Susan Jetton

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 […]

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.

Personally Speaking Dives Into the World of Dolphins

Be part of a community conversation about the life and times of dolphins at Personally Speaking with Alan Rauch on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at UNC Charlotte Center City.

Personally Speaking Looks at Role of Religion and Race in Urban Areas

Be part of a community conversation about this intersection of race and religion in American history at Personally Speaking with Dr. Julia Marie Robinson on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, at UNC Charlotte Center City.

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.

Personally Speaking Offers Ways to Encourage Positive Growth In Wake of Traumatic Experience

Be part of a community conversation about growth from trauma at Personally Speaking with Lawrence Calhoun and Richard Tedeschi on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at UNC Charlotte Center City.

Personally Speaking Looks at Two Sides of Wartime Recycling

Be part of a community conversation about the historical pluses and minuses of recycling at Personally Speaking with Peter Thorsheim on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at UNC Charlotte Center City.
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