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Workshop: How to Defeat Islamophobia

Performance can help us to examine substantive issues of the day and can be a catalyst for dialogue and learning. Our Sacred/Secular: A Sufi Journey project for example, offers a variety of performances and events that reveal the plurality of Muslim identity and refute monolithic thinking.
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The Institute for Arts and Humanities seeks faculty proposals

IAH/CPA Evaluation Innovation Grants
The Institute for Arts & Humanities seeks proposals for faculty projects that assess or evaluate the current Carolina Performing Arts project Sacred/Secular: A Sufi Journey. A year-long program of performances and engagement experiences, Sacred/Secular seeks… Read More >

Profile: Aisha Anwar

On February 10, 2015, Razan Abu-Salha, Yusor Abu-Salha and Deah Barakat lost their lives in a hate crime that shook the Chapel Hill community. The night of the vigil I watched, through my tears, the candles flickering and wondered, how long will the candle wax stain these bricks? My perceptions… Read More >

UNC-Chapel Hill receives $1M grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for innovative arts program

(Chapel Hill, N.C. – July 8, 2016) – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been awarded a new four-year, $1 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for Carolina Performing Arts (CPA) to launch and develop the DisTIL (Discovery Through Iterative Learning)… Read More >

Student Ambassadors Program

We invite undergraduates from any major to participate in the newly-launched Carolina Performing Arts (CPA) Student Ambassadors program. The program aims to foster compassionate dialogue among students and peers via this season’s year-long exploration of Muslim cultures through music, dance… Read More >

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