Lisa Guenther, author of the book “Solitary Confinement: Social Death and its Afterlives,” will visit Western Carolina University to speak as part of the Jerry Jackson Lecture in the Humanities series.
A group of Western Carolina University students taught by John Whitmire, associate professor and head of the Department of Philosophy and Religion, recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to take part in citizen advocacy on behalf of the international humanitarian organization CARE.
Kate E. Temoney, assistant professor of religion at Montclair State University, will speak Monday, April 17, at 4 p.m. in Room 130 of Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center as part of the Jerry Jackson Lectures in the Humanities series.
Shannon Sullivan, a philosophy professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, will be a guest speaker Thursday, Nov. 3, at 4 p.m. in Western Carolina University’s Blue Ridge Residence Hall.
A program focusing on “Global Celebrations of Living and Dying” will be held on the Western Carolina University campus over two evenings, Monday, Oct. 31, and Thursday, Nov. 3, with presentations on diverse aspects of life and death as seen from biological, philosophical, religious and cultural viewpoints.
The Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University will present a spring exhibition titled “Remote Sites of War,” featuring more than 110 works by North Carolina-based artists Todd Drake, Skip Rohde and Christopher Sims.
“Girl Rising,” a feature film inspired by the true stories of nine girls from nine countries, will be screened at Western Carolina University on the lawn of A.K. Hinds University Center at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 1.