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October 2017

“Southern Things” Issue Launch

October 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 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 as we celebrate our fall issue on "Southern Things" with a night of good food, strong drink, and the finest storytelling. This special issue, guest edited by Bernie Herman, features essays on Mississippi’s Rhinestone Cowboy, West Virginia’s last broom maker, Harriet Beecher Stowe’s orange grove, North Carolina’s former mines, Louisiana’s Coushatta tribe, Charleston’s Jewish artifacts of the Confederacy, the Deep South’s penchant for Dutch ovens, and more! This event is free…

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November 2017

Charleston Lecture: Philip & Pierce Freelon

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sonja Haynes Stone Center, UNC-Chapel Hill, 150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Join us in the Stone Center Theatre for the 2017 Charleston Lecture in Southern Affairs by Philip and Pierce Freelon, titled "Black Space Making and the Built Environment." Philip Freelon is a renowned architect who served as the lead designer for the Stone Center as well as the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Pierce Freelon is a musician and social entrepreneur who founded Blackspace and ran for Mayor of Durham in 2017. These two visionary leaders will discuss…

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Tell About the South: Ryan Emanuel on Indigenous Communities & Environmental Justice

November 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum, 410 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In the Southeastern United States, indigenous communities are often omitted from discussions about environmental justice. These omissions permeate public policy and have serious implications for Native American tribes living in the region today. A case in point is the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a 600-mile long fossil fuel pipeline that would impact several Native American tribes in the southeastern US. This talk focuses on the efforts of tribes, organizations, and individuals currently working to voice indigenous concerns about environmental justice…

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December 2017

Tell About the South: Karida Brown on “The Subaltern School”

December 5 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum, 410 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In this talk, Brown will introduce her new research project, The Subaltern School, in which she undertakes a global socio-historical examination of segregated schooling. In the spirit of the CSAS colloquia, she will "tell about two Souths": that of the U.S. South and that of South Africa, through their shared struggles over how we "do" history in this integrated, "post-racial" era. Focusing on the current battles over commemorative monuments on college campuses, she will share insights from the #RhodesMustFall movement…

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