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AMST 201 debuts “Seeds of Survival” Food for All project and website

April 11, 2016

Students in Dr. Michelle Robinson’s AMST 201: Literary Approaches to American Studies course have put together a website showcasing a multi-pronged creative research project inspired by Octavia Butler’s novel Parable of the Sower. A survivalist “tradeshow” invited students in UNC-Chapel Hill’s course … 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

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

Victoria Bouloubasis On the Secret of Labneh Ice Cream

September 22, 2015

Folklore masters student, Victoria Bouloubasis, has an article in Indy Week. The Secret of The Parlour’s Labneh Ice Cream is part of the Indy’s ‘Eat This’ column series, of which Victoria is a frequent contributor. Great work, Victoria!

Just Released: Southern Things, Issue 3

September 15, 2015

The online journal “Southern Things” has just released Issue 3: Summer 2015. It features eight undergraduate essays written in Bernard L. Herman’s Spring 2015 course “Introduction to the American South: A Cultural Journey.” The essays were edited by graduate students … Read more

Katy Clune (MA, 2015) in Our State Magazine

September 3, 2015

Katy Clune (Folklore MA, 2015) is on a roll. Or maybe a sticky rice ball would be more accurate. Clune, now digital editor for the Southern Foodways Alliance, has a piece in Our State Magazine, a state-wide publication that “celebrates … Read more

Food For All Website

September 2, 2015

The website for “Food for All,” UNC-Chapel Hill’s 2015-2017 Academic Theme serves up a full helping of food studies info, campus and community groups, and events. The site was designed by recent Folklore alumna, Katy Clune. Professor Marcie Cohen Ferris … Read more