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Contemporary global issues, explored beyond sound bites.

Select Wednesdays | 4:30-6:00 PM | Flyleaf Books


US-China Climate Relations: Cooperative Pathways or Competitive Crossroads? | Wednesday, February 14 (4:30-6:00 pm)

featuring Angel Hsu, Assistant Professor of Public Policy and UNC’s Environment, Ecology and Energy Program

Romania Today: Thirty-Five Years After the Revolution | Wednesday, February 21 (4:30-6:00 pm)

featuring Letitia Guran, Teaching Assistant Professor of Romance Studies

Vietnams Past and Present | Wednesday, March 6 (4:30-6:00 pm)

featuring Christian Lentz, Associate Professor of Geography and Environment

The Worst Trickster Story Ever Told: Native America, Plenary Power, and the U.S. Constitution| Wednesday, March 20 (4:30-6:00 pm)

featuring Keith Richotte, Associate Professor of American Studies

An Update on the Central Asian “Stans” 30 Years After the USSR | Wednesday, April 3 (4:30-6:00 pm)

featuring Eren Tasar, Associate Professor of History

Agri(cultures) of Disease: Fairtrade bananas, climate adaptation, and the future of food | Wednesday, April 10 (4:30-6:00 pm)

featuring Caela O’Connell, Associate Professor of Anthropology

Eurovision Calling!: Pop Music and the Serious Politics of Europe | Wednesday, April 17 (4:30pm-6:00 pm)

featuring Andrea Bohlman, Associate Professor of Music



Guests may attend Humanities in Action lectures in person or virtually.

Cost: $20; $15 with a Carolina Alumni Membership discount

Time: 4:30-6:00 PM

Location: Flyleaf Books

Registration is available in advance or at the door.

Advance registrants can take advantage of our FLYLEAF SERIES PASS and receive a discount on the purchase of all seven lectures.


**Registration for all Spring 2024 events will open on Tuesday, January 16 at noon.**


We thank Carolina Alumni for its generous support of this series.