2017-18 “UNCWednesday” Speaker Series

Wednesday, September 20

Additional Information

Presented by the College of Arts and Sciences, "UNCWednesday" is a speaker’s series that highlights CAS faculty research in the arts, sciences, humanities and social sciences. With its dual focus on research and community engagement, the series supports priorities outlined in the university’s Strategic Plan.

2017-18 Speaker Schedule

Event Information
September 20
Don Furst - Department of Art & Art History
"The Egg and I: Adventures in Tempera"
October 11 Dr. Noah Strote - Department of History at NCSU *Sherman Lecture
“Uprooting Fascism: Germany and Western Democracy Since Hitler”
Warwick Ballroom, Warwick Center
7:30 p.m.
November 8 Dr. Jimmy Reeves - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
“Why Science? It Got Us Here and It May Be the Only Way Out”
February 21 Amy Kirschke - Department of Art & Art History
“A True and Worthy Ideal: African American Political Cartoonists in Washington DC 1940-1970”
March 21 Dr. Dylan McNamara - Department of Physics & Physical Oceanography
"Environmental Econophysics: A New Field with Tools to Predict the Future of Coastal Communities"
April 11 Dr. J. Ben Taylor - Department of Public and International Affairs
"Google & Democracy: Politics and the Power of the Internet"

*All events will begin at 6 p.m. and take place in James Hall unless otherwise noted*
Lecture: James Hall Auditorium
Reception: James Hall Lobby and Conference Room