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October 2015

Tell About the South: Evan Faulkenbury

October 27, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum, 410 East Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The money to pay for the Civil Rights Movement had to come from somewhere. In this talk, Evan Faulkenbury will tell the story of theVoter Education Project (VEP) and how philanthropic foundations paid for and influenced the course of the movement during the 1960s. The VEP solicited grants from foundations, then dispersed the money to hundreds of grassroots voter registration campaigns across the eleven states of the Old Confederacy. With these grants, ranging from $200 to $20,000, local civil rights…

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“Private Violence” Screening

October 28, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Varsity Theatre, 123 E Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Private Violence is a feature-length documentary film and audience engagement campaign that explores a simple, but deeply disturbing fact of American life: the most dangerous place for a woman in America is her own home. Every day in the US, at least four women are murdered by abusive (and often, ex) partners. The knee-jerk response is to ask: “why doesn’t she just leave?” Private Violence shatters the brutality of this logic. Through the eyes of two survivors – Deanna Walters,…

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February 2016

Lunchtime Colloquium: Ashley D. Farmer

February 3, 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 first brown-bag lunchtime colloquium of the Spring 2016 semester. Our guest will be Dr. Ashley D. Farmer, a postdoc in Duke University's Department of History and soon-to-be Assistant Professor in History and African American Studies at Boston University. She is coming to share about her work using oral history on Black Power and black women's movements. You can read more about her on her personal website: www.ashleydfarmer.com. She also blogs regularly for the African American Intellectual History Society: www.aaihs.org

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Tell About the South: Taylor Livingston

February 17, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum, 410 East Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Please join us at the Center for a lunchtime discussion titled “Social Medicine: Prenatal Care in a Group Setting” from SOHP Field Scholar Taylor Livingston.

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March 2016

NCPH Conference

March 16, 2016 - March 19, 2016

SOHP will be attending the 2016 Annual Meeting of the National Council on Public History and presenting a roundtable titled Listen Up: Podcasts for Pedagogy and Public History, discussing our "Year of the Podcast" and how we use podcasts to encourage students and community members to engage with our archive. Learn more about the conference here.

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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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