14th Annual African American History Month Lecture

Dr. Gerald Horne will deliver the fourteenth annual UNC at Chapel Hill African American History Month Lecture on Wednesday, the 21st of February at 7p.m. Horne currently holds the John J. and Rebecca Moores Chair of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston. Dr. Horne’s research spans a broad range of subjects […]

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Aswarm With the Spirits of All Ages Here: Inconceivable Spaces of Slavery and Freedom by Toni Scott

Aswarm With the Spirits of All Ages Here: Inconceivable Spaces of Slavery and Freedom by Toni Scott This special installation project by artist Toni Scott seeks to re-articulate spaces where memories of bondage trouble our present-day notions of ‘home’ and ‘land of the free’. The ordeal of the enslaved in both material and existential terms […]

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Author Discussion Series: David F. Garcia

Author Discussion Series: David F. Garcia  | Listening for Africa: Freedom, Modernity, and the Logic of Black Music’s African Origins  (Duke U Press, 2017) David F. Garcia explores how a diverse group of musicians, dancers, academics, and activists engaged with the idea of black music and dance’s African origins between the 1930s and 1950s. Garcia examines the […]

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Author Discussion Series: Pablo F. Gomez

Opening a window on a dynamic realm far beyond imperial courts, anatomical theaters, and learned societies, Pablo F. Gómez examines the strategies that Caribbean people used to create authoritative, experientially based knowledge about the human body and the natural world during the long seventeenth century. Gómez treats the early modern intellectual culture of these mostly […]

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Author and Activist Edwidge Danticat delivers Stone Lecture on September 20th!

Edwidge Danticat, Award-winning author and activist will deliver the 25th Annual Sonja Haynes Stone Memorial Lecture. Danticat is the author of numerous books, including Claire of the Sea Light, a New York Times notable book; Brother, I’m Dying, a National Book Critics Circle Award winner and National Book Award finalist; Breath, Eyes, Memory, an Oprah […]

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aswarm with the spirits of all ages here: inconceivable spaces of slavery and freedom by toni scott

This special installation project by artist Toni Scott seeks to re-articulate spaces where memories of bondage trouble our present-day notions of ‘home’ and ‘land of the free’. The ordeal of the enslaved in both material and existential terms is important for the public’s understanding of the history of the African American presence in North Carolina […]

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Stone Center’s Video Archives

Check us out on Vimeo! Did you miss a “can’t-miss” Stone Center event or lecture? Don’t worry– you can view video from Stone Center lectures, programs and special events on our Vimeo page.   Vimeo is a platform used to upload video content and share it on the internet—via your Vimeo page. You can access the […]

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Fall Art Exhibition opens September 14 featuring the work of artist Mequitta Ahuja!

Meaningful Fiction and the Figurative Tradition: The Work of Mequitta Ahuja opens Stone Center Fall 2017 Gallery Season “My work is a form of tribute, analysis and intervention: tribute, out of sincere admiration for the figurative tradition; analysis, by making something vast comprehensible to both myself and to my viewers and intervention, by positioning a […]

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Special FREE Sneak Preview Screening of “The House on Coco Road” on June 22nd!

The Stone Center and the Hayti Heritage Center, in collaboration with Array Films, will host a FREE special sneak preview of the film, The House on Coco Road, ahead of its July release. A discussion will following immediately after screening.  Please join us on Thursday, June 22 at 7pm at the Hayti Heritage Center in […]

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