The Southern Folklife Collection and UNC University Libraries are excited to announce this forthcoming Author Talk featuring Kristina R. Gaddy, Thursday, November 16th from 7-8 EST. This is a hybrid event which will be hosted in Pleasants Family Assembly Room at Wilson Special Collections Library here on UNC’s campus.
This in-person event is free and open to the public, no RSVP required; if you would like to join us virtually, register at go.unc.edu/gaddy.
Gaddy’s most recent book Well of Souls: Uncovering the Banjo’s Hidden History, of which you can read an excerpt here (“On the Rich, Hidden History of the Banjo”), was named one of 2022’s Most Memorable Music Books by No Depression. Gaddy is also the author of Flowers in the Gutter: The True Story of the Edelweiss Pirates, Teenagers Who Resisted the Nazis, and her writing has appeared in the Washington Post, Baltimore Sun, and Atlas Obscura, among other publications.
We look forward to welcoming you to Wilson or online for this talk!