The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library announces the appointments of Emily Silverman as Associate Directory of Library Development and Jodi Berkowitz as Pruitt-Shanks Project Archivist. Both appointments began July 1, 2011. Continue reading
Students are invited to join UNC archivists on April 6 for a special viewing of the exhibit “From Di-Phis to Loreleis: A History of Student Organizations at UNC” and to get tips on how student groups can preserve their own history.
The event will run from 2 to 4 p.m. in the North Carolina Collection Gallery of Wilson Library. Students may drop in at any time. Light refreshments will be served. Continue reading
On Saturday, Dec. 4, join Stephen Fletcher, North Carolina Collection photographic archivist, and Biff Hollingsworth, collecting and public programming archivist in the Southern Historical Collection, to learn basic techniques to organize, identify, and preserve your family photographs. Coffee at 9:30 a.m., and workshop 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Space is limited, so registration is required. Continue reading
Bland Simpson, UNC professor of English and creative writing, and Scott Taylor, a photographer from Beaufort, N.C., will launch the publication of their new book, “The Coasts of Carolina: Seaside to Sound Country” in UNC’s Wilson Library. The book’s official publication date is Nov. 15. Continue reading
Photographer Bill Bamberger will discuss basketball as an artistic window onto American culture and communities in a program Sept. 23, 2010, at Davis Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The free public program will open an exhibit of 16 photographs by Bamberger depicting basketball hoops in American landscapes. The program will begin at 5 p.m. Continue reading
Robert Korstad and James Leloudis will discuss their newly published history To Right These Wrongs: The North Carolina Fund and the Battle to End Poverty and Inequality in 1960s America. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Wilson Library. Tuesday, Aug. 31. Reception at 5 p.m.; program at 5:45 p.m. Continue reading
The Poor Among Us: Photography of Poverty in North Carolina North Carolina Collection Gallery, Wilson Library June 10 – Sept. 30, 2010 Communities in Action Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library July 16 – Oct. 16, 2010 An exhibit of nearly 100 items in UNC’s Wilson Library examines the use of photography to depict poverty in … Continue reading