Ayad Akhtar at East Carolina University
Mar
29
3:00pm 3:00pm

Ayad Akhtar at East Carolina University

  • East Carolina University, Hendrix Theatre at the Mendenhall Student Center (map)
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East Carolina University Contemporary Writers Series, in collaboration the North Carolina Humanities Council, will present Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar in diverse community programs to target area youth. Events will include a public forum for students, performance of scenes from his prize-winning play Disgraced (2012) and classroom visits. 

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Hell’s Hot Breath: Galway Kinnell at Black Mountain College – Movie Screening and Discussion with Laura Hope-Gill
Dec
28
7:00pm 7:00pm

Hell’s Hot Breath: Galway Kinnell at Black Mountain College – Movie Screening and Discussion with Laura Hope-Gill

Pulitzer-Prize and National Book Award recipient, Galway Kinnell, attended Black Mountain College during the summer session of 1947. Seeking “experiential learning” in contrast to Princeton’s ‘preceptorial model” as he mentions in his application letter, he discovered a world of women and wilderness—and also an awakening, one that only the Jim Crow South could offer, that would alter his worldview forever.

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Faith in Literature: A Festival of Contemporary Writers of the Spirit – Isabel Wilkerson and Krista Tippett
Oct
22
4:00pm 4:00pm

Faith in Literature: A Festival of Contemporary Writers of the Spirit – Isabel Wilkerson and Krista Tippett

  • UNC Asheville, Humanities Lecture Hall (map)
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This two-day event is a gathering of 11 writers whose work deeply engages—by embracing, complicating, or wrestling with—a faith tradition or spiritual practice. The event will feature writers from several faith traditions and will include readings, panel discussions, guided conversations

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Old South/New South through Media Evening Keynote and Q&A: Technology, Disruption and the Future of News Literacy
Sep
27
7:00pm 7:00pm

Old South/New South through Media Evening Keynote and Q&A: Technology, Disruption and the Future of News Literacy

Featuring Dr. Eric Freedman, this keynote examines how technology can enable news organizations and other credible sources to reach young people with the information they need to inform their lives, the tools people are using to access news and how they continue to change.

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Old South/New South through Media Gallery Exhibit
Sep
27
11:00am11:00am

Old South/New South through Media Gallery Exhibit

Showcasing sample editorial cartoons, photos that accompanied Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporting; excerpts of Pulitzer writing; student “vines,” memes and photos; documentary films by Rodrigo Dorfman, and other materials from the year-long celebration. Discussion guides will build audiences’ media literacy by inviting them to explore the credibility of materials. 

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Bathroom Banter
Sep
23
2:00pm 2:00pm

Bathroom Banter

  • Duke University – West Campus, Reynolds Auditorium, The Bryan Center (map)
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This program's theme is satirizing North Carolina’s House Bill 2 controversy. Gavin Yamey, Duke Professor of the Practice of Global Health and Public Policy, will moderate.

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You Can’t Take It With You
Sep
10
7:30pm 7:30pm

You Can’t Take It With You

AMY Regional Library collaborates with Parkway Playhouse to present You Can’t Take It With You, the Pulitzer Prize-Winning classic by the writing team Kaufman and Hart, directed by Christopher Hart, son of the award winning playwright/screenwriter/director/producer Moss Hart.

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You Can’t Take It With You
Sep
9
7:30pm 7:30pm

You Can’t Take It With You

AMY Regional Library collaborates with Parkway Playhouse to present You Can’t Take It With You, the Pulitzer Prize-Winning classic by the writing team Kaufman and Hart, directed by Christopher Hart, son of the award winning playwright/screenwriter/director/producer Moss Hart.

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You Can’t Take It With You
Sep
4
3:00pm 3:00pm

You Can’t Take It With You

AMY Regional Library collaborates with Parkway Playhouse to present You Can’t Take It With You, the Pulitzer Prize-Winning classic by the writing team Kaufman and Hart, directed by Christopher Hart, son of the award winning playwright/screenwriter/director/producer Moss Hart.

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You Can’t Take It With You
Sep
3
7:30pm 7:30pm

You Can’t Take It With You

AMY Regional Library collaborates with Parkway Playhouse to present You Can’t Take It With You, the Pulitzer Prize-Winning classic by the writing team Kaufman and Hart, directed by Christopher Hart, son of the award winning playwright/screenwriter/director/producer Moss Hart.

