foN CAROLINA'S "ROADS SCHOLARS"
The UNC General Alumni Association's Enrichment Program plans to be on th
road again, exploring areas of interest far and n
Faculty will join alumni andfriends learning and relaxing tog
ther. Come along and be one of Carolina's "roads scholars"!
NA: A SOUTHERN ST
TE OF M
The UNC Alumni Association and the UNC-Asheville Col-
lege for Seniors are traveling a different road together. The
information highway beckons as the two
universities collaborate using microwave
links, fiber optics and satellite technologies to
present the excellent teaching found on both
campuses with a shared audience. The course con-
sists of eight sessions presented to the two audiences
gathered in their respective classrooms. The sessions
will be interactive, allowing all participants to share
ideas and ask questions.
Tar Heels and Southerners-their defining values, history and
politics, and their arts, crafts and folkways-will be the focus.
Students will receive a sense of the uniqueness of North Caro-
lina and its place in Southern culture.
John Shelton Reed and other outstanding UNC faculty asso-
ciated with the Center for the Study of the American South will
participate from Chapel Hill, and Milton L. Ready, professor of
history at UNC-A and former director of the Southern High-
lands Collection, will coordinate the Southern Appalachian
aspects of the course.
WALK WITH THE TIGERS
Back by popular demand is a relaxed and educational weekend
in Chapel Hill and Durham. The directors of the Duke Primate
Center, the Carnivore Preservation Trust (fea-
'?!k~~ tured in the Fall 1994 issue of the
and the N.C. Botanical , ,
• Garden have planned an in-depth look at
the exciting species under their care. See tigers,
monkeys and insectivorous plants close-up, and enjoy fascinating
slide presentations of other rare flora and fauna. Talk with the
experts, and leam how preservation issues for plants and animals
are related worldwide,
Gather at the historic High Hampton Inn
in Cashiers and join members of the N.C.
Botanical Garden stafffor walks, field trips,
lectures and demonstrations of fine Southern
NORTH CAROLINA POTTERY:
AN EX TRAORDINAR Y TRAD
Participants gather at 9 a.m., Saturday, April 29, for coffee
and muffins at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center and enjoy
a discussion and slide show about North Carolina pottery led by
Charles (Terry) Zug, UNC professor of English, ,/
and chair of the curriculum in folklore. He is
well known for his book,
Turners and Burners:
The Folk Potters of North Carolina,
explores one of the state's most important
indigenous art forms.
ODYSSEY TO OXFORD
For the third year the GAA and the Duke Alumni Association
are conducting a two-week residential study opportunity at
Oxford University. Participants study a topic such as "Political
ater in Stratford-upon-Avon and enjoy the wisdom and wit of
UNC English professor Christopher Armitage, an Oxford gradu-
ate who earned his doctorate at Duke and spends part of each
summer conducting a student Oxford program.
rmation about any of these GAA
(919) 962- 3574.
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