Past Events

  • Pussy Riot Panel Discussion

    Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 7:00pm

    Humanities Lecture Hall

    Background of event from Pussy Riot:

    Pussy Riot is a Russian feminist punk rock protest group based in Moscow. Founded in August 2011, it has a variable membership of approximately 11 women ranging in age from about 20 to 33. They stage unauthorized provocative guerrilla performances in... Read More


  • Leigh Ann Henion

    Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 12:00pm

    Laurel Forum, Karpen Hall

    The UNC Asheville Visiting Writer Series Hosted by Wiley Cash

    Leigh Ann Henion is the author of the New York Times best-selling memoir released last year, Phenomenal: A Hesitant Adventurers Guide to the Natural World. Her essays... Read More


  • On Being with Krista Tippett and Isabel Wilkerson

    Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 7:00pm

    Humanities Lecture Hall

    7 p.m. An Evening with Krista Tippett and Isabel Wilkerson, Humanities Lecture Hall. Ticketed event. Special pricing applies for this event.

    Krista Tippett is a Peabody Award-winning broadcaster and New York Times best-selling author. She has collected her interviews into several books,... Read More


  • The Tibetan Monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery

    Friday, October 21, 2016 - 11:00pm

    Mountain View Room, Sherrill Center

    Mystical Arts of Tibet Tour

    11 a.m. "The Psychology of Enlightenment", Lecture in conjunction with Humanities 124, The Ancient World, Mountain View Room, Sherrill Center.

    12:30 p.m. Guided meditation, Quad (Mountain View Room, Sherrill Center, rain location).

    Free and open to... Read More


  • On Being with Krista Tippett and Marilyn Nelson

    Friday, October 21, 2016 - 7:00pm

    Humanities Lecture Hall

    7 p.m. An Evening with Krista Tippett and Marilyn Nelson, Humanities Lecture Hall. Ticketed event. Special pricing applies for this event.

    PLEASE NOTE: General Admission Tickets to both On Being events with Krista Tippett are now Sold Out.

    The Lipinsky 215 Box Office Hours are... Read More


  • Ben Fountain

    Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 7:00pm

    Manheimer Room, Reuter Center

    The UNC Asheville Visiting Writer Series Hosted by Wiley Cash

    Ben Fountain's satiric novel, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, set in Texas during the war in Iraq, won the National Book Critics Award and was a National Book Award... Read More


  • The Carolina Cud Chewers, September 6-8

    Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 7:00pm

    Lipinsky Auditorium

    A traditional Carolina stringband musical residency culminates in a concert, 7 p.m. on Sept. 8, in Lipinsky Auditorium. This residency features busking, performance and a master class with Brody Hunt.

    The Carolina Cud Chewers are a Carolina stringband devoted to preserving the force and... Read More


  • Emel Mathlouthi

    Voice of the Tunisian Revolution

    Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 7:00pm

    Lipinsky Auditorium

    Event Survey

    Opening performance by the UNC Afropop Ensemble

    Free ice cream from The Hop!... Read More


  • Salman Rushdie

    Public Events, Private Lives: Literature + Politics in the Modern World

    Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 7:00pm

    Kimmel Arena

    General admission to this lecture is free and open to the public. ASL interpretation will be provided. Doors will open at 6 p.m. the evening of the lecture, and guests will be admitted on a first-come/first-served basis. Backpacks and outside food or drink are not permitted... Read More


  • Terry Bellamy

    MLK Week Keynote Speaker

    Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 7:00pm

    Lipinsky Auditorium

    Creating a Culture of Inclusion

    free and open to the public

    Asheville native Terry Bellamy was elected to the Asheville City Council in 1999 and, in 2005, became Asheville’s first African American mayor. During her eight-year tenure as mayor, she shared her vision for a unified... Read More


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