Programs and Events

ETLA typically organizes five meetings during the membership year; two in the fall and three in the spring. (Our membership year runs July 1-June 30.) Our programs are open to the public and newcomers are always welcome!

Upcoming Programs and Events:

The 43rd Annual Mary Utopia Rothrock Lecture and Dinner

A Lecture by Bradley Reeves and Louisa Trott: “Moving History: Our Audiovisual Heritage”
Thursday April 3, 2014 – East Tennessee History Center, Knoxville, Tennessee


You are cordially invited to the 43rd annual Mary Utopia Rothrock Lecture and Dinner.  This year we are honored to welcome Bradley Reeves and Louisa Trott, co-founders of the Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound (TAMIS), which is now part of the McClung Historical Collection of the Knox County Public Library. The archive is dedicated to locating, preserving, and providing access to the moving image and recorded sound heritage of Tennessee.  Reeves and Trott will speak on the importance of preserving regional audiovisual heritage while offering the audience a taste of the many wonderful treasures they’ve uncovered, from local television and radio to commercials and home movies… an evening not to be missed!

5:00  Optional tour of the TAMIS workspace and McClung film vault
5:30  Meet and Greet
6:00  Dinner
             Menu:  Orange Blossom Chicken or Eggplant Stack (vegan), Tri-color Potato Medley, Green
            Beans, Cranberry Waldorf Salad, Rolls, Cheesecake or Fresh Fruit (vegan), Tea or Lemonade
6:45   Lecture

All are welcome. To register for the event, please fill out the registration form below and mail it with a $25 check (student price: $12.50) made out to “East Tennessee Library Association” by Friday, March 28 to:

Circe Anderson
Sevier County Public Library System
408 High Street
Sevierville, TN 37862

East Tennessee History Center:
Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound (TAMIS):

For more information, please contact Circe Anderson:
(865) 365-1418

REGISTRATION FORM: (please send with your registration check)

Name: _______________________________________________________
Library/Affiliation: ­­­­­­­­­­­­­______________________________________________

Choose one by circling:
Orange Blossom Chicken     OR     Eggplant Stack (vegan)

TAMIS Tour (available to the first 25 respondents who mark yes)
Yes     OR     No


Past Events and Programs:

Career Panel – Spring 2014

Book Brag and Lunch – Fall 2013

Fort Loudon Tour and Picnic – Fall 2013

Ijams Nature Center Hike – Fall 2012

The Mystery of Madam Pince – Spring 2012 Program

The Mary Utopia Rothrock Lectures