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In our Humanities on the Road series, Carolina Public Humanities partners with community colleges and cultural institutions throughout North Carolina to bring humanities scholars from UNC Chapel Hill to engage with public communities around the state. Of the five Humanities on the Road events we have planned for this fall, three will be held in person, and two will be held in a virtual online format. For a more detailed schedule and description of each seminar, simply click on the titles below.

Fall 2021

Feast & Famine: A Brief Cultural History of French Food | Friday, September 10 (5 pm – 7 pm) – IN-PERSON @ Carteret Community College

A Material Meditation on Home: The Sukkah as Jewish Vernacular Architecture | Thursday, September 23 (4 pm – 5:30 pm) – VIRTUAL

Understanding China in the 21st Century: A Historical Perspective | Thursday, October 21 (11 am –12:30 pm) – IN-PERSON @ Robeson Community College

Beyond Hybridity: Being Egyptian Under Macedonian and Roman Rule | Monday, October 25 (5:30 pm – 7 pm) – IN-PERSON @ Wayne Community College and VIRTUAL

Skills of the “Unskilled”: Work and Mobility among Mexican Migrants | Tuesday, October 26  (9 am–10:30 am) – VIRTUAL 

Caribbean Connections: Latin & Caribbean Jazz | Wednesday, November 17  (1 pm–2:30 pm) – IN-PERSON @ Guilford Technical Community College