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CH-50277-06
Gaines Center for the Humanities NEH Challenge Grant
Robert Rabel, University of Kentucky Research Foundation

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2016 Bale Boone Symposium: Europe Today and the Memory of Violence (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: 2016 Bale Boone Symposium: Europe Today and the Memory of Violence
Abstract: Europe today has come to symbolize the possibility of peace and cooperation among peoples, but the collective memory of the continent that will be the focus of the 2015-2016 “Year of Europe” program remains haunted by the memory of its violent past. Has Europe truly exorcised the specter of violence? Is violence a necessary product of the self-assertion dictated by modern European forms of subjectivity? Our symposium on “Europe Today and the Memory of Violence” brings together speakers from a wide range of disciplines to consider these questions.
Author: Jay Winter
Author: Karen Petrone
Author: Jeremy D. Popkin
Author: Herlinde Pauer-Studer
Author: Lia Brozgal
Author: Charles Ingrao
Author: Stefan Bird-Pollan
Author: Sara Beardsworth
Date: 02/17/2016
Location: University of Kentucky campus
Primary URL: http://www.uky.edu/academy/bale-boone
Primary URL Description: This site lists all Bale Boone Symposia and links to specific pages about each one as well as videos of lectures in instances when those were recorded.

2015 Bale Boone Symposium: Legacies of the American Civil War (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: 2015 Bale Boone Symposium: Legacies of the American Civil War
Abstract: 2015 marked the 150th anniversary of the end of that pivotal conflict. As eminent historian and our first speaker Ed Ayers notes, “The American Civil War redefined the United States but it did not resolve all that the war was meant to resolve. The legacies of slavery, the relationship between the states and the federal government, and the meaning of loyalty remain unsettled a century and a half later.” As such, understanding the Civil War remains crucial to understanding ourselves today. The 2015 symposium helped us assess the War’s impact on American life not simply in the past, but also in the present and future. Three speakers led us in our assessment – two pre-eminent historians of the Civil War, Ed Ayers (President of the University of Richmond) and David Blight (Class of 1954 Professor of American History, Yale University), and the distinguished literary and cultural scholar Coleman Hutchison (Department of English, University of Texas at Austin).
Author: Ed Ayers
Author: David Blight
Author: Coleman Hutchison
Date: 02/15/2015
Location: University of Kentucky campus
Primary URL: http://www.uky.edu/academy/bale-boone
Primary URL Description: This site provides information on all Bale Boone Symposia.

2012 Bale Boone Symposium: Arts and Healing (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: 2012 Bale Boone Symposium: Arts and Healing
Abstract: Since antiquity, literature, song, and the visual arts have been viewed as important ways to achieve, promote, and maintain the health of body and spirit. Today, art therapy in medical settings provides a structured forum in which patients and families can openly express and begin to work through issues surrounding hospitalization or medical crisis. In recognition of the Chandler Medical Center’s important role in promoting the practices of art therapy, the Gaines Center for the Humanities presented the 2012 Bale Boone Symposium on “Arts and Healing.” This five-day symposium brought medical professionals together with humanists, artists, and performers in celebration of what is becoming an increasingly important way of promoting health in people of all ages. Events included a keynote lecture by Elaine Sims, Director of the Gifts of Art program at the University of Michigan; a spoken-word performance by Hippocrates Cafe; a panel discussion about the UK Arts in Healthcare program, followed by tours of the UK Chandler Hospital's art collection; dramatic readings about addiction and PTSD by Outside the Wire followed by community discussions; a participatory drum circle led by Greg Acker and Kristen Hughes of the Kentucky Center for Performing Arts; a screening of Open Window and Q&A with director Mia Goldman; and a concert by Ben Sollee and John Cohen celebrating the opening of Cohen's photography exhibit in the UK Chandler Hospital's West Gallery.
Author: Elaine Sims
Author: Mia Goldman
Author: Greg Acker
Author: Kristen Hughes
Author: Ben Solee
Author: John Cohen
Date: 2/15/2012
Location: University of Kentucky campus
Primary URL: http://www.uky.edu/academy/bale-boone
Primary URL Description: This site provides info on all Bale Boone Symposia.

