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IdeaFestival 2014 #10: Disruptive Thinking, Ideation & Art Creation: Interrupt, Confuse & Transform the Common Sense of Practices – Sam Van Aken

Sam Van Aken Friday, October 3, 2014, 10.30-11.30am, (Kentucky Center) Sam Van Aken’s approach to ideation and art making follows a highly disruptive process that interrupts, confuses and transforms the common sense of practices; the established order of things. This … Continue reading

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Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life (Deresiewicz 2014)

A groundbreaking manifesto for people searching for the kind of insight on leading, thinking, and living that elite schools should be—but aren’t—providing. As a professor at Yale, Bill Deresiewicz saw something that troubled him deeply. His students, some of the … Continue reading

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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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Matriarchy in Mosuo Minority Culture in China: Sexuality & Identity in Times of Change

Dr. Min Ji, Thu, Mar 27, 2014, Helm Library 100 2.30-3.30: Chinese tea & snacks 4-5: Dr. Ji’s lecture 5-6: Reception and Q&A The Chinese Major and Minor Program in the Department of Modern Languages cordially invites you to attend … Continue reading

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Myths of ‘Modern’ Human Origins – Anthropologist John J. Shea, Sigma XI Distinguished Lecturer, at the 44th Annual Student Research Conference at WKU

Sat, Mar 22, 2014, 5pm, Gary Ransdell Hall At Field Lab in Omo Kibish, Ethiopia, January 2014 (I. Wallace Photo) Paleoanthropologist, Antrhropology Department & Turkana Basin Institute, Stony Brook University Description from Sigma XI, the honor society of research scientists: … Continue reading

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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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Kentucky Study Abroad Symposium 2014

Sat, Apr 19, 2014, Knicely Conference Center, Bowling Green, KY Proposals due Sat, Mar 15, 2014 WKU is pleased to formally request submissions from faculty, undergraduate, and graduate students from any post-secondary institution for presentation at the Kentucky Study Abroad … 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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Global Christianity: Poverty, Conflict & Peace Building – Film “Mandela and de Klerk” & Discussion of the Role of Christianity in the Global South

Tue, Mar 18, 6-8.30pm, Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 4754 Smallhouse Rd, Bowling Green, KY 6pm: Welcome with refreshments 6.30pm: Film presentation of “Mandela and de Klerk (1997) 7.15-8.30pm: Discussion of the film & the role of Christianity in the Global … Continue reading

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

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