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Porter Byrum Welcome Center

1834 Wake Forest Road Winston-Salem, NC 27106



Upcoming Events

Author Reading and Book Signing - Dr. Eric Wilson

Author Reading and Book Signing - Dr. Eric Wilson 9/14 7:00pm

Speakers, Lectures, Special Events, Community, Alumni / Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

Dr. Wilson, Thomas H. Pritchard Professor of English, will discuss and read from his latest book, "Keep It Fake: Inventing An Authentic Life." If everything...

Robert Lipsyte - Sports Matter, But Is Something the Matter with Sports?

Robert Lipsyte - Sports Matter, But Is... 9/15 6:30pm

Speakers, Lectures, Special Events, Community / Academics, Education, Administrative, Provost, Athletics, Communication, Journalism Program

In this public talk, Robert Lipsyte--a highly acclaimed sports journalist, reporter, columnist, fiction and nonfiction author, television scriptwriter, radio...

The End of Night

The End of Night 9/17 7:00pm

Special Events / Administrative, Sustainability, Academic Centers / Institutes, Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability, Academics, Environmental Sciences / Environmental Studies

A starry night is one of nature’s most magical wonders. Yet in our artificially lit world, most of us no longer experience true darkness. In this talk based...

BB&T Discovery Forum

BB&T Discovery Forum 9/29 6:00pm

Special Events / Administrative, Office of Innovation, Creativity & Entrepreneurship

The ICE Program is partnering with the Institute for Emerging Issues at NC State University to host the Discovery Forum. During this event, young social...

Laudato Si ("Praised Be"):  The Impact of Pope Francis' Encyclical and Reflections on Our Common Home

Laudato Si ("Praised Be"): The... 10/6 7:00pm

Religious, Special Events, Conference / Panel, Multicultural / International, Community / School of Divinity

Free and open to the public. RSVP required. Conversations about climate change are often isolated among different disciplines. Scientists use the language...

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James Ford

James Ford left a positive review 4/21/2015

Dr. Fosket's Poteat lecture was a tour de force analysis on the "crisis" of the humanities, the way forward, and how the discipline of biblical studies may offer a template on how other scholars within the humanities might more effectively engage public scholarship.

Stephanie Reitz

Stephanie Reitz posted a photo 1/22/2015

Kathleen Hutton

Kathleen Hutton left a positive review 10/30/2014

An evening appropriately celebratory, convivial and inspiring--expressive of everyone's profound admiration and deepest affection for Dr. Wilson--who did as he promised, greeted everyone there at the reception following--

Elizabeth Way

Elizabeth Way left a positive review 4/3/2014

Amazing and stunning film! Abigail Child is a genius film maker!

Rebecca Petersen

Rebecca Petersen left a positive review 3/6/2014

Lovely event and great programming.

Lance Henry

Lance Henry left a positive review 11/14/2013

This was perhaps the best lecture I have attended in three years at Wake Forest. Mr. Bringhurst is the expert in his field, the lecture he gave was written solely for the occasion of his visit to Wake Forest, and with a broad sweep of history and unparalleled attention to detail it embodied the essence of truly excellent humanistic inquiry.

Porter Byrum Welcome Center

Porter Byrum Welcome Center posted a photo 5/28/2013

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