- Refreshing minds
- Renewing intellectual curiosity
- Encouraging individual expression
- Promoting civil discourse.
Most lecture recordings are available to current EKU students, faculty, and staff. Due to copyright restrictions, some lecture recordings can only be viewed in Special Collections & Archives. Each video has a note indicating the type of access allowed.
Submissions from 2018
The Pursuit of Happiness in Trying Times [Video], Tom Gilovich
Lost in Math: How Beauty Leads Physics Astray [Video], Sabine Hossenfelder
A Year in the Wilderness: Bearing Witness in the Boundary Waters [Video], Amy Freeman and David Freeman
The LA School Walkouts: Reflections on 50 Years of Protest and Progress [Video], Bobby Lee Verdugo and Yoli Rios
Success and Luck: Good Fortune and the Myth of Meritocracy [Video], Robert H. Frank
Money Movers: Ethnography of Desire in Gray Economies in Southeast Asia [Video], Kimberly Kay Hoang
The Outkast Imagination: Hip Hop Education and Transformative Pedagogy [Video], Joycelyn A. Wilson
Rapid Evolution: How to Tame a Fox and Build a Dog [Video], Lee Alan Dugatkin
Submissions from 2017
Einstein v. Roberts: Does Diversity Matter in Science? [Video], Sylvester James Gates Jr.
The Only Way Out is Within: a Poet's Path to Surrender [Video], Bianca Lynne Spriggs
Submissions from 2016
War and Development in the Age of Climate Change [Video], Christian Parenti
Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings [Video], Joy Harjo
I Choose to be Happy: Triumphing over Tragedy [Video], Missy Jenkins Smith
A Latina Perspective on the Politics of 2016 [Video], Maria Hinojosa
Celebrating 400 Years of Cervantes and Shakespeare, with EKU Professors Manuel Cortés‐Castañeda, Ezra Engling & Kevin Rahimzade [Video], Manuel Cortés‐Castañeda, Ezra Engling, and Kevin Rahimzadeh
Heroes, Mavericks, and Psychopaths: The Virtue and Vice of Defiance [Video], Nancy Nyquist Potter