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Art Call for The NC2020 Coalition Project

June 27, 2020

Proposals Due Friday, July 3, 2020 The Southern Oral History Program (SOHP) seeks to hire an artist/designer with ties to the South (living here/from here) to create five original posters to accompany an oral history project commemorating the centennial of … Continued

Facing Death Openly by Nick Allen

July 1, 2019

Nick Allen was an SOHP field scholar during the 2018-2019 academic year. He recently received his M.A. in English and Comparative Literature at UNC, with a focus on Literature, Medicine, and Culture. Nick recorded many oral histories with narrators focusing … Continued

Sonic South 2019 on May 9 at Chapel Hill Public Library

April 5, 2019

Join us for a live listening room with the five finalists of SOHP’s 2019 Sonic South short doc audio competition In Sickness and In Health on Thursday, May 9 at 7PM at the Chapel Hill Public Library. Featuring short audio works from … Continued

This is the Time UNC Women’s History Tour

March 25, 2019

Celebrate Women’s History Month and learn about pioneering Carolina women. This is the Time walking tour highlights the history and experiences of women connected to Carolina, as captured in Southern Oral History Program collections. The tour is available on Friday, March 29 … Continued

Voices from the Archive: The 1969 UNC Foodworkers’ Strike

March 11, 2019

Join us for programming commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1969 UNC Foodworkers Strike at the Wilson Library on Tuesday, March 20, 2019 from 4:30-6:30pm. On February 23, 1969, after repeated attempts to bring their grievances to the attention of … Continued

2018 JDH Research Fellow: Joshua Sipe

January 11, 2019

R. Joshua Sipe is the recipient of the 2018 Jacquelyn Dowd Hall Research Fellowship  The award was crucial to providing me the resources necessary to embark on several research trips to explore race relations and African American community formation in … Continued

Doing Oral History: American Indian Activism at UNC

January 11, 2019

[Written by former SOHP field scholar Danielle Dulken] How have American Indian students and faculty—as well as the non-native people who support them—created spaces at UNC-Chapel Hill to advocate for and nurture the distinct tribal communities represented on and around … Continued