Spotlight Events

Talk Features Muslim Cool: Race, Religion & Hip Hop in the U.S.

Scholar-artist-activist Su'ad Abdul Khabeer will present "Muslim Cool: Race, Religion and Hip Hop in the United States" in a free public talk on Monday, April 24 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Cone 113. Pizza will be provided. Khabeer, a Purdue University professor, uses anthropology and preference to explore the intersections of race and popular culture.

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.

UNC Charlotte International Film Festival Brings Global Cinema to Charlotte

The community can access free, quality international cinema during the annual UNC Charlotte International Film Festival, for three weeks from March 15 to April 7, 2017 during screenings at the main campus and at UNC Charlotte Center City. The festival features 23 films, 30 screenings and special events including screenings with several film directors.

College Faculty Lead Timely Discussions In Great Decisions Lecture Series

An uncertain future for the EU after Brexit, competing territorial claims in the South China Sea, the continued effort for nuclear non-proliferation and other foreign policy considerations are part of the political backdrop of the nation. The Great Decisions lecture series can provide background information, current data and policy options for these crucial issues.

Botanical Gardens to Offer Annual Valentine's Orchid Sale

In the days leading up to Valentine's Day, the Botanical Gardens at UNC Charlotte will hold its annual Orchid Sale.

Community Invited to Spring Plant Sale at UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens

Shop from an exceptional array of plants at the largest sale of the year at the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens’ McMillan Greenhouse on Friday, April 14 and Saturday, April 15, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on both days. Visitors will find a wide selection of plants from which to choose.

"Performing Africana Arts and Culture" Symposium Delves Into Cultural Legacies

Africana cultural legacies provide the focus for the 15th annual Africana Studies Symposium on April 5-7 at UNC Charlotte. The symposium, titled “Performing Africana Arts and Culture: Repression, Resistance and Renewal,” features scholarly presentations, workshops, a film and a round-table discussion on the contributions of Africana performative arts to critical liberal arts education.

University to Celebrate Opening of New Confucius Institute

UNC Charlotte, with officials and educators from Shanxi University in China, will celebrate the opening of a Confucius Institute on Wednesday, March 29.

Levine Lecture to Feature Shared Story of Race in the South

Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick, a retired educator and high school football standout, and H.D. “De” Kirkpatrick, author and forensic psychologist, will share their story about race, football and civil rights in 1960s Charlotte at UNC Charlotte’s Annual Levine Lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 21.

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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