Congratulations to AMST Student, Elijah Gaddis, who received the GEAB Impact Award for his work on digital community history projects “Digital Loray,” and “Locating Lynching.” Read more here.
The Community Histories Workshop, recently founded within the Digital Innovation Lab by Bobby Allen, Seth Kotch, and Elijah Gaddis, received a $30,000 grant from Capitol Broadcasting Corporation this summer to explore how community-based memories and stories, multi-media archival materials, architectural space, … Continued
Charlotte Fryar, a Ph.D. candidate in American Studies has published a longform piece for Talking Points Memo about North Carolina’s crucial role as a swing state in 2016, which specifically focuses on Frank Porter Graham, a former president of UNC … Continued
Congrats to Professor Dan Cobb, whose “Native Peoples of North America” Great Courses, developed in partnership with the Teaching Company and the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian, released this month! http://www.thegreatcourses.com/courses/native-peoples-of-north-america.html
AMST student, Melissa Dollman was elected to Association of Moving Image Archivists Board of Directors.
Jaycie Vos will present at the roundtable panel “New Roots/Nuevas Raíces: Building a Digital Bilingual Archive of Latino Oral Histories” at the Oral History Association Annual Meeting on October 14, 2016 in Long Beach, California. New Roots is a research … Continued
On Tuesday, September 20, 2017, the UNC community gathered to celebrate the life of Faith Danielle Hedgepeth and to recognize AIIS major Cheyenne Bullard as the recipient of the inaugural Faith Danielle Hedgepeth Award. A high honor, indeed!
Congratulations to American Studies doctoral candidate Meredith McCoy, who has been elected as a recipient of a “Maynard Adams Fellowship for the Public Humanities” in the 2016-17 academic year. These fellowships honor the intellectual commitments of UNC philosopher Maynard Adams … Continued
After taking Seth Koch’s Digital Humanities class last spring, Meredith became interested in Digital Native American and Indigenous Studies (DNAIS). Over the summer, she attended one of the NEH-funded DNAIS workshops where she planned her own DNAIS project. The 90%: Stories of Diaspora in … Continued