Legends Lecture Series News

Neurosurgeon Ben Carson to Speak at UT

Neurosurgery pioneer Dr. Ben Carson will speak at UT Knoxville on Monday, Oct. 11, to kick off the sixth annual Legends Lecture Series, a signature program of the Black Cultural Programming Committee designed to honor successful African-Americans who have made significant contributions to society.

Filmmaker Spike Lee to Visit UT Knoxville on Sept. 14

American film director, producer, writer and actor Shelton Jackson, aka Spike Lee, will visit the UT Knoxville campus next week as part of the university’s Legends Lecture Series. Lee will give his lecture, “America Through My Lens,” at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 14, in the Cox Auditorium of the Alumni Memorial Building. The event is free and open to the public, and parking will be available in Staff Lot 9, along Phillip Fulmer Way.