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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

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Humor conference announced: April 8-9

February 17, 2016

Dr. Michelle Robinson (American Studies) and Dr. Matt Kotzen (Philosophy) announce the Interdisciplinary Approaches to Humor conference, to take place at UNC-Chapel Hill April 8-9. The conference aims to foster an interdisciplinary dialogue on the topic of humor and will bring together speakers from a … 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

Dan Cobb to Speak at UW-Tacoma and UW-Washington

October 30, 2015

Professor Dan Cobb will be speaking at an event celebrating the life and work of Makah documentary filmmaker Sandy Osawa at the University of Washington-Tacoma on Wednesday, October 28. On October 30, he will be giving a lecture based on … Read more

First Colloquium Event: #NCfoodways Panel

September 22, 2015

Four graduate students in the Masters in Folklore program presented their work completed last spring in the first iteration of Carolina Cooks, Carolina Eats, taught by Dr. Sharon P. Holland and Dr. Marcie Cohen Ferris. Their presentations combined their own historical research … Read more