RISING is a collection of artistic and oral history accounts that reflect how the North Carolina coastal region has changed over time. This traveling exhibition displays these generational stories throughout the state to help all North Carolinians better adapt for a more resilient future. We are thrilled to be a partnering in presenting the RISING Exhibit at NC State University. Please join us for a compelling event that includes panel discussion, a student poster showcase, reception and exhibit viewing.
March 28, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Panel Discussion: 3:30 – 4:30 pm | African American Cultural Center, 356 Witherspoon Student Center
Poster Showcase: 4:30 – 5:30 pm | 201 Witherspoon Student Center
Reception: 4:30 – 5:30 pm | 2nd floor, Witherspoon Student Center
Exhibit Location: African American Cultural Center Art Gallery, 218 Witherspoon Student Center, North Carolina State University
Dr. Blair Kelley: Professor of History and Asst. Dean of Interdisciplinary Studies & International Programs
Andre Taylor: Graduate student in the Public History Program
Baxter Miller: Documentarian and RISING curator/artist
Karen Amspacher: Director of the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum & Heritage Center and co-author of Living at the Water’s Edge.
Moderated by Matthew Booker, Associate Professor in Environmental History
RSVP here for the grand opening event on March 28!
The Panel Discussion, part of the Global Change Seminar Series, will be streamed for remote participation. Click here to join the live stream.
VIEW Poster Submission Process– OPEN to all colleges and departments
We wish to thank the following partners for this exhibit:
Baxter Miller and Ryan Stancil (artists and curators)
Interdisciplinary Studies Program, College of Humanities and Social Sciences (Office of Research and Engagement)
NC State Office of Interdisciplinary Studies
North Carolina Sea Grant
NC State History Department
NC State Program on Science, Technology, and Society
Learn more about RISING and the artistic and scientific team behind the exhibit: