History in Our Own Time: Charlotte Since 1990 with Dr Tom Hanchett, Historian

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From the skyline to the suburbs, Charlotte’s built environment has been transformed over the past three decades. Historian Tom Hanchett looks back at those changes — with a spotlight on the growing role of women. Dr. Tom Hanchett is a popular community historian in Charlotte. Educated at Cornell, U of Chicago and UNC Chapel Hill, […]

The Clerk and the Postmaster: A Story of the Local Civil Rights Struggle for Equal Employment with Dr. Willie Griffin, Staff Historian, at the Levine Museum of the New South

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Based on Dr. Griffin’s first article, entitled “News and Views of the Postal Service: Trezzvant W. Anderson and Black Labor Journalism in the New Deal Era,” which was published in Labor: Studies in Working Class History, this presentation highlights one episode in the long local struggle for economic justice that had national implications on civil […]

Curriculum Meeting with Len Norman – February


Curriculum Meetings are open to Membership.  Join our Curriculum meetings to hear about upcoming speakers/events or to suggest speakers you know (or have heard speak) and believe would be of interest to your fellow Senior Scholars.

Great Decisions Topic: Industrial Policy with Mark Wilson, Ph. D, Associate Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte

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There is no single accepted definition for the term “industrial policy.” The current discussion of industrial policy in the United States is not simply about whether or not to support specific companies or industries, but about trust or mistrust of the government and its ability to manage the economy and deal with a rising China. […]

One Pill Can Kill and Cryptocurrency with Mr. Sanjeev Bhasker, Assistant US Attorney

Ticketed Event at Providence United Methodist Church 2810 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC

Link to register coming soon... This presentation examines the modern Opioid Epidemic and the Dark Web. Our discussion includes a review of digital currency fundamentals: what it is, how it functions, and how it is accessible. Sanjeev Bhasker serves as U.S. Digital Currency Counsel with the US Department of Justice's Digital Currency Initiative, providing legal […]