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Events at the Stephenson Center

Stephenson Center Programs | Fall 2014

All lectures are held on the campus of Lees-McRae in Evans Auditorium from 7 - 8 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

Thursday, September 18

Joshua Simcox ’05

As the first fall speaker in the Stephenson Center for Appalachia Lecture Series, Simcox will read from his novel Bone and Cinder: A Post-Apocalyptic Thriller and discuss the publication process. Simcox graduated from Lees-McRae in 2005 with an interdisciplinary degree in creative writing. Since then he has worked in the publishing industry and as a freelance writer.  His novel is the first in the Zapheads series, which is part of the post-apocalytic world created by local author Scott Nicholson.  Nicholson’s After series already has an enthusiastic following, and to satisfy the demand for more books in the series he collaborated with Simcox. Read more

Thursday, October 23

Dr. Aaron Astor | Civil War in East Tennessee

Stay tuned for more details.

Thursday, November 20

Dr. Sean Collins | The Exciting World of Appalachian Streams

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Contact Information

Dr. Michael Joslin
Phone: (828) 898-8758