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August 2018

Tell About the South: Landfills, Sustainability, and Environmental Justice

August 30 @ 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 this lunchtime discussion, as CSAS welcomes Blair Pollock, the solid waste planner for Orange County who initiated public recycling programs for the county beginning in 1987. He holds a Master's degree in City and Regional Planning from UNC-Chapel Hill. Pollock will discuss the history of Orange County's landfill, which is now closed and in long-term care. He will also address ongoing challenges for recycling and waste management and give some tips for how you can make…

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October 2018

Tell About the South: Southern Mix

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

Our lunchtime conversation will be provided by Southern Mix founder Anna-Rhesa Versola and undergraduate researcher Emmanuel Lee as they discuss their research and interviews collected over the summer. 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…

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November 2018

Tell About The South: Stories to Save Lives Project

November 7 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Anna Freeman spent summer 2018 working with both Darius Scott and Rev. Bill Kearney to collect oral histories in Warren County, NC as a part of the Stories to Save Lives project. The project was originally started by Dr. Ross Simpson to study sudden death from preventable causes in rural communities. The oral history field work sought to garner direct input from members of these communities as to why these illnesses proved so pervasive and deadly not only to provide…

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