UNC Asheville History Professor Dan Pierce to Receive WNC History Association's Outstanding Achievement Award

The Board of Trustees of The Western North Carolina Historical Association cordially invites all WNCHA members to join us in honoring Dan Pierce, UNC Asheville's NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities) Distinguished Professor in the Humanities, as our 2017 Outstanding Achievement Award Winner. 

Dan will present a lecture on his recent book, Hazel Creek: The Life and Death of an Iconic Mountain Community, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 3 at UNC Asheville's Reuter Center, home of OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute). 

[Nichibunken-IHJ Forum] The Fate of Hikaru Genji and the “Two Fathers” — The Tale of Genji Seen Through the Life of Buddha

The International House of Japan will hold a public lecture on January 30, 2018 as described below.

 

[Nichibunken-IHJ Forum] The Fate of Hikaru Genji and the “Two Fathers”

The Tale of Genji Seen Through the Life of Buddha

 

Lecturer:  Araki Hiroshi (Professor, Nichibunken)

Commentator: Gaye Rowley (Professor, Waseda University)

Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 6:30-8:00 pm (Doors open at 6:00 pm)

Venue: Lecture Hall, International House of Japan

Language: Japanese (without English interpretation)

Admission: Free

Lecture / Curators’ Perspectives: Exploring the Material Culture of the Book - Nov 8 (Philadelphia, PA)

Please join us for a fun evening event! In conjunction with the Library Company’s current exhibition, The Living Book: New Perspectives on Form and Function, five of our curators will present on several aspects of material and book culture. Each curator will show twenty slides and speak on them for twenty seconds each. Each six-minute and forty minute presentation will be followed by a five minute Q & A. This fast-paced presentation style allows our curators share exciting new thoughts and research in a fun and informal way.

5:30 pm: Reception

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