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.
The eighth annual Rooted in the Mountains symposium at Western Carolina University brought concepts of Cherokee philosophy and living wellness to campus Thursday, Sept. 28, and Friday, Sept. 29. (Includes audio feature)
“Survivor: Africa” winner Ethan Zohn will deliver the keynote address during Miracle Week, Western Carolina University Dance Marathon’s weeklong series of events designed to promote the organization’s fundraising and awareness campaign for Children’s Miracle Network hospitals, and more specifically, the group’s partner hospital – Children’s Hospital of Greenville Health Systems in Greenville, South Carolina.
Local residents will have an opportunity to see and hear Western Carolina University’s Pride of the Mountains Marching Band in action as the band provides two exhibition performances at the 43rd annual Enka “Land of the Sky” Marching Band Competition on Saturday, Sept. 30.
The One Book Program will screen a film based on this year’s chosen book, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot, on Monday, Oct. 2, at 4:30, 6:30 and 9 p.m., and Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 4:30, 6:30 and 9 p.m. in the A.K. Hinds University Center theater.