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Scratching Out a Living: Latinos, Race, and Work in the Deep South

April 12, 2017

How has Latino immigration transformed the rural South? In what ways has the presence of these newcomers complicated efforts to organize for workplace justice? Based on six years of engagement with a poultry workers’ center in Mississippi, this talk discusses the story of how Black, white, and new Latino southerners have lived and understood these transformations in the chicken plants and surrounding communities, and calls for organizing strategies that bring diverse working communities together.

‘A treasure’

March 6, 2017

The Carolina Indian Circle celebrated its 30th annual powwow Saturday at Fetzer Gym with more than 30 dancers from American Indian tribes from throughout North Carolina participating in the ceremony.

Ethics Around the Table with Maggie Cao

October 11, 2016

Join us for an Ethics Around the Table session with Maggie Cao, a scholar of American art and material culture. She will discuss “The Ethics of the Copy.” Today, in the age of digital replication, copying may seem more ubiquitous and … Continued

An Evening with Kwame Anthony Appiah: “Ethics Among the Humanities”

September 15, 2016

New York Times “The Ethicist“ columnist Kwame Anthony Akroma-Ampim Kusi Appiah will deliver the the inaugural Chancellor’s Lecture in Ethics to kick off Carolina’s Human Heart, a major new initiative to showcase the work that faculty, staff, students and alumni at the University of … Continued

Hutchins Lecture: Tracie McMillan

September 13, 2016

Our first James and Marguerite Hutchins Lecture of the 2016-17 academic year, titled “Southern Hunger and the American Food System,” will be presented by award-winning journalist Tracie McMillan. McMillan is author of the bestselling study The American Way of Eating: … Continued

Process Series: Orange Light

September 9, 2016

A dramatic reading of Howard Craft’s play Orange Light.  This play explores the lives of five women who work in a chicken processing plant. It is loosely based on events surrounding the tragic fire at the Imperial Foods plant in … Continued

Process Series Opening Reception

September 9, 2016

Join us at the Love House & Hutchins Forum as we kick off the 2016-17 season of UNC’s Process Series. Dedicated to the development of new and significant works in the performing arts, the Process Series features professionally mounted, developmental presentations of new … Continued