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How Have the Crises of Democracy Endured from Ancient Greece to Modern America?

The Rizzo Center 150 Dubose Home Ln, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Democracies are somewhat rare forms of government across the history of human societies, in part because they are vulnerable to the upheavals of war, economic dislocation, corruption, internal social conflicts, and evolving foreign threats. Drawing on the insights of UNC … Read more

College of the Albermarle – Humanities and Climate Change

College of the Abermarle Professional Arts Gallery 205 Highway 64 South, Manteo, NC, United States

As a part of our “Portraits of Climate Change” initiative, supported by the North Caroliniana Society, CPH will take on the road this spring an exhibit of photographs from Southern Cultures’ fall 2023 issue. These compelling images of climate change … Read more


Flyleaf Books

featuring Max Owre, Executive Director of Carolina Public Humanities   "Aimé Césaire’s Discourse on Colonialism might be best described as a declaration of war... speaks in revolutionary cadences, capturing the spirit of its age." — Robin D.G. Kelley, Distinguished Professor … Read more

Biodiversity and the Written Word

NC Botanical Garden 100 Old Mason Farm Rd, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

A Biodiversity Garden Party event developed in partnership with the Carolina Biodiversity Collaborative ABOUT THIS SERIES Curated in Triangle wild spaces, these informal gatherings will celebrate the state’s natural wonders, educate us about changes and threats to biodiversity, and inspire … Read more

We Shall Overcome: The Music of Protest

Graduate Chapel Hill 311 W Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Featuring UNC historian Don Reid, Singer-Songwriter Dawn Landes, and Vocalist/Educator, Mary D. Williams We live in an era of divisiveness and heightened emotion, but this is not the first time that citizens have faced such tumult, change, and uncertainty. In … Read more

Total Eclipse: An Astronomer’s Call to Worship

Chapel Hill Public Library 100 Library Dr, Chapel Hill, United States

featuring Dr. Sheila Kannappan, UNC Department of Physics and Astronomy The next total solar eclipse to cross the United States will happen on April 8, 2024. In preparation for this rare, awe-inspiring event, Dr. Kannappan invites us to explore the … Read more