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UNC Charlotte Hosting Lecture Series on Bosnian Presidential Election
UNC Charlotte Professor Mirsad Hadžikadic will talk about his experiences campaigning in September for the tripartite presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, on Thursday, Oct. 22, at UNC Charlotte Center City (320 E. 9th St.). Dr. Hadžikadic is professor of ...
UNC Charlotte Center City
Charlotte, NC

Mon 10/22/18 at 6:30pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
A Conversation with J.D.Vance, author of Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
J.D. Vance, #1 New York Times best seller author, will chronicle his family’s story of social, regional and class decline, as well as his own upward mobility and personal struggles. His insights will inform the local conversation about advancing economic m...
Knight Theater
Charlotte, NC

Tue 10/23/18 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Signing/Readings
A Conversation with J.D.Vance, author of Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
J.D. Vance, #1 New York Times best seller author, will chronicle his family’s story of social, regional and class decline, as well as his own upward mobility and personal struggles. His insights will inform the local conversation about advancing economic m...
Knight Theater
Charlotte, NC

Tue 10/23/18 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
NAMI-Charlotte presents an Education Forum
NAMI-Charlotte invites you to a FREE Education Forum featuring two Charlotteans who presented at the NAMI National Convention in New Orleans in July, 2018. Award-winning author, Linda Vigen Phillips, will speak about “Mental Health: The Power of Books, R...
Providence United Methodist Church
Charlotte, NC

Wed 10/24/18 at 5:30pm till 6:30pm, 6:30pm till 8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
On The Table: Discussion On Racial Segregation In Charlotte
On the Table CLT - The Legacy of Segregation in Charlotte And its Continued Impact Wednesday, October 24, 2018 6:30 to 8:00 P.M. League of Women Voters Charlotte Mecklenburg Office 1817Central Ave., Room 210 Charlotte “Engagement is action! When...
Midwood International and Cultural Center
Charlotte, NC

Wed 10/24/18 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
CARING FOR THE CAREGIVER: A National Crisis
WHO’S CARING FOR THE CAREGIVER? Providing care for a loved one is no simple task yet sometime in the future any one of us may find ourselves in the role of family caregiver. In 2015, it was estimated nearly 40.3 million Americans were serving as careg...
Myers Park Country Club
Charlotte, NC

Thu 10/25/18 at 11:30am-1:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Family/Child (Books)
The PBS’s Great American Read Lunchtime Series @ Main Library
THE GREAT AMERICAN READ is an seven-part series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey)*. It investigates how and why writers create their fictional worl...
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library – Main
Charlotte, NC

Thu 10/25/18 at 12pm-2pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Understanding Dementia Seminar
Does someone you love exhibit symptoms of Dementia? Please join Nancy Mills of Carolina Rehabilitation as she discusses the topic “Understanding Dementia” and leads a question and answer session at Light of Christ UMC (9212 Bryant Farms Road, Charlotte 282...
Light of Christ United Methodist Church
Charlotte, NC

Sun 10/28/18 at 5pm-6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Tarwater Lecture: “The Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God: The Theological Foundations of Science” given by Dr. James Anderson
Dr. James Anderson is an ordained minister in the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. Dr. Anderson specializes in philosophical theology, religious epistemology, and Christian apologetics. His doctoral thesis at the University of Edinburgh explored the...
Queens University of Charlotte – Duke Energy Auditorium
Charlotte, NC

Mon 10/29/18 at 5:45pm
Mon 10/29/18 at 5:45pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Jaki Shelton Green, North Carolina Poet Laureate: A Reading and Q & A Session
Reading at 11:05 in C. Shaw Smith 900 Room, Alvarez College Union Q&A at 7:30 pm in Tyler-Tallman Hall, Sloan Music Center
Davidson College
Davidson, NC

Tue 10/30/18 at 11:05am till 12:15pm, 7:30pm till 8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Personally Speaking : Combative Politics: The Media and Public Perceptions of Lawmaking
UNC Charlotte’s Mary Layton Atkinson, former Washington D.C. writer and campaign manager, offers reasons and remedies why we reject both of the “sausage-making” aspects of the legislative process and of legislative initiatives even when we support the g...
UNC Charlotte Center City
Charlotte, NC

Thu 11/1/18 at 6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Book Reading & Signing: Rosy Crumpton
Please join Barnes & Noble in welcoming local author and community advocate Rosy Crumpton to the store for a reading and signing of her debut novel, "All I Left Unsaid." In "All I Left Unsaid," Olivia Batista lives an idyllic childhood in Panama on her gr...
Barnes & Noble – Birkdale Village
Huntersville, NC

Sat 11/10/18 at 11am-1pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Morri Creech Poetry Reading
The Arts at Queens presents Writer in Residence Morri Creech reading from his fourth poetry collection, Blue Rooms, for the English Department Reading Series. These poems explore the terrain between conscious perception and the objective world and include ...
Queens University of Charlotte – Ketner Auditorium
Charlotte, NC

Tue 11/13/18 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Talk About it Tuesday — Charlotte’s Affordable Housing Conversation: Where Do We Go From Here?
Share your thoughts and perspectives in a stimulating dialogue about a critical part of the economic landscape in our city. Join panelists James E. Ford, Principal Consultant of Filling the Gap Educational Consultants and co-chair of the Opportunity Task F...
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
Charlotte, NC

Tue 11/13/18 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: seniors
Caregiving at the Holidays
This FREE workshop is designed to educate individuals on survival skills as a caregiver during the holidays. The training will be held at South Iredell Senior Center on Wed., Nov. 14 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. and a light lunch will be provided to help accommoda...
South Iredell Senior Center
Mooresville, NC

Wed 11/14/18 at 12:30pm-1:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Leaders in Action Lecture featuring Diane Morais, President, Consumer & Commercial Banking Products, Ally Bank
The highly-respected BB&T Leaders in Action Lecture Series provides the McColl School of Business and Queens University’s campus community with an opportunity to interact with, and be exposed to, a variety of leaders with varying leadership styles and expe...
Queens University of Charlotte – Duke Energy Auditorium
Charlotte, NC

Thu 11/15/18 at 5:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Friends of the Library
Friends of the Library kicks off the holiday season with a special guest author who will share about their writing. Another anticipated highlight is the holiday book recommendations from Sally Brewster and Fraser Dobson of Park Road Books. Food and coffee ...
Queens University of Charlotte
Charlotte, NC

Fri 11/16/18 at 10am
Talks & Readings: Conference
3rd Annual Nuclear Plant Digitization Conference
The Annual Nuclear Plant Digitalization Conference is the premier global meeting point for the nuclear digitalization community bringing to together the best industry speakers from regulatory bodies, utility companies and innovative vendors. For 2018 the a...
Hilton Charlotte Center City
Charlotte, NC

Wed 11/28/18 at 9am-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Tashi Kyil Tibetan Refugee Buddhist Monks
The Insight Meditation Community of Charlotte is hosting the Tashi Kyil Tibetan Buddhist Monks. They are touring the United States to educate the public about the culture and religion of Tibet and present a message of wisdom and compassion. The evening pr...
Park Road Baptist Church
Charlotte, NC

Wed 11/28/18 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Talk About it Tuesday — A Kwanzaa-Inspired Conversation on Cooperative Economics
Join us as we celebrate the third principle of Kwanzaa, Ujamaa, with an evening of networking and conversation around shared work and wealth. Participants will discuss the importance of small business and entrepreneurship within in Charlotte communities an...
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
Charlotte, NC

Tue 12/11/18 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
    

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