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March 2017

Panel on Death Penalty in North Carolina

March 2 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum, 410 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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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…

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Chandler Lecture: Trevon D. Logan & Caitlin Rosenthal on Slavery and Capitalism

March 6 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Davis Research Hub, 208 Raleigh St
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, economic historians have produced a number of new studies that "reshape how view the connection between slavery and capitalism... show the role that coercion played in bringing about a modern market system that is more typically identified with freedom." Was the economic rise of the West dependent upon slavery, or has the economic impact of cotton production been overstated? Have historians of cotton's "empire" been playing fast and loose with the facts?…

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Music on the Porch: Counterclockwise String Band

March 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum, 410 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Hailing from points as distant as Montgomery, Alabama and Winneconne, Wisconsin, Counterclockwise String Band is (L-R) Tad Smith (dobro), Alan Barnosky (guitar, vocals), Palmyra Romeo (bass), Michael Malek (banjo), and Robert Thornhill (mandolin). Bridging the traditional and the progressive, this Triangle-based quintet offers its own unique interpretations of time-tested melodies. You can enjoy their tunes on YouTube or their website. This show is free and open to the public. Bring a picnic blanket and stay for a while!

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