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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

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

Meet Our 2019 Spring Interns

February 6, 2019

The spring semester is underway and flying by, and we’re thrilled to introduce our 2019 spring SOHP interns. They’ll be focusing their research and fieldwork on interviews with North Carolina members of the 2020 Vote Centennial Initiative, leading up to … Continued

Summer Grants & Fellowships

February 4, 2019

Each year the Southern Oral History Program offers grants and fellowships as a means for undergraduate and graduate students to have the opportunity to expand their skillset and conduct research using oral history. Currently applications are open for both our … 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