Congratulations to this year’s departmental recipients of Chancellor’s Awards: Carolyn Bucknall received the Undergraduate Prize in Art History and Caroline Allen the Alexander Julian Prize. You can read their personal statements here: https://chancellorsawards.unc.edu/2020-recipients/
Taylor Hunkins has written an extensive article on Slum-TV in Nairobi, which can be accessed here: https://africanah.org/slum-tv-in-nairobi/. Great work Taylor!
Congratulations to Brantly Moore, who has been awarded the UNC Graduate School’s Werner P. Friederich Off-Campus Dissertation Research Fellowship (for study in the humanities with travel to Switzerland, if possible) and Summer Research Fellowship.
Read about Williams’ VERA Collaborative project to help inform decision-makers about the historical implications of digital reproduction methods, particularly the effect on portraying people of color, here: https://magazine.college.unc.edu/news-article/preserving-visual-history/
Let’s examine the Petit Trianon, a small retreat in the gardens of the palace at Versailles created by Louis XV as a portrait. What does this home tell us about this powerful king? Kevin Justus, PhD (UNC-CH 2002), is an … Continued
Congratulations to PhD candidate Jennifer Wu, who has just received a three-month Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art Junior Fellowship for Spring 2020.
Opening Reception: Friday, March 13th From 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Paradise of Pleasure Photographs by Mike Keaveney Artist Statement “That nothing last forever is perhaps our favorite thing to forget. And forgetting is the ruin of memory, its collapse, … Continued
ADAPTATION FEVER 4 single-channel videos, black and white with sound, 21 minutes. Hồng-Ân Trương Jan. 31 – March 22, 2020 On display every night from sundown to 3 a.m. and each First Friday Exploring the history of French and American colonialism in … Continued
Joy Drury Cox Prone and Plumb Asphodel Brooklyn, NY March 5th – April 18th Opening Reception: Thursday, March 5th 6 – 9 pm Asphodel presents PRONE AND PLUMB, an exhibition of new graphic works by JOY DRURY COX, opening on Thursday, March … Continued
Symposium: Revisiting Discourses of Love, Sex, and Desire in Modern Iran and Diaspora Persian Studies Program at UNC-Chapel Hill Presents March 28, 2020 Revisiting Discourses of Love, Sex, and Desire in Modern Iran and Diaspora Including an exhibition of work by … Continued