Western Carolina University will host a Global Spotlight Series event on issues involving indigenous people Wednesday, Nov. 8, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of A.K. Hinds University Center.
James Costa, Western Carolina University professor of biology and executive director of Highlands Biological Station, will present his new book, “Darwin’s Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory,” at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at MadStone Cafe & Catching Light Books.
It was on Halloween night nine years ago that Western Carolina University’s radio re-creation group staged the famous 1938 Orson Welles broadcast “War of The Worlds” on its 70th anniversary. This year, the group is returning to the frightful holiday to present "A Sci-Fi Double Feature” highlighting H.G. Wells’ “The Time Machine” and Jules Verne’s “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.”
Seven artists representing the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will visit the Western Carolina University campus Friday, Nov. 10, to serve as panelists as WCU’s Fine Art Museum hosts a one-day symposium on contemporary Native American art.