Welcome to The Institute, a podcast where we profile the 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.
Literary Scholar and Assistant Professor of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies Petal Samuel sits down to discuss her current research project.
Geography Professor Betsy Olson, recipient of the George Johnson Prize for Distinguished Achievement by an IAH Fellow, discusses her career as a scholar and campus leader.
Assistant Professor Epps-Robertson discusses her work on a collaborative and open-sourced syllabus on the South Korean pop group BTS and their fandom known as ARMY.
Helga Davis, musician, artist, Carolina Performing Arts artist in residence speaks with us on the life of an interdisciplinary artist.
Assistant Professor Ron Williams (Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies) discusses his current book project on the advocacy organization TransAfrica.
Assistant Professor of Dramatic Art Jacqueline Lawton joins us again to talk about the projects she is working on. How are her plays living on despite the pandemic? Listen to find out!
Associate Professor Priscilla Layne talk
Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature Rebecka Rutledge Fisher discusses her decades-long research on the work of prolific author W.E.B. Du Bois.
Associate Professor of Anthropology Joce
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Assistant Professor of Italian Maggie Fritz-Morkin speaks with us about her work in Medieval Studies.
Music Professor Michael Figueroa talks a
Professor of Comparative Literature (UC-Berkeley) Judith Butler joins IAH Director Andy Perrin and English Professor Florence Dore (UNC-CH) to discuss the essential role of humanistic work during the current pandemic. She also discusses the oft-overlooked considerations necessary for reopening universities in the fall.
Recorded on May 20, 2020, as part of the IAH’s Zoom Talks Series.
Poet and Associate Professor Gaby Calvocoressi speaks with us on what made her a poet, the creative process, and possibilities for being creative in quarantine. She also does a reading of her poem “Hammond B3 Organ Cistern”, published in the New Yorker. Follow Professor Calvocoressi on Twitter:@rocketfantastic.
College of Arts and Sciences Dean Terry Rhodes and Senior Associate Dean for Fine Arts and Humanities Elizabeth Engelhardt speak to challenges in leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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