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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.

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Weekend Seminars

Great Books Reading Groups

Humanities in Action

Special Events




Biodiversity Garden Parties

This NEW programming from Carolina Public Humanities and the Carolina Biodiversity Collaborative will pair scientists and humanists for a series of informal, interactive events in the wild spaces of the Triangle. UPDATE: We are going to move this programming to spring to allow for the best possible events during a naturally abundant time in North Carolina. Details will be in our Spring brochure and website. Click here for a sneak peak.

State Outreach Events

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Carolina K-12 Events

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