5:00 p.m. Exhibition viewing, North Carolina Collection Gallery
5:30 p.m. Lecture, Pleasants Family Assembly Room
Dr. Kenneth Joel Zogry, author of Print News and Raise Hell: The Daily Tar Heel and the Evolution of a Modern University (University of North Carolina Press, 2018), will deliver the 2018 Gladys Hall Coates University History Lecture. Zogry is a public historian and lecturer in the department of history at UNC-Chapel Hill. His book traces 125 years of University history through the lens of the storied campus newspaper.
The lecture series honors the late Coates, an avid university historian who, with her husband, Albert Coates, founded UNC-Chapel Hill’s Institute of Government, now the School of Government.
The University Libraries has worked closely with the Daily Tar Heel in the past to digitize issues of the paper through 1992 and present them online.
This year’s lecture is in conjunction with the exhibition The Truth in Eight-Point Type: the Daily Tar Heel Celebrates 125 Years of Editorial Freedom,on display in the North Carolina Collection Gallery, Wilson Special Collections Library, April 10 – July 31, 2018.