Welcome to the IAH Podcast Series, where we profile fascinating people connected to the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. We talk with faculty about the pillars of their work in teaching, service and research. We learn the makings of successful leaders across disciplines. And we share this with you.

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Human Response To Climate Change with Michael Gutierrez and Caela O’Connel

Michael Gutierrez (English & Comparative Literature novelist) and Caela O’Connell (Anthropology) discuss human response to climate change and natural disasters in relation to O’Connell’s anthropological studies and Gutierrez’s current novel project.


Local Interpretation Of Federal Policies With Jacqueline Hagan And Mai Nguyen

Hyde Hall

Jacqueline Hagan (Sociology) and Mai Thi Nguyen (City & Regional Planning) discuss the intersections of their research. They also discuss what federal policies end up looking like at the local levels.


Effects Of Dialect On Testing With J. Michael Terry

J. Michael Terry

Professor J. Michael Terry talks about his research on linguistic bias of standardized testing.


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.


Re-post: Maritime Artistic Creation With Maggie Cao

Maggie Cao

Assistant Professor, Art Historian Maggie Cao discusses her work on 19th-century landscapes and her latest book project on artistic creation in the maritime world of the 18th and 19th centuries.

Here’s her latest book, The End of Landscape in Nineteenth-Century America: www.ucpress.edu/book.php?isbn=9780520291423.


Re-post: Writing Plays And Teaching Drama With Jacqueline Lawton

Jacqueline Lawton

Jacqueline Lawton, Assistant Professor of Dramatic Art, sits down with us to talk drama: teaching and writing. She also talks about the inspiration of her latest play she is writing and researching on the life of investigative journalist Marvel Cooke.

Prof. Lawton has since completed the play we discussed in the interview. The play, titled EDGES of TIME, will be part of the Playmakers 2019-2020 season and premieres April 29!

playmakersrep.org/show/edges-of-time/


Re-post: The Importance Of Physical Objects With Lyneise Williams

Lyneise Williams

Associate Professor of Art History Lyneise Williams discusses her recent talk at an art symposium in southern France and shares her thoughts on the importance of physical objects in visual representation.


Re-post: Charles Price On Rastafarian Collective Identity

Charles Price

Re-post: In an episode from January 2018, Associate Professor of Anthropology Charles Price discusses his current project on Rastafarian Identity.


IAH Director Andy Perrin

Andy Perrin

Philip speaks with new IAH Director Andrew Perrin on his research and how he will apply it to leading the Institute for the next 5 years. Dr. Perrin begins his term as director on July 1, 2019.


Re-post: T Bone Burnett

T Bone Burnett

Re-post: We interview T Bone Burnett on his introduction to music, inspiration, collaboration, and utilizing both analog and digital technologies in music production. This episode was originally release on December 14, 2017

 


Re-post: On Marielle Franco With Kia Caldwell

Kia Caldwell

This summer we are taking a hiatus to reformat the show and acquire and master new equipment.

In the meantime, enjoy a 2018 interview with Professor Kia Caldwell on the assassination of Brazilian activist Marielle Franco.


Science On Sacred Waters With Lauren Leve

Lauren Leve

Associate Professor of Religious Studies Lauren Leve speaks with Sophia about her work with UNC math and science professors on a sacred glacial lake in Nepal, as well as her current research project involving the rise of Christianity in Nepal.


Scripting Death With Mara Buchbinder

Mara Buchbinder

Associate Professor of Social Medicine Mara Buchbinder discusses her research on assisted death in Vermont and how policy, practice, and medicine interact in complicated ways.


Conception of War in Ancient China with Uffe Bergeton

Uffe Bergeton

Assistant Professor of Asian Studies Uffe Bergeton talks about Ancient China and the concept of sanctioned conflict.


Owning the Ocean? With Elizabeth Havice

Elizabeth Havice

Associate Professor of Geography Elizabeth Havice talks about her current research project on oceanic territory, as well as her earlier work on the global tuna industry.


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