Memory http://wunc.org en Do Our Memories Define Us? http://wunc.org/post/do-our-memories-define-us <p><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Arial; line-height: normal;">The book, "Jim Crow Wisdom," (</span><a href="http://www.uncpress.unc.edu/" style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Arial; line-height: normal;">UNC Press</a><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Arial; line-height: normal;">/2013) explores stories black Americans tell about their past and the way those stories inform modern black identity.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:33:33 +0000 Anita Rao & Frank Stasio 32787 at http://wunc.org Do Our Memories Define Us? The Story Of Medgar Evers Through Collective Memory http://wunc.org/post/story-medgar-evers-through-collective-memory <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Medgar Evers’s assassination was a spark that motivated social activists and inspired writers, poets and journalists. Artists like Bob Dylan, Eudora Welty and James Baldwin have contributed to the collective memory of Evers through their own works.</p><p><a href="http://www.minrosegwin.com/">Minrose Gwin</a>, professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, talks to host Frank Stasio about her new book<em>, “</em>Remembering Medgar Evers” (University of Georgia Press/2013).</p><p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 15:54:56 +0000 Frank Stasio & Christina Blyde 11877 at http://wunc.org The Story Of Medgar Evers Through Collective Memory Jell-O-like Memory Device Holds Promise http://wunc.org/post/jell-o-memory-device-holds-promise <p></p><p>A team of researchers at NC State has high hopes their creation could lead to much larger innovations. They've developed a simple memory device, a primitive version of what you'd find in your computer. Except <em>this</em> one is made of a Jell-O-like substance. It's soft and squishy and can function underwater. Michael Dickey is an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at NC State. He says the device is notable not just because of its mechanical properties. Fri, 15 Jul 2011 21:48:00 +0000 Jeremy Loeb 8339 at http://wunc.org Jell-O-like Memory Device Holds Promise