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Humanities and Social Sciences in the News

Highlights of recent media coverage of CHASS. Links to online stories provided where available.

Power And Prayer
Medium , 2015-06-25
Mother Emmanuel’s history reminds us that the church has always been a site of resistance. Blair Kelley, history, featured.
After Charleston, what now? Stop tolerating intolerance
News and Observer, 2015-06-22
Over the last year, our nation has witnessed an intergroup dynamic that has been stunning to watch. Now we are reeling from a racial mass shooting at a historic African-American church in Charleston, S.C. How did we, America, get to this tipping point? Rupert Nacoste, psychology, featured. Read more here:
Movies on the Radio: Science Fiction
WUNC-FM, 2015-06-17
Host Frank Stasio talks with film experts Laura Boyes, film curator at the North Carolina Museum of Art, and Marsha Gordon, film professor at NC State, about favorite sci-fi flicks including selections from the North Carolina chapter of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Marsha Gordon, English, featured.
When 'Womanless Weddings Were Trendy
NPR, 2015-06-16
With bearded brides and deep-voiced flower girls, these surreal, public-spirited rituals delighted American communities for decades. Craig Friend, History, featured.
Cellists to hold benefit to raise money for Nepal
Wilmington Star News, 2015-06-16
Cellist Johnathan Kramer, a member of NC State's music faculty, has often responded to such emergencies with concerts to raise money to directly support the victims of disaster. Johnathan Kramer, music, featured.
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