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Tell About the South: Southern Mix

October 17 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Our lunchtime conversation will feature Southern Mix founder Anna-Rhesa Versola and undergraduate researcher Emmanuel Lee. Versola will discuss her work founding the project and her experience as a narrator. Lee will talk about the the interviews he conducted in summer 2018 with Hmong and Filipino community members in Hickory, NC.

Southern Mix was inspired by Asian American UNC alumni, and focuses on collecting oral histories from Asian and Asian American residents of the Triangle, of North Carolina, and of the larger region of the South. For this project, the SOHP is collaborating with the Carolina Asia Center and the Alumni Committee for Racial and Ethnic Diversity to gather these personal biographies. This project will include a wide range of stories of escape, immigration, and cultural assimilation.

This event is free and open to the public, and light refreshments will be served. RSVPs to csas@unc.edu will be appreciated but are not required. Our Center is located along free Chapel Hill Transit bus routes A, CL, D, F, NU, and U.

Details

Date:
October 17
Time:
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Event Categories:
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Organizer

Center for the Study of the American South
Phone:
919-962-5665
Email:
csas@unc.edu
Website:
south.unc.edu

Venue

Center for the Study of the American South @ the Love House & Hutchins Forum
410 E. Franklin St
Chapel Hill, 27514 United States
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Phone:
919-962-5665