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Monuments Resource Guide

December 2, 2020

Monuments are erected to create messages, and these structures actively work to develop public memory. The Center for the Study of the American South, using the expertise of other units of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (including Wilson Library and the University of North Carolina Press), has…

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Southern Futures episode topics and guests Southern Futures Podcast – Season Two

November 30, 2020

Southern Futures | Season Two

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Diamond Holloman and Caroline Efird, Impact Award winners Impact Award Spotlight on SOHP and Southern Futures Doctoral Student Projects

November 23, 2020

Efird and Holloman Receive Impact Award Two students associated with the Center for the Study of the American South are among 16 UNC-Chapel Hill graduate students and recent graduate alumni selected to receive the Graduate School’s 2021 Impact Awards and Horizon Awards.   Diamond Holloman, a doctoral candidate in ecology,…

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James Cates - Remembering and Reckoning banner James Cates | Remembering and Reckoning

November 18, 2020

  There are members of the Chapel Hill community who know the story of James Cates, a 22-year-old man who was murdered on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. As part of a collective, Cates’ family members, community leaders, UNC and Duke University scholars, social justice activists, and students are commemorating the…

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What Comes Next? – NC Writers & Post-Election Insights

November 11, 2020

Hosted by author Jill McCorkle. With panelists Malinda Maynor Lowery, Kerry Haynie, Wiley Cash, Belle Boggs, and Gene Nichol If you missed this post-election discussion with these North Carolina authors and scholars, here’s your chance to listen in on the conversation, moderated by Jill McCorkle and hosted by FlyLeaf Books….

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Banner with collard sandwiches and chicken bog Honoring Native Foodways

November 2, 2020

Historian Dr. Malinda Maynor Lowery among those featured in videos this week to celebrate Honoring Native Foodways and Native American Heritage Month This is the 12th year that the American Indian Studies department at UNC-Pembroke has hosted Honoring Native Foodways. For all Indigenous peoples food is sacred; it is a…

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Fall Trees a UNC Graduate Students Help Communities Address COVID-19 Challenges

October 28, 2020

Through the Graduate School’s I4 Boundary Spanners project, students are combining data science, public policy and service in ways that will help communities emerge from COVID-19 challenges. Funded through the North Carolina Policy Collaboratory, a new project is training UNC-Chapel Hill graduate students to combine data science, public policy and…

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Robeson Co, NC on U.S. map Lumbee Tribe Courted in Election – UNC Historian Tells N&O Focus Should Be Lingering Issues

October 25, 2020

Biden & Trump Talk Tribal Recognition -Puts Robeson Co. on Map Historian and Lumbee Tribe Member Dr. Malinda Maynor Lowery Looks at Big Picture President Trump drew a crowd to his recent rally in Lumberton, N.C., including members of the Lumbee Tribe. Weeks after former Vice President Joe Biden pledged…

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Ida B. Wells Keynote Panelists and moderators Watch Our Ida B. Wells Recorded Events

October 20, 2020

Throughout the month of Oct. 2020, the Center for the Study of the American South has partnered with community organizations to honor the life and work of pioneering African American journalist Ida B. Wells. From a keynote with veteran journalists, including a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter, to a dramatic reading…

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Danita Mason-Hogans and Dr. Gloria Thomas with Southern Futures logo THE VOTE: Southern Futures Podcast Elections Episode

October 20, 2020

Election 2020 voting is under way in North Carolina. Our special episode of the Southern Futures Podcast takes a look at this contested element of our democracy. Struggle and a tradition of resistance are part of the history of voting in the South.

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