Humanities: Creating Leaders, Leading Creators

The liberal arts cover a breadth and depth of knowledge, enabling students to thrive in any discipline. But at Carolina, they’re more than just a springboard. Thanks to one of the most respected liberal arts research programs in the country, our students discover their life’s passion, and our professors advance their life’s work.

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    Suzy Lagunas digs on site
    Humanities

    Good Golly, Galilee

    Specialists and students uncovered precious mosaics in an ancient synagogue

    Alex Richardson stands behind a window that reads Parr Center for Ethics
    Humanities

    Bringing Ethics Out of the Classroom

    The National High School Ethics Bowl is a beloved event - whether virtual or in-person

    Camara sits in front of digitized Pulaar manuscripts
    Humanities

    Preserving Pulaar Poetry

    A Carolina team documented and cataloged 6,000 pages of fragile Senegalese Islamic manuscripts

    Maya Lin lectures in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium, located in the FedEx Global Center
    Arts

    Art, Architecture and Memorials

    This year’s Frey Lecture offered fascinating insight into an artist’s oeuvre

    Alex M. Sanchez
    Arts

    Retracing A Family’s Roots

    An Arts Everywhere Innovation Grant helped fund an immigration documentary project

    Kelli Smith-Biwer in the Beat Lab. (Photo by Jess Abel)
    Arts

    Meet the Inaugural Arts Everywhere Graduate Fellow in Music Technology

    Creating work that depends on community engagement and activism