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Finding Our Place: A Conference in Honor of the Work and Writing of bell hooks This year is the 20th convening of the Annual Black Women’s Conference. In its history, there are few subjects of interest and important to the lives of Black women the conference has not explored. As we celebrate...

Friday, April 19, 2013, 6:00pm, Center Theater in the Student Center Part of the Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, this session included the following: Introduction to the evening, featuring the art of Romare Bearden Jacqueline Couti, University of Kentucky Out and Bad - 'Dress' on the...

April 24, 2013 Lyric Theatre A native of Danville, Kentucky, Frank X Walker is a graduate of the University of Kentucky, and he also completed an MFA in Writing at Spalding University. After being nurtured by UK professors that included Nikky Finney, Gurney Norman, the late James Baker Hall,...

Jakobi Williams "From the Bullet to the Ballot" Saturday, April 6, 2013 The African American and Africana Studies, S.T. Roach Community Conversation Lecture Series. In this comprehensive history of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party (ILBPP), Chicago native Jakobi Williams...
MLK Cultural Center scholar-in-residence, professor Arnold Farr and co-host professor Vershawn Young, African American Studies and English, discuss the promise of black manhood in America by examining MLK's actions, philosophies, and speeches.
UK’s AAAS Program in a partnership with the Lyric Theater & Cultural Arts Center, will kick-off Rebuilding the Block, the 2011-2012 S.T. Roach Community Conversations. As the kick-off to the Community Conversation series, poet, professor and community activist Frank X Walker leads a salute to...

In Community 101, students were able to experience the Lyric Theater and Cultural Arts Center during class. The mission of the Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center is to preserve, promote, present and celebrate diverse cultures with special emphasis on African-American cultural heritage...

Carter G. Woodson Lecture Series - "Groups, Organizations and Identity: Intercultural Communication in Black Greek Letter Organizations This talk centers on a course being offered in Spring 2012. The course will recognize and select appropriate methods of Black Greek Letter Organizations in a...

Lexington's Isaac Murphy Bicycle Club grew out of writer and avid cyclist Frank X Walker's vision. The English professor and director of UK's African American and Africana Studies Program wanted to link inner city children to Lexington's Legacy Trail by providing them with bicycles and the...

The Lyman T. Johnson Upholding the Torch of Excellence Awards were given out on October 22, 2011 as part of an African American and Africana Studies Program (AAAS) co-sponsored homecoming event. The ceremony was part of the 21st annual Lyman T. Johnson Awards Celebration – the event is named in...
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