Filmmaker Ava Lowrey reports from Nashville, where Little Kurdistan screened at Nashville Film Festival last week.
At the 2017 Summer Symposium, Zhenia will take the stage to personalize the immigrant narrative. When we talk about a changing Charlotte and a diversifying South, Zhenia, her family, and the communities they serve are what we’re talking about.
Morgan Rice, of Helvetia, West Virginia, helped save her hometown’s annual Ramp Supper back in 2015. This year’s supper is Saturday, April 29.
Wrap up National Poetry Month with this piece by Rebecca Gayle Howell, delivered at our 19th Southern Foodways Symposium.
Eric’s interest in language and religion led him to a surprising place for a Summer Symposium presentation, “Becoming Latino in Charlotte”.
Our new collection of oral histories, Helvetia, West Virginia, conveys the values of a fiercely creative and productive close-knit mountain community where Swiss and Appalachian heritage are uniquely twined
“If you’re looking in that fire… them flames blazing, opens up your mind… gives your mind time enough to catch up.”
South Pittsburg hosts its 21st annual National Cornbread Festival April 28–30, 2017.
Striking up a conversation with a stranger at a bar is accepted, even expected. And storytelling is a central part of that exchange.