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Meaning-Making and the Process of Dying

February 25, 2019

“As I think back about my taste of death, it is clear that my preparatory thinking enhanced the possibility of a peaceful letting go. Can we ever be sure when our lease is up? Waiting until coda-time may be too late.” David … Continued

Staff Pick: Bringing History to Life in the Classroom

April 3, 2018

Abigail Nover, an SOHP field scholar, is a graduate student in folklore. Her MA thesis is a music-based interactive web application for fourth grade classrooms, designed to supplement the NC Common Core Social Studies Standards for teaching North Carolina’s history and … Continued

Staff Pick: Dr. Claude Barnes

March 27, 2018

This spring, the SOHP staff is selecting interviews from the archive that celebrate or challenge the practice of oral history, and serve as teachable moments. SOHP field scholar Isabell Moore is a PhD student in UNC’s Department of History. She found … Continued

Staff Pick: Ruth Dial Woods

March 20, 2018

We’ve asked the SOHP staff to select an interview from the archive that celebrates or challenges the practice of oral history, along with interviews that serve as teachable moments. This week SOHP intern Blake Hite shares his reflections on Dr. Ruth Dial Woods’s interview from … Continued

November Staff Picks

November 28, 2017

Happy November! Here at SOHP we are thankful for all of our amazing narrators, supporters, interns, and of course staff! This month, Danielle Dulken is sharing her staff picks. Danielle is a second year PhD student in American Studies. Her … Continued

October Staff Picks

October 18, 2017

Have you ever wanted to get started with looking through the archives, but been intimidated by the sheer amount of options through SOHP? Lucky for you, this semester we are starting a staff picks blog! Staff picks will feature different … Continued