Wandering around Charlotte, you’ll likely come across colorful, eye-catching murals on public buildings. Some of the most striking of them were painted by artist and activist Rosalia Torres-Weiner.
At the Summer Symposium in Charlotte, Michael Graff will offer an up-to-date portrait of the city.
From the classic to the unexpected, Kathleen Purvis will connect essential Charlotte dishes to their historical moments.
Julie Weise’s research focuses on themes of citizenship and migration in hemispheric and global contexts.
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.
Eric’s interest in language and religion led him to a surprising place for a Summer Symposium presentation, “Becoming Latino in Charlotte”.
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.
During the 2017 Summer Symposium in Charlotte, Piko will describe the burden that we, as eaters, assume when we engage with new immigrant restaurateurs.
“Well our philosophy is that simple. You just put out the best product that you can for the fairest price that you can, and people will come.”