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March 2015

Global South Conference: “The State of the Plate”

March 27 @ 12:00 pm - March 28 @ 5:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center,
301 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill, 27514 United States
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This year’s Global South Conference will focus on “The Local/Global Nexus” of Southern foodways. Please join us at the FedEx Global Education Center March 27-28! A full schedule is available here. The conference will culminate in this year’s Chandler Lecture in Southern Business, presented by Vivian Howard, Ben Knight, Cynthia Hill, and Malinda Maynor Lowery.   In addition to owning and operating their Kinston, NC restaurant Chef & The Farmer, Howard and Knight star in the acclaimed PBS series “A…

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Southern Cultures Food Issue Release at Southern Season

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at Southern Season’s Cooking School for an amazing evening of southern-inspired food and wine, as we celebrate the long-awaited “Third Helping” of the Southern Cultures food issue. The party starts at 6:00 pm on Friday, March 27th, just after the first sessions of our “State of the Plate” conference adjourn. The Southern Season chefs will be serving up Cornbread Crostini with Braised Pork, Buttermilk Biscuits with Pimento Cheese, Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs, Shrimp and Cheese Grits, and Chocolate…

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Tell About the South with Elizabeth Engelhardt

March 31 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum,
410 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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“Boardinghouse Space: Rewriting Southern Food Studies” Elizabeth Engelhardt is the John Shelton Reed Distinguished Professor of Southern Studies in the Department of American Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill.

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April 2015

African American History Month Lecture by Khalil Muhammad

April 7 @ 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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Tell About the South: Rob Shapard

April 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum,
410 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Please join us at the Center for a lunchtime discussion with Rob Shapard, a doctoral student in U.S. History and 2014-15 McColl Fellow at CSAS. In his talk, “Calculating Eye and Rough Hand: Turning Longleaf into Board Feet and Sawdust,” Shapard will describe the perspective of one sawmilling firm, the Louisiana Central Lumber Company, toward the old-growth Louisiana longleaf pine forests that it felled and milled into lumber in the early twentieth century. The language that the company used to…

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