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Visiting Our Past
Monday local history feature in Asheville Citizen-Times. See examples.
Asheville Citizen-Times Feature Book Review
Editor, The Making of a a Writer: The Journals of Gail Godwin (Vol. 1, Random House, 2006; Vol. 2, Random House, 2010)
Vol. 3 is completed, publication date tba.
Asheville's River Arts District (2008)
Authoritative, illustrated history of River Arts District with the contemporary photos by Henry Neufeld.
A Popular History of Western North Carolina (2007)
Human interest stories that bring major events and themes to life.
Author of the text of
Useful Work: The Legacy of Hickory Nut Gap Farm, photographs by Ken Abbott
Completed, publication date tba.
Key Appalachian studies publications now going online
from press release, Jan. 27. 2016
Appalachian studies scholars and those interested in regional history will have greater access to out-of-print works thanks to a two-year National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Open Book Program grant totaling $88,000 awarded to Belk Library and Information Commons at Appalachian State University.…Continue
Posted on January 30, 2016 at 9:11pm
Black Mountain College artist--from obscurity to rediscovery
Ray Spillenger: Rediscovery of a Black Mountain Painter
Exhibition: January 22, 2016 – May 21, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, January 22 from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m., FREE Admission
Curated by Dr. Theodore E. Stebbins Jr., Curator of American Art, Emeritus, Harvard Art Museums
Gallery talk by the curator at 6:45 p.m., January 22, 2016
Posted on January 8, 2016 at 8:30pm
Writer's Workshop Poetry Contest
26th ANNUAL POETRY CONTEST
The Writers' Workshop of Asheville is sponsoring its 26th Annual Poetry Contest, open to any writer regardless of residence. The deadline is: postmarked or emailed by Feb. 28, 2016. Mail…Continue
Posted on January 8, 2016 at 6:30pm
History in the making: items of note, January 2, 2016
It was reported in today’s print edition of the Asheville Citizen-Times that a new state law went into effect, requiring people who’ve filed for unemployment benefits to make at least 5 job contacts a week. It had been 2. How will that work? Are there that many jobs for which a person is qualified? Can you apply to the same job twice if it continues to be…Continue
Posted on January 2, 2016 at 7:00pm
Tarantino, eminent domain, and emancipation
Tarantino comes to town
Quentin Tarantino’s New Year’s gore and gabfest, The Hateful Eight, is gutted by New Yorker reviewer Anthony Lane, who says that Tarantino toys with rather than explores history, using it “for boyish fantasies of revenge, as if enormous crimes could be undone, after the event, by lone and wanton acts of humiliation.” …Continue
Posted on January 1, 2016 at 4:19pm