Posts Tagged ‘UNC Press’

E. Patrick Johnson’s “Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South” at the Durham Arts Council

E. Patrick Johnson's "Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South" at the Durham Arts Council

A don’t-miss event: Author and actor E. Patrick Johnson will be performing his acclaimed “one-man exploration,” Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South, at the Durham Arts Council‘s PSI Theatre this month (February 13–22). Click here for for Sweet Tea performance dates, ticket purchases, and information on related events, including post-show conversations with Duke professor Mark Anthony Neal, editor of […]


Closing Reception for “In This Timeless Time,” and Author Presentation, at UNC–Chapel Hill, November 28 & 29

Closing Reception for "In This Timeless Time," and Author Presentation, at UNC–Chapel Hill, November 28 & 29

On September 1, 2012, through the fall semester, an exhibit featuring photographs from In This Timeless Time: Living & Dying on Death Row in America, an award-winning book by Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian published by the Center for Documentary Studies and UNC Press, will be on view at UNC–Chapel Hill’s Center for the Study […]


“Colors of Confinement”: New Book Features Rare Color Photos of Japanese American Internment

"Colors of Confinement": New Book Features Rare Color Photos of Japanese American Internment

In 1942, Bill Manbo and his family were forced from their Hollywood home into the Heart Mountain Relocation Center, a Japanese American internment camp in Wyoming. While there, Manbo documented both the bleakness and beauty of his surroundings using Kodachrome film—a technology then just seven years old—to capture community celebrations and to record his family’s struggle […]


New York Times Story on Japanese American Incarceration by Editor of New CDS/UNC Press Book

New York Times Story on Japanese American Incarceration by Editor of New CDS/UNC Press Book

An opinion piece by Eric Muller, “Injustice, in Kodachrome,” ran in the New York Times on Sunday, June 24, with photos from the 1940s taken by Bill Manbo. The article outlines the history of Japanese American deportation and internment following the attack on Pearl Harbor, focusing on the experience of Manbo and his family, who were […]