“49ers Football: The Impact on Town and Gown” will explore UNC Charlotte’s newest sport, as part of the Sports in the New South: Culture, Color and Cash lecture series presented by the Center for the Study of the New South in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.
The Tuesday, August 27 panel discussion at UNC Charlotte Center City at 320 E. 9th Street begins at 7 p.m. It is part of a series of events that will explore various aspects of sports in the New South. Panelists are: Danny Morrison, President, Carolina Panthers; Philip L. Dubois, Chancellor, UNC Charlotte; Judith W. Rose, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, UNC Charlotte; and Jeffrey B. Leak, Director, Center for the Study of the New South, UNC Charlotte. The moderator is Sonja Gantt, anchor and reporter for WCNC.
RSVPs will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis at CLAS-Event@uncc.edu or 704-687-0082. Complimentary parking is available at 319 E. 9th Street and 422 E. 9th Street lots, across 9th Street and Brevard Street from the building. Attendants will direct guests.
The Center for the Study of the New South in UNC Charlotte’s College of Liberal Arts & Sciences promotes discourse and dialogue on a rich and diverse constellation of topics and ideas relating to the New South. Known as the period of regional history from the end of the Civil War to the modern era, the New South offers a bold tapestry of history, culture, social movements, and political issues ripe for reflection and study.