Gail Hershatter, distinguished professor of history at the University of California, Santa Cruz, will focus on Chinese women, past and present, in a Humanities Center Distinguished Lecture on Wednesday, March 25.
The fifth annual FIRST Robotics Competition Smoky Mountain Regional, sponsored in part by the College of Engineering, will be held April 2–4.
Joe Palca, award-winning science correspondent for National Public Radio, will give the annual Alfred and Julia Hill Lecture at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
A documentary made by UT students chronicling the Medal of Honor Convention held in Knoxville in September 2014 will premiere on March 26.
Randy Boyd, an entrepreneur and Tennessee economic and community development commissioner, will be the guest speaker at the Knoxville Economics Forum on Friday, March 27.
UT will host more than 1,500 printmakers from around the world for the Southern Graphics Council International Printmaking Conference March 18–21. The conference will be held at the Knoxville Convention Center and around campus.
A University of Cambridge professor will be the keynote speaker at the Department of Philosophy’s annual Spring Symposium on Epicureanism on Saturday, March 14. His visit is part of the UT Humanities Center’s Distinguished Lecture Series.
The College of Law invites alumni and other legal professionals to register for a new domestic violence continuing legal education program, “Taming the Tiger: Professionally Representing Your Client in Domestic Violence Cases and Navigating Order of Protection Court,” to be held Friday, March 27.
Two UT students will take their Volunteer spirit to the dance floor this week when they participate in the Dancing with the Knoxville Stars competition to raise money for East Tennessee Children’s Hospital.
Academics who study the music of diverse cultures will gather at UT this week to explore a variety of themes, from the impact of tourism on music to the role of music in psychological health.