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Bale Boone Symposium: Viet Thanh Nguyen

Date: 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
Singletary Center Recital Hall

Social Conflict & Democracy: The Enduring Impact of Race on U.S. Politics

Part of the Political Science department's series on Social Conflict and Democracy, this panel focuses on the enduring impact that race and slavery hold over U.S. politics.  Featuring guest speaker Maya Sen of Harvard, presenting on "The Political Legacy of Southern Slavery," the panel include three Univ. of Kentucky faculty experts as well: Christia Spears Brown (Psychology), Melynda Price (UK Law), and Ray Block (AAAS & Political Science).

Cosponsored by the Quantitative Initiative for Social & Policy Research (QIPSR) and the College of Arts & Science's Keys to Our Common Future initiative.

Date: 
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Location: 
Kincaid Auditorium (#111 Gatton B&E)

Democracy, Citizenship and Violence in Latin America

Date: 
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Location: 
Young Library Auditorium
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Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry Film Showing

The University of Kentucky's SSTOP Hunger: Sustainable Solutions to Overcome Poverty organization is hosting a screening of the award-winning documentary LOOK & SEE, a powerful cenematic portrait of Wendell Berry - farmer, activist, and undoubtedly one of America's most significant living writers.  The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion with Mary Berry.  Tickets are free for students and $10 dollars for non-students.  For more information about this event contact Clair Crosby at claire.scrosby@uky.edu

Date: 
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
KIncaid Auditorium - Gatton School of Business
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Film Series: V For Vendetta (2005)

In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman. 

 

Date: 
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
Young Library Auditorium
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Film Series: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017)

An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.

Date: 
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
Young Library Auditorium
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Film Series: Half the Sky (2012)

Half the Sky is a passionate call-to-arms, urging us not only to bear witness to the plight of the world's women, but to help to transform their oppression into opportunity.  Our future is in the hands of women everywhere. 

Date: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: 
Young Library Auditorium
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Cooking Demonstration

Join us on Tuesday, November 7th, as we celebrate Haitian home-style cooking with Fida’s Carribean Café. Fida’s will join us in the kitchen from 5:30-8:00 PM for a demonstration. $20 General Admission and $5 with Valid Student ID. This is event is hosted by The Food Connection and the College of Arts and Sciences.

Date: 
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
The Food Connection @ The 90
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Cooking Demonstration

Please join us in the kitchen on Tuesday as we celebrate foods of the Democratic Republic of the Congo! Guest Chef Joseph Mutayongwa will demonstrate cooking a home-style Congolese meal alongside attendees.

   $20 General Admission | $5.00 Student with Valid ID

Register online here: https://www3.ca.uky.edu/foodconnection/keys-common-future/new.php

 

Date: 
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
The Food Connection @ The 90
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Framing Immigrants

Professor Jennifer Merolla, will present, "Framing Immigrants," based on her book of the same name, on the influence of conservative, liberal and mainstream news frames on public support for mass deportations, comprehensive immigration reform and the DREAM Act. UK faculty, Abby Córdova (PS), Janet Stamatel (SOC), are discussants.

Reception will follow in the Boone Center Library Room. 

Date: 
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Location: 
William T. Young Library Auditorium

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