2011 Bale Boone Symposium: On Religion in the 21st Century (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: 2011 Bale Boone Symposium: On Religion in the 21st Century
Abstract: Scholars in the fields of religion, history, and science engaged in a three-day discussion dealing with the topics of “Religion and History,” “Religion and Politics,” and Religion and Science.” The spirited discussion that arose from “Religion and Science” attracted world-wide attention when film of the event was posted on the website of the Gaines Center and the blog kept by Professor Jerry Coyne of the University of Chicago.
Author: Jerry Coyne
Author: Bart Ehrman
Author: David Hunter
Author: Jonathan Miller
Author: Ihsan Bagby
Author: John Haught
Date: 10/10/2011
Location: University of Kentucky campus
Primary URL: http://www.uky.edu/academy/bale-boone
Primary URL Description: Provides info about all Bale Boone Symposia.
Secondary URL: http://uknowledge.uky.edu/boone/2011/Presentations/
Secondary URL Description: A detailed schedule of the events.

2010 Bale Boone Symposium: Art, Ownership, & Cultural Property (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: 2010 Bale Boone Symposium: Art, Ownership, & Cultural Property
Abstract: The week-long symposium featured a distinguished cast of seven speakers, giving lectures or engaging in debate over the space of five days. Adam Gopnik,, staff writer of the New Yorker, returned to Lexington engage in a debate with Joan Connelly of New York University and the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton, over the future of the Parthenon or Elgin Marbles: whether they should be returned to Greece or remain housed in the British Museum. A similar debate over the role of museums in the preservation of cultural property took place as James Cuno, President and Director of the Art Institute of Chicago, debated with lawyer and archaeologist Patty Gerstenblith of DePaul University. Wednesday’s event featured Kwame Anthony Appiah of Princeton University.
Author: Adam Gopnik
Author: Joan Connelly
Author: James Cuno
Author: Patty Gerstenblith
Author: Kwame Anthony Appiah
Author: Monica Udvardy
Date: 10/18/2010
Location: University of Kentucky campus & Transylvania University campus
Primary URL: http://www.uky.edu/academy/bale-boone
Primary URL Description: Site provides info on all Bale Boone Symposia.

2009 Bale Boone Symposium: Science, Humanities, & Culture: In the Wake of Darwin (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: 2009 Bale Boone Symposium: Science, Humanities, & Culture: In the Wake of Darwin
Abstract: This five-day symposium offered five presentations and discussions of the impact of Darwinian thought on science, humanities, and culture. Featured events included evening lectures by distinguished scholars and authors such as Adam Gopnik of the New Yorker, Barry Werth, author of Banquet at Delmonico’s: Great Minds, the Gilded Age, and the Triumph of Evolution in America, and Kenneth R. Miller of Brown University, author of numerous biology textbooks and such books as Only A Theory: Evolution and the Battle for America’s Soul.
Author: Adam Gopnik
Author: Barry Werth
Author: Kenneth R. Miller
Author: James Krupa
Author: Jonathan Gottschall
Date: 10/16/2009
Location: University of Kentucky campus
Primary URL: http://www.uky.edu/academy/bale-boone
Primary URL Description: Provides info on all Bale Boone Symposia.

John R. Gaines Endowed Chair (Staff/Faculty/Fellow Position)
Name: John R. Gaines Endowed Chair
Abstract: The Gaines Center director and chair is expected to be a distinguished scholar in a humanities discipline or a closely related discipline who is committed to excellence in undergraduate education and has the ability to work both at the university and with the larger public to advance the humanities and humanistic learning. The director and chair will hold a tenured appointment in an academic department and will be expected to contribute to the academic life of the department, which may include teaching. [Endowment agreement, 2005; first hire, 2008] Founded in 1984 by a generous gift from John and Joan Gaines, the Gaines Center for the Humanities functions as a laboratory for imaginative and innovative education on UK's campus. Devoted to cultivating an appreciation of the humanities in its students and faculty, the center embraces varied paths of knowledge, and particularly strives to integrate creative work with traditional academic learning. The center is also designed to provide a link, intellectual as well as geographic, between the campus and town communities. It sponsors an array of public events — seminars, workshops, and culinary events — that bring rich and varied resources of the Lexington community and UK together. As part of its curriculum, the Gaines Center provides an intensive education for approximately 25 third- and fourth-year undergraduate students. The main components of the center’s pedagogical program include an annual Gaines seminar taught by multiple faculty and a senior thesis under the direction of a faculty advisor.
Year: 2005
Primary URL: http://www.uky.edu/academy/Gaines_staff
Primary URL Description: A link to the staff page for the Gaines Center, featuring the current director at the top.

