Programs by Type

Road Scholar Event

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 7:30pm
Haw River, NC
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
New Bern, NC

Caldwell Award Event

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Chapel Hill, NC

The North Carolina Humanities Council’s Board of Trustees has selected Bland Simpson as the recipient of the 2017 John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities. The award recognizes Simpson for his lifelong achievements as a professor, author, musician, and environmentalist and for his work as a public humanities advocate across North Carolina.

Tom Earnhardt, host of UNC-TV’s “Exploring North Carolina,” will deliver the 2017 Caldwell Lecture, titled "The Humanities and Nature: An Intimate Relationship."