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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.

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Events

Fall 2013

Sports in the New South: Culture, Color and Cash

The Center for the Study of the New South in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences is sponsoring a series of programs in 2013, titled "Sports in the New South: Culture, Color and Cash," focused on various aspects of sports in the South.

In the first event of the fall semester, the public is invited to a free panel conversation on: "49ers Football: The Impact on Town and Gown" on Tuesday, August 27 at UNC Charlotte Center City, 320 E. 9th Street, Charlotte.

Panelists are: Danny Morrison, President, Carolina Panthers; Philip L. Dubois, Chancellor, UNC Charlotte; Judith W. Rose, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, UNC Charlotte; and Jeffrey B. Leak, Director, Center for the Study of the New South, UNC Charlotte. The moderator is Sonja Gantt, anchor and reporter for WCNC.

The panel discussion will be at 7 pm.  A reception follows. Seating is limited. RSVPs will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, to CLAS-Event@uncc.edu or 704-687-0082.

Complimentary parking is available in lots at 319 E. 9th Street and 422 E. 9th Street, across 9th Street and also across Brevard Street from the building. Attendants will direct you.

Contact Us


Dr.Jeffrey B. Leak, Director
Ctr. for the Study of the New South
Fretwell 280D
9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28223
Phone: 704-687-2708
jleak@uncc.edu