EKU Chautauqua Lecture Series

Series theme for 2016-17: "Order and Chaos." Details TBA in July/August.

All Chautauqua Lectures are Free and Open to the Public. Lectures are at 7:30 PM.

Free Parking is available on campus in Employee and Visitor lots after 7 PM: See campus map.

Meet and Greet with Chautauqua speakers, 5:00-5:45 PM in Library 201 on the day of the lecture.

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The 2015-2016 Chautauqua theme, “What If…?”, invites and encourages speakers to engage our curiosity and to explore possibilities, alternatives, and ideas that excite both intellect and imagination, building upon research and scholarship while thinking creatively about the future in light of the past.

The series includes 16 distinguished scholars, best-selling authors and social activists from across the spectrum, including accomplished political scientists, cultural historians and critics such as Doug Brinkley, Naomi Klein, Anton Treuer, Cathy Cohen and Helena Goscilo, cutting-edge biologists, astronomers, cognitive scientists, sociologists and anthropologists like Jack Gilbert, Anthony Barnosky, Chris Impey, Tali Sharot, Lourdes Torres, Dorothy Edwards, Michael Waltman and Agustín Fuentes, an innovator in the digital humanities, William Powers, a liberal arts college president, Michael Roth, a popular and dynamic EKU Professor of Psychology, Myra Beth Bundy, and a Juried National Art Exhibition. Speakers on this year’s roster are coming from places and institutions as far afield as London, Toronto, Chicago, Austin, Berkeley, Notre Dame, DePaul, UNC, MIT, Ohio State, Minnesota, Arizona, and Connecticut.

For more information contact Dr. Erik Liddell.

Dr. Erik Liddell named Chautauqua Lecture Coordinator.... More


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