Virtual Speaker Series

Listen to A&S experts speaking about topics related to the pandemic:

Dr. Christal Badour
Dr. Christal Badour
Maintaining Psychological Health During Pandemic
Dr. Tom Adams
Dr. Tom Adams
Anxiety Advice During COVID-19
Dr. Shannon Sauer-Zavala
Dr. Shannon Sauer-Zavala
Mental Health Resources


Virtual Speaker Series featuring A&S faculty and guests.
Upcoming Events:

The Future of Arts & Sciences at UK: A Conversation with Interim Dean Christian Brady
Speaker(s) / Presenter(s): A&S Interim Dean Christian Brady in conversation with Associate Dean Anna Bosch
Date:Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Join A&S Interim Dean Christian Brady in conversation with Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs Anna Bosch (Linguistics) on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 12:30 p.m., as he discusses his background and research interests, impression of Lexington and the University, and hopes for the College of Arts & Sciences over the coming year. Dean Brady will also provide updates on the search for a new dean of the College.

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Sports, Social Justice, and Covid-19
Speaker(s) / Presenter(s): Derrick White, history and African American and Africana Studies
Date:Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Derrick White, professor in the History Department and African American and Africa Studies Program, along with a panel will examine how the intersection of Covid-19 and social justice made college and professional sports a site of activism and protest. The panelists will also discuss how it connects to a longer history of athletic activism. 

Racism and Injustice in Lexington: The Challenges of Working Towards Racial Justice and Equality
Speaker(s) / Presenter(s): Dr. Gerald Smith in conversation with A&S Interim Dean Christian Brady
Date:Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

This session will examine Lexington's racial past, present and future from the perspective of a native son. Professor Gerald Smith grew up in the east end neighborhood, graduated from Henry Clay High School, and attended the University of Kentucky from 1977-1988. He joined the UK faculty in the Department of History in 1993. As co-chair of Mayor Linda Gorton's recently formed Commission for Racial Justice and Equality in Fayette County, he will discuss the challenges and opportunities in his hometown, in conversation with A&S Interim Dean Christian Brady.

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