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Two Communities at a Crossroads: Latinos and African Americans in Charlotte

October 21, 2015 - 8:00 PM

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.

To get a better sense of how these communities deal with these and other questions, UNC Charlotte’s...


La Vida Latina: 21st Century Life in Charlotte

October 6, 2015 - 8:00 PM

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...


Real Talk: Community Conversation on Why the Black American Male Still Matters

May 21, 2015 - 8:30 PM

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. UNC Charlotte’s Center for the Study of the New South is presenting...


New Roots in the Old North State

March 9, 2015 - 9:00 PM

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...


Heart and Soul: What the Health of the Black American Male Means...

January 19, 2015 - 12:00 AM

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...


Soul Food: A Contemporary And Historical Exploration of New South Food

October 2, 2014 - 12:00 AM

Foodies, farmers, educators and advocates will explore these and more “farm to table” and sustainability questions during a community discussion of “Soul Food: A Contemporary And Historical Exploration of New South Food” on Thursday, October 2 at UNC Charlotte Center City, 320 E. Ninth St.

The day’s first discussion, “Rethinking Our Relationship to the Land,” will focus primarily on...


Soul Food: A Contemporary and Historical Exploration of New South Food

March 10, 2014 - 12:00 AM

Tipton-Martin is a culinary journalist, author of the forthcoming book, The Jemima Code, co-founder of the Southern Foodways Alliance, and founder and executive director of the SANDE Youth Project. She will lead the discussion with her research on historical and contemporary African American cooks and chefs with roots in North Carolina.

The accompanying traveling exhibit...


Hard Hits: Concussion and the Modern Athlete

November 5, 2013 - 12:00 AM

A UNC Charlotte panel discussion titled “Hard Hits: Concussions and the Modern Athlete” will consider emerging research on sports-related concussions, in the latest offering in the “Sports in the New South: Culture, Color and Cash” series.

The event is scheduled for Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 6:00 PM at UNC Charlotte Center City, 320 E. 9thStreet, presented by the Center...


49ers Football: The Impact on Town and Gown to Explore Newest Sport

August 27, 2013 - 12:00 AM

“49ers Football: The Impact on Town and Gown” will explore UNC Charlotte’s newest sport, as part of theSports in the New South: Culture, Color and Cash lecture series presented by the Center for the Study of the New South in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

The Tuesday, August 27 panel discussion at UNC Charlotte Center City at 320 E. 9th Street...


Without Sanctuary Conference

August 1, 2012 - 12:00 AM

Without Sanctuary Conference

The Center for the Study of the New South, in collaboration with the Levine Museum of the New South, issued a call for papers related to lynching in America and the South in particular, with abstracts due by June 1, 2012. The exhibit of lynching photographs, Without Sanctuary, will be at...