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Community Cultural Coffeehouses: Growing Up as an Immigrant Student in Charlotte

January 19, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Join Our Community Cultural Coffeehouses For a Look at Growing Up As An Immigrant in Charlotte

UNC Charlotte and Queens University of Charlotte invite you to explore what it is like to live as a member of the Muslim and the Latino/Dreamer Immigrant communities in Charlotte at two Community Cultural Coffeehouses.

Who: Our students from...


Center Speaker Dr. Heather Ann Thompson's Book Receives More Honors

December 8, 2016 - 3:45 PM

Hard to believe it was just over a week ago when Heather Ann Thompson gave an amazing talk for the Center about her book Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy. Since last Wednesday, her book has been named #1 on Kirkus Reviews' "Best Heartrending Fiction List," to Newsweek's "Our Favorite Books of 2016" list, to the Boston Globe's "Best Books of...


Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy

November 30, 2016 - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Center for Study of the New South Takes Look at 1971 Attica Prison Uprising

Former UNC Charlotte associate professor Heather Ann Thompson will talk about the historical and contemporary importance of the 1971 Attica prison uprising at a public lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 30. Her book Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its...


Heather Ann Thompson: Join us Tomorrow at the Gantt and Center City

November 30, 2016 - 2:00 PM to 7:30 PM

It's almost here: Dr. Heather Ann Thompson discusses Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy, finalist for the National Book Award, tomorrow at Center City at 6:30pm and at the Gantt Center at 2PM for a reception and book signing. Please join us! Details and registration above. 


Growing Up Southern: Puerto Rican Southern Belle: From Harlemworld to Disney World to Mississippi

October 5, 2016 - 5:30 PM

Demographic changes challenge the cultural narrative about what it means to grow up in and to live in the South, and UNC Charlotte’s Center for the Study of the New South looks at these questions in a series of 2016-17 events that kicks off with Puerto Rican Southern Belle: From Harlemworld to Disney World to Mississippi.

Join the conversation with Simone Delerme, McMullan...