The Center for the Study of the New South in UNC Charlotte’s College of Liberal Arts & Sciences promotes discourse and dialogue on a rich and diverse constellation of topics and ideas relating to the New South. Known as the period of regional history from the end of the Civil War to the modern era, the New South offers a bold tapestry of history, culture, social movements, and political issues ripe for reflection and study.
October 21, 2015 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm
How do Latinos and African Americans in Charlotte get along? Since they often live near each other and deal with similar issues, do they discuss such matters? Or do the respective communities remain primarily to themselves? The answers vary, depending on who’s answering the questions.
October 6, 2015 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm
As a Charlotte resident, have you ever wondered how the landscape of our population is changing as our city grows? UNC Charlotte and its Center for the Study of the New South, as part of our partnership with the Levine Museum of the New South, are hosting a panel discussion about Charlotte’s Latino population, engaging the audience in a conversation about the opportunities and challenges Latinos...
May 21, 2015 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
The final conversation in a year-long series of candid community conversations on the relevance of the American black male in the 21st century will focus on I am a Man! Black, Male and Gay. The event is scheduled for Thursday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m. at UNC Charlotte Center City.
March 9, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Popular thought that North Carolina is experiencing heavy Latino migration is a demographic reality. Anthropologist Hannah Gill will discuss what the migration means to the state and to the immigrants as she delivers the Levine Lecture, “New Roots in the Old North State,” on Monday, Mar. 9, 2015.
The annual lecture is presented by UNC Charlotte’s Center for the Study of the New South in...
January 19, 2015 (All day)
The fourth in a yearlong series of candid community conversations on the relevance of the American black male in the 21st century will focus on Heart and Soul: What the Health of the Black American Male Means to the Entire Community. The event is scheduled for Monday, January 19, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at UNC Charlotte Center City. UNC Charlotte’s Center for the Study of the New South is presenting...