Category Archives: Featured Events

Morris Glass, Holocaust Survivor. Tues. 4/16. 4pm Hendrix

ECU’s Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, the Department of History, and the Honors College invite You to a Free Talk by


4 p.m. TUESDAY, APRIL 16
(Mendenhall Student Center, ECU Campus)

Mr. Glass was just 11 when the Nazis invaded his native Poland on 1 September 1939.
Forty-two members of his family were murdered during the Holocaust and he was imprisoned in six death camps, including Auschwitz. Mr. Glass speaks on behalf of the millions who perished during the Nazis’ reign of terror.

This event is free and open to the public. *Given the graphic subject matter, parents interested in bringing children to this event are asked to use their best judgment.* For more information, contact Prof. David Smith or phone 252.328.5524.

Mr. Glass’s talk is made possible by the N. C. Council on the Holocaust.

April 5-7, 2013. Oedipus Rex. Mendenhall.

Oedipus RexThe ECU Classical Studies Program announces its production of
Oedipus Rex
a Tragedy by Sophocles

in a translation by Ruth Fainlight and Robert J. Littman
with original music by Mark Richardson, ECU School of Music
directed by John Given, ECU Program in Classical Studies

April 5, 6 and 7, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.
at Mendenhall Student Center, Great Rooms, ECU

Co-sponsored by the Center for Student Leadership & Civic Engagement.

Jan. 19 – March 9, 2013. World Affairs Forum: Great Decisions

ECU Hosts Ninth Year of International Affairs Forum

The Great Decisions Program, now in its ninth year at ECU and co-sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Eastern North Carolina (WAC-ENC), will run for eight consecutive Saturdays beginning January 19, 2013 through March 9. Sessions will be held from 10 a.m. to noon in the Rivers West Building auditorium on the ECU campus.

The program consists of a series of lectures by academic and professional experts. Topics of discussion will include Threat Assessment, China in Africa, Myanmar and Southeast Asia, the Future of the Euro, Egypt, NATO, Iran, and Intervention.

Full-time ECU students, staff and faculty may attend for free and purchase the program book for $19. For the general public, the fee is $37 for all eight sessions and includes membership in the WAC-ENC. The textbook is $19. Individual sessions are $6. To register for the series, visit the Great Decisions web site at

For additional information, contact Dr. Sylvie Debevec Henning at 252-328-5520 or Individuals requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should call 252-737-1016 (voice/TTY) at least 48 hours prior to each event.