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The New Southern University: Academic Freedom and Liberalism at UNC

Charles Holden

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134383
eISBN:
9780813135960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134383.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines the growth of the University of North Carolina (UNC) during the school's formative years between the World Wars. Academic freedom—its history and its current meaning—is often ... More


“Go Ahead and Do Harm”:: The Academic Study of Labor Relations

Charles J. Holden

in The New Southern University: Academic Freedom and Liberalism at UNC

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134383
eISBN:
9780813135960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134383.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores how in the 1920s the state's textile mill ownership had begun taking a dim view of the UNC's scholarly projects, especially those coming from the new Institute of Research in ... More


“A Complex and Baffling Age”:: Frank Porter Graham Ushers in a New Decade

Charles J. Holden

in The New Southern University: Academic Freedom and Liberalism at UNC

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134383
eISBN:
9780813135960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134383.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter offers a brief introduction to Frank Porter Graham's presidency at the UNC. Enormously popular and relentlessly positive, Graham remains a university legend. A native North Carolinian, ... More


“The Rankest Center of Communism”:: The Left Comes to Campus

Charles J. Holden

in The New Southern University: Academic Freedom and Liberalism at UNC

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134383
eISBN:
9780813135960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134383.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how New Deal-era, pro-labor activism by left-leaning UNC professors prompted new rounds of controversy for the university. UNC leaders defended their faculty's activism by ... More


“The University Must Go on Being a University”:: Frank Graham and the World War II Era

Charles J. Holden

in The New Southern University: Academic Freedom and Liberalism at UNC

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134383
eISBN:
9780813135960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134383.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The epilogue takes us back to Frank Graham, briefly following efforts as an advocate for academic freedom and liberalism through the 1940s. World War II seemed to offer a new opportunity for ... More


“Race Was a Delicate Matter”:: The Academic Study of Race Relations

Charles J. Holden

in The New Southern University: Academic Freedom and Liberalism at UNC

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134383
eISBN:
9780813135960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134383.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows how UNC leaders and professors used their expertise and academic freedom to condemn publicly the rise of the Ku Klux Klan and to work more closely with African American leaders. ... More


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