T Bone Burnett is an Oscar-winning music producer, musician, and songwriter. As the producer of the soundtrack O Brother, Where Art Thou?, he renewed interest in American roots music. He received a Grammy Award for that album, for the soundtracks Cold Mountain (2004), Walk the … Continued
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Dr. Jennifer Ho, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies for the Department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will become the Associate Director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities.
“I’m very excited to be working with IAH Director Mark Katz and the rest of the IAH staff and am eager to help support the faculty in the college and across the university,” says Professor Ho.
It began when UNC music professor and jazz studies director Jim Ketch became the first faculty fellow in 1992, thanks to an endowment by David Pardue ’69 and his wife Becky. Back then, the Institute was called the Program for the Arts and the Humanities, located at the former West House between Hanes and Swain Halls. The story also features current Pardue Fellow Stephanie Elizondo Griest, assistant professor of creative nonfiction.