Programs by Place

Asheboro

Road Scholar Event
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 6:30pm
Asheboro Public Library
201 Worth Street
Asheboro, NC 27203

Burlington

Road Scholar Event
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 10:00am
Twin Lakes Retirement Community
3701 Wade Coble Drive Gathering Room
Burlington, NC 27215
Road Scholar Event
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 10:00am
Twin Lakes Retirement Community
3701 Wade Coble Drive Gathering Room
Burlington, NC 27215

Charlotte

Grant Event
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 6:00pm
Levine Museum of the New South
200 E 7th St
Charlotte, NC 28202

All New South for the New Southerner programs will be hosted by retired Levine Museum historian Dr. Tom Hanchett. Each program is $20 for non-members (25% discount for members) and includes program, a Southern chicken dinner from Mert’s Heart and Soul, and a cash bar. Space is limited, reservations required. Purchase Tickets.


Tuesday, February 5, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Distilling the South

Grant Event
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 6:00pm
Levine Museum of the New South
200 E 7th St
Charlotte, NC 28202

All New South for the New Southerner programs will be hosted by retired Levine Museum historian Dr. Tom Hanchett. Each program is $20 for non-members (25% discount for members) and includes program, a Southern chicken dinner from Mert’s Heart and Soul, and a cash bar. Space is limited, reservations required. Purchase Tickets.


Tuesday, February 5, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Distilling the South

Grant Event
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 6:00pm
Levine Museum of the New South
200 E 7th St
Charlotte, NC 28202

All New South for the New Southerner programs will be hosted by retired Levine Museum historian Dr. Tom Hanchett. Each program is $20 for non-members (25% discount for members) and includes program, a Southern chicken dinner from Mert’s Heart and Soul, and a cash bar. Space is limited, reservations required. Purchase Tickets.


Tuesday, February 5, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Distilling the South

Durham

Road Scholar Event
Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 9:00am
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh-Durham Airport at RTP
4810 Page Creek Lane
Durham, NC 27703
Grant Event
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 9:00am
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 8:45am
National Humanities Center
7 TW Alexander Drive
Durham, NC 27709

This two day symposium explores the future of environmental humanities. Highlighted topics are listed below. For a full breakdown of events by day, Click here to register.

Practicum - Deep Time: Soil Science Science and Humanities
Practicum - History of the Farm, Soil Restoration and Food

Land, Water, Food and Sustainability panel
Carbon Offsets (speed talks)
Environmental Justice panel

Grant Event
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 9:00am
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 8:45am
National Humanities Center
7 TW Alexander Drive
Durham, NC 27709

This two day symposium explores the future of environmental humanities. Highlighted topics are listed below. For a full breakdown of events by day, Click here to register.

Practicum - Deep Time: Soil Science Science and Humanities
Practicum - History of the Farm, Soil Restoration and Food

Land, Water, Food and Sustainability panel
Carbon Offsets (speed talks)
Environmental Justice panel

Elizabeth City

Road Scholar Event
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 1:00pm
College of the Albemarle
1208 N. Road Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27906

Fayetteville

Road Scholar Event
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 6:00pm
Cumberland County Public Library
300 Maiden Lane
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Fuquay Varina

Road Scholar Event
Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 1:00pm
Bob Barker Retreat Site
331 Jackson Road
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526

Greensboro

Grant Event
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 9:00am
University of North Carolina Greensboro School of Education Building
1300 Spring Garden St
Greensboro, NC

The conference is organized around the theme of “Love and Compassion in Education.” The day will begin with a keynote by Dr. Laura Rendón, include two breakout sessions, and a poster session. The event is free and attendees can register online.

Kings Mountain

Road Scholar Event
Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 2:00pm
Kings Mountain Historical Museum
100 E Mountain St
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Road Scholar Event
Monday, April 1, 2019 - 6:00pm
Mauney Memorial Library
100 S. Piedmont Avenue
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

Lillington

Road Scholar Event
Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 1:00pm
Harnett County Public Library
601 S. Main Street
Lillington, NC 27546

Mebane

Road Scholar Event
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 7:00pm
Mebane Historical Museum
209 W. Jackson Street
Mebane, NC 27302

Oxford

Grant Event
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 7:00pm
Mary Shaw Memorial Gym
205 Lanier Street,
Oxford, NC 27565

Literary Forum on "The Epic of Old Mali" featuring the 3 Humanities Scholars:  Dr. Joyce Russell. Dr. Tolokun Omokunde, Dr. Deb Mizerk.  Dr. Helen Othow will be the Moderator.  Following will be the forum will be a banquet to award prizes for the winning high school essays. 

Project Director: Helen C. Othow - hdothow@embarqmail.com or 9196939133

Pineville

Road Scholar Event
Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 10:30am
President James K. Polk Historic Site
12031 Lancaster Highway
Pineville, NC 28134

Pittsboro

Road Scholar Event
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 6:00pm
Chatham Community Library
197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312