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Sandhills Community College

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3395 Airport Rd,
Pinehurst, NC 28374 United States
(910) 695-3901

September 2017

North Carolina: Then & Now

September 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sandhills Community College, 3395 Airport Rd,
Pinehurst, NC 28374 United States
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In Collaboration with Sandhills Community College in Pinehurst, NC This seminar will feature two scholars examining our great state, with a look to the past and a look to the future.  Please join us for North Carolina: Then & Now. First, Rebecca Tippett, the Director of Carolina Demography at the Carolina Population Center at UNC-Chapel Hill, will discuss Urbanization & Migration in North Carolina.  Her lecture explores the urbanizing nature of NC and the importance of migration in driving population…

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November 2017

Remembering Kristallnacht with Dr. Gerhard Weinberg

November 8, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Sandhills Community College, 3395 Airport Rd,
Pinehurst, NC 28374 United States
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This Special Event in Collaboration with Sandhills Community College is sponsored by The Vivian and Ralph Jacobson Sandhills Community College Fund for Holocaust and World War II Studies   This seminar will feature UNC Professor Emeritus Gerhard Weinberg as he presents The Pogrom of November 9-10, 1938, and Its Context in German Policy Toward Jews and Toward War In November, 1939, the Nazi regime in Germany arranged for the arrest of some thirty thousand Jews, the destruction of Jewish houses…

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October 2018

The French Revolution: Politics, Violence, and Polarization

October 25, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sandhills Community College, 3395 Airport Rd,
Pinehurst, NC 28374 United States
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In collaboration with Sandhills Community College, Pinehurst Featuring Lloyd Kramer, Professor of History and Director, Carolina Public Humanities; Maximilian Owre, Teaching Assistant Professor of History and Executive Director, Carolina Public Humanities; and Rachel Schaevitz, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Public Humanities, Carolina Public Humanities Political polarizations divide Left- and Right-wing groups in all modern democratic societies, but similar emotion-charged political conflicts were already present during and after France’s great Revolution of 1789. Join us to explore how modern political polarization emerged in Revolutionary…

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March 2019

The Glory of Visual Arts During the Renaissance

March 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sandhills Community College, 3395 Airport Rd,
Pinehurst, NC 28374 United States
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In collaboration with Sandhills Community College Carolyn Allmendinger, Director of Academic Programs, Ackland Art Museum Abbe Allen, Associate Professor of History, Humanities, Political Science and Fine Arts, Sandhills Community College The European Renaissance ushered in a new age of creative thinking across several areas of human endeavor—perhaps nowhere more evident than in the visual arts. Join us for a day exploring the innovative and often revolutionary ideas and techniques generated out of one of the most famous eras of artistic…

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October 2019

On the Road to Climate Change

October 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sandhills Community College, 3395 Airport Rd,
Pinehurst, NC 28374 United States
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$10

Featuring Dr. Léda van Doren, UNC Teaching Assistant Prof of Environment, Ecology, and Energy & Don Addu, the Southeast Regional Director of Citizens' Climate Lobby A landmark report released by the UN this year insists that urgent and unprecedented changes are needed over the next dozen years to prevent increased global warming, significantly worse droughts, floods, extreme heat, and poverty for millions of people.  What are the humanist implications of climate change? What can we do in our everyday lives…

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January 2020

From Africa to Auschwitz: Racism, Capitalism, and William Styron

January 27, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sandhills Community College, 3395 Airport Rd,
Pinehurst, NC 28374 United States
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Free

In collaboration with the Center for Jewish Studies & Sandhills Community College  featuring Danielle Christmas, Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature We will explore author William Styron’s controversial argument that the atrocities committed against Black Americans, in the form of plantation slavery, and European Jews, in the perpetration of the Holocaust, can be explained solely by economic motives. Cost: This event is free and open to the public. ----- This event is part of the Sidney and Mary Schochet…

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March 2020

*Canceled* Indigenous Culture: Storytelling, Art, and Religion

March 24, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sandhills Community College, 3395 Airport Rd,
Pinehurst, NC 28374 United States
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$10

In collaboration with Sandhills Community College Featuring Emil Keme, Associate Professor of American Indian and Indigenous Studies & Glenda Pope, Associate Professor of Religion and Humanities, Sandhills Community College This two-part presentation will explore the cultures of indigenous communities around the world, including religious beliefs and practice, visual art, literature, and musical traditions, and discuss ways these cultural practices have evolved over time—or stayed the same—in the face of outside threats to traditional ways of life. Cost: $10 Call (910)…

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