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March 2016

Telling Our Stories of Home

March 31, 2016 - April 8, 2016
Sonja Haynes Stone Center, UNC Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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SOHP is excited to co-sponsor Telling our Stories of Home: Exploring and Celebrating Changing African Diaspora Communities, hosted by the Stone Center in collaboration with UNC faculty, staff, and community partners. The two week event held on March 31-April 2 (Weds – Saturday) and April 6 -8 (Weds-Friday), will highlight and celebrate the talents of women from Africa and the African Diaspora focusing on the theme of home – what is home; where is home; returning home; uprooted from home. Artists from the…

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April 2016

Lunchtime Colloquium

April 13, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum, 410 East Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join us for our next brownbag lunchtime colloquium! Ryan Shaw, SILS professor and SOHP Faculty Affiliate, will speak about his research on oral history accessibility and demo some transcription and audio synchronization interfaces he is currently testing. You can read more about this work here.

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Interns’ Oral History Performance

April 28, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum, 410 East Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Come see the SOHP Spring 2016 performance! This semester the interns have continued their focus on the Black Pioneers, the first group of students to desegregate UNC. The performance is a culmination of the their training in oral history, using the words of their interviewees to showcase the intersection of gender and race in these Pioneers' experiences at UNC and beyond. Light refreshments will be served. We hope to see you there!

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May 2016

HIST 670 Oral History Performance

May 5, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum, 410 East Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join us for an oral history performance by students in Dr. Seidman's HIST 670 Oral History Seminar! This semester the class studied Race, Gender and Entrepreneurship through oral history. The students have been exploring how small-business owners in the Triangle and Triad experience entrepreneurship. How is it shaped by their race, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, and immigration status? How and why did they get started—what motivated them? How do they understand their role as a businessperson, whether in their family, their community, or…

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September 2016

Process Series Opening Reception

September 9, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum, 410 East Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join us at the Love House for the Opening Reception for the Process Series! The SOHP is collaborating with the Process Series to present "The Black Pioneers Project," based on the oral history interviews the 2015-2016 SOHP undergraduate interns conducted with the Black Pioneers, the first African American to graduate from UNC. Performances will be held this November. The reception will feature light refreshments and music by Nick DiEugenio and Mimi Solomon. Come learn about the Process Series and their…

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Southern Research Circle Poster Presentation

September 23, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum, 410 East Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Come join us for a Poster Session presenting research from the 2016 Summer Research Grant and Fellowship Recipients, featuring our own Field Scholar, Charlotte Fryar!

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October 2016

Oral History Association Conference

October 12, 2016 - October 16, 2016
Renaissance Long Beach Hotel, 111 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA United States
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SOHP will be at the annual meeting of the Oral History Association (OHA). We will be helping to celebrate 50 years of OHA, and showcasing our work on the "Mapping the Voices of North Carolina's Past, " interactive map for teachers, and our podcast, Press Record! Visit the conference site to learn more!

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November 2016

Black Pioneers Project

November 4, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sonja Haynes Stone Center, UNC Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join the SOHP to showcase it's collaboration with the Process Series for this event featuring the dramatic rendering of oral histories conducted in 2015-2016 by the SOHP undergraduate interns on the Black Pioneers, the first group of African Americans to attend UNC-Chapel Hill.

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The Black Pioneers Project

November 6, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sonja Haynes Stone Center, UNC Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join the SOHP to showcase it's collaboration with the Process Series for this event featuring the dramatic rendering of oral histories conducted in 2015-2016 by the SOHP undergraduate interns on the Black Pioneers, the first group of African Americans to attend UNC-Chapel Hill.

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Documenting Your Carolina History Workshop

November 17, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wilson Library Room 504 Chapel Hill, NC United States + Google Map

SOHP is collaborating with University Archives to host a workshop aimed at gathering more material from students and others at UNC about their experiences. Do you have photographs, posters, papers, and stories from your student organization that you want to save? Learn how to document and preserve your organization's history and legacy at Carolina with archivists and oral historians at UNC Library's University Archives and the Southern Oral History Program. In this 90-minute active participant workshop, you will learn techniques…

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