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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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3050 Anniversary Celebration

January 4, 2024

JOIN OUR 30/50 CELEBRATION April 5-6, 2024 Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Center for the Study of the American South and Southern Cultures, the 50th Anniversary of the Southern Oral History Program, and more than a century of studying the South at the University of North Carolina at Chapel…

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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 OPEN 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 peer-reviewed journal, invites…

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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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Why I Keep My Eyes — and My Mind — on the South

April 13, 2023

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UNC Graduate School Feature on History PhD Candidate and SOHP Field Scholar Hooper Schultz

April 13, 2023

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Michael Twitty in Conversation with Marcie Cohen Ferris

April 7, 2023

WHEN: Wednesday, April 19,  6:00-7:30 p.m. WHERE: Join us in person at the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History VIRTUAL OPTION: Register at https://go.unc.edu/n3DYk The Center for the Study of the American South is honored to host a conversation with Michael Twitty and Marcie Cohen Ferris. Twitty, the…

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A Celebration of the Story of Us Premiere for Arts Everywhere Day 2023

April 3, 2023

The Southern Oral History Program at the Center for the Study of the American South invites you to a Celebration of the Story of Us Premiere for Arts Everywhere Day 2023   What: “Please join us on the porch of the Love House for snacks and refreshments as we invite…

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