Defining Freedom Conference, Feb. 24-25

Our annual conference, “Defining Freedom in African American History and Culture,”  is less than two weeks away!  We hope you’ll join us for what promises to be a wonderful lineup of panels and a fabulous keynote address.  Check out the schedule hereRegistration is free, but we ask that you register in advance to provide us with accurate counts for refreshments.

Interested in African American Archives in NC?

Check out an upcoming session at the Society of North Carolina Archivists’ (SNCA) annual meeting on Friday, March 30th at 11 a.m.: “The State of African American Archives in North Carolina.”  More information here: http://www.ncarchivists.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/SNCA_Program_Schedule_2012_FINAL.pdf.

Excellent Resources in African American History

A big thanks to Jennifer Thompson and Holly Smith for their excellent presentation, “Unveiling African American Archives: Promoting Outreach and Community Engagement.”  Jen and Holly shared with us two excellent resources available online for those of us conducting research on African American history and culture:

African American Documentary Resources in the Southern Historical Collection

100 Behind the Veil Interviews Digitized

 

TAAHC Agenda, 2011-2012

Please join TAAHC for a social event to kick-off the 2011-2012 academic year!  Friday, September 9th, Hamilton Hall 271 (UNC-Chapel Hill campus), 4-5 p.m.  Refreshments provided.