Campus Public Humanities Orgs
Carolina Public Humanities – CPH sponsors public lectures, workshops, and seminars featuring local scholars across various humanities fields, and offers the annual Maynard Adams Fellowship for the Public Humanities. Its Carolina K-12 program provides professional development resources and pedagogical training for K-12 educators throughout North Carolina.
UNC Institute for the Arts and Humanities – The IAH provides resources for faculty in the humanities, including grants, fellowships, event sponsorships, and networking opportunities.
UNC American Indian Center – The AIC supports scholarship in American Indian studies and facilitates collaboration between the University and North Carolina American Indian communities. They provide resources for students, including scholarships and research funding, as well as training for educators in teaching American Indian topics.
UNC Center for the Study of the American South – CSAS provides grants and fellowships to support scholarship about the history, society, and cultures of the American South, and is a national leader in oral history research through its Southern Oral History Program. In addition to its public lecture series, conferences, and workshops, CSAS regularly hosts live music and art exhibitions which showcase Southern artists and celebrate Southern artistic traditions.
Parr Center for Ethics – Housed within the UNC Philosophy Department, the Parr Center for Ethics is devoted to advancing public discourse about moral and ethical questions within the Carolina community. Conferences, workshops, seminars, and other projects in moral philosophy are developed collaboratively by the center’s faculty, graduate, and undergraduate fellows. The Parr Center also hosts the North Carolina High School Ethics Bowl, the qualifying regional event for the National High School Ethics Bowl debate competition.
FedEx Global Education Center – The Fedex Global Education Center is devoted to promoting research, education, and public service related to international affairs and global issues at UNC. The mixed-use building hosts a wide variety of lectures, conferences, live performances, and exhibitions, as is home to several of UNC’s global and ethnic studies centers. These centers promote a broad, interdisciplinary approach to global history, culture, politics, religion, environment, and public health, and provide resources for students, faculty, and K-12 educators, including research funding, study abroad programs, and Summer Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships.