UNC Charlotte’s College of Liberal Arts & Sciences’ Personally Speaking series offers the community a chance to meet UNC Charlotte researchers/scholars and learn about their work. They will lead conversations about their books and how they came to write them.
The sessions take place at UNC Charlotte Center City, 320 East 9th Street. It’s free to attend. They start at 6 p.m.
A book signing and reception will follow the conversation.
Follow each link to learn more and to register. Registration is required.
Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
The Eternal Present of Sport considers the importance of religious images and ideas in contemporary sport controversies – including performance enhancement, the head-trauma crisis, and pay-for-play in collegiate athletics. Many people believe that sport is “religious” insofar as it provides an escape from politics. Grano pushes back against this assumption, arguing instead that religion is a source of crisis and change in sport.
Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
Most companies and leaders view poor meetings as an inevitable cost of doing business. But managers can take heart: Now researchers clearly understand key drivers that make meetings successful. In The Surprising Science of Meetings, Steven G. Rogelberg draws from his extensive research to share proven practices and techniques that can help managers and employees enhance the quality of their meetings.