(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.