Category: Social Justice
Three College of Arts and Sciences faculty members will team-teach a new course this spring that will explore issues of race, gender, sexuality and inclusion, highlighting topics such as racial profiling, gender discrimination, identity formation, social and environmental justice … Continued
For Vivienne Benesch, producing artistic manager for PlayMakers, the decision to revisit Arthur Miller’s The Crucible during PlayMakers’ 2016-2017 season and an election year was an easy one. The Crucible, in its essence, is a play about people living in … Continued
PlayMakers Repertory Company celebrates 40 years of professional theater with its main-stage production of Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible,” which runs in the Paul Green Theatre Oct. 19-Nov. 6. Special events associated with the show begin Oct. 12. Miller’s landmark play … Continued
Last year, student interns at the Southern Oral History Program interviewed 16 of the “Black Pioneers,” African-Americans who attended UNC-Chapel Hill from 1952 to 1972 and were the first students to desegregate the University, documenting and performing staged readings of their stories.
Kwame Anthony Appiah, professor of philosophy and law at New York University and “The Ethicist” columnist for The New York Times, came to campus to deliver the inaugural Chancellor’s Lecture in Ethics on Sept. 15. Co-sponsored by the College of … Continued
PlayMakers Repertory Company opens the 2016-17 main-stage season with Dominique Morisseau’s Detroit ‘67 on stage Sept. 14 through Oct. 2. Special events associated with the show begin Sept. 7. It’s 1967, and the world is shifting for two siblings running an … Continued
The Process Series: New Works in Development, now entering its ninth year, presents Spoken Justice, a season of provocative, powerful performances exploring seminal issues of social justice, past and present. Focusing on North Carolina stories and local artists, the main … Continued