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Friends of the Carlyle Campbell Library: Past Programs
Friends of the Carlyle Campbell Library Programs Gallery
2019 Fall Dinner
Novelist, Professor, and Our State contributor Philip Gerard joined us for the evening and shared his experience on how a writer turns important facts into a lively story!
2019 Spring Dinner
Food writer Debbie Moose joined us for the evening, sharing her experiences writing about and enjoying southern cooking.
2017 Fall Dinner
A behind-the scenes conversation about writing, publishing and accessing history. Historians (and Friends members!) Joe Mobley and Dan Fountain will be joined by Layla Milholen of McFarland Publishers. Moderated by Jeff Waller, Head of Research and Instruction.
2017 Spring Dinner
Bruce Ham, author of Laughter, Tears and Braids
2016 Spring Dinner
Bridgette Lacey, Bill Smith, and Andrea Weigl served up some wonderful food for thought, guided by moderator Susan Fisher at the Spring 2016 dinner.
2015 Fall Program
Alumna and videographer, Camden Watts delighted us at the Fall 2015 dinner.
2015 Spring Dinner
Allan Gurganus and Wilton Barnhardt held us spellbound at our Spring 2015 dinner.
2014 Fall Dinner
Margaret Maron and Nancy Pickard entertained us with conversation about the art and craft of mystery writing and the politics of publishing and promoting mystery novels at the Fall 2014 dinner.
2014 Spring Dinner
Al Maginnes, Joseph Bathanti, and Debra Kaufman gave an engaging, energetic, and inspired collective poetry reading at our spring 2014 dinner.
2013 Fall Dinner
Elliot Engel brought us insights into Leonardo da Vinci for the Fall 2013 dinner.
2013 Spring Dinner
Bill Price shared remembrances of his brother, Reynolds, at the Spring 2013 meeting.
2012 Fall Dinner
Bishop John Shelby Spong, Fall 2012.
2012 Spring Dinner
Holocaust survivor Morris Glass with historian Carolyn Happer, Spring 2012, honoring Meredith faculty authors. See list here
2011 Fall Dinner
Clyde Edgerton, novelist, storyteller, and musician, Fall 2011
Betty Adcock (poet and Meredith professor), Fall 2003
Maureen Hartford (President of Meredith College), Spring 2003
Clyde Edgerton (author of Raney and other novels), Fall 2002
John Balaban (poet), Spring 2002
Josephine Humphreys (author of Nowhere Else on Earth and other novels), Fall 2001
Garry Walton discussing Shakespeare on film (Meredith professor), Spring 2001
Sally Buckner (writer and editor of Word and Witness; 100 years of North Carolina Poetry), Fall 2000
Jeffery J. Crow speaking on the search for the Queen Anne’s Revenge, Spring 2000
Joel Williamson speaking on William Faulkner, Fall 1999
Lee Smith (author) and Hal Crowther (columnist), Spring 1999
Jim Clark (NCSU Professor of English) speaking on Thomas Wolfe, Fall 1998
Panel discussion on independence in the publishing world (Mary Ellis, editor of Our State; David Perkins, editor of Brightleaf; Nancy Olson, owner of Quail Ridge Books; and Richard Krawiec, author), Spring 1998
Curious about one of our past programs? Email Rachel to request more information or for a link to a video of past programs