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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Arts & Humanities

Trustees study a minor change at Feb. 1 meeting

This age of political polarization may be just the right time for an idea launched by Oxford University in 1920—the combined study of philosophy, politics and economics. Professor Geoffrey Sayre-McCord, founding director of the PPE program here at Carolina, is planning to create a major in the discipline. ... Read More

Carolina People

Carolina People: Meet Grace White, paper conservator at the Ackland Art Museum. ... Read More

True dedication

The current exhibition at the Ackland Art Museum as well as its catalogue and a companion symposium are all dedicated to one person, the late Mary Sheriff, a longtime art history professor at Carolina who did not see the installation of the exhibition that she co-curated. ... Read More

Arts unlimited

One of the distinctive features of CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio is that almost nothing qualifies as being behind the scenes or backstage. Those are the kinds of limitations of conventional venues. And CURRENT is nothing if not unconventional. ... Read More

Carolina Jazz Festival returns in February

With world-renowned performers in concert and as artists-in-residence plus an invasion of swinging high school bands, the 2018 Carolina Jazz Festival is coming soon to a venue near you. ... Read More

Schroeder to develop new initiatives in ‘flourishing ecosystem’ of public humanities

Robyn Schroeder is bringing that passion for public humanities to the College of Arts & Sciences as the new initiative director for the Mellon-funded Humanities for the Public Good. ... Read More

Native narratives

Carolina may be the oldest public university in the nation, but its 224 years are just a sliver of the history of this area. Long before Revolutionary War Gen. William R. Davie (as the legend goes) sat under a poplar tree and decided this was where the University should be built, indigenous people lived here – hunting, gathering, trading. ... Read More

The future is now

Mellon DisTIL Fellow Toshi Reagon’s opera version of "Parable of the Sower" portrays 21st century problems. ... Read More

Carolina People: Meet Nicholas Graham, University archivist

Introducing "Carolina People," a new feature in each issue of the Gazette that will ask one of your fascinating colleagues five questions about the work they do for the University. This time, meet University archivist Nicholas Graham. ... Read More

Innovative professorship recognizes a strong bond

In new three-year professorship, established within the Graduate School, music faculty member Annegret Fauser will mentorJennifer Walker, a doctoral student in musicology, in 2017-18. ... Read More