Preserving Southern History
English professor Dick J. Reavis and some of his students have spent three years recreating The Southern Worker, a little-known 1930s newspaper, in a digital format. The little-known newspaper's stories and personal accounts of hardship during the Great Depression illuminate the plight of poor southerners. Archives are now available online.
North Carolina’s Linguistic Landscape Flourishes at the Fair
Beyond fried foods, whirling rides, and laughing children, a North Cackalacky fair goer will be serenaded by a clamor of different dialects. The fair is the perfect target for NC State's Language and Life Project to spice up the conversation about conversation. Stop by the exhibit and test your North Carolina dialect awareness, y'all.