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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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New Roots/Nuevas Raíces Reception

February 24, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Please join us to celebrate the launch of the New Roots/Nuevas Raíces: Voices from Carolina del Norte oral history website and digital information system. This initiative documents demographic transformations in North Carolina by collecting extraordinary stories of Latino migration, settlement, and integration. Por favor acompáñanos a celebrar el lanzamiento del archivo de historia oral y el sistema de información digital New Roots/Nuevas Raíces: Voices from Carolina del Norte. Esta iniciativa documenta las transformaciones demográficas en Carolina del Norte, recolectando historias…

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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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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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