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Talks & Readings: Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Talks/Lectures
The Anatomy of a Sitter
Sitting is the new Cancer. American adults spend an average of more than eight hours each day in front of screens, including televisions, computer monitors, cell phones and others. Researchers have identified sedentary behavior (time spent sitting) as a no...
CaroMont Health and Fitness Center
Gastonia, NC

Wed 8/23/17 at 11am-11:45am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Literary Fiction Overview with Joyce Turner
Author and educator, Joyce Turner leads this class on a journey through literary fiction, exploring tense, point of view, summary, scene, dialogue, characterization, diction and plot. $45
Center for the Arts
Rock Hill, SC

Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-2pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Overcoming Body Shame: How to Deal with Body Image
Each year the Mecklenburg County Women’s Advisory Board has hosted an annual event in conjunction with Women’s Equality Day, which commemorates the granting of the vote to women in the United States. This year the board is collaborating with UNC Charlotte’...
University of North Carolina at Charlotte – Cone University Center
Charlotte, NC

Sat 8/26/17 at 9am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Dr. Rodney Sadler: Sustaining the Momentum for Political Change
Dr. Rodney Sadler will be speaking about sustaining momentum for political change. Dr. Sadler, best known as chair of the NC NAACP Healthcare Committee and a leader in the Moral Monday movement, is an associate professor of Bible at Union Presbyterian Semi...
Gethsemane Baptist Church of Lake Norman
Davidson, NC

Tue 8/29/17 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Preyer Lecture Series: Dr. Waldo E. Martin’s “A Change is Gonna Come”
Queens University's Department of History is pleased to host for this year's Preyer Lecture Series Dr. Waldo E. Martin, Alexander F. and May T. Morrison Professor of American History and Citizenship at the University of California, Berkeley. Join the De...
Queens University of Charlotte
Charlotte, NC

Thu 9/7/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Tour, History/Science
Downtown Concord Guided Historic Walking Tour
Downtown Concord was ground zero for a plethora of events that shaped life not only for locals, but also for those throughout Cabarrus County, North Carolina, and the entire South! Join local author and historian Michael Eury through a guided historic w...
Downtown Concord
Concord, NC

Sat 9/9/17 at 10:30am-11:45am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Dr. Waldo E. Martin, Jr. Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley
The Department of History at Queens University of Charlotte is pleased to host Dr. Waldo E. Martin, Jr., Professor of History and Citizenship at the University of California, Berkeley, who will examine the complex histories of the Modern Civil Rights and B...
Queens University of Charlotte – Ketner Auditorium
Charlotte, NC

Sun 9/10/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Education
Explore the History of West Charlotte High
The Robinson-Spangler Carolina is proud to present Dr. Pam Grundy. Drawing on nearly two decades of interviews with students, educators, and alumni of West Charlotte High School, Dr. Pam Grundy uses the history of a beloved school to tell a broader Ame...
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library – Beatties Ford Road Regional
Charlotte, NC

Sun 9/10/17 at 2pm-4:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Sarah Creech: An Evening of Fiction
Sarah Creech, assistant professor of English and creative writing at Queens, reads from her new novel, "The Whole Way Home," as part of the English Department Reading Series. The book tells the story of a musician on the brink of success in Nashville. Sara...
Queens University of Charlotte
Charlotte, NC

Wed 9/13/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
An Evening with Father Desbois
The Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Social Justice, Queens University of Charlotte is celebrating its one year anniversary by hosting internationally renowned human rights activist, Father Patrick Desbois, the Braman Endowed Professor of The Practice o...
Queens University of Charlotte
Charlotte, NC

Thu 9/14/17 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Charlotte Writers' Club
September 19: Kazim Ali-poet, essayist, fiction writer and translator; ESS Short Story Contest Awards. 7-8:30p.m. Providence United Methodist Church, 2810 Providence Road (room 104) Charlotte Writers’ Club: 'Celebrating the written word'
Providence United Methodist Church
Charlotte, NC

Tue 9/19/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Bolívar in the USA
The Center for Latino Studies and the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement welcome Miguel Chirinos, author of the book “Simón Bolívar in the United States: Bicentennial Visit (1807-2007).” Chirinos will present research on Bolívar’s life...
Queens University of Charlotte – Ketner Auditorium
Charlotte, NC

Wed 9/20/17 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Talks/Lectures
Alzheimer's Support Group
When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer's or Dementia, it takes a toll on so many people close to them. Join others that have been effected by Alzheimer's and other Dementia's in a support group where stories are shared, questions are answered and new fri...
Elmcroft Senior Living
Charlotte, NC

Thu 9/21/17 at 6pm
Thu 10/19/17 at 6pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Living Your Yes with RA
You're invited to a personalized goal-setting event, where you will receive free, expert advice from a local doctor and learn how to set goals that can help you live life to its fullest.
Maggiano's Italian Restaurant
Charlotte, NC

Tue 9/26/17 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Personally Speaking: Consuming Identity - The Role of Food in Redefining the South
While many books examine southern food, Consuming Identity focuses on the role food plays in building identities and the messages food sends about who we are, how we see ourselves, and how we see others. Learn more about why we are what we eat at Personall...
UNC Charlotte Center City
Charlotte, NC

Tue 9/26/17 at 6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Signing/Readings
Personally Speaking: Thomas Wolfe and Lost Children in Southern Literature
North Carolina’s favorite literary son Thomas Wolfe published The Lost Boy in 1937. Even today, its theme of lost children permeates much of Southern literature. Personally Speaking on Nov. 14 will trace the, connections between The Lost Boy and contempora...
UNC Charlotte Center City
Charlotte, NC

Tue 11/14/17 at 6:30pm

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