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We haven’t scheduled our next PechaKucha Night yet, but in the meantime you can watch some presentations, look at our map to see if there are any scheduled PKNs in nearby cities, or have a look at the long list of upcoming events, to see if there’s one you can attend!

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Featured Presentation

Kristin Wilson highlights several paintings by Italian artist Michelangelo Caravaggio, who depicted powerful myths and central Catholic teachings as a response to the Protestant Reformation. 

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Civil Rights @ WKU

BY SUELLYN LATHROP
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 20, 2015

Suellyn Lathrop has been the Western Kentucky University Archivist since 2007. She chronicles the history of civil rights as it has played out at Western Kentucky University.

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Archives and Civil Rights

BY APRIL MCCAULEY
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 20, 2015

April McCauley works in the Western Kentucky University Archives. She thoughtfully talks about how archives help us engage with the broad history of and ongoing struggle for civil rights.

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Kentucky Marriage Equality Oral History Project

BY KAREN HOGG
IN BOWLING GREEN

Karen Hogg is a graduate student in the Folk Studies department at Western Kentucky University. She shares her experience gathering oral histories regarding the struggle for marriage equality in Kentucky.

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Introducing The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia

BY NANCY RICHEY
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 20, 2015

The story of African Americans in Kentucky is as diverse and vibrant as the state's general history. Nancy Richey highlights notable local African Americans who were "firsts" in their locales or fought for civil rights.

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Juliette H. Morgan: A Librarian Civil Rights Hero

BY JONATHAN JEFFREY
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 20, 2015

Jonathan Jeffrey is the Manuscripts and Folklife Archives Coordinator and Department Head for Library Special Collections at Western Kentucky University. Here he shares with us the story of Juliette H. Morgan, a librarian who contributed to the Civil Rights Movement.

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Gatton Academy

BY BRIMAH VONJO
@ VOL 5 ON OCT 27, 2014

Brimah Vonjo discusses the Gatton Academy in his presentation, a high school located on Western Kentucky Univeristy's campus.  He strongly encourages other high schools to find ways to give their students similar opportunities in research to prepare them for an increasingly competitive job market.

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Conservation: Hopeless?

BY CHERYL KIRBY-STOKES
@ VOL 5 ON OCT 27, 2014

Cheryl Kirby-Stokes works in a double wide trailer for the Office of Scholar Development, reading, reviewing, and editing essays  for students' nationally competitive scholarship applications.  She also travels semi-regularly with her husband to assist with his study abroad trips to South Africa.  Cheryl discusses conservation and it's viability.

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Gardens of Winter

BY HANNAH SKOONBERG
@ VOL 5 ON OCT 27, 2014

Hannah Skoonberg recently graduated from the Univeristy of Tennessee with an MFA in printmaking.  She is currently teaching printmaking classes at WKU. Here she speaks on her most recent exhibition, which explores the ideas of memory and object.

"Presentation of the Day" on November 19, 2014.

 

BOWLING GREEN Blog

Fly Fishing: More Than Fish

You don't have to be in Montana fishing trout to go fly fishing!
Raymond Poff knows that there is more to fishing than just catching fish. It is also about the experiences, the gear, and the people you are with. In "Fly Fishing: More Than Fish" from PKN Bowling Green Vol. 4, Raymond speaks on tying flies, netting catches, and teaching members of the community how to catch a fish.

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About the City's Organizers

  • Christy Spurlock

    Christy Spurlock has been KY Library & Museum Education Curator since November 2005. She develops educational programs for diverse audiences and educators; plans and implements workshops and community outreach events; and recruits, trains, and supervises volunteers and student workers for the Kentucky Library & Museum unit. Each year, the unit serves thousands of K-12 students, educators, WKU students and faculty, and the general public through a diverse offering of programming and services, including Pecha Kucha Nights!