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A variety of programs are held during the school year, including the annual Rothrock lecture.

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Most recent event:

East Tennessee Library Association’s 45th Annual Mary Utopia Rothrock Lecture and Dinner

On October 29th 2015 at the Bridgewater Place in Knoxville, TN, author Sam Venable spoke on his Knoxville News Sentinel article series “Fragments of Hate: Prejudice and Healing in East Tennessee” and the research behind it. The series focused on the shooting of integration pioneer Charles Moulden in 1968.
Mr. Venable also offered a brief retrospective on his own career.