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Reception and talk at Wilson Library, UNC-Chapel Hill: A Carolina Jewel - Reflections on PlayMakers’ History and Its Future

 A Carolina Jewel: Reflections on PlayMakers’ History and Its Future

Tuesday, November 14, 5:00 pm Reception;  5:30 Talk

Pleasant Family Assembly Room, Room 503, Wilson Special Collections Library, UNC-Chapel Hill

Vivienne Benesch, Producing Artistic Director of the PlayMakers Repertory Company, will share some behind-the-scenes tales of the PlayMakers and offer her vision for the future of this nationally

CFP: Southern Cultures Special Issue on Coastal Foodways, DEADLINE EXTENDED

Southern Cultures, the award-winning, peer-reviewed quarterly from UNC’s Center for the Study of the American South, encourages submissions from scholars, writers, and artists for our Coastal Foodways Issue, to be published Spring 2018. We will be accepting submissions for this special issue through October 3, 2017, at https://southerncultures.submittable.com/Submit .

Program "Meet Me on the Midway: Three Centuries of Fairs in North Carolina," September 12, 2017

Meet Me on the Midway: Three Centuries of Fairs in North Carolina

Please meet us at the North Carolina Collection Gallery Tuesday, September 12th at 4:30pm for a guided tour for library staff of the latest exhibit at Wilson Library, UNC-Chapel Hill: “Meet Me on the Midway: Three Centuries of Fairs in North Carolina.”  Learn about Raleigh’s first rollercoaster accident, the history of the midway, the first agricultural fair in America, and African American indus

North Carolina: The New American Heartland

North Carolina: The New American Heartland

September 27–29, 2017

North Carolina: The New American Heartland is a multi-dimensional initiative—highlighted by a three-day gathering on September 27–29, 2017—enlisting scholars, artists, critics, journalists, educators, economic forecasters, policy experts, activists, community leaders, business owners, and others to critically consider North Carolina’s role as a bellwether for the nation.

Underground Railroad symposium in Elizabeth City

On behalf of the Friends of the museum of the Albemarle, I want to extend an invitation to attend our two-day symposium on the Underground Railroad October 5-7, 2017 at the Museum of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City.  Due to the generosity of the North Carolina General Assembly and the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, this symposium is being offered free of charge to the first 175 who register.

This symposium is the last event in our celebration of the museum's 50th anniversary.  We hope you can join us!

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