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Arts Fest

  • 03/24
  • 10:30 am-10:30 am

UNC Asheville’s third annual Arts Fest, including free musical performances, film screenings, exhibits, creative workshops and more, will be held April 6-8 across campus. Featured artists Clarissa Sligh, David LaMotte, and David Hess will present their respective works related to the Arts Fest theme, “Arts for Social Change.”

Featured Artists:

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Walter Ziffer: "A Holocaust Survivor’s Search for God"

  • 03/23
  • 11:37 am-11:37 am

Walter Ziffer will speak about his new memoir, Confronting the Silence: A Holocaust Survivor’s Search For God, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 2 at UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center. This event is free and open to everyone.

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Alli Marshall and Deno Trakas Featured in Next Writers at Home Reading at Malaprop's

  • 03/23
  • 11:37 am-11:37 am

Alli Marshall and Deno Trakas will offer a free reading or their works at the next installment of the Writers at Home series, presented by UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program (GSWP), at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 9, at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood Street in Asheville.

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Carolyn Finney - Radical Presence: Black Faces, White Spaces and Other Stories of Possibility

  • 03/23
  • 5:54 pm-5:54 pm

Carolyn Finney, author of Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors, will speak at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 30 in UNC Asheville’s Humanities Lecture Hall. This event is free and open to everyone, and is the keynote talk for UNC Asheville's Spring Greenfest 2017.

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Three Area Writers – A.K. Benninghofen, Lockie Hunter and Beth Keefauver – Present their Works in Next “Writers at Home” Reading

  • 03/21
  • 2:53 pm-2:53 pm

A.K. Benninghofen, Lockie Hunter and Beth Keefauver will offer a free reading at the next installment of the Writers at Home series, presented by UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program (GSWP), at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood Street in Asheville. This monthly series of free readings is hosted by GSWP director and novelist Tommy Hays.

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Brown Bag Talk - Building Bridges - Implementing an Inclusive Pedagogical Approach

  • 03/21
  • 8:28 pm-8:28 pm

Ramsey Library Brown Bag Talks take place on Thursdays at noon in Special Collections, with light refreshments served and brown bags welcome. Free and open to everyone.

This talk will feature Regine Criser, assistant professor of German, who provides this description:

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Symposium: Emphasis on Ethics: Bridging Traditions and Disciplines

  • 03/21
  • 3:53 pm-3:53 pm

UNC Asheville will host a full-day symposium – Emphasis on Ethics: Bridging Traditions and Disciplines – 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. on Friday, March 3 at Karpen Hall in the Laurel Forum. This event, and the featured talks by visiting scholars, are free and open to everyone. No registration is required.

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Anthropologist and Poet Renato Rosaldo - Arts of the Contact Zones in Time of Border Crossings

  • 03/21
  • 3:12 pm-3:12 pm

UNC Asheville will present two distinguished scholars – linguist Mary Louise Pratt and anthropologist and poet Renato Rosaldo – in two free public events on the campus March 8-9.

The Educated Imagination in Uncertain Times, a discussion let by Pratt, with participation by Rosaldo and the audience, will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8 in UNC Asheville's Reuter Center.

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Women's History Month Discussion - Fierce Women of Art

  • 03/21
  • 3:12 pm-3:12 pm

This event is part of Women's History Month 2017 at UNC Asheville, and is free and open to everyone. 

UNC Asheville Lecturer in Art History Eva Bares will discuss the issue of gender equality for artists and lead a group art project on the power of unity. 5:30-7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22 in the Highsmith Union Intercultural Center.

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Women's History Month Panel - Female Superheroes Slay

  • 03/21
  • 2:33 pm-2:33 pm

This event is part of Women's History Month 2017 at UNC Asheville, and is free and open to everyone. 

This discussion, facilitated by UNC Asheville students Chris Bonilla and Lisa Piacesi, will examine how women are represented in comic books and take up the question of whether female superheroes are empowered role models defying stereotypes. 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8 in the Highsmith Union Intercultural Center.