Spotlight Events

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.

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."

Maxwell-Roddey Lecture Considers "Road Map of Opportunity"

This year’s UNC Charlotte Dr. Bertha Maxwell-Roddey Lecture will consider “A Road Map of Opportunity for Charlotte,” on Wednesday, September 20.

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.

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!

UNC Charlotte Historians To Examine State Role in World War I

On Sunday, Nov. 12, The Charlotte Museum of History hosts “Exploring North Carolina’s Role in The Great War: 100 Years On,” a symposium to discuss these forgotten, overlooked and untold stories of North Carolina’s WWI history. The half-day program features two UNC Charlotte historians, along with two other speakers; a documentary screening; and the chance to explore artifacts of the period.

Constitution Day Speakers to Discuss Drones, Fourth Amendment

UNC Charlotte’s annual Constitution Day on Wednesday, Sept. 20 will feature drones and related Fourth Amendment issues.
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