Thursday, January 14, 2010

Civility Tour stops in the Q.C.

Posted By on Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 5:06 PM

Welcome to Charlotte, civility.

The Civility Tour is stopping in the Q.C. tonight.

The Levine Museum of the New South will host Jim Leach, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, during his 50-state “Civility Tour."

“Bridging cultural divides and developing a sense for a common humanity are moral and social imperatives,” Leach said in launching the tour. “Civilization requires civility. Words matter…Little is more important for the world’s leading democracy in this change-intensive century than establishing an ethos of thoughtfulness and decency of expression in the public square.”

Read the rest of this article, and find out the whens and wheres, here.

Wondering who Jim Leach is? Here's a brief interview with "On Harvard Time" from 2007:

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