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You Can’t Take It With You
Sep
2
7:30pm 7:30pm

You Can’t Take It With You

AMY Regional Library collaborates with Parkway Playhouse to present You Can’t Take It With You, the Pulitzer Prize-Winning classic by the writing team Kaufman and Hart, directed by Christopher Hart, son of the award winning playwright/screenwriter/director/producer Moss Hart.

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You Can’t Take It With You
Aug
28
3:00pm 3:00pm

You Can’t Take It With You

AMY Regional Library collaborates with Parkway Playhouse to present You Can’t Take It With You, the Pulitzer Prize- Winning classic by the writing team Kaufman and Hart, directed by Christopher Hart, son of the award winning playwright/screenwriter/director/producer Moss Hart. 

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You Can’t Take It With You
Aug
27
7:30pm 7:30pm

You Can’t Take It With You

AMY Regional Library collaborates with Parkway Playhouse to present You Can’t Take It With You, the Pulitzer Prize- Winning classic by the writing team Kaufman and Hart, directed by Christopher

Hart, son of the award winning playwright/screenwriter/director/producer Moss Hart.  Includes an opening night party after the show.

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Influencing a New Generation: A Conversation with Christopher Hart on Why the Arts and Humanities Matter
Aug
25
7:00pm 7:00pm

Influencing a New Generation: A Conversation with Christopher Hart on Why the Arts and Humanities Matter

Theater producer and director Christopher Hart, son of 1937 Pulitzer winner playwright Moss Hart (You Can’t Take It With You, drama), will interact with high school students at the Parkway Playhouse, and encourage them to pursue careers in the humanities and arts.

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The Future of the News
Apr
25
7:00pm 7:00pm

The Future of the News

  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (map)
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Who will report the news, how will readers get it and what will that mean for a rapidly diversifying America? Tim Grieve, head of news strategies for Washington-based McClatchy, Rick Thames, editor/VP news for The Charlotte Observer, Joe O'Connor, WFAE president, and Julie Szulczewski, news director at CMG Charlotte (WSOC-TV/WAXN-TV/wsoctv.com), will participate in a discussion moderated by Ed Williams, former editor of The Charlotte Observer (Pulitzer Prizes in Public Service, 1981 and 1988) about how they see the news will evolve over the next 10 years and the challenges and opportunities ahead. 

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Bringing News to Light: Prize-Winning Investigative Reporting
Apr
19
6:00pm 6:00pm

Bringing News to Light: Prize-Winning Investigative Reporting

Moderator Charles L. Overby, chairman of the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics at the University of Mississippi and former editor of the Clarion Ledger in Jackson, Mississippi (Gold Medal for Distinguished Public Service, 1983), and distinguished panelists will explore how ground-breaking investigative reporting transforms community conversation. 

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A Study of Paul Green's Pulitzer Prize in Drama: In Abraham's Bosom
Apr
4
7:00pm 7:00pm

A Study of Paul Green's Pulitzer Prize in Drama: In Abraham's Bosom

  • UNC-Chapel Hill, The Paul Green Theatre (map)
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This project studies Paul Green's In Abraham's Bosom (Drama, 1927) through a staged reading, panel discussion and presentations in two UNC English Department spring classes: Playwriting with Bland Simpson and Southern Literature with Dr. Susan Iron. UNC Center for Dramatic Arts students, directed by UNC Artist in Residence Joseph Megel, will present a stage reading of the play, never before performed in the South. The reading, to take place on April 4, will be followed by a discussion with Dr. Laurence Avery, UNC English Professor Emeritus, Dr. Reginald Hildebrand, UNC History professor, and nationally-recognized playwright Sam-Art-Williams.

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Truth to Power – Democratizing Information - Cancelled
Mar
15
6:00pm 6:00pm

Truth to Power – Democratizing Information - Cancelled

The Truth to Power: Democratizing Information program has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled, due to scheduling conflicts and other logistical issues. We appreciate the interest of those who planned to attend, and hope that this decision does not create any inconvenience. Thank you for your understanding and support of Pulitzer NC and the North Carolina Humanities Council. 

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