August 26, 2010
Kathy Pories, editor of New Stories from the South, about the new book and some of the stories in the new book and what it takes to make a great short story.
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August 25, 2010
Woody Durham, “The Voice of the Tar Heels”, is the veteran and legendary play-by-play radio announcer for University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill football and basketball teams, about growing up in Albemarle, living and raising a family in Chapel Hill, and what he does when he is not following football and basketball.
August 20, 2010
Kerry Reichs, author of Leaving Unknown, about the new book and the writing life compared to practicing law and the challenges of having a mother who writes best selling crime novel every year.
August 19, 2010
Joe Haj, Producing Artistic Director of the PlayMakers Repertory Company, about about the upcoming season and the opening play–William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy “As You Like It.” www.playmakersrep.org
August 18, 2010
Lars Schoultz, Kenan Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina and, author of That Infernal Little Cuban Republic: The United States and the Cuban Revolution, about the new book, Fidel’s reappearance, and the options, opportunities, and possible pitfalls for the U.S..
August 13, 2010
Jim Heavner and Hampton Dellinger discuss the impact of William Friday’s career on the University, the state, and the Chapel Hill community.
August 12, 2010
Jo Ramsay Leimenstoll, co-author (with Patricia Phillips Marshall) of Thomas Day: Master Craftsman and Free Man of Color, about the new book and the amazing story of Thomas Day, the craftsman and the man. http://uncpress.unc.edu/browse/book_detail?title_id=1688
August 11, 2010
Jonathan Howes, recently retired special assistant to the chancellor for community affairs, longtime director of the UNC Center for Urban and Regional Studies, former mayor of Chapel Hill, and former secretary of North Carolina’s Department of Environment, Health and Natural Resources.
August 10, 2010
Other than President Friday’s family, nobody knows more about our favorite 90-year-old Chapel Hillian than William Link, Professor of History at the University of Florida, and author of “William Friday: Power, Purpose, and American Higher Education.” He tells us some of things about Mr. Friday that we didn’t know and helps us put Friday’s life and contributions in perspective on the occasion of his 90th birthday.
August 6, 2010
David H. Moreau, professor and chair of UNC’s new curriculum in the environment and ecology, about the challenges of providing adequate water supplies to growing populations.