- Refreshing minds
- Renewing intellectual curiosity
- Encouraging individual expression
- Promoting civil discourse.
Recent EKU Chautauqua Lecture recordings (starting with the fall 2020 series) can be viewed on the EKU Chautauqua Lecture Series Youtube channel. Any recent lectures that are restricted from public viewing on youtube will be uploaded to this platform for current EKU students, faculty, and staff to access.Due to license restrictions, lecture recordings on this platform are available only to current EKU students, faculty, and staff.
Videos from 2023
Videos from 2022
How the Word is Passed [Video], Clint Smith
Videos from 2021
Navigating Latinx/*: Challenging Norms of Language, Patriarchy and Gender [Video], Cristóbal Salinas Jr.
Videos 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
Videos 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
Videos 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