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.”
Western Carolina University’s School of Stage and Screen will present a staged reading of “The Amazing Always,” London-based playwright Ross Howard’s newest play, as part of the school’s Niggli New Works Reading Series.
Children’s author and Western Carolina University alumna Anna Browning will read from her book “Tanner Turbeyfill and the Moon Rocks” at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, at MadStone Cafe & Catching Light Books.
Michael Shaw, professor of philosophy and coordinator of classics at Utah Valley University, will visit Western Carolina University to speak as part of the Jerry Jackson Lecture in the Humanities series.
Base Camp Cullowhee, Western Carolina University’s outdoor programming organization, will be holding its fifth annual Outdoor Gear Sale and Swap from noon until 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, on the lawn of A.K. Hinds University Center.