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Program in the Humanities

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Broadway at Silverspot Cinema!

    Broadway at Silverspot Cinema!

    Please join us for a special screening of George Takei’s Broadway musical Allegiance with a pre-show lecture by Professors Eric Muller and Heidi Kim on December 13 at 7pm at Silverspot Cinema in Chapel Hill. Info here.


  • Language Lunches

    Language Lunches

    Brush up on your Spanish, Russian, or German language skills over a delicious meal at our next Language Lunch.

  • Trying to make sense of the election?

    Trying to make sense of the election?

    The GAA is here to help! They’ve assembled a STELLAR group of scholars to talk about one of the wildest elections in US history. This event is free & open to the public, but registration is requested. More info here.

Attend a Program

Embodying the university’s mission to extend the resources of the University to all citizens and community members of North Carolina, the Program in the Humanities & Human Values offers engaging and innovative public seminars and lectures on a variety of topics and themes throughout the year. Our programs draw upon the humanities to nurture a deeper understanding of history and culture, enrich the life of the mind, and contribute to the development of a more humane world. To learn more about our upcoming events and access registration information, visit Programs.

Explore Our K-12 Resources

Carolina K-12, the Program in the Humanities’ teacher outreach project, offers quality professional development programs and curriculum to North Carolina educators. Our teacher-centered events include access to scholars on key topics, innovative lesson plans, and interactive pedagogical training. We also offer an online Database of K-12 Resources, featuring hundreds of ready-to-implement lessons, Power Points and activities. To learn more about our opportunities for teachers and to browse our K-12 resources, click here.

Support Our Work

Our programs would not be possible without your generous support. Gifts of all sizes help ensure our programs remain accessible, providing all North Carolinian’s access to engaging scholarship and quality opportunities for life-long learning at Carolina. In addition, private funds are crucial in supporting the high-quality professional development and curriculum we provide at no cost for our state’s K-12 teachers. For more information regarding giving to the Program, or to inquire about volunteer opportunities, click here.



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