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In Spring 2017, Carolina Public Humanities offered a new initiative—the Maynard Adams Symposium—designed to bring scholars and the general public into dialogue on issues important to living (in Adam’s words) in a “society fit for human beings.” The Adams Symposium is a two-day event that features a keynote address and a panel of scholars from a variety of humanities perspectives. The first Adams Symposium featured a keynote address by Martha C. Nussbaum, the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago.

For more information about this program visit Carolina Public Humanities.

A panel session with Parr Center faculty and Martha Nussbaum (Photo Credit: Gwynne Pomero)
Martha Nussbaum giving the keynote lecture at the Maynard Adams Symposium for the Humanities (Photo Credit: TJ Carr)