Susan Jetton

Witness In Residence Initiative Invites Conversation about Death Penalty

UNC Charlotte’s Aliaga-Buchenau Witness in Residence Initiative will host a community conversation about the death penalty with Henderson […]

Award-Winning Sports Documentarian To Deliver 2018 Levine Lecture

Award-winning documentarian Rory Karpf, whose most recent documentary work for ESPN, Nature Boy, focused on the complicated and controversial life of professional wrestling superstar Ric Flair, will deliver UNC Charlotte’s annual Levine Lecture on Tuesday, March 27, 2018.

34th Annual Witherspoon Lecture: Paradise Lost? Krishna's Forest Playground Meets the 21st Century

John Stratton Hawley of Columbia University will look at the Krishna faith in the 21st Century at the 34th Annual Loy H. Witherspoon Lectures in Religious Studies on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at UNC Charlotte Center City.

Urban Roots: Transforming the Urban Landscape

The UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens, the green heart of North Carolina’s urban research university, will host an all-day symposium […]

Personally Speaking Looks at "Lostness" Through the Eyes of Children

Join us for Personally Speaking with Paula Gallant Eckard as she discusses "Thomas Wolfe and Lost Children in Southern Literature."

Discover the Stories Behind the Books Through 2017-2018 “Personally Speaking” Published Author Series

Join us for the 8th annual Personally Speaking Authors Series for often unexpected, always fascinating journeys that range will range from the role of food in shaping our culture to the role of slaves in the abolition movement and from the influence of Thomas Wolfe to defining genocide today.

Witness in Residence: Syrian Refugees Share Their Stories

Syrian refugees Zubair Rushk and Amira Elamri will share their stories of life in Syria and a refugee’s long road to building a life in the United States during a public conversation on Tuesday, April 18, at UNC Charlotte Center City.

Botanical Gardens To Celebrate 50 Years of Bringing World of Plants to People

The UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens will celebrate 50 years of bringing the world of plants to people when it offers a symposium on Oct. 8, featuring Amy Stewart, best-selling author of The Drunken Botanist: The Plants That Create the World’s Great Drinks, and Steve Aitken, editor of Fine Gardening magazine.

Surviving Nazism: Dialogue with Holocaust Survivor Susan Cernyak-Spatz

Professor emerita Susan Cernyak-Spatz will speak on Tuesday, Feb. 20, about her experience as a Holocaust survivor and as a teacher and academic whose professional career was closely related to the horrors she experienced.

Personally Speaking Examines American Antislavery Movement, Black Freedom Struggle

UNC Charlotte Historian Christopher Cameron will discuss his book, To Plead Our Own Cause: African Americans in Massachusetts and the Making of the Abolitionist Movement, and the "story behind the story" at Personally Speaking on Tuesday, Mar. 20, 2018.

Personally Speaking Looks at 20th Century Genocide Beyond the Holocaust

What are the social, historical, and cultural forces that produce genocidal violence? How can seemingly normal humans engage in such cruel, depraved crimes? Find out at Personally Speaking with John Cox on Tuesday, Jan. 30.

Find Your Spring Greenery Here -- Just In Time for Planting

The Annual Fall Plant Sale at UNC Charlotte's Botanical Gardens features native and non-native hardy shrubs, trees, perennials, wildflowers, ferns and cool weather annuals. Just in time for planting!

Personally Speaking: How What We Eat Helps Determine Who We Are

Join us for Personally Speaking with Ashli Quesinberry Stokes as she talks about Consuming Identity: The Role of Food in Redefining the South.

Festival Celebrates How We Tell Stories

The Center City Literary Festival, set for Saturday, May 6, at UNC Charlotte Center City (320 E. 9th St., Charlotte 28202) will […]

Community Cultural Coffeehouses Look at Growing Up As An Immigrant in Charlotte

UNC Charlotte and Queens University of Charlotte will explore what it is like to grow up as a member of the Muslim or the Latino/Dreamer Immigrant communities in Charlotte at two Community Cultural Coffeehouses in January and February.
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