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Susan Jetton

Alumni Invited to Open House As Part of Alumniner Weekend

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.

Personally Speaking Examines Money In Politics

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.

Personally Speaking Series Looks at Middle-Class White Anti-Racism

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.

Witherspoon Lecture: The Impossibility of Religious Freedom

Is it possible to define “religion” and enact laws regarding religious freedoms where there is no state-established religion? That […]

A Look at Latino Migration into North Carolina

The impact of Latino migration into North Carolina will be the topic for the annual Levine Lecture at 6:00 PM Monday, Mar. 9, at the Levine Museum of the New South, presented by UNC Charlotte's Center for the Study of the New South in partnership with the museum.

Personally Speaking with John David Smith

Join the conversation with John David Smith, Charles H. Stone Distinguished Professor of American History, on Lincoln and the U.S. Colored Troops at 6:30 pm Tuesday, Feb. 10, at UNC Charlotte Center City. Hear how President LIncoln's Emancipation Proclamation not only freed African American slaves but also opened the door for more than 180,000 former slaves to join the Union Army.

Nexos Looks at Latino Vote in 2016 Presidential Election

"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.

Personally Speaking Unveils Intriguing Life of Henry Dumas

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.

UNC Charlotte's Personally Speaking Explores Mexican Revolution in Global and Current Contexts

Join the conversation about Mexico's Once and Future Revolution with Jürgen Buchenau at Personally Speaking at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, at UNC Charlotte Center City.

TIAA-CREF Lecture: "The Business of Reputation: Rankings & Ratings in the Black Box Society"

UNC Charlotte hosts the Fourth Annual TIAA-CREF Lecture on Thursday evening, March 12, featuring Frank Pasquale, author of the top-selling "The Black Box Society: The Secret Algorithms that Control Money and Information."

College Faculty Present on Foreign Policy Issues in Great Decisions Series

Five faculty members from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are among the six speakers in the 2015 Great Decisions Lecture Series, presented by the Office of International Programs at UNC Charlotte. The Great Decisions program, coordinated nationally by the Foreign Policy Association, highlights relevant issues annually.

Real Talk on the Health of the Black American Male

Join us as UNC Charlotte's College of Liberal Arts & Sciences honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with “Real Talk – A Community Conversation: The Black American Male and Why He Still Matters in the 21st Century.” This discussion about the health of Black American males - and why it matters to the entire community -- begins at 6:30 p.m. Monday, January 19.
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