The documentary “Starving the Beast: The Battle to Disrupt and Reform America’s Public Universities” will screen at Western Carolina University on Thursday, Feb. 16, followed by a panel discussion after the film.
Western Carolina University’s Staff Senate and the Office of Sustainability and Energy Management will hold a campuswide open forum on Wednesday, Feb. 15, in the A.K. Hinds University Center’s theater to discuss the current state of sustainability, energy management and recycling at the university.
Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center will host a multimedia presentation on “Jack Tales” and storytelling on Thursday, Feb. 16, from 5 to 6 p.m. as part of its Appalachian Living series. “Jack Tales” are a Southern Appalachian storytelling staple and a continuation of an English tradition going back hundreds of years.
Western Carolina University will host a Global Spotlight Series event on the illicit global drug trade Monday, Feb. 20. The 4 to 5:30 p.m. public forum will take place in Room 101 of Forsyth Building. It will be the first for the spring semester in the annual series.
One of William Shakespeare’s classic works will hit the stage at Western Carolina University as WCU’s School of Stage and Screen presents “King Lear” from Wednesday, Feb. 15, through Sunday, Feb. 19, in Hoey Auditorium.
Western Carolina University’s Fine Art Museum is presenting the exhibition “Soft Diplomacy: Quilting Cultural Diplomacy in Liberia,” with a reception, roundtable discussion and gallery talk scheduled for Thursday, Feb.
To kick off Black History Month at Western Carolina University, the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity Programs presents Ekow King, the director of the University of Albany’s Office of Intercultural Student Engagement.