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BANNING TO PRESENT A & S DISTINGUISHED LECTURE

By Kelley Bozeman

 

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The lecture, “The Gentry and the People: Party Conflict and the People’s Role in a Republic, 1789-1793,” begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the Auditorium of the William T. Young Library.  The event is free and open to the public.

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March 15, 2002– (Lexington, Ky.) – Lance G. Banning, a University of Kentucky history professor and 2001/2002 Distinguished Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, will present his Distinguished Professor Lecture on Tuesday, March 19.

The lecture, “The Gentry and the People: Party Conflict and the People’s Role in a Republic, 1789-1793,” begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the Auditorium of the William T. Young Library.  The event is free and open to the public.

Banning joined the UK faculty in 1973 from Brown University.  He has authored three award-winning books, edited three collections of essay, written over 30 scholarly articles, and written nearly 50 scholarly reviews and review essays.

Banning served as UK’s Director of Undergraduate Studies from 1978-1980 and as Director of Graduate Studies from 1980-1984.  He also has served on numerous departmental, college and university committees during his 30-year tenure at UK.  In 1984 Banning was named the University’s Research Professor and was honored by his department as the Hallam Professor in 1989-1991.  In addition, Banning has also held many prestigious national and international awards, including fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and the National Humanities Center.


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