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Center for the Study of the American South

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January 2018

Tell About the South: Javier Arce Nazario on Water Quality & Environmental Justice

January 25, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum, 410 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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"'Besides being water of good quality, it is very good water': Redefining Public Health Metrics of Water Quality" Professor Javier Arce Nazario is an Associate Professor in the Geography Department at UNC-Chapel Hill. His research program has focused on the biophysical and social components of the Puerto Rican landscapes, and how they affect water quality and adaptability to extreme precipitation events. His interests specifically include understanding how watershed composition impacts water quality in the tropics, assessing the economic impact of…

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March 2018

Hutchins Lecture: Jason Oliver Chang on Anti-Chinese Racism in Mexico

March 20, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
University Room, Hyde Hall, Institute for the Arts & Humanities + Google Map

"Anti-Chinese Racism and the Making of the Mexican Mestizo" Jason Oliver Chang is Assistant Professor of History and Asian American Studies at the University of Connecticut, Storrs. At UConn he is an affiliated faculty member with the Maritime Studies Institute as well as the Institute of Latinx, Caribbean, and Latin American Studies and the Associate Director of the Asian and Asian American Studies Institute. In 2010 Jason earned his PhD in Comparative Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.…

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Music on the Porch: Orquestra GarDel

March 29, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum, 410 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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  With a dizzying repertoire that includes salsa dura, jazz, and Afro-Cuban-inflected originals, Durham's Orquesta GarDel is one of the most respected salsa groups in North Carolina. Co-founded in 2006 by UNC ethnomusicology professor David Garcia, the group boasts a dynamic roster that combines Latino/a music veterans with African and Anglo-American music students. You can enjoy a sample of their sound on Facebook or on their website. Completamente multinacional, pero con un  sabor especial de Carolina del Norte, Orquesta GarDel emociona…

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