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The Civil War in North Carolina: Women / African Americans / Native Americans

The Civil War in North Carolina: Women / African Americans / Native Americans – a multimedia panel presentation and discussion examining the participation and experiences of women, African Americans and Native Americans during the American Civil War. Featuring distinguished historians Dr. Sally McMillen (Davidson College), Dr. Rose Stremlau (University of North Carolina at Pembroke), and Dr. Gregory Mixon (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) and moderated by award-winning author and historian Daniel W.

Every Breath Sings Mountains: Literature from the Southern Appalachian Highlands

Every Breath Sings Mountains," a chapbook on the Southern Appalachian Highlands featuring poet/scholars Barbara Duncan, Brent Martin and Thomas Crowe who will be reading at the kick-off event on a panel with Charles Frazier, Ron Rash, and Wayne Caldwell. This takes place at the newly opened Jackson County Library in Sylva on Friday, September 23.

Zebulon Vance - A Heritage Education Play

A live theatre production about the life of Zebulon Vance, Civil War military officer, North Carolina governor, and prolific writer. Presentation followed by an open discussion moderated by scholars of history.

Lee Smith, Mountain Women and Southern Fiction

Dr. Gwen McNeill Ashburn, Dean of Humanities at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, will give a presentation entitled “Mountain Women in Fiction: Working without Nets” on Thursday, June 2 at 7pm.

 Barbara Bates Smith will perform “B. Smith does Lee Smith” with musical accompaniment by Jeff Sebens from Clyde, NC on Thursday, June 16 at 7pm.

 Dr. Rebecca Godwin will be leading a book discussion on Lee Smith’s Fair and Tender Ladies on Thursday, June 30 at 7pm.

Southern Sacred Steel Conference

This event will showcase the visionaries and pioneers of music nurtured on Southern soil but not often seen in a secular context, raise awareness of a cultural tradition, nourish our local talent and showcase national stars in the same series, and create a sense of community for the performers and their audience.

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