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October 2016

Music on the Porch: Juanito Laguna

October 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum,
410 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Juanito Laguna plays Latin American Folk Music that originates from Bolivia, Perú, Chile, Colombia, and Mexico--and now calls North Carolina home. The band includes Christian Reyes (Charango, Andean flute, Panpipes), Nancy Lopez (Charango, Panpipes, Guitar), Fernanda Mediano (Laptop Conga, Bombo, Cabasa), Nickolide Hubnarine (Guitar, Colombian Tiple, Charango), and Ittai Korman (Bass). Samples of their music are available on ReverbNation and YouTube. This event, which coincides with Hispanic Heritage Month, is free and open to the public. Bring a picnic blanket…

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Tell About the South: Liz Lundeen

October 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum,
410 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join us for a lunchtime presentation by Liz Lundeen, a PhD candidate in History at UNC-Chapel Hill and former McColl Fellow at CSAS. Liz's presentation is titled "'One A. Philip Randolph is Worth A Thousand James E. Shepards': Understanding Moderate Black Politics in the Wartime South." World War II is generally regarded as a pivotal moment in African American History, marked by the “Double V” Campaign and the March on Washington Movement. This talk asks how the exigencies of wartime…

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Hutchins Lecture: Bernard E. Powers on the Charleston Massacre

October 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Pleasants Family Assembly Room,
Wilson Library, 2nd Floor
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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“Manners, Memory, and Murder in America’s Holy City” Sometimes called the “Holy City,” Charleston, South Carolina is one of America’s oldest and most historic cities. It has won numerous awards for its residents’ politeness, and it has been chosen as a top destination for world travelers. However, the nation was shocked by the racially motivated murders that occurred at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in the summer of 2015. The reverberations of this tragic event were felt most powerfully across…

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Monique Truong on Food, Literature, and Immigration

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sonja Haynes Stone Center,
UNC-Chapel Hill, 150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Join us in the Hitchcock Room at the Sonja Haynes Stone Center as we welcome Monique Truong back to the Old North State. Her lecture is titled "Writing Plenty / Writing Hunger / Writing North Carolina." The talk will begin with Truong's first meal in the U.S., eaten in a refugee relocation camp in 1975, and will explore the "magical thinking" relationship that she formed toward food during her girlhood in Boiling Springs, NC. Born in Saigon, South Vietnam in 1968,…

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