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A Screening of THE 24TH, and Interview with Director

Date: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Law School and streaming simulcast
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Join us for a film screening of The 24th, a historical film written and directed by Kevin Willmott! This film screening will be held virtually followed by a brief Q&A discussion. For more insight on the film, check out this interview.

Read more on Kevin Willmott's extensive works HERE.

Watch The 24th movie trailer!

This event is sponsored by:

  • English Department MFA Visiting Writers Series
  • International Film Certificate Program
  • Gaines Center for Humanities
  • UK History Department
  • Commonwealth Institute for Black Studies
  • Rosenberg College of Law
  • Cooperative for the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • UK Veteran's Resource CEnter
  • William T. Young Library
  • UK Office of Institutional Diversity

To register, click HERE! Contact Pearl James for more information.

 

Leadership in a Time of Crisis

State Representitive Charles Booker and UK history professor Tracy Campbell discuss leadership during a crisis from both historical and contemporary perspectives.

Heartbreak and History: Mourning the Devastation of Notre-Dame

Date: 
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Location: 
330D Gatton Student Center
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Heartbreak and HIstory: Mourning the Devastation of Notre-Dame

Monday, April 22nd, 12:30 to 2:00, Room 330D, Gatton Student Center

On Monday, April 22nd, UK faculty, students, and community members are invited to join us for a public forum to share our sorrow and concern about the devastation caused to one of the world's great religious and cultural monuments, the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris, France.  Presentations will discuss the religious and artistic significance of Notre-Dame, the challenges involved in its restoration, and campus community members' personal memories of the cathedral.

Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, Departments of HIstory, Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and Department of Historic Preservation.

For more information, contact Professor Jeremy Popkin, Department of History, popkin@uky.edu

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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Annual Bluegrass Undergraduate Classics Conference & Halloween Party

Date: 
Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Location: 
Alumni Gallery in the William T. Young Library

Annual Bluegrass Undergraduate Classics Conference & Halloween Party

Date: 
Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Location: 
Alumni Gallery in the William T. Young Library

Olson Recipient of a Festschift

Dr. Robert Olson, professor (emeritus) of Middle East History and Politics at the University of Kentucky, has been the recipient of a Festschift Kurdish Issues: Essays in Honor of Robert W. Olson on his 75th birthday. Fifteen of the top scholars from the Middle East, Europe and the United States specializing in Kurdish Studies contributed 13 essays in his honor.

Screening of "My Perestroika" and Q&A with director Robin Hessman

Date: 
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Location: 
Kentucky Theatre

 

Join us for an evening with filmmaker Robin Hessman and a screening of her award-winning documentary, MY PERESTROIKA (2010). The film tells the stories of five Moscow schoolmates who were brought up behind the Iron Curtain, witnessed the joy and confusion of glasnost, and reached adulthood right as the world changed around them. A Q&A with the director will follow the film.

For more information please visit myperestroika.com

 

 

Two A&S Educators Honored With 2016 Great Teacher Awards

 Six University of Kentucky educators were recently named recipients of the UK Alumni Association 2016 Great Teacher Award.

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