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A Symposium on Peace, Islam, and Counter-Narratives

This conference brings together academics, practitioners, policy influencers, and Muslim thought leaders to discuss the potential strategic role of the Islam in American security policy and initiatives. It focuses on the role of “counter-narratives,” or the attempt to respond to … Continue reading

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis – WKU Cultural Enhancement Series, Van Meter Hall, WKU, Bowling Green, KY, Sep 30, 2014, 7.30pm CT

Mission Statement In the Spirit of Swing The mission of Jazz at Lincoln Center is to entertain, enrich and expand a global community for Jazz through performance, education and advocacy. We believe Jazz is a metaphor for Democracy. Because jazz … Continue reading

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Taste of Africa (African Student Association)

Wed, May 7, 2014, 6.30pm, Kentucky Museum Miss Africa USA Fashion Show Traditional Food Special Guest Performer Cultural Dance Photobooth African Exhibits Free Prizes!

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Expanding Classrooms: Pedagogy at the Social Justice Crossroads – Dr. Rhonda Williams, Founder & Director, Social Justice Institute, Case Western Reserve University

ICSR Spring Speaker Series Thu, Apr 24, 2014, 4-5.30pm, Faculty House Background Dr. Rhonda Y. Williams, an associate professor of History in the College of Arts and Sciences at CWRU, completed her PhD at the University of Pennsylvania under the … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Rev. Dr. Bernard Lafayette (Chandler School of Theology, Emory University)

Hosted by the Institute for Citizenship and Social Responsibility Friday, April 25, 2014, 3pm, Garrett 116 refreshments The Rev. Dr. Lafayette, an ordained minister, is a longtime civil rights activist, organizer, and an authority on nonviolent social change. He co-founded … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Pop, Spring 2014: Painting the Iron Curtain Pink (Dr. Marko Dumancic) & Scanlating Mangas in Brazil (Prof. Jose Riverson Rios)

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The Origins of the Cold War: A Debate between Dr. Marko Dumancic and Dr. Jack Thacker

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 4pm, Cherry 210 Winston Churchill, Harry S. Truman, and Joseph Stalin met in Potsdam, Germany, July-August 1945 (Gilder Lehrman Collection)

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The Great War (World War I) in the Soviet Imagination – Dr. Karen Petrone, Chair, Department of History, University of Kentucky

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Drunken Persians, Heroic Queens, and the 300 at Thermopylae: Making Sense of Herodotus’ Histories – John Marincola, Professor of Classics, Florida State University

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Why Do Ukraine and Crimea Matter to Americans? A Panel Discussion with Experts from WKU

 A Panel Discussion with Experts from WKU Thu, Apr 3, 7pm, Mass Media & Technology Hall (MMTH) 236 A map showing the disputed areas near Russia in red (Laris Karklis / The Washington Post) Panelists Michael McClellan, Minister-Counselor of the U.S. … Continue reading

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