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Pop Culture Studies Senior Seminar Presentations

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Global Studies as if Reality Mattered: Globalizing Education in the Anthropocene to Build Global Competence and Resilience

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe. (John Muir 1911) Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away. (Philip K. Dick; Peter Viereck) … Continue reading

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University of Kentucky head basketball coach, John Calipari, will sign copies of his new book, Players First: Coaching from the Inside Out (2014)

Tue, Apr 22, 6pm, Barnes & Noble, 1680 Campbell Lane, Bowling Green, KY Players First: Coaching from the Inside Out, John Calipari & Michael Sokolove, 2014 Tickets free will be passed out starting at 2pm CST line will begin to … Continue reading

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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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Tracing the Unexplored: Brazil’s Multicultural Society (series)

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US Bank Celebration of the Arts Exhibition & Reception

Globe Light by Lynne Ferguson (2013 purchase award) Opening reception: Fri, Feb 28, 7.30-9.30pm, Kentucky Museum Exhibition open to the public: Mar 1 – Apr 5 (Museum hours)

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IdeaFestival Bowling Green: Creativity & Innovation – schedule, background & keynote: Dreams and Dreamers: How to Innovate Like Walt Disney and the Pixarians (Bill Capodagli)

More information Schedule Innovate the Pixar Way: Business Lessons from the World’s Most Creative Corporate Playground, Bill Capodagli 2009 Event to showcase innovation in Ky., Monica Spees, Bowling Green Daily News, Feb 25, 2014

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Police, Media & State: Morocco’s ‘Serial Killer’ & CSI: Casablanca

More information on WKU’s new Arabic Minor & Major

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What should we be worried about?

Big picture thinkers on ‘real scenarios that keep scientists up at night’ Since we can’t stop worrying, can science teach us at least how to worry better? What should and shouldn’t we be worried about – for scientific reasons? The … Continue reading

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An Actor Who Made Unhappiness a Joy to Watch

A. O. Scott on Philip Seymour Hoffman, New York Times, Feb 3, 2014 Mr. Hoffman’s gifts were widely celebrated while he was alive. But the shock of his death on Sunday revealed, too soon and too late, the astonishing scale … Continue reading

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