"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
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.
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
For more information, see http://www.uky.edu/gainescenter/bale-boone
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*
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.