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Dr. Bruce MacLaren Chautauqua Lecture Series

Dr. Bruce MacLaren Chautauqua Lecture Series 2022-23


Dear EKU Campus Community and Chautauqua Friends,

Thank you as always for your support of EKU Chautauqua, recently renamed as the Dr. Bruce MacLaren Chautauqua Lecture Series.

Our 2022-2023 series will be devoted to interdisciplinary exploration of the theme, "Inter/Action(s)." Our guests will include scholars, writers, performers and public figures in a variety of areas and fields of expertise. Plus, we we will be hosting another special Art Exhibition in anticipation of completed renovations to the Giles Gallery. 

Thank you to everyone for coming out this past Fall. The website is now updated to include the following in the Spring schedule: 


Feb. 9 – William H. Turner (Berea, UK, KY State),The Harlan Renaissance, Keynote Address for Black History Month, O'Donnell Hall.

March 2 – Jessica Wilkerson (West Virginia U, Carnegie Research Fellow), A Women's History of Appalachia, Keynote Address for Women’s History Month, ***NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE: Brock Auditorium, Coates Building***

April 13 - Deborah Alexander (US Diplomat, EKU), From Kentucky to Kandahar and Points Beyond: War and Peace through the Eyes of a Conflict Diplomat, International Studies Keynote Address, ***NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE: Grand Reading Room of Crabbe Library*** 

We hope you are looking forward to another semester of stimulating ideas, eye-opening explorations, presentations, performances and engaging conversations!


Presentations begin at 7:30 PM. Locations as per schedule (O'Donnell Hall, EKU Center for the Arts).

All EKU Chautauqua events are Free and Open to the Public.

The Chautauqua Lecture Series is operated by the EKU Honors Program with sponsorship support from across campus.

Free Parking is available on campus in 'E'/Employee lots for all lectures: See yellow lots on campus map.

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