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Embodying the University’s commitment to extend Carolina resources to all citizens and community members across the state, Carolina Public Humanities offers engaging and innovative public seminars and lectures on a variety of topics and themes throughout the year. Our programs draw upon the humanities to nurture a deeper understanding of history and culture, enrich the life of the mind, and contribute to the development of a more humane world. To learn more about our upcoming programs, click the links for details.

Weekend Seminars

Great Books Reading Groups

Special Events

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State Outreach Events

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Carolina K-12 Events

  • The 2023 William Friday Teachers Retreat: Enriching the Mind & Rejuvenating the Spirit “Down East” | Mon. June 26 – Wed. June 28 | Beaufort, NC
  • The 2023 Wayne County Teachers Retreat:Enriching the Mind and Rejuvenating the Spirit | Mon. July 24 – Wed. July 26 | Beaufort, NC