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2018-19 Schedule

All lectures are at 7:30 PM in O'Donnell Hall of the Whitlock Building unless otherwise noted.

All events are free and open to the public.

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FALL 2018

Sep. 13 Amy and Dave Freeman
“A Year in the Wilderness: Bearing Witness in the Boundary Waters”
Annual Bruce MacLaren Distinguished Lecture and Keynote Address for Celebration of Science Week
Sep. 27

Bobby Lee Verdugo and Yoli Rios
"The LA School Walkouts: Reflections on 50 Years of Protest and Progress"
Hispanic Heritage Keynote Address


Sabine Hossenfelder
"Lost in Math: How Beauty Leads Physics Astray"

Oct. 17

David Zurick
"A Fantastic State of Ruin: The Painted Towns of Rajasthan”
Special Event for Homecoming Week 2018

Oct. 29

Ashley York
Hillbilly, the Documentary”
       7:00 pm

Special Event screening
EKU Center for the Arts

Nov. 1

Tom Gilovich
"The Pursuit of Happiness in Trying Times”

Nov. 15

Devon Mihesuah
“The Story of Ned Christie: Untruths and Their Consequences”

Native American Heritage Keynote Address


Jan. 22 -
Feb. 15

Chautauqua National Juried Art Exhibition
A juried exhibition on the theme, “Truths and Consequences”
Fred Parker Giles Gallery, Campbell Building
Opening Reception, January 24, 2017 from 5-7 pm.
Exhibition runs from Jan 22 – Feb 15.

Feb. 7 Reniqua Allen
“It Was All a Dream”
Black History Month Keynote Address

Feb. 26

Eric Thomas Weber
“Correcting Political Correctness”
Annual Ron Messerich Lecture
Mar. 21 Marcy Norton
“Pet Histories: The Native American Origins of a Modern Practice”
Keynote Address for the EKU Living with Animals Conference
Mar. 28

Jennifer Baumgardner
“Beyoncé and Beyond: A Brief History of Feminisms, Intersectionality and #MeToo”
Women’s History Month Keynote Address

Apr. 11 Mehrzad Boroujerdi
“Postrevolutionary Iran: Truths and Consequences for Middle East and International Politics”
International Studies Keynote Address
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