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16th Southern Kentucky Book Fest & Writers Conference (Knicely, April 25 & 26, 2014): Program & Registration

Kentucky Writers Conference, Fri, Apr 25, 2014 Program (pdf) Registration

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The 13 most read and shared posts on Brain Pickings in 2013

Brain Pickings, December 26, 2013 Everything you missed and everything you’d want to revisit, in one cozy place. As the year rolls to an end, what better way to reflect on its fruits than by looking back on those pieces … Continue reading

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The 13 Best Books of 2013: The Definitive Annual Reading List of Overall Favorites

Brain Pickings, December 23, 2013 Soul-stirring, brain-expanding reads on intuition, love, grief, attention, education, and the meaning of life. All gratifying things must come to an end: The season’s subjective selection of best-of reading lists — which covered writing and … Continue reading

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The Best Books on Writing and Creativity of 2013

Brain Pickings, December 18, 2013 Timeless wisdom and practical advice on the pleasures and perils of the written word and the creative life. After the year’s best books in photography, psychology and philosophy, art and design, history and biography, science … Continue reading

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Sex, Power & Performance (HON THEA 349, spring 2014)

Professor Carol Jordan will teach this fascinating Honors Seminar this spring HON THEA 349 CRN 40075 MWF, 9.10-10.05am Gordon Wilson Hall 311 This course will explore the interplay of sex, sexuality, gender and power both on the stage and in … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving, Gratitude, and Thankfulness

Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse. – Henry Van Dyke, American Poet, 1852-1933 The life of sensation is the life of greed; … Continue reading

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HON ENG 399: Gothic Fiction – Dr. Sandra Hughes, spring 2014

Tue & Thu, 2.20-3.40, Cherry 001 (CRN: 38991) For Honors students and students with a 3.2 GPA or above For more information please contact Dr. Sandra Hughes

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Great new Honors courses in spring 2014: Global Trends, Climate, Evolution, Russia, Comparative Elections, Age-Friendly Cities, Gothic Fiction, Mississippi Delta, Rock’n Roll & Sex, Power and Performance

Honors Colloquia HON 380: Trends Shaping Our Future: Local and Global Perspectives, Prof. Nathan Phelps – 2 sections: CRN 39772: MW, 2-3.20, Garrett 115 & CRN 39771: TR, 9.35-10.50, Cherry 305 HON 300, CRN 31757: Cultures of the Mississippi Delta, … Continue reading

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Universal Language: Love through Legend, Literature, and Life – An Opera

Friday, November 22, 2013, 7.30-9pm, FAC Recital Hall (free) “Universal Language: Love through Legend, Literature, and Life”  is an end of the semester performance project for the students of the opera theater class. This semester, twelve voice majors of all … Continue reading

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Honors Music Literature: Rock and Roll (HON 430-002, spring 2014)

Great new course on the development of Rock’n Roll as a musical & cultural style HON MUS 430-002 (CRN: 35744): Tue & Thu, 12.45-2.05, FAC 354 Open to all Honors students & students with a minimum GPA of 3.2, not … Continue reading

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