Virtual Speaker Series

Listen to A&S experts speaking about topics related to the pandemic:

Dr. Christal Badour
Dr. Christal Badour
Maintaining Psychological Health During Pandemic
Dr. Tom Adams
Dr. Tom Adams
Anxiety Advice During COVID-19
Dr. Shannon Sauer-Zavala
Dr. Shannon Sauer-Zavala
Mental Health Resources


Virtual Speaker Series featuring A&S faculty and guests.
Upcoming Events:

Sports, Social Justice, and Covid-19
Speaker(s) / Presenter(s): Derrick White, history and African American and Africana Studies at UK, and Amira Rose Davis, history and African American Studies at The Pennsylvania State University
Date:Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Derrick White, professor in the UK History Department and African American and Africa Studies Program, and Amira Rose Davis, professor of History and African American Studies at The Pennsylvania State University, will examine how the intersection of Covid-19 and social justice made college and professional sports a site of activism and protest. The panelists will also discuss how it connects to a longer history of athletic activism. 

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Racism and Injustice in Lexington: The Challenges of Working Towards Racial Justice and Equality
Speaker(s) / Presenter(s): Dr. Gerald Smith in conversation with A&S Interim Dean Christian Brady
Date:Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

This session will examine Lexington's racial past, present and future from the perspective of a native son. Professor Gerald Smith grew up in the east end neighborhood, graduated from Henry Clay High School, and attended the University of Kentucky from 1977-1988. He joined the UK faculty in the Department of History in 1993. As co-chair of Mayor Linda Gorton's recently formed Commission for Racial Justice and Equality in Fayette County, he will discuss the challenges and opportunities in his hometown, in conversation with A&S Interim Dean Christian Brady.

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