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.
African Studies Center – The faculty, students, and staff of the African Studies Center, work to provide the University and the people of North Carolina with a campus hub for interdisciplinary inquiry and communication on Africa. Activities include sponsoring a wide variety of activities, bringing together interested faculty and students from a large number of academic disciplines. They focus on interconnected issues of political change, expressive culture, gender, sustainability, health, and Islam.
Carolina Asia Center – The mission of the Center is to positively transform our understanding of and relationship with Asia, and to equip students and others with the knowledge of Asia to assume leadership roles. The Center seeks to increase resources for the study and research of Asia and opportunities to engage with Asia through seminars, language study, outreach, cultural competency, study abroad, and visiting scholars programs.
Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies -The Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies promotes understanding of the Middle East through teaching, research, and community outreach. Our center is distinguished by its cross-regional approach to Middle East studies, one that breaks down area studies barriers in order to track global flows of ideas, commodities, and people. The Center is part of the North Carolina Consortium for Middle East Studies, a collaboration between Duke University and the UNC.
Center for European Studies – The Center for European Studies (CES) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill advances understanding of the social, political, and economic events that shape contemporary Europe. The overarching mandate of the Center is to enhance undergraduate and graduate instruction in contemporary European studies, to promote scholarship and training for students and faculty from all disciplines and professional schools, and to stimulate institutional and public awareness of Europe’s economic, cultural, and political importance on campus, in North Carolina, and across the nation.
Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies – Founded in 1991, the Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies (CSEEES) is one of the oldest area studies centers at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. The center plays a critical role in meeting the university’s internationalization objectives and bolstering its global reach through instruction, curriculum development, exchanges, teacher training, conferences, and public outreach. With over 40 core faculty members, the center is home to the REEES Concentration in Global Studies MA Program and serves as the hub on campus for graduate and undergraduate students interested in Russia, East Europe, and Eurasia.
Institute for the Study of the Americas – The Institute for the Study of the Americas, ISA, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge of the Latin American experience in the Western Hemisphere. It builds on a long-standing and distinguished tradition of scholarly interest in the diverse regions that make up Latin America, including Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.
Carolina Center for Jewish Studies – Established in 2003, the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies, an interdisciplinary academic program in the College of Arts and Sciences, promotes a deeper understanding of Jewish history, culture and thought through its teaching, research and community outreach initiatives.