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June 1, 2017

Southern Culture Movie Series: ‘Voices of North Carolina: Language, Dialect and Identity in the Tarheel State’ (US, 2005)

Voices of North Carolina chronicles the state’s diverse language traditions from the Outer Banks to the Southern Highlands. Cherokee and Lumbee Indians, rural and urban African-Americans, first language Spanish-speakers and southerners of all walks of life lend their voices to a universal portrait of language and identity. Discussion will be facilitated by Dr. David Mora-Marin, UNC Department of Linguistics. The Southern Culture Movie Series is designed to be an entertaining and critical introduction to the American South. While intended especially for…

Start: June 1, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
End: June 1, 2017 @ 8:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

June 15, 2017

Southern Culture Movie Series: ‘First Language – The Race to Save Cherokee’ (US, 2014)

Over fourteen thousand Cherokee remain in their ancestral homelands in the mountains of North Carolina, but few among them still speak their native language. Recognizing its imminent loss, the Eastern Band of Cherokee are now taking extraordinary steps in a fight to revitalize the Cherokee language. This showing is co-sponsored by the American Indian Center. Discussion will be facilitated by Dr. Ben Frey, Department of American Studies. The Southern Culture Movie Series is designed to be an entertaining and critical…

Start: June 15, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
End: June 15, 2017 @ 8:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

June 29, 2017

Southern Culture Movie Series: ‘Tootie’s Last Suit’ (US, 2009)

When New Orleans’ Mardi Gras Indian Chief Tootie Montana decides to come out of retirement and make one last Mardi Gras Indian suit, conflict erupts between Tootie and his son Darryl, to whom he earlier bequeathed the title of Chief. The Southern Culture Movie Series is designed to be an entertaining and critical introduction to the American South. While intended especially for international students and scholars, this free series is open to everyone. It is brought to you by The Writing…

Start: June 29, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
End: June 29, 2017 @ 8:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

July 13, 2017

Southern Culture Movie Series: ‘A Man Named Pearl’ (US, 2006)

A Man Named Pearl tells the inspiring story of self-taught topiary artist Pearl Fryar. It offers a message that speaks to respect for both self and others, and shows what one person can achieve when he allows himself to share the full expression of his humanity. The Southern Culture Movie Series is designed to be an entertaining and critical introduction to the American South. While intended especially for international students and scholars, this free series is open to everyone. It…

Start: July 13, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
End: July 13, 2017 @ 8:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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