The ZSR Library Lecture Series will resume on Thursday, January 23, at 3 p.m. with Nancy Aguillon ’13. She received the WFU/WSSU Martin Luther King, Jr. “Building the Dream” Award in 2013.
Two lectures are scheduled for February. Student Government President Jacqueline Sutherland and Blythe Riggan (The Nyanya Project) will speak on their experiences in the Middle East and Africa respectively on Wednesday, February 5, at 5 p.m. On Tuesday, February 11, at 4 p.m., Margaret Supplee Smith, Harold W. Tribble Professor Emerita of Art, will discuss her recently published book American Ski Resort: Architecture, Style, Experience. A book signing by Dr. Smith will follow her talk.
Four events are planned for March. Paul Bright, Director of the Hanes Gallery, will present a brief look at the history of artists’ illustrated letters and discuss the “posted” works of James Rosen on Tuesday, March 4, at 5:00 p.m. On Monday, March 17, at 3:30 p.m., North Carolina Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti will read selections from his work. Following Mr. Bathanti’s reading, copies of his books will be available for purchase and signing.
A symposium on the Future of Higher Education will be held on Thursday, March 20, at 3 p.m. in Pugh Auditorium. Lynn Sutton, Dean of ZSR Library, will moderate a panel discussion featuring Provost Rogan Kersh; Andy Chan, VP for Personal and Career Development; and Michael Riley ’81, editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education. In recognition of Women’s History Month, songs written and/or performed by women will be featured in a concert by several campus a cappella groups. The concert is Friday, March 28, at 7 p.m. in the ZSR Library Atrium. This event is co-sponsored by the Women’s Center, the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the ZSR Library Lecture Series.
Professor of Music Richard Heard will discuss and perform songs by African-American composer Florence Beatrice Price at 4 p.m. on Monday, April 14. The ZSR Library Lecture Series will conclude the spring 2014 series with its annual Earth Day lecture, which will be co-sponsored by the Office of Sustainability; the date and time will be announced later.
Unless otherwise indicated, all lectures take place in the ZSR Library Auditorium (Room 404).