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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UNC Charlotte Alumni from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and Belk College of Business are invited to an “open house” as part of UNC Charlotte’s inaugural Alumniner Weekend. The open house hosted by Dean Nancy Gutierrez and Dean Steve Ott will be from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at the Harris Alumni Center at Johnson Glen.
Learn how competition over which party controls the U.S. House of Representatives has transformed congressional parties from legislative coalitions into partisan fundraising machines from UNC Charlotte professor Eric S. Heberlig, author of Congressional Parties, Institutional Ambition, and the Financing of Majority Control at Personally Speaking with Eric Heberlig on Thursday, March 10, 2016, at UNC Charlotte Center City.
The book Good White People: The Problem With Middle-Class White Anti-Racism identifies attitudes common among well-meaning white liberals that UNC Charlotte reseacher Shannon Sullivan sums up as “white middle-class goodness." The community can learn more about the award-winning book and the story behind it at UNC Charlotte's Personally Speaking talk on Tuesday, Nov. 10.
The Center City Literary Festival, set for Saturday, May 6, at UNC Charlotte Center City (320 E. 9th St., Charlotte 28202) will […]
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.
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.
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.
A special presentation of the interdisciplinary Gerontology program of UNC Charlotte on Thursday, April 28, will highlight North […]
"Nexos: The 2016 Presidential Election and the Latino/a Vote", a public conversation about Latino votes in the presidential campaigns, will be held on Thursday, Mar. 31 UNC Charlotte Center City.
Jeffrey Leak, professor of English and Africana Studies in UNC Charlotte's College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and faculty president, reveals Henry Dumas’ personal story and how his work found its way into print in Visible Man, at the latest Personally Speaking talk on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Dumas was one of the most mercurial writers of the 1960s Black Arts Movement; Leak will discuss his prize-winning book and how he came to write it.