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The Program in the Humanities’ Flyleaf Book Lecture Series includes Spotlight on Scholars and Humanities in Action. This series is intended for the lifelong learner on the go. Spotlight on Scholars features UNC-Chapel Hill faculty discussing their recent work—their new books or newest scholarly passion. Humanities in Action events explore contemporary and potentially controversial topics in a welcoming environment. All lectures take place on Tuesday or Wednesday afternoon from 4:30pm – 6:00pm at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill.

Spotlight on Scholars Tuesdays – Spring 2016  (click titles for detailed descriptions)

Educational Leaders Without Borders
Fenwick W. English, Robert Wendell Eaves, Sr. Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership, School of Education
February 2, 2016

Courage as a Cornerstone of Leadership
Kimberly Strom-Gottfried, Smith P. Theimann Jr. Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Professional Practice, School of Social Work and Director, Academic Leadership Program, Institute for the Arts and Humanities
February 9, 2016

Leadership Challenges in the College Sport Industry
Deborah Stroman, Director, Sport Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement, Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise and Adjunct Associate Professor, Kenan-Flagler Business School
February 16, 2016

Rethinking Workplace Equality: Gender and Rights in Modern America
Katherine Turk, Assistant Professor of History
March 1, 2016

Humanities in Action Wednesdays – Spring 2016  (click titles for detailed descriptions)

Two Chinas, One Cook: Culture and Conflict between Taiwan and the People’s Republic
Michelle King, Associate Professor of History
March 2, 2016

“Plato to Nato”: What You Need To Know About Central Asia
Eren Tasar, Assistant Professor of History
March 9, 2016

The Idea of India: From Gandhi to Modi
Iqbal Singh Sevea, Assistant Professor of History
March 16, 2016

Muslim Societies since 1945
Cemil Aydin, Associate Professor of History
March 23, 2016

The Challenges to Democracy in Latin America
Cecilia Martinez-Gallardo, Associate Professor of Political Science
March 30, 2016

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