Spotlight Events

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 […]

English Department to Sponsor Series of Cultural Events on Childhood in Southern Literature and Film

People tend to think about children and childhood in the South in overgeneralized terms, but the realities of growing up in the South […]

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.

College Faculty Featured in "Great Decisions" Foreign Policy Talks

In a rapidly changing America defined by shifting political climates at home and abroad and by changing media practices, the Great Decisions Lecture series allows for audience members to take a step back to listen as speakers provide an in-depth overview of the most significant issues in foreign policy today.

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.

International Film Festival Offers Rich World of Films

The 2018 UNC Charlotte International Film Festival provides an opportunity to experience the rich world of contemporary movies from around the globe. This year’s festival features films from Argentina, Brazil, Burkina Faso, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Guyana, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Philippines, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, the United States and Uzbekistan, as well as lectures and other special events to further explore the films.

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.

Beloved Characters Come Alive at 7th Annual "Seuss-A-Thon"

From The Cat in the Hat to the Lorax, characters created by Dr. Seuss have been a staple in children’s lives since 1937 when his first book was published. In celebration of his influence and his birthday, UNC Charlotte’s English Department and Park Road Books are co-sponsoring the seventh annual Seuss-a-thon on Saturday, Mar. 3.

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.
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