Common Word Community Read: “How to Get Away with (Writing About) Murder” with Dr. Laura Meadows

Reuter Center, Manheimer Room (102)

Dr. Laura Meadows, assistant professor of Mass Communication at UNC Asheville, will present "How to Get Away with (Writing About) Murder," at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 20 at UNC Asheville's Reuter Center, Manheimer Room. Meadows' lecture is part of the Common Word Community Read, curated by New York Times Bestselling author and UNC Asheville […]

“Southern Black Chefs in the White House” with Adrian Miller

Highsmith Student Union, Blue Ridge Room (202/203)

Adrian Miller will give a lecture entitled "Southern Black Chefs in the White House" from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Blue Ridge Room on February 22, 2023 as part of the Thomas Howerton Distinguished Professor Speaker Series, "Diverse Roots at the Common Table: Culinary Conversations in the American South." Adrian is a culinary historian […]

A Conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates

Sherrill Center, Kimmel Arena

UNC Asheville welcomes award-winning author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates in conversation in the Sherrill Center's Kimmel Arena on Tuesday, February 28. The event, which will include a reading and question-and-answer session, is free and open to all but requires advanced registration through Eventbrite. Books will be available for purchase at the event.

Common Word Community Read: “Mental Health Behind Bars: The Role of Mental Health in the U.S. Legal System,” with Dr. Laura Jones

Reuter Center, Manheimer Room (102)

Laura Jones, associate professor of Health & Wellness and Athletics Mental Health Coordinator at UNC Asheville will present "Mental Health Behind Bars: The Role of Mental Health in the U.S. Legal System," at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15 at UNC Asheville's Reuter Center in the Manheimer Room. Jones' lecture is part of the Common […]

Common Word Community Read: “Being, Researching, Writing About, and Advocating for Dr. Gilmer” with Wiley Cash and Benjamin Gilmer

Reuter Center, Manheimer Room (102)

Join New York Times Bestselling author and UNC Asheville alumnus, Wiley Cash ’00 in conversation with author Benjamin Gilmer on Monday, April 19 at 7 p.m. at UNC Asheville's Reuter Center in the Manheimer Room. This event is part of the Common Word Community Read, curated by Cash. The program brings the UNC Asheville community […]