February 16, 2016

President DiPietro's State of the University to Be Webcast
UT President Joe DiPietro presents his inaugural State of the University address in Nashville and via webcast at 4:00 p.m. EST today. Watch the address live online. The one-hour event will include a comprehensive assessment of the university's recent achievements, challenges, and positions on significant issues. The program also will feature presentation of the first-ever President's Awards. Read more...
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Film About Civil-Rights-Era Knoxville to Screen February 21
The documentary film Say It Loud: Knoxville During the Civil Rights Era will be screened at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 21. Free and open to the public, the film will be shown in the Hodges Library auditorium. Featuring rare historic footage of African-American life during Knoxville's civil rights era, Say It Loud offers a glimpse into the early protests and marches in downtown Knoxville and on Cumberland Avenue during the early 1960s from films clips held in the Knox County Public Library's Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound (TAMIS). The film was edited by Louisa Trott, project coordinator for the Tennessee Newspaper Digitization Project at UT, and Bradley Reeves. Trott and Reeves are co-founders of TAMIS. Read more...
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Submit Works in Response to The Big Read for Publication
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to submit essays, artworks, or poetry created in response to A Lesson Before Dying for a book to be published by Newfound Press, an online imprint of UT Libraries. A Lesson Before Dying is the focus of The Big Read, the community reading initiative co-hosted by the Knox County Public Library and UT’s Clarence Brown Theatre. Read more...
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American University Professor to Discuss Idea of Jewish State
A professor and distinguished historian will discuss the idea of a Jewish State in a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Monday, February 22. Michael Brenner will present "The Idea of a Jewish State from Herzl to Netanyahu" in the auditorium of the McClung Museum. The lecture is a part of the annual Karen and Pace Robinson Lecture Series on Modern Israel. Read more...
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Lecturer to Explore Ethnic Stereotypes on the Georgian Stage

A guest lecturer will examine how 18th-century Jewish fighter Daniel Mendoza battled Jewish stereotypes as well as other boxers in Georgia and England during a lecture at 3:30 p.m. Monday, February 22. Daniel O'Quinn, a professor at the University of Guelph, will give a talk titled "Shylocks: Anti-Semitism, Pugilism and the Repertoire of Theatrical Violence" in the Lindsay Young Auditorium of John C. Hodges Library. Read more...

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Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. today Read more...
Cave of Remembered Dreams: Recording Cultural Resources in the Cumberland Gap Cave System, 7:30 p.m. today Read more...
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