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Drusilla Dunjee Houston: Matriarch in the West

"Drusilla Dunjee Houston: Matriarch in the West" Thursday Feb.17 at 6:30 pm ET via zoom

Join us this Thursday, February 17 at 6:30 PM ET via zoom for our second lecture in the Bluegrass Classics Lecture Series, Drusilla Dunjee Houston: Matriarch of the West. Dr. Peggy Brooks Bertram shares with us her experiences learning and writing about this almost forgotten figure of African American History. The author of "The Wonderful Ethiopians of the Cushite Empire" (1924). This lecture has been generously sponsored by the Gaines Humanities Center and is part of the 2022 Mini Grant Series. To register: https://uky.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkdeytrjksGdx_1jxT7sFP6cuHWma_XGFj

For more Bluegrass Classics Lectures: https://bluegrassclassicslectures.weebly.com
 

 

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A Screening of THE 24TH, and Interview with Director

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.

 
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Racial Violence in Kentucky: A Historical Perspective sgbe225 Tue, 09/01/2020 - 09:10 pm

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'Bodies of Evidence' to Explore Violence Against LGBTQ*, Black Individuals

The University of Kentucky's Gaines Center for the Humanities and the Department of Gender and Women's Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences are teaming up with the Office of LGBTQ* Resources, the Martin Luther King Center, the African American and Africana Studies Program and Black Student Union to present three events exploring violence against members of the LGBTQ*

trra223 Tue, 10/20/2015 - 02:15 pm
Series on Violence and the Human Condition Opens
The University of Kentucky Gaines Center for the Humanities and the UK College of Arts and Sciences are teaming up to present a series of workshops on violence and the human condition.
trra223 Tue, 05/12/2015 - 10:54 am

Violence and the Human Condition: Political Violence and Issues of Measurement and Methodology

 

For a full list of events and information visit: visionsinmethodology.org/conferences/2015-conference

Sponsered by the National Science Foundation, UK Gaines Center for the Humanities, UK Office of the Vice President for Research, the Department of Political Science, QIPSR, and the Department of Sociology.

 

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UK campus
Bale Boone Symposium Explores 'Legacies of Civil War'
As the sesquicentennial of the Civil War draws to a close this year, University of Kentucky Gaines Center for the Humanities will examine the war's impact on history and culture in the years that followed as part of the 2015 Bale Boone Symposium on the "Legacies of the American Civil War" Feb. 4, 10 and 12.
sjpa226 Tue, 02/03/2015 - 11:27 am
Phil Harling Named Next Gaines Center Director
Recognized for his exceptional contributions to research, teaching, and administrative work, Professor of History Phil Harling has been named director of the Gaines Center for the Humanities.
mngr222 Wed, 06/04/2014 - 10:36 am
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