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Program in the Humanities

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Spotlight on Scholars Tuesdays

Spotlight on Scholars is our newest program exemplifying the diversity of scholarship at Carolina. Developed in collaboration with the General Alumni Association, these sessions will feature UNC-Chapel Hill faculty discussing their recent work—their new books or newest scholarly passion. Come find out what the University’s scholars are writing and thinking about and join in the discussion.

Spotlight on Scholars events take place on Tuesdays at Flyleaf Books, 752 MLK Jr. Blvd., in Chapel Hill. All run from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. There are no preparatory readings for Spotlight on Scholars events.

Program Tuition: Tuition is $20 for everyone paying at the door. Register ahead of time and pay $18.00 per program or pay only $8 if you are a member of the UNC General Alumni Association (GAA). To receive a discount, registrations must be received at least 1 business day before the event. If you take the GAA discount and are not a GAA member, you will be asked to join or pay the difference before the event. To check your membership status or to join the GAA, please visit or call 800.962.0742. GAA membership is open to all UNC alumni and friends.

Advance registrants can take advantage of our special FLYLEAF SEASON PASS – register for all 9 events (4 Spotlight on Scholars lectures and 5 Humanities in Action lectures) for $110.00 ($55.00 for GAA members).

For information about our cancellation policy, discounts, parking, and more, please visit our General Information page.

Secure Online Registration available – click here for details

Spotlight on Scholars Tuesdays – Summer 2016  (click titles for detailed descriptions)

Faulkner and Steinbeck, Aging Together: American Authors in the Cold War
Heidi Kim, Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature
June 7, 2016

Young Authors, Young Artists
Laurie Langbauer, Professor of English and Comparative Literature
June 14, 2016

Spring 2016 Events (click titles for detailed descriptions)

Educational Leaders Without Borders
Fenwick W. English, Robert Wendell Eaves, Sr. Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership, School of Education
February 2, 2016
TIME: 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.

Courage in Leadership
Kimberly Strom-Gottfried, Smith P. Theimann Jr. Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Professional Practice, School of Social Work and Director, Academic Leadership Program, Institute for the Arts and Humanities
February 9, 2016
TIME: 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.

Leadership Challenges in the College Sport Industry
Deborah Stroman, Director, Sport Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement, Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise and Adjunct Associate Professor, Kenan-Flagler Business School
February 16, 2016
TIME: 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.

Rethinking Workplace Equality: Gender and Rights in Modern America
Katherine Turk, Assistant Professor of History
March 1, 2016
TIME: 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.

Flyleaf Books: Location and Contact Info

752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd (Historic Airport Rd)
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Next to The Root Cellar (Formerly Foster’s Market)
Monday – Saturday: 9-9
Sunday: 11-6
Phone# 919-942-7373

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