize

Elizabeth Olson is awarded the George Johnson Prize

The award recognizes distinguished achievement by an IAH Fellow.

Academic Leadership Program Call

Call for applications: Academic Leadership Program

Fellows are selected to develop leadership skills, clarify their career commitments, build a leadership network within and beyond UNC.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

LECTURES AT THE INSTITUTE

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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