Lafayette Seminar in Public Issues 2016: University Cities: A Conversation with Mayors (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Lafayette Seminar in Public Issues 2016: University Cities: A Conversation with Mayors
Abstract: Lexington's Mayor Jim Gray and Mayor Wade Troxell of Fort Collins, CO discuss the value of being a "university city."
Author: Wade Troxell
Author: Jim Gray
Author: Scott Shapiro
Date: 04/07/2016
Location: Lexington, KY
Primary URL: http://www.uky.edu/academy/lafayette
Primary URL Description: Site provides information about all Lafayette Seminars in Public Issues and links to videos in the instances when those events were recorded.

Lafayette Seminar in Public Issues 2014 (fall): The Power of Food (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Lafayette Seminar in Public Issues 2014 (fall): The Power of Food
Abstract: The three-part seminar this fall, beginning Sept. 24, will feature Robert Egger, founder of DC Central Kitchen; a panel discussion on the farm-to-table movement; and a panel discussion on the use of local food in large institutions.
Author: Robert Egger
Author: Jim Embry
Author: Karen Moskowitz
Author: Mac Stone
Author: Ashton Potter
Author: Rona Roberts
Date: 09/24/2014
Location: Lexington, KY
Primary URL: http://www.uky.edu/academy/lafayette
Primary URL Description: Site provides information about all Lafayette Seminars in Public Issues and links to videos in the instances when those events were recorded.

Lafayette Seminar in Public Issues 2014 (spring): Creative Placemaking Symposium (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Lafayette Seminar in Public Issues 2014 (spring): Creative Placemaking Symposium
Abstract: Creative placemaking is an emerging urban strategy that has gained momentum nationally but its influence can be seen right here in Lexington on North Limestone (NoLi) and in the Jefferson/West Sixth Street corridors. During her visit to Lexington, Nicodemus, a choreographer turned urban planner and author, will give her insights into this emerging field of community development. Cities, especially small to mid-size cities, are using the strategy to establish themselves as creative centers thereby enhancing their chances of luring creative professionals and entrepreneurs. Later that afternoon, the public is invited to a free panel discussion on the urban strategy beginning at 4 p.m. Thursday, at the Downtown Arts Center, located at 141 East Main Street. For this discussion, Nicodemus will be joined by a representative of the NoLi CDC; Ben Self, of West Sixth Brewing and the Bread Box; Louis Johnson, of Lord Aeck Sargent; Professor Ron Hustedde, of UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment's Department of Community Leadership and Development; Chris Westover, of McBrayer McGinnis Leslie and Kirkland PLLC; and Jeff Fugate, president and COO of Lexington Downtown Development Authority.
Author: Anne Gadwa Nicodemus
Author: Ben Self
Author: Louis Johnson
Author: Ron Hustedde
Author: Chris Westover
Author: Jeff Fugate
Date: 03/27/2014
Location: Lexington, KY
Primary URL: http://www.uky.edu/academy/lafayette
Primary URL Description: Site provides info for all Lafayette Seminars in Public Issues and their videos.

Lafayette Seminar in Public Issues 2013: Vision to Action II: The Town Branch Commons: Vision, Design, Build (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Lafayette Seminar in Public Issues 2013: Vision to Action II: The Town Branch Commons: Vision, Design, Build
Abstract: Two speakers discuss (followed by community Q&A) the Town Branch Project, a downtown history, parks, and economic revitalization project in Lexington, KY
Author: Van Meter Petit
Author: Stan Harvey
Date: 01/02/2013
Location: University of Kentucky campus
Primary URL: http://www.uky.edu/academy/lafayette
Primary URL Description: Site provides info on all Lafayette Seminars and links to videos.

