Noted Holocaust scholar Armen T. Marsoobian will speak about the relationship between art and the act of memorializing genocide at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 16, in Room 130 of the Fine and Performing Arts Center on the campus of Western Carolina University.
A scholar of Afghanistan who formerly lived in that Asian country for almost a decade will visit Western Carolina University to deliver a free public lecture titled “Afghanistan: The Burning Questions.”
Alexander Macaulay, assistant professor of history at Western Carolina University, has published “Marching in Step: Masculinity, Citizenship, and The Citadel in Post-World War II America.” The book, Macaulay’s first, was published in October by the University of Georgia Press.
Vicki Szabo, associate professor of history at WCU, was recently awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to continue creating a database to identify whale species from artifacts and examine historical whale-hunting patterns.
Environmental historian Paul Sutter will deliver a public lecture titled “Georgia’s ‘Little Grand Canyon’ and Soil Erosion in the South” at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, in the auditorium of Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center.
Brill publishing house recently released the book “Monstrous Fishes and the Mead-Dark Sea: Whaling in the Medieval North Atlantic” by Vicki Szabo, associate professor of history at Western Carolina University.