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Now Open: Summer Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students

Southern Futures at CSAS offers funding opportunities for UNC-CH graduate students. Applications due March 11, 2022.

Southern Oral History Program research highlights justice and personal history

Researchers and work from SOHP highlighted in The Daily Tarheel.

Call for Papers: Disability (Spring 2023)

Southern Cultures encourages submissions from scholars, writers, and artists for a special issue, Disability, to be published Spring 2023. We will accept submissions for this issue through April 4, 2022.

The P’urhépecha podcasts

Through community radio and podcasts, College of Arts and Sciences’ Postdoctoral Research Associate Maria Gutierrez strives to preserve her ancestral language and identity — that of an indigenous people from Michoacán, Mexico, called the P’urhépecha.

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James Cates's yearbook photo.Rest in Power, James Cates


Founded nearly 30 years ago, the Center honors the South’s long histories of exchange, creativity, conflict, and transformation and explores the history and cultures of its diverse peoples through rigorous scholarship, dialogue, collaboration, and the arts. Its work in publication, research, and teaching is informed by an ethical commitment to the highest standards of equity and critical inquiry.

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