Front Porch Portal: Home for southern research celebrates 20 years

September 13, 2013

The tree-shaded, white-frame house at 410 E. Franklin Street has an ample front porch, rocking chairs and a storied history. It’s a perfect setting for UNC’s Center for the Study of the American South, which this year celebrates 20 years of exploring the region’s complex history and culture.

From Plantation to Prison Farm

September 13, 2013

Graduate student Elijah Gaddis explored the history of Caledonia Prison Farm in Halifax County, N.C.

College Bookshelf Fall 2013

September 12, 2013

New books on Cuban history, school desegregation, Jewish literature, a legendary folk music coffeehouse, the battle between the Hatfields and the McCoys, Islamophobia in America, and more.