10|17|14 - Messy Little Wars -

An expert in U.S. foreign relations in the Middle East since 1940 will discuss the historical foundations of the current crises in the region at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, in the UKAA Auditorium of the W.T. Young Library.

10|15|14 - Fruitful Divergence: Jim Ridolfo -

As a graduate student Jim Ridolfo embarked on what he thought was a short-term research project that diverged from his dissertation work. This “secondary” project on Samaritan manuscripts has led to nationally-funded, award-winning research.

10|10|14 - Fellow Travelers: Three Zolondek Scholarship recipients chronicle their experiences abroad -

Sibel Solagan, Evan Sweet and Jonathan Sarfin write about their time abroad as Zolondek Fellows.

09|30|14 - UK College of Arts and Sciences: 106 Years of Excellence -

More than an “s” has been added since the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Science was created in 1908 with only seven faculty members.

09|09|14 - Esposito Opens Discussion of Islam -

One of the most respected American scholarly authority on Islam, John L. Esposito, will visit the University of Kentucky Wednesday to discuss “The Future of Islam: Assessing the Elements of Reform, Revival, and Fundamentalism in the Muslim World.” The community is invited to attend his presentation at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the Singletary Center Recital Hall.

10/27/14 "Pilgrimage in a Tourist Age: The Case of Birthright Israel and the Shaping of Jewish Identity" Since 1999 hundreds of thousands of young North American Jews have visited... @ UKAA Auditorium @ WT Young Library
7:00pm
Shaul Kelner
10/29/14 Long Time Ago... A Performance by Crit Callebs Eastern Band Cherokee Storyteller   Crit Callebs (Eastern Band Cherokee descendant) is a traditional hunter, food... @ The Niles Gallery -- Lucille Fine Arts Library
4:30pm
Crit Callebs
11/06/14 “Islamist Thought and the Egyptian Revolution” “Political Islam, the Muslim Brotherhood and Egyptian Politics” 7:00 pm  W.T.... @ WT Young Library Auditorium
7:00pm
Mohammad Fadel
11/07/14 “Democracy at Risk Around the World” with Amaney Jamal; co-sponsored by QPSIR @ UKAA Auditorium, WT Young Library
1:00pm
Amaney Jamal
11/10/14 The Significance of Being First; Competing: Jewish and Arab Discourses @ UKAA Auditorium @ WT Young Library
7:00pm
Ilan Troen
11/13/14 "Sleepless Nights/Wasted Time: Seeking Islam in Egypt's Hollywood" Professor Joel Gordon will explore the depiction of ‘normative’ religious... @ UKAA Auditorium @ WT Young Library
5:00pm
Joel Gordon
12/04/14 "The Israelite Samaritan Today: Past, Present and Looking to the Future." Benny recently published "The Israelite Samaritan Version of the Torah: First... @ UKAA Auditorium @ WT Young
7:00pm
Benyamim (Benny) Tsedaka
04/07/15 Arabic Poetry Reading @ TBD
5:30pm
Lisa Suhair Majaj

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