Wilson Library Research Forum 2019

June 5, 2019

Visiting fellows at the Wilson Special Collections Library will make informal presentations about their research topics throughout the summer and fall as part of the Wilson Library Research Forum. The following list will be updated as additional talks are scheduled. See the University Libraries’ online calendar for more information about each talk. Presentations will take place in Wilson Library, Room 901 (fourth floor), unless otherwise noted.


June 13
2 – 3 p.m.
The Alabama Music Reader: An Anthology
Burgin Mathews

June 25
2 – 3 p.m.
Research Triangle Park: A Window into Work and Life at Midcentury
Casey Eilbert

June 27
2 – 3 p.m.
The Rifles of the Riled: Firearms and White Manhood in the Civil War-Era South
Tracy L. Barnett
The Currency of Freedom: Formerly Enslaved Women in Union-occupied North Carolina
Abena Boakyewa-Ansa


July 9
2 – 3 p.m.
The Necropolitics of Transatlantic Sense and Sensibility in the Enlightenment Era
Michael Feinberg

July 11
2 – 3 p.m.
Navigating Worthiness in North Carolina: Pension Attorneys, Black Civil War Pensioners, and Federal Examiners, 1873-1910
Atlas Tian Xu
Eyes West: Nicholas Trist, the Jefferson-Jackson Cohort, and American Expansion
Chase Tomlin

July 25
2 – 3 p.m.
Hearing the First Great Migration: The Sound and Place of Black Music in North Carolina and the American South
Jonathan Gomez
Gone Country: White, Urban, and Affluent America’s Performance of Southern Rural Identity
Amanda Martinez

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