CLASS 920 – THE NATIVE PEOPLE OF NC’S OUTER BANKS
LANCE CULPEPPER is the Associate Producer of Paul Green’s THE LOST COLONY. During his ten years with the production, Lance is also involved in developing RIHA’s education initiatives in addition to his work with THE LOST COLONY performance. He helped establish the school matinee performances and the revival of The Lost Colony Theatre Arts Camp program and Theatre Arts Academy for teens. Other education programs include Ghosts of The Lost Colony, an immersive nighttime experience for school groups, and Mystery of The Lost Colony, an interactive performance geared towards K-5 students.
Join Lance for an exciting overview of the Native Americans living on the Outer Banks in the 16th century when the English first arrived as described by Thomas Harriot. Monday, Jan 29.
CLASS 921 – PHARAOH’S DAUGHTER: DATING EXODUS
Most efforts to date the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt focus the study on the pharaohs as the main clue. This class takes “Pharaohs Daughter” as the main clue The Bible tells us it was the daughter that intervened in the story of Moses. Led by IGNACIO GÖTZ, BA, MA, BD, PhD, Laurence Stessin Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Teaching Fellow at New College, Hofstra University, you may expect a highly informative, lively and engaging discussion. Dr. Götz has over 50 years of experience examining this provocative subject. Friday, Feb 16.
CLASS 922 – WHAT TO WEAR: LAYERS OF ELIZABETHAN GARB - CLASS CANCELLED
This class will present a fascinating look at clothing from the Elizabethan era taught by JOAN BRUMBACH, designer and head of construction for Elizabeth R & Co. With a BA in Theatre from the University of Richmond, Joan has an extensive background in theatre and costume design. In addition to designing for theatres, charity balls, and political conventions, she was the Designer/Owner of Backstage, Inc. for 18 years. Students will learn interesting facts about Elizabethan era clothing, from Queen to Serf. Costume examples will be shown. Tuesday, Jan 30.
CLASS 923 – GENEALOGY & FAMILY HISTORY
Always an engaging topic, genealogy has captured people’s imagination and curiosity for generations. Presenter LARRY PROCTOR has spent over 40 years pursuing this hobby. With the rapid advance of digital technology, the internet has blown wide open the possibilities for those exploring their past. Join Larry for an educational look into the “how to.” As some say, if you don’t know where you came from then you really don’t know who you are. Class size is limited to 10 students. Monday, Feb 19.
CLASS 924 – THE MOSQUITO FLEET OF HATTERAS
Much has been written and discussed about the Civil War. But the impact on the isolated communities of the Outer Banks is less known. SCOTT DAWSON, historian, 8th generation native, history teacher, and museum owner will explore how naval battles in the region often split families on the battlefield. Spend
an evening with Scott to hear his perspective on this aspect of the conflict as it impacted local citizens and the war effort of both sides of the conflict. Friday, Feb 2
CLASS 925 – HISTORY OF AMERICAN WOMEN AT WAR, PART 1
American women have been part of the defense of this country from our founding. Come learn the many roles American women have played from pre-Revolution times to the Civil War. This class will present an overview of interest not only to women, but to anyone with an interest in American History.. DR. LIN LOGAN received her PhD in Education and History from the University of Hawaii and did post-doctoral research at the College of William and Mary. She is a retired professor of US History and Women’s History at Virginia Wesleyan University. Join her for an enlightening look back into this aspect of our nation’s history. Monday, Feb 26Class