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Spring 2021 HSNC Virtual Meeting

April 23, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Spring 2021 meeting of the HSNC will take place virtually (Zoom) on Friday, April 23, 2021.

HSNC members please click this link to register.

The meeting schedule will be as follows:

3:30: Gather online in Zoom! (You will have been sent the link by email after registering.)

4:00 – 5:30 PM: Afternoon Panel: “We Are Still Here: The Archivist at Work During COVID-19 and the period of Racial Unrest”

  • Andre’ D Vann, North Carolina Central University
  • Sarah Koonts, North Carolina State Archives
  • Shelia Baumgarner, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library
  • Daniel Ackerman, Old Salem
  • Kristen Merryman, NC Digital Heritage Center

5:30 – 6:00 PM: Business Meeting

  • Recognition of the Connor Award recipient

6:00 – 7:00 PM: Break/Dinner [either stay logged into Zoom or re-join the meeting just before 7:00 pm]

7:00 – 8:30 PM:  Evening Program


Presentation: “Step It Up and Go: Origins of North Carolina Popular Music” with David Menconi

David Menconi is a journalist in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he was the 2019 Piedmont Laureate. He spent 34 years writing for daily newspapers, 28 of them at the Raleigh News & Observer. He holds a Master’s in journalism from the University of Texas and an English Bachelor of Arts from Southwestern University. He has written for Billboard, Rolling Stone, New York Times and Spin while publishing four books, most recently Step It Up and Go: The Story of North Carolina Popular Music, from Blind Boy Fuller and Doc Watson to Nina Simone and Superchunk (2020, University of North Carolina Press).

Step It Up and Go may be ordered from UNC Press here: https://uncpress.org/book/9781469659350/step-it-up-and-go/

Signed copies may be ordered from Quail Ridge Books here: https://www.quailridgebooks.com/book/9781469659350


April 23, 2021
3:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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