This fall, UNC enters into its fourth year of membership in the Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies, an innovative interdisciplinary consortium of American Indian Studies graduate programs at universities in the US and Canada that is headquartered at the … Continued
Bernie Herman is not a marine biologist, but he knows an awful lot about oysters. For instance, it doesn’t take much space to grow the mollusks. The gathering space on campus between UNC Student Stores and Lenoir Hall fondly known … Continued
Daniel M. Cobb, Associate Professor of American Studies and American Indian Studies concentration coordinator, received the 2012 Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.
A $1.39 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will expand digital humanities in a transformative way at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, including the hiring of new faculty and the support of graduate students in … Continued
Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote, Assistant Professor of American Studies, received the 2012-2013 Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Faculty Fellowship. She will spend the fall 2012 semester in residence at The Newberry Library in Chicago, Illinois
American Studies welcomes the arrival of Associate Professor Christopher Teuton. A specialist in American Indian literature and citizen of the Cherokee Nation, Dr. Teuton bolsters American Indian Studies, one our signature strengths.
Joy Kasson, professor and former chair of the American studies department at Carolina, is the 2012 recipient of the prestigious Thomas Jefferson Award. Read More…
2011 Folklore graduate Emily Hilliard debuts on NPR, rhapsodizing over late summer pies. Read More…
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation of New York has awarded a five-year, $800,000 grant to Carolina Performing Arts for the creation of Arts@TheCore, a multifaceted program to strengthen the bonds between academics and the performing arts at the University of … Continued
2010 Best First Book in Native American and Indigenous Studies Malinda Maynor Lowery. Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South: Race, Identity, and the Making of a Nation. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010. Read More…