Summer 2023 schedule
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.
- Architecture, Culture, and the Construction of National Identity in Modern France | Saturday, May 20 (9:00am-12:30pm) – IN-PERSON and VIRTUAL
- Digging Down and Going Up! The NYC Subway and the Airplane in the Transportation Revolution | Saturday, June 3 (9:00am-12:30pm) – IN-PERSON and VIRTUAL
- Pirates and Piracy in Two Worlds | Saturday, June 10 (2:00-5:30pm) – IN-PERSON and VIRTUAL
- Labor, Race, and the Search for Freedom in North Carolina: A special Juneteenth seminar | Saturday, June 17 (9:00am-12:30pm) – IN-PERSON and VIRTUAL
- The Letters and Poems of John Keats | Tuesdays, May 23 and 30 – IN-PERSON and LIMITED VIRTUAL
- “The Descent of Man” by Edith Wharton | Tuesday, June 6 – IN-PERSON and LIMITED VIRTUAL
- The Home and the World by Rabindranath Tagore | Tuesdays, June 13 and 20 – IN-PERSON and LIMITED VIRTUAL
- American Piano from Joplin to Jazz | Wednesday, May 24 (6:00pm-7:30pm) – IN-PERSON
Letter from a Birmingham City Jail 60th Anniversary Commemoration Events
- Letter from Poetry Slam | Wednesday, April 19, 7 – 8:30 pm | Eno Arts Mill in Hillsborough
- Orange County Legislative Delegation Panel Discussion | Sunday, May 7, 3:00 pm | Binkley Baptist Church
- Stay tuned!