Senior Scholars:
Friday, October 26, 2018 10 a.m.

Dr. James Tabor
Professor, Religious Studies

Waco after 25 years,
what have we learned and not learned?

Tuesday, October 23 Knight Theater 7 pm
J.D. Vance
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
Wednesday 10/24 at 6:30 - 8 p.m. Queens University in the Crown room
The Legacy of Segregation and Its Continued Impact.

Queens is a host site for the annual On the Table program. This year’s topic is The Legacy of Segregation and Its Continued Impact. On The Table CLT is a day for Mecklenburg County residents to come together and talk about ways to make our community more connected, dynamic, and opportunity-rich. Last year more than 5,000 people gathered as small groups in homes, parks, businesses, libraries, and restaurants to interact and exchange ideas.

Register by emailing DICE@queens.edu.

Friday, October 26

Dr. James Tabor

UNC Charlotte 

Professor, Religious Studies

Waco after 25 years,
what have we learned and not learned?

James Tabor  (Ph.D., Chicago, 1982) is a Professor of Christian Origins and Ancient Judaism in the Department of Religious Studies. Before coming to UNC Charlotte in 1989, he taught at the University of Notre Dame (1979-1985) and the College of William and Mary (1985-1989).  In 1986 Tabor published his first book, based on his Chicago dissertation, Things Unutterable: Paul's Ascent to Paradise (University Press of America). In 1989 Dr. Tabor published, with co-author Arthur Droge, A Noble Death (Harper). Dr. Tabor is also the co-author, with Eugene Gallagher, of Why Waco? (University of California Press, 1995).  His 2006 book, The Jesus Dynasty, published by Simon & Schuster was featured on ABC's  Nightline & 20/20 as well as the cover of  USNews&WorldReport.


Tabor's most recent books are The Jesus Discovery: The New Archaeological Find that Reveals the Birth of Christianity (with Simcha Jacobovici) and Paul and Jesus: How the Apostle Transformed Christianity (both with Simon & Schuster)

Last week to order:

Great Decision 2019 edition

Available for $27

Contains topics to be discussed at our 2019 meetings.

Ken Brown at the meeting.
Sign up:
Christmas Luncheon

Carmel Country Club

November 30 @ 12 noon

Cost: $25

Organized and coordinated by Carol Kesmodel
Membership renewal for 2019

Membership Dues & Directory

Members will be issued a card that covers the remainder of the year and through December 31 of the following year.

New membership dues are $30 a calendar year that also includes the nametag. Renewal membership is $20 a year.


Members who have paid their dues through Febrary 15, 2019 will be included in the 2019 Directory.

Print and bring a completed form to the membership:

Click to Download membership form  (pdf)
(e-mail registration required)

 Tuesday, October 30 at 6 to 7 p.m.

 Queens University 


Hear From the West Charlotte Alumni

 Moderator: Dr. Pamela Grundy

 A panel of engaged community members who graduated West Charlotte share their Charlotte-centric educational experiences.


  • Jesse Cureton, West Charlotte ?78, Queens University of Charlotte, MBA ?02
  • Madge Hopkins, West Charlotte alumna and former vice principal
More information and registration 
sign up:
3/26/19 James Comey
Former FBI Director,
Belk Theater

Link to 20% ticket discount in the " speakers & events" page of our website. (A senior scholar thank you to Queens University.)
Registration opens January 2019

Wildacres Retreat 2019

Dr. Greg Ferro

Monday 4/29 - Thursday 5/2

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