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Fall 2019 Events

Religion in the Public Square: Does the Rise of New Atheism Spell the End of Religion? Can One Be Spiritual but not Religious in a Secular Age?

Tuesday, October 22, 6 p.m., Jackson County Public Library, Sylva
Dr. Daryl Hale (WCU Philosophy and Religious Studies) presents a series of three talks on "New Atheism, Science, and Faith in a Secular Age."

Careers for Causes

Thursday, October 24, 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., UC Multipurpose Room
Come to a career fair focused on working in the non-profit sector. Sponsored by the WCU Center for Careers and Professional Development.

Dr. Chris Woolley (UNC-Pembroke), "'The Forests Cannot Be Commons': Spanish Law, Environmental Change, and New Spain's Council on Forests."

Thursday, October 24, UC Catamount Room, 3:30pm

Reading by NC Poet Laurete Jaki Shelton Green

Wednesday, October 30, Blue Ridge Conference Room, 7:30 p.m.
North Carolina Poet Jaki Shelton Green reads from her acclaimed work. Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences and the Departmet of English.

**Events Marking the 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall**
October 30-November 10
Sponsored by the Department of World Languages
For more information, go to

Dr. Regine Criser (UNC Asheville), "Wall of Words: Developments in the German Language since Reunification"

Wednesday, October 30, McKee 134, 6 p.m.

Fall of the Wall Poster Exhibit

Saturday, November 2, Bardo Arts Center 130, 7:30pm

Film: "The Lives of Others"

Monday, November 4, 6 p.m., UC Theater.

Dr. Stephen Schindler (University of South Florida), "United, but Still Divided: German 30 Years after the Fall of the Wall"

Friday, November 8, 6 p.m., McKee 121

Mock Berlin Wall Event

We're going to build a wall (out of big Legos), and then tear it down!
Build: Friday November 8, 4-6 p.m., in front of McKee Building
Tear down: Saturday, November 9, 3:30 p.m.

Fall of the Wall Student Speech and Poster Competition, followed by Awards Ceremony

Saturday, November 9, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Mckee Building


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