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American Studies Professor Von Diaz’s food politics article in the New York Times, a great piece about food as resistance and chefs who “make magic with whatever ingredients they have.”

11/17/20
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A digital humanities project PhD candidate Melissa Dollman manages, Tribesourcing Southwest Film Project, honored with an Innovation Award by National Digital Stewardship Alliance/Digital Library Federation at this year’s Digital Preservation 2020 conference.

11/17/20
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Artist, educator, and writer Marie T. Cochran will be the Lehman Brady Visiting Joint Chair Professor during the 2020–21 academic year.

11/17/20
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American Studies PhD student Anna Hamilton received a Southern Futures Award to support her work about climate change along the Matanzas River.

11/17/20
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Elijah Heyward, III, who received his American Studies PhD in May of 2018, now serves as the chief operating officer of the International African American Museum.

11/17/20
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Benjamin Frey, professor in American Studies, interviewed on the Top of Mind with Julie Rose podcast about endangered Native American languages.

11/17/20
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Annette Rodríguez, a professor in American Studies, shares her story about the Carolina Postdoctoral Fellowship for Faculty Diversity program.

11/17/20
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Rae Garringer, alum of folklore program ‘17, hosts The Country Queers podcast, featuring oral history interviews with rural and small-town LGBTQIA+ folks in the U.S.

11/16/20
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The latest issue of Southern Cultures features an introduction by Marcie Cohen Ferris, Professor Emeritus, an essay, “Coming out Slugging,” by recent PhD Rachel Gelfand, and an essay, “In Place to Make Change,” that was co-written by undergraduate Flannery Fitch.

11/16/20
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Sharon P. Holland, chair of American Studies at UNC, spearheaded the COVID-19 QTIPOC Survival Fund

11/16/20
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