Dan Pierce to Open Series on Wilma Dykeman
(September 11, 2013)
Dan Pierce, UNC Asheville chair and professor of history, will open the new OLLI lecture series on Wilma Dykeman with a talk at 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 15, in the Reuter Center on campus.
The series will feature area scholars examining Dykeman’s life and work as a historian, journalist, environmentalist, teacher and traveler. Talks in the series are free and open to the public with more information available in the news release.
Pierce also makes an off-campus appearance next week, reading from and discussing his new book, Corn from a Jar: Moonshining in the Great Smoky Mountains (Great Smoky Mountains Association, 2013), at 7 p.m. Friday, September 20, at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café in downtown Asheville. This event is free and open to the public, with more information at the Malaprop’s website.