Tift Merritt and the Lyrical Language of History and Place

October 9, 2018

The idea came together over lunch in a Raleigh café on May 2, 2018. Kate Pearce (MCRP ’10), planning supervisor with the City of Raleigh, effected a virtual introduction between American Studies Professor Bobby Allen and Tift Merritt, Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, … Continued

Spring 2018 Newsletter

April 11, 2018

In this issue: Urban Planning Helps Control Air Quality for Chinese Cities; The Kids Are Not Alright; Lessons from the American Underground: A planner-led startup incubator in Durham, NC; Capturing Community History; Building a Strong Foundation: Integrating Financial Capability & … Continued

Capturing Community History

April 9, 2018

From textile mills to the state’s mental hospital, a team of UNC faculty, students and staff are engaging with North Carolina communities to tell their own complicated stories. In spring 2016, at an open house for the history center that … Continued

Community Histories Workshop Joins CURS

July 20, 2017

The Center for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS) is pleased to announce a new partnership with The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Community Histories Workshop (CHW). CURS looks forward to expanding its support of the humanities by assisting … Continued