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.
Tom Hanchett has described Charlotte, North Carolina, as the Salad Bowl City, a moniker he’ll parse in more depth in his talk at the Summer Symposium.
On Harkers Island, a tight-knit community that holds fast to its traditions, Morales might have once been thought an outsider. Not now.
Head into summer Hurricane-style.