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Fall 2018 Newsletter

November 13, 2018

In this issue: Striking a Balance: A National Assessment of Economic Development Incentives; Cultivating Hope: Global Change and Local Food Production in Dominica; Tift Merritt and the Lyrical Language of History and Place; Conversations at Hickerson House: Xiaodong Chen and … Continued

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

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