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William Ferris: "New Voyages to Carolina" Lecture

15 Nov 2012

Ferris, Joel Williamson Eminent Professor of History at UNC-Chapel Hill and former chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities, is author of many books and co-editor of “The Encyclopedia of Southern Culture.” Ferris’ lecture is the keynote address for the conference, “The Cultural Roots of North Carolina,” co-hosted by UNC Asheville and Western Carolina University, and sponsored by the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. Free and open to the public, 7 p.m. at the Reuter Center, home of OLLI at UNC Asheville, formerly N.C. Center for Creative Retirement. Info: 828/251-6140 or http://olliasheville.com/