Wed, 11/06/2013 - 1:49pm
James Bohman, author of Democracy Across Borders: From Demos to Demoi, will discuss “The Emergence of Mass Democracy,” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, in UNC Asheville's Karpen Hall, Laurel Forum. This lecture is free and open to the public.
Wed, 10/30/2013 - 11:48am
Tue, 10/15/2013 - 11:14am
Holocaust survivor and scholar Walter Ziffer will discuss his personal encounters with genocide in his talk, “From Mozart to Murder: A Holocaust Survivor Muses About Radical Evil,” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19 in UNC Asheville's Lipinsky Auditorium. A local resident, Ziffer will relate his personal experiences to attempts by scholars to explain the human capacity for monstrous atrocities.
Mon, 10/14/2013 - 2:13pm
Thu, 10/03/2013 - 4:31pm
African desert rocker Omara “Bombino” Moctar will kick off his U.S. tour with a performance in UNC Asheville’s Lipinsky Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20. Bombino arrives in Asheville after touring France, Italy, the U.K and Scandinavia; his U.S. tour will culminate in Carnegie Hall in New York City.
Thu, 10/03/2013 - 9:53am
Amber Munger, a human rights activist living in Haiti, will compare and contrast the work of Haitian grassroots organizations with that of international development agencies in a talk, “Nothing About Us Without Us.”
The event, free and open to the public, takes place at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15 in UNC Asheville’s Highsmith University Union, room 104.
Fri, 09/27/2013 - 4:17pm
"In Search of Lost Causes,” an exhibit of Iranian poster art will be on view October 1-November 8, in UNC Asheville's Ramsey Library, Blowers Gallery. An opening reception will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 17 in the Glasshouse greenhouse connected with Ramsey Library, and will include a lecture and film screening. All events are free and open to the public.
Tue, 09/10/2013 - 11:56am
Guobin Yang, a leading analyst of online activism in China,will present a talk, “Communication and Community in Contemporary China” at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 16. Yang’s lecture is part of the 3rd annual China Symposium at UNC Asheville, which explores the complexities of contemporary Chinese society.
Thu, 08/29/2013 - 4:47pm
“Teaching About India,” a one-day conference on September 13, will bring some 50 scholars from around the country to
UNC Asheville. The conference, focusing on incorporating the study of India across university curricula, will take place in UNC Asheville’s Karpen Hall, Laurel Forum.
Conference highlights will include:
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:12am
"People and Places of Nepal," an exhibition of watercolor paintings in the plein air style by Dhwoj Bahadur Gurung, will open with a reception from 3-5:30 p.m.