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Federal Reserve Bank Vice President Matthew Martin Discusses the Economy

  • 03/23
  • 5:54 pm-5:54 pm

Matthew Martin, senior vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and Charlotte regional executive, will offer a free public lecture on the economy at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 27 in UNC Asheville’s Humanities Lecture Hall. There will be a brief period for audience questions following Martin’s talk.

Registration is required for this event, sponsored by UNC Asheville’s Family Business Forum. Online registration is available at fbf.unca.edu/register and doors will open at 4 p.m. to accommodate in-person registration.

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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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Brown Bag Talk - Electric Vehicles: Driving Progress in the Post-Truth Era

  • 03/23
  • 5:54 pm-5:54 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 Dave Erb of UNC Asheville's Mechatronics Engineering Program. Ramsey Library provides this description of Erb's talk:

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Brown Bag Talk: Black Youth Protest in Asheville, 1969

  • 03/21
  • 1:55 pm-1:55 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 Sarah Judson, associate professor of history, who provides this description:

“I was born in jail, I’m still in jail:” Black Youth Protest in Asheville, 1969

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Brown Bag Talk: Urban Renewal - [De]Constructing Asheville

  • 03/21
  • 2:33 pm-2:33 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 Patrick Bahls, UNC Asheville professor of mathematics and director of the university's Honors Program, and Jessica Pisano, lecturer in English, who provide this description:

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“Secrets of the Ness of Brodgar” – Archaeologist Nick Card

  • 03/21
  • 2:33 pm-2:33 pm

Nick Card, senior projects manager for the Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology in the United Kingdom, will describe excavations revealing a 5,000-year-old society in Northern Europe, in a free, public lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 23 in UNC Asheville’s Ramsey Library, Whitman Room.

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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.

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History of Women in Politics Lunch-and-Learn – Wonder Woman: Fighting Injustice

  • 03/21
  • 6:36 pm-6:36 pm

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

This lunch-n-learn will  feature UNC Asheville Assistant Professor of Political Science Ashley Moraguez presenting about the historical figures who paved the way for women’s representation in government, and about the general underrepresentation of women that still exists in politics. Noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7 in the Highsmith Union Intercultural Center.

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F-Word Film Festival - "A Womb of Their Own"

  • 03/21
  • 11:23 am-11:23 am

The annual F-Word (Feminist) Film Festival is part of Women's History Month at UNC Asheville and is presented by the university's Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program. Free and open to everyone.

A Womb of Their Own – This documentary follows “masculine-of-center-identified” people who experience pregnancy and navigate unwanted gender expectations from others, including members of the LGBT community. A post-screening panel discussion will feature UNC Asheville faculty and students. 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22 in Karpen Hall, Laurel Forum.

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F-Word Film Festival - "Out in the Night"

  • 03/21
  • 11:23 am-11:23 am

The annual F-Word (Feminist) Film Festival is part of Women's History Month at UNC Asheville and is presented by the university's Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program. Free and open to everyone.