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Program in the Humanities

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Spotlight on Faculty Tuesdays

Spotlight on Faculty events exemplify the quality of teaching and diversity of research at Carolina. Developed in collaboration with the General Alumni Association, these sessions feature UNC-Chapel Hill faculty discussing their latest scholarship, how they teach it, and how it changes their classrooms. This fall we feature recent teaching award winners. Come find out what’s happening in the University’s most exciting and creative classes.

Spotlight on Faculty 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 Faculty Tuesdays – Fall 2016  (click titles for detailed descriptions)

Cosmic Furnaces and the Origin of the Elements
Christian Iliadis, Professor and Chair of Physics and Astronomy
Tuesday, September 13, 2016

What is an Emotion?
Kristen Lindquist, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Gambling on Faith: Billy Graham in Las Vegas 
Michelle Robinson, Assistant Professor of American Studies
Tuesday, September 27, 2016


Tuesday, October 4, 2016


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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