Lafayette Seminar in Public Issues 2012: Vision to Action: Design Excellence & Economic Developmen (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Lafayette Seminar in Public Issues 2012: Vision to Action: Design Excellence & Economic Developmen
Abstract: A three-part public conversation about best practices in design and development including their relationship to Lexington's Design Excellence Task Force report.
Author: Robert Gibbs
Author: Daniel K. Slone
Author: Dhiru A. Thadani
Author: Tom Blues
Date: 02/20/2012
Location: Lexington, KY
Primary URL: http://www.uky.edu/academy/lafayette
Primary URL Description: Provides info about all Lafayette Seminars and links to videos.

Lafayette Seminar in Public Issues 2011: Town & Gown III: The University-Neighborhood Connection (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Lafayette Seminar in Public Issues 2011: Town & Gown III: The University-Neighborhood Connection
Abstract: Revising the important topic of town-gown relations seven years after our second seminar on this subject, the 2011 LSPI looked at how universities and colleges can help shape the communities they call home. The 2011 Lafayette Seminar opened with the talk “How Great Universities Can Shape Great Cities” by Omar Blaik, president and CEO of U3 Ventures LLC, a real estate development and advisory firm solely focused on developing the university market. The second day featured a panel discussion on University-Community Engagement Models.
Author: Omar Blaik
Author: Kremena Todorova
Author: Kurt Gohde
Author: Bob Kelly
Author: Leah Ashwill
Author: Nadia DeLeon
Author: Paul Markham
Author: Terry Shoemaker
Date: 02/16/2011
Location: Lexington, KY
Primary URL: http://www.uky.edu/academy/lafayette
Primary URL Description: Site provides information on all LSPI and video links.

Lafayette Seminar in Public Issues 2010: Smart Growth Mayoral Forum (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Lafayette Seminar in Public Issues 2010: Smart Growth Mayoral Forum
Abstract: This two-part event opened with Charleston's long-serving Mayor Joseph P. Riley sharing his insights about building and maintaining a livable city—his leadership of and vision for Charleston’s growth while preserving its historic character downtown. The following week, Lexington’s four candidates for mayor responded to Mayor Riley’s presentation about livable cities, giving insight into their visions for Lexington’s growth and vitality in the coming years.
Author: Jim Gray
Author: Theresa Isaac
Author: Jim Newberry
Author: Skip Horine
Author: Joseph P. Riley
Date: 03/03/2010
Location: Lexington, KY
Primary URL: http://www.uky.edu/academy/lafayette
Primary URL Description: Provides info on all LSPI and video links.

Lafayette Seminar in Public Issues 2009: Growing Power, Growing Neighborhoods: Will Allen and Community Gardens (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Lafayette Seminar in Public Issues 2009: Growing Power, Growing Neighborhoods: Will Allen and Community Gardens
Abstract: The 2009 Lafayette Seminar explored the role of community gardening in strengthening the city of Lexington. Community gardens are known to improve the health of residential communities, and our city has seen several inspiring community gardens take root and flourish, and the seminar asked, “How can Lexingtonians build on those successes as we continue to define and shape our downtown?” Will Allen, 2008 MacArthur Genius Fellow and founder and CEO of Growing Power, a national not-for-profit organization supporting the development of community food systems, discussed his experience in farming, marketing, and distributing food and the importance of local, national, and global efforts in getting “good food” to all people worldwide. Responses were given by Knox van Nagell, director of the Fayette Alliance, Lexington’s land-use advocacy organization dedicated to protecting our renowned rural landscape in Fayette County and strengthening the city of Lexington through promoting innovative infill redevelopment and adequate infrastructure, and Rebecca Self, education director of Seedleaf, a non-profit organization working in multiple sites in Lexington to promote a local food system, work for nutritional justice, teach and model environmental stewardship, and preserve and develop interpersonal connections across barriers of race, age, and socioeconomic status by installing and maintaining community gardens.
Author: Will Allen
Author: Knox Van Nagell
Author: Rebecca Self
Date: 04/13/2009
Location: Lexington, KY
Primary URL: http://www.uky.edu/academy/lafayette
Primary URL Description: Provides info on all LSPI and links to videos.


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