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Panel on the Death Penalty in North Carolina, Thurs, Mar 2 at 4:30 pm

Join us at the Love House & Hutchins Forum for a discussion of the current state and politics of the death penalty. This program is offered in conjunction with the new Process Series production Count. Directed by Lynden Harris, Count will be performed on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4 at 8:00 pm. More details about the play are available here.

Our panel will feature Professors Frank Baumgartner and Isaac Unah (UNC Political Science); Jennifer Thompson (author of Picking Cotton and President of Healing Justice); and Lynden Harris (Hidden Voices). This event is free and open to the public.

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Co-sponsored event: Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz, Sunday, Mar 5 at 3:00 pm

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Hutchins Lecture: Robert Gipe, Thurs, March 9 at 4:30 pm

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“Storytellers and Sociopaths: Thoughts on How We Define Reality from Post-Obama Appalachia”

Robert Gipe is the author of the award-winning illustrated novel Trampoline (Ohio University Press, 2015). Gipe_TrampolineHis short story “Dreadful Crash” appeared in the 21C Fiction Issue of Southern Cultures (Fall 2016). Gipe teaches at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College in Harlan, Kentucky, where he directs the Appalachian Studies program. He has worked previously as a pickle packer, a forklift driver, and a DJ. He currently produces Higher Ground, a series of community musical dramas based on oral histories and grounded in discussion of local issues.

This lecture, to be held in 039 Graham Memorial Hall, is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Co-sponsored Event: African American History Month Lecture, Wed, Feb 8 at 7:00 pm

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Winter Issue Launch @ the Nasher

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Join us to celebrate the Winter Issue of Southern Cultures at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Curator Trevor Schoonmaker will discuss the Nasher’s current exhibit, Southern Accent, with artists Jeff Whetstone and Stacy Lynn Waddell. Selections from the exhibit as well as a conversation with Schoonmaker, Whetstone, and Waddell are featured in the new issue.