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AMST Student, Elijah Gaddis, Receives GEAB Impact Award

February 3, 2017

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.

Community Histories Workshop Gears Up for Rocky Mount Project

December 15, 2016

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, … Read more

American Studies Graduate Association to host diversity conversation

April 7, 2016

On Monday, April 11, the American Studies Graduate Association will host “Diversity, Intersectionality, Inclusiveness? An Interdisciplinary Conversation.” The event, which is open to all members of the UNC campus community, will discuss how departments in the humanities approach concepts of and … Read more

Folklore Alum Exhibits “Home in a New Place” at CSAS

February 1, 2016

On February 5, the Center for the Study of the American South will open “Home in a New Place: Making Laos in Morganton, NC,” a series of photographs by Katy Clune, Folklore MA ’15. The photographs, which emerge in part from Clune’s … Read more