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Cultural Coffee Hour
Have a cup of coffee and become aware of the diverse multicultural perspectives at UK. Meet international students and learn how to get involved, where to eat and how to adjust to life at UK. Snacks and beverages are provided. You are welcome to...
"Sepharad at the tip of Africa" Pre-Kick Off Event
The influences represented in the music and poetry of the Moroccan Jewish community spans across Africa, the Mediterranean and the Liberian peninsula. Vanessa Paloma will be performing these Judeo-Spanish Romances, Judeo-Arabic piyyutim and Hebrew...
EA Scholarship Workshop
On Tuesday, September 23 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. UK Education Abroad will host its Scholarship Workshop in the Hub of William T. Young Library.  This is a drop-in event.  Students are welcome to come any time between 3:00 and 7:00 p.m. and stay as...
Kosher/Soul? Black-Jewish Identity Cooking
Michael W. Twitty, a recognized culinary historian and independent scholar of African American food and folk culture, is lecturing and demonstrating his talents at UK on September 8, 2014 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the MLK Center. He is one of the...
The Future of Islam
John Esposito is a world-renowned scholar of Islam and profesor of Islamic Studies and International Affairs at Georgetown University. He will be speaking about the future of Islam on September 10, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the Singletary Center Recital...
UKCI Moon Festival Artwork and Essay Competition held successfully
     In August and September of 2014, UKCI held our 4th K-12 Chinese Moon Festival Artwork and Essay Competition. We held the award ceremony as part of the Chinese Moon Festival evening party organized by the Chinese Association on September 6th. We...
Modern Islamic Art and its sources in the Middle East
Dr. Oliver Leaman, professor of philosophy and Zantker professor of Jewish studies, is coming to speak about modern Islamic art. This event will be on September 14, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in the UK Art Museum Galleries.https://passport.as.uky.edu/dr-...
Start-Up Army: Military Entrepreneurs and the Evolution of Israel's Special Operations Forces
Ami Pedahzur will be speaking about the evolution of Israel's military and special operations forces on September 30, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in Student Center Room 249. https://passport.as.uky.edu/ami-pedahzur-“israeli-special-operations-f...
Crossroads and Caravans: Ceramics in the Islamic World
Andrew Maske, D. Phil and associate professor of art history, will be the guest at this event on October 10, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the UK Art Museum Galleries. https://passport.as.uky.edu/andrew-maske-“crossroads-and-caravans-cera...
Messy Little Wars: U.S. Approaches to Iraq since 1990
Peter Hahn will be speaking at this event on October 20, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in Student Center Room 249. https://passport.as.uky.edu/peter-hahn-“-united-states-and-iraq-1990”

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