Fall 2013 Offerings


The Carolina College for Lifelong Learning (CCLL) offers new programs each spring and fall about topics including the arts, sciences and current events. Enjoy a new semester of programs during the 20th anniversary of the George Watts Hill Alumni Center.
Questions about CCLL? Please contact Maghon Walker ’08 at (919) 843-5115 or

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Civil War Programs

The GAA’s popular American Civil War Series presents a variety of Civil War classes. You may choose however many classes you’d like to attend. Each class will be held in the George Watts Hill Alumni Center’s Royall Room from 7-9 p.m. unless otherwise notated.

Wednesday, Aug. 28

The Legacy of Gettysburg – The Painted and Photographic Record
Thursday, Sept. 5

Tuesday, Sept. 17

Overview for the Eastern and Western Theaters for Fall and Winter 1864
Wednesday, October 2

Science and Technology during the Civil War
Wednesday, October 9

The First Lady of the Confederacy: Varina Howell Davis
Wednesday, October 23

The Gettysburg Address
Tuesday, November 19

The Battle of Chattanooga
Monday, November 25

Mr. Lincoln and his Congress
Monday, December 9

Civil War Diplomacy
Monday, December 16

Field-Study Trip
Chickamauga and Chattanooga
Thursday-Sunday Sept. 17 – 22, 2013


Dinner with Faculty

For full bios and registration information, visit our Dinner with Faculty page.

Bart EhrmanJames A. Gray Distinguished Professor of religious studies at UNC.
Thursday, Feb. 21

Lunch with Faculty
liam LeuchtenburgWilliam Rand Kenan Jr. Professor Emeritus of history and a renowned scholar of American political history
Wednesday, April 3

Passport Lectures

Passport Lectures are held in the George Watts Hill Alumni Center, Royall Room from 2:30 until 4 p.m. Participants who are registered for the corresponding alumni travel program attend free of charge. Visit for more information about the alumni travel program. 

Cervantes’ Don Quixote and the Birth of the Modern Novel
Wednesday, Feb. 27
Marsha S. Collins


Other Programs

Evening at PlayMakers:  Cabaret
Friday, Apr. 5 | 6 p.m.
Playmakers Repertory Company
Carolina Alumni members pay only $35* | $50* nonmember
*price includes theater ticket and pre-show reception. 

Reunion Weekend Events

Earth’s Challenges:  Global Water Issues and Climate Change
Friday, May 10 | 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Lecturers:  Jamie Bartram and Berrien Moore ‘63
Moderator:  Jim Reston ’63
Location:  The Blue Zone, Kenan Stadium 

Program in the Humanities
The General Alumni Association and the Program in the Humanities continue to co-sponsor the Spotlight on Scholars and Humanities in Action lectures held at Flyleaf Books. Special discounts are offered for Carolina Alumni members for both lecture series as well as for the Adventures in Ideas weekend seminars.  Visit or call 919-962-1544 for details and registration.

Humanities in Action

Reputation, Credibility and the Risk of War
Wednesday, March 27 
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Mark J.C. Crescenzi, Political Science

Carolina Alumni member discounts apply to all Spotlight on Scholars and Humanities in Action classes. For more information: or call 919-962-1544