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Dr. Marjory Harper, professor of History at the University of Aberdeen and visiting professor and senior researcher at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) Centre for History. Photo from https://www.uhi.ac.uk.

Scottish Settlers and Sojourners in the United States with Professor Marjory Harper from the University of Aberdeen
Oct 22, 2019

Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019
7 p.m. 
Anne Belk, Room 242

This event is free and open to the public.

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Dr. Miriam Isaacs. Photo submitted.

A day with Dr. Miriam Isaacs: Yiddish language scholar workshop and lecture
Oct 3, 2019

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies will host the Yiddish language scholar Dr. Miriam Isaacs for a day-long program on Thursday, October 17, 2019.

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"Dirt" as Artifact: Geoarchaeology and the Study of "Prepared Surfaces"
Sep 25, 2019

The Department of Anthropology Presents: "Dirt" as Artifact: Geoarchaeology and the Study of "Prepared Surfaces" with Dr. Sarah C. Sherwood of Sewanee, The University of the South.
Thursday, October 17, 2019
5 p.m.
Belk Library, Room 114

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Humanities Council Symposium: Building A Just World
Sep 25, 2019

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Rough Ridge, Room 415, Plemmons Student Union

The event is free and open to the public.

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'Two Flags' chronicles the life and politics of a quaint French town: Pondicherry, a film by Pankaj Rishi Kumar. Image from his film.

Film Screening: Two Flags
Sep 24, 2019

Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019
Greenbriar Theater
5:30 p.m.

Pankaj Rishi Kumar will be visiting campus to screen his two new films on September 30 and October 1. This is the second of two film screenings.

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Dept of History graphic

“Intimate Crime in Early Modern England and Wales”
Sep 23, 2019

With Dr. Anna Field (Rhinehart Postdoctoral Fellow 2019-20)

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
5 p.m.
History Lounge in Anne Belk Hall, Room 212

This event is free and open to the public.

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Humanities Discussion book discussion

Building A Just World: A Discussion of Leigh Goodmark’s “Decrimnalizing Domestic Violence: A Balanced Policy Approach to Intimate Partner Violence”
Sep 20, 2019

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
7 - 9 p.m.
Watauga County Library - 140 Queen St, Boone, NC 28607

 This event is free and open to the public.

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“When Everything Beyond the Walls Is Wild: Being a Woman Outdoors in America” by Lilace Mellin Guignard - Book jacket cover image, photo submitted.

What Happens When Women Hear the Call of the Wild?
Sep 19, 2019

“When Everything Beyond the Walls Is Wild: Being a Woman Outdoors in America” with poet and award winning author Lilace Mellin Guignard
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
5 p.m.

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Historian Dr. Leonard Rogoff author of “Gertrude Weil: Jewish Progressive in the New South” (2017) and “Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina” (2010) . Photo submitted.

Historian Dr. Leonard Rogoff will present a lecture on the Art Collecting Cone Sisters of Blowing Rock
Sep 5, 2019

“The Cones on Blowing Rock: Kultur in the High Country”
Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019
2:30 p.m.
Parkway Ballroom, Room 420, Plemmons Student Union

This event is free and open to the public.

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