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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

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

Symposium on Emerging Technologies and Sustainability: Interactions Between Science and Society

A key to our common future is the development of technologies, practices and policies to address challenges associated with providing food, energy, water and transport to a growing population. This panel discussion is organized around the themes of food, energy, water, and transport with experts from the broad disciplinary categories of Science/Engineering, Economics/Business and Policy/Society. The aim will be to bring together participants that cut across these themes and disciplinary areas to discuss the challenges and solutions involved in developing and implementing new technologies to increase the sustainability of food, energy, water and transport systems. All members of the community (UK and Beyond) are invited.

PANELISTS INCLUDE:

JULIA BURSTEN | Nanoscience/Philosophy | Department of Philosophy

PAUL VINCELLI | Biotechnology/Agricultural Science | Department of Plant Pathology

KEIKO TANAKA | Food Systems/Social Science | Department of Sociology

KENNETH GRAHAM | Renewable Energy/Chemistry |Department of Chemistry

MICHAEL SAMA | Autonomous Vehicles and Robotics/Engineering| Department of Biosystems & Ag. Engineering

Lunch served in Alumni Gallery

Date: 
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 12:00pm to 3:30pm
Location: 
W.T. Young Library
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