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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

AMST 89’s ‘Locating Lynching’ Now Live

October 6, 2015

The project that rose out of AMST 89: Introduction to Digital Humanities is now live. Locating Lynching is inspired by the Equal Justice Initiative’s recent report on lynchings in the American South, and seeks to locate and document lynchings in … 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

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