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Blues & Roots with Dr. William Ferris and Roy Roberts

June 6, 2024

A Free Lecture and Performance June is Black Music MonthExplore the history & impact of the Blues in American Music. This free event, Sunday, June 9 will begin at 5 p.m. with a History of Blues Presentation by UNC Professor, Dr. William Ferris and a Live Performance by Legendary Blues…

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Exploring the Nuances of History: A Student’s SOHP Experience

April 22, 2024

Christina Huang Shares Her History 593 and SOHP Experience (Also Shared in her LinkedIn Post)   Last weekend (April 5-6, 2024) I was invited to celebrate the 30/50 Anniversary Celebration hosted by the The Center for the Study of the American South. With only a few weeks remaining of my…

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HIST593 Gives Undergraduate Students Keys to Enter History’s “Unvisited” Rooms

April 22, 2024

Using Oral History and Public History, Ph.D. candidate Hooper Schultz teaches undergraduate students how to unravel and share history.   The instructor of Record for HIST593, Schultz designed the Spring 2024 SOHP Internship Seminar: Oral and Public History. The course began with readings and discussions at Love House, home to…

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Phillip MacDonald, SOHP Assoc. Director, stands on front porch of Love House and Hutchins Forum, home of the Center for the Study of the American South Center Welcomes Southern Oral History Program Associate Director

March 1, 2024

MacDonald Brings Deep & Varied Expertise to UNC-South Leadership Role   Phillip MacDonald has joined the Center for the Study of the American South, CSAS, as the new Associate Director of the Southern Oral History Program, SOHP. His appointment was announced by Blair LM Kelley, director of the Center for…

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Book Talk – Grace Hale’s In the Pines – Feb. 15, 5 p.m. at Love House

January 25, 2024

Join historian Grace Elizabeth Hale and historian William Ferris, Joel R. Williamson Eminent Professor of History Emeritus at UNC-Chapel Hill, in this conversation about Hale’s book, In the Pines: A Lynching, A Lie, A Reckoning. This event is hosted at Love House and Hutchins Forum, home of the Center for the…

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Southern Oral History Program interns sitting on steps at Love House 3050 Anniversary Celebration

January 4, 2024

Registration Closed For any questions, please call Terri Lorant at 919-962-0506. Parking for Registered Attendees – UNC Public Parking Lots Registered attendees, we look forward to seeing you at the 30/50 Celebration, April 5-6, 2024 Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Center for the Study of the American South and…

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Dr. Blair Kelley signs book for student Standing Room Only for Kelley’s Black Folk: Roots of the Black Working Class

December 29, 2023

A standing-room only crowd of students, faculty, and Triangle community members packed the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, for the conversation between Blair LM Kelley and LaRhonda Manigault-Bryant, exploring Kelley’s new book, Black Folk: The Roots of the Black Working Class. Kelley is the Joel R….

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Snapshot: Climate Exhibit image Southern Cultures – Snapshot: Climate Exhibit

December 4, 2023

SNAPSHOT: CLIMATE EXHIBIT This Exhibit Has Ended Come visit the Southern Cultures Snapshot: Climate exhibit. If you missed the exhibit opening, it is not too late to see these amazing images at the Center for the Study of the American South (Love House and Hutchins Forum).     Southern Cultures, our…

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North Carolina Black Feminisms (AMST 65) Class Exhibit

May 11, 2023

Welcome to the North Carolina Black Feminisms (AMST 65) class exhibit! A First-Year Seminar, the class was designed to help students develop their own sense of Black feminist thought and practice through exploring the lives and works of seven key Black feminist figures with ties to North Carolina: Harriet Jacobs,…

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#FreeCyntoia: A Conversation About Violence, Redemption and Freedom

April 20, 2023

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