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Podcast with Senator Claire McCaskill

December 6, 2021

Ahead of the Weil Lecture on American Citizenship, Director Patricia Parker talks with Senator Claire McCaskill about her political career, important figures in her life, and more.

T Bone Burnett, Music Producer

December 14, 2017

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

New grant from IAH links the arts and social justice

April 1, 2016

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities invites faculty artists to submit proposals for projects that incorporate themes of social justice. According to IAH Director Mark Katz, the initiative will award a total of $25,000 to create works that engage with issues of social justice.

IAH Director Mark Katz talks with UNC System President Margaret Spellings

March 24, 2016

It was not all policy for Mark Katz, director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities, when he met with new UNC System president Margaret Spellings on Tuesday, March 22, as part of the president’s tour of UNC schools.

At a gathering in the 1789 Venture Lab in downtown Chapel Hill, Katz first described how, as a music professor, the idea of creating the Beat Making Lab came from teaching a course on arts entrepreneurship.

Jennifer Ho named new IAH Associate Director

December 16, 2015

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.

IAH Fellow featured in R.O.I. cover story

November 16, 2015

Sridhar Balasubramanian, marketing professor at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and Academic Leadership Program Fellow (2015), is featured in the Fall 2015 issue of the school’s R.O.I. magazine.