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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    Saving an Endangered Language

    “The Cherokee language could be gone in a few decades. We need to change that.”


    Rediscovering Frankenstein’s Monster

    When students showed up for the first day of English 295, many expected a typical English class.


    Balancing Life

    “For me, life is all about balance...”


    A productive summer

    Mikaëla Adams’ classes at the University of Mississippi are always full.


    Local to worldwide in a couple of clicks

    "Libraries and museums work really hard to preserve that material and we want to give that a boost."


    A giant in his field, a giant in Carolina history

    "...a giant in African-American and diaspora studies."