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Embodying the University‚Äôs commitment to extend Carolina’s resources to people across the state, Carolina Public Humanities offers engaging and innovative public seminars, lectures, reading groups, and other special events 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 programs, click the links for details.

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Weekend Seminars

Great Books Reading Groups

Special Events



State Outreach Events

  • Coming Soon!

Carolina K-12 Events

  • 2024 William Friday Teacher Retreat | June 23-26, Beaufort, NC
  • Re-Engage 2024: Local Government, Civic Education and You | July 30-31, Spencer, NC