During the past 15 months, the National Park Second Century Commission has been studying the role the parks play in our culture and establishing a vision for their future. The commission’s report was issued in September. On Nov. 4-5, the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at UT Knoxville, along with the National
Dishes from Italy, China and France will be on the menu the week of Nov. 2 at the Ready for the World Café at UT Knoxville. The café is open from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday in the Hermitage Room on the third floor of the University Center. Diners pay $11 for
The James Agee Centennial Celebration, a monthlong series of events marking the 100th birthday of the Knoxville native and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, screenwriter, journalist, author and poet, continues this weekend with an outdoor reading of selected Agee works in James Agee Park. “An Afternoon in Agee Park” is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1,
Rheta Grimsley Johnson, an award winning, nationally syndicated journalist and winner of numerous journalism awards, will give a public presentation from 3 to 4 p.m. today in the University Center Shiloh Room. Johnson has covered the South for over three decades as a newspaper reporter and syndicated writer.