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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

Sonic South 2019: In Sickness & In Health

December 6, 2018

The Southern Oral History Program (SOHP), housed at the Center for the Study of the American South at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, invites producers to use our interviews to create new and thought-provoking, short-form audio documentaries, sound … Continued

Fall 2019 Undergraduate Internships

October 31, 2018

The deadline for applications is Monday, April 1 at 5PM EST. For more information and to submit an application, visit our Undergraduate Internships page. The internship program provides experiential education in the intellectual, organizational, and practical work of oral history. … Continued

Meet Our 2018 Fall Interns

October 9, 2018

Now with the new academic year in full swing, we are excited to introduce the interns working with us for the fall semester. They are pictured here with SOHP Project Manager, Sara Wood, who leads the weekly intern seminar. Mitra … Continued

Tell About the South: Stories to Save Lives

September 25, 2018

Anna Freeman, Ina Dixon, and Nicholas Allen conducted interviews over the summer as summer researchers for the Stories to Saves Lives Project. This project is focused on collecting oral history interviews in rural counties in North Carolina to understand perceptions and … Continued

Tell About the South: Southern Mix

September 25, 2018

Tell About the South is a lunchtime series put on by the Center for the Study of the American South that features presentations from faculty, senior graduate students, and community members that focus on southern scholarship and specialized knowledge of … Continued

The finalists of our Sonic South audio competition

May 30, 2018

Innovative and archival are not two words you regularly hear together, but with the sound experiments and powerful audio stories presented in our inaugural Sonic South audio experience, that was exactly the genre of the evening. While the sky had … Continued