The future of Venezuela in the wake of Hugo Chavez’ death will be the topic of the first Fall 2013 World Affairs Council series presentation, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3 in UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center. The series is co-sponsored by the WNC chapter of the World Affairs Council, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UNC Asheville, and the university's Department of Political Science.
EVENT NOW RESCHEDULED FOR NOV. 6 - Cornel West, author of Race Matters and Democracy Matters, will discuss the role of race, gender and class in American society in a public lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16 in the Kimmel Arena at UNC Asheville's Sherrill Center. The event is free and open to the public.
Eleven UNC Asheville Art Department faculty members will display their work in a wide-ranging exhibition Aug. 23-Oct. 4 at UNC Asheville's S. Tucker Cooke Gallery. The show kicks off the gallery's 2013-2014 season. There will be an opening reception from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, in the gallery.
Local writers will have the opportunity to hone their skills with UNC Asheville's Great Smokies Writing Program (GWSP) workshops in poetry and prose. Classes will be held in Asheville, Black Mountain, Hendersonville and Burnsville. Class size is limited, so early registration is suggested.
The second annual National Physical Education (PE) Institute, hosted by the North Carolina Center for Health and Wellness (NCCHW) at UNC Asheville, will bring physical education teachers and administrators from around the world to the campus, July 29-August 2.