Lunch With Friends and Strangers
In collaboration with the UNC General Alumni Association
Click in with Carolina Public Humanities’ Max Owre for Virtual Lunch With Friends and Strangers: Conversations With Faculty. Don’t miss this series of one-on-one talks with Tar Heels as they discuss leading figures in history — some likely strangers, some more familiar to you — and discover new things about impressive people.
Fall 2021 schedule:
Each event starts at 12:00 noon and runs approximately 45-60 minutes. Details for accessing the webinar will be sent by the morning of the event.
All conversations are held online as a Zoom webinar.
Tuition: Each Lunch with Friends and Strangers event is $10.00. Purchase a Lunch with Friends & Strangers Season Pass for $55.
Click here or call 919.962.1544 to register!
Save money by purchasing a Season Pass to attend all 7 Lunch with Friends and Strangers programs for only $55!
Previous Lunch with Friends & Strangers programs are available for viewing on the Carolina Public Humanities YouTube page.
Spring 2021 Guests
- February 12 – Hassan Melehy on Jack Kerouac
- February 19 – Charlene Regester on Dorothy Dandridge
- February 26 – Matt Andrews on Muhammad Ali
- March 5 – Kathleen DuVal on Manteo
- March 26 – Victoria Rovine on the Pith Helmet
- March 31 – Heidi Kim on Jade Snow Wong
- April 9 – Philip Gura on William Apess
Fall 2020 Guests
- September 25 – Lloyd Kramer on Marquis de Lafayette
- October 9 – Kathy Williams on Ida B Wells
- October 23 – Don Raleigh on Leonid Brezhnev
- October 30 – Matt Andrews on Billie Jean King
- November 6 – Beverly Taylor on Elizabeth Barrett Browning
- November 13 – Karin Pfennig on Joseph Leidy
Summer 2020 Guests
- June 1 – Marcus Bull, professor of medieval and early modern studies, discusses Pierre de Bourdeille “Brantome” – The most interesting man in the world.
- June 3 – Emily Burrill, Director, African Studies Center, Associate Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies and History, discusses Aoua Keita – The Revolutionary Midwife of the Sahel.
- June 5 – Lisa Lindsay, professor and history department chair, discusses James Churchill Vaughn –Finding Real African Roots
- June 8 – Tatiana String, associate professor of art and history, discusses Anne of Cleves – Divorced, Beheaded, Died, Divorced.
- June 10 – Ashley Anderson, assistant professor of political science, discusses Habib Achour – An Old Lion for Labor.
- June 12 – Matt Andrews, teaching associate professor and history department adviser discusses Michael Jordan ’86 – A Basketball God Reconsidered.
Co-sponsored by the UNC General Alumni Association