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Adventures in Ideas (click the title for description)

Did Jesus Even Exist?  A Scholar Responds to the Naysayers
Part II of a special two-part series with Bart D. Ehrman
February 2, 2013

Picture Making in the Age of Hals, Rembrandt, and Vermeer: Innovation, Execution, Distribution, and Display
In collaboration with the North Carolina Museum of Art
February 9, 2013

Americans in Europe: Finding New Identities in Old World Cultures
A Distinguished Scholar Seminar featuring Lloyd S. Kramer
February 23, 2013

Money and Morality: Searching for the American Dream in Four Novels
A Distinguished Scholar Seminar featuring Linda Wagner-Martin
March 2, 2013

Emerging Economies: Alternatives, Opportunities, and Risks
March 23, 2013

Holocaust Histories: New Directions in Scholarship and Teaching
The Uhlman Family Seminar
With support from the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies
April 13, 2013

The Shock of the Modern: Art and Culture in the Long 20th Century
Featuring Carolina Performing Arts’ Rite of Spring at 100 Program and the PlayMakers Repertory Company production of Cabaret
April 20, 2013

Rethinking the Ottoman Empire: Origins, Development, and Legacies
A Distinguished Scholar Seminar Featuring Cemil Aydin
April 27, 2013

Japan in World War II
A Distinguished Scholar Seminar featuring Gerhard L. Weinberg
May 4, 2013

Humanities in Action (click the title for description)

Reputation, Credibility, and the Risk of War
Mark J. C. Crescenzi, Bowman and Gordon Gray Term Associate Professor of Political Science
March 27, 2013
TIME: 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

Threat Perspectives: Global Security Risks in 2013
David H. Schanzer, Associate Professor of the Practice, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University
April 10, 2013
TIME: 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

Surveillance and Prevention of Pandemics: Too Little or Chicken Little?
Steven Meshnick, Professor of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health
April 17, 2013
TIME: 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

The Global Economy at Risk
Stanley W. Black, Georges Lurcy Professor of Economics Emeritus
April 24, 2013
TIME: 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

Spotlight on Scholars (click the title for description

The Case of the Wilmington Ten: Legal Repression and Black Political Action in the 1970s
Kenneth Janken, Professor of African and Afro-American Studies
February 19, 2013
TIME: 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.

Beware the Word “Sacrifice”
Fred Naiden, Associate Professor of History
February 26, 2013
TIME: 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.

Law and Order in the Viking Age
Paul T. Roberge, Professor of Germanic Languages and Linguistics
March 5, 2013
TIME: 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.