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2020-21 Schedule

2020-21 EKU Chautauqua ‘Virtual’ Lecture Series Schedule
Balance/Resilience + Dealing with Data: Information, Influence, Interpretation

Presentations will stream via YouTube beginning at 7:30 PM. Details, including streaming links, will be posted and sent to the EKU campus community in advance of all events.
Please send questions for speakers in advance to or live during the event via Twitter (@EKUChautauqua) or Facebook (EKUChautauqua).

All events are free and open to the public.

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FALL 2020

Sep. 10 Zek Eser
“Tracking the Virus: Lessons from Data Analytics”

Sep. 24

Sara Egge
“Balancing the Vote and Exercising Citizenship: The Women's Suffrage Movement 100 Years On”

Women's History Keynote

Oct. 8

Steven Alvarez
“Taco Literacies in Mexington, Kentucky and Puebla York”

Hispanic Heritage Keynote

Oct. 22

Morgan Marietta
“One Nation, Two Realities: Dueling Facts in American Democracy”

Oct. 29

Ciaran O'Connor and John Wood, Jr., with Carolyn Dupont
“Braver Angels: Balance and Virtue in American Political Debates”

Nov. 12

David Treuer
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee”

Native American Heritage Keynote


Jan. 28 Dustin Wygant
“Diagnosis at the Crossroads: Mental Illness in the 21st Century”

Feb. 11

Eric Deggans
“How Changing Demographics Affect Media Coverage of Race"

Black History and First Amendment Keynote

Mar. 4

Talithia Williams
“Power in Numbers: Rebel Women of Mathematics”

Women's History Keynote and Bruce MacLaren Lecture

Mar. 18 or 25 Sara Incera
Using Data to Uncover the Bilingual Mind”
Mar. 26

Jennifer Frey
"What is the Purpose of Life? Classical and Contemporary Answers"
Ron Messerich Lecture in Philosophy and Religion

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