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Whitaker Library at Chowan University : Cultural Events

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Upcoming Whitaker Library Events

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Friends of Whitaker Library Events

 

Past Friends of Whitaker Library Events

  • Spring 2015- Janice Cole Hopkins had a book signing and lecture for her new book, Cleared for Planting.
  • Spring 2014- The Office of the Provost sponsored an author lecture and book signing by Greg Taylor for the book The Life and Lies of Paul Crouch: Communist, Opportunist, Cold War Snitch.
  • Spring 2013- The Office of the Provost sponsored two author lectures and book signings by Chowan University faculty who had books recently published. The faculty who lectured were: Bill Hinkle, Elmira Reformatory (1867-1877) and Matt Fullerty, The Murderess and the Hangman
  • Spring 2013- Dale Neighbors, the Prints and Photographs Collection Coordinator for the Library of Virginia, gave a lectured titled, "The Stuff of History: Why Research and Academic Institutions Collect Ephemera." Click here to see pictures from the event
  • Fall 2012- The friends of the library had a luncheon called "Early American Experience" The Potecasi Strings played period music and Tom and Ann Caulkins spoke about foods and cooking during the Colonial period. Click here to see pictures from the event
  • Fall 2011- The Office of the Provost sponsored three author lectures and book signings by Chowan University faculty who had books recently published. The faculty who lectured were: Frank Stephenson, Riverside Manufacturing Company, Murfreesboro, North Carolina; Lee Canipe, A Baptist Democracy: Separating God and Caesar in the Land of the Free; and Keith Reich, Figuring Jesus: The Power of Rhetorical Figures of Speech in the Gospel of Luke
  • Fall 2010- An educational fair called: "Remembering WWII." This event started with a Veteran Honor Ceremony.  Guest speakers included: Dallas Jones Museum, Tuskegee Airmen, and Chowan Alumni Nancy Wright Beasley. Click here to see pictures from Remembering WWII
  • Fall 2009- An educational fair called: "Surviving the Hard Times 1930's Style."  Keynote speaker was Dr. Greg Taylor. 
  • Spring 2009- Alice Eley Jones “The African American Influence on Architecture in North Carolina.”
  • 2008- Exhibit “Rhythm of the Factory: Life and Labor in North Carolina’s Textile Mill Communities” loaned by the Historical Oakview County Park
  • 2007- R. Neil Fulghum “A Brush with the Past: The Lost Colony and John White’s Drawings of America 1584-1590”
  • 2006- Frank Stephenson
  • 2005- Katherine Allen author and illustrator of Gloves Down Under
  • 2004- Mebane Holloman Burgwyn
  • 2003- Mrs. Johnnye Jo Lott author of In the Cold of the Sun
  • 2002- Mega Book Sale
  • 2001- “Evening of Bernice Kelley Harris”: Holley Mack Bell, Clara Bond Bell, Elizabeth Harris, Frank Lowe, Linda Hassell 
  • 2000- No Event 
  • 1999- Thomas Parramore “William Jefferson Clinton and Solon Borland: A Cautionary Tale from Old Murfreesboro.” 
  • 1998- A. C. Snow “Green Bananas and Southern Funerals” Columnist for the Raleigh News and Observer
  • Fall 1997-Jeanne Parker
  • Spring 1997- Suzanne Britt “In the Middle of the Journey of Our Life: Now What?
  • 1996- Ken Wolfskill “Teaching Edgar Allan Poe of Why I’m not an Architect”

Library Hours

Fall and Spring Semesters

Monday – Thursday 7:45AM – 11PM
Friday – 7:45AM – 4PM
Saturday – 10AM – 4PM
Sunday – 2PM – 11PM

Summer Semester

Monday – Thursday 8AM – 5PM
Friday – 8AM – 4PM
Saturday & Sunday– closed

EXCEPTIONS will be posted on the library door. Closed most Holidays.


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