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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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One-Sided Cocktail Talk

BY LISA LONG
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 20, 2013

Lisa Long, a professor of dance at Western Kentucky University, discusses her likes, travels, and a variety of life lessons through her experiences in this "one-sided cocktail talk." 

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It's the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)

BY WOLFGANG BRAUNER
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 20, 2014

Wolfgang Brauner talks about the various problems in our society, including the environmental impact of greenhouse gas emmissions and the depletion rates of frakking. There are many thing we must do to turn things around and make the earth a livable place. 

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Fly Fishing: More Than Fish

BY RAYMOND POFF
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 20, 2014

Raymon 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. 

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Why We Keep Unidentified Photographs

BY JONATHAN JEFFREY
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 20, 2014

Archivist Jonathan Jeffrey examines several intriguing historical photographs that were collected for a museum collection and explains the stories behind them. 

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What Hollywood Has Taught Me

BY CHANDLER SMITH
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 20, 2014

Did you know the average person watches 14,400 movies in their lifetime? Chandler Smith loves watching movies, and discusses some of the useful lessons she has picked up from the movies she has seen. 

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Lessons I Learned From Playing Organized Basketball

BY BRIMAH VONJO
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 20, 2014

Brimah Vonjo explains some of the lessong he learned from playing basketball, including being prepared, working hard, and taking responsibility for your actions. 

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I'm a Camp Counselor

BY ANNA LEE MCFADDEN
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 20, 2014

Anna Lee McFadden discusses the ins and outs of being a camp counselor based on her experiences counselling for the past four summers. She emphasizes camp as a place where you get to try new things and meet interesting people, and make lasting friendships. 

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Technological Change

BY THAD CREWS
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 20, 2013

Thad Crews shows us how quickly technology is changing and then offers up two of his predictions of what will happen in the future. One is about encyclopedias and the other is how our education system will change.

 

BOWLING GREEN Blog

Why We Keep Unidentified Photographs

Archivist Jonathan Jeffrey examines several intriguing historical photographs that were collected for a museum collection and explains the stories behind them. In "Why We Keep Unidentified Photographs" from PKN Bowling Green Vol. 4, hear Jonathon spin some hypothetical threads around the photographs he's carefully kept for the exhibitions.

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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!

  • Jack LeSieur

    I am a graduate student at Western Kentucky University, majoring in Folk Studies. My interests include playing the guitar, banjo, and piano, kayaking, hiking, painting, historic archaeology, vernacular architecture, folklore, and spending time with my menagerie of animals (Boris the chat, Rubin the parrot, Opehlia the chameleon, and Eleanor the turtle). I am currently in the band Red River George and I have an insatiable curiosity for all things mystic and maccabre.