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Featured Events 2014-2015

Transylvania invites you to our historic campus in downtown Lexington to enjoy the events featured below. Parking is free in the university’s general parking lots. Click the Directions tab for more information.

  • November 3, 2014

    Don Quixote and its Others: Inquisition and Difference in Early Modern Spain

    4:30 p.m.
    Join us for this Creative Intelligence lecture by Ryan Prendergast, who is an associate Spanish professor at the University of Rochester.

    Location: Cowgill Center 102


    This event is free and open to the public.

  • November 11, 2014

    Climate Change Disruption: How Do We Know? What Can We Do?

    4:30 p.m.
    Join us for this Creative Intelligence lecture by Andrew Jorgensen, associate professor and director of general chemistry at the University of Toledo.

    Location: Cowgill Center 102


    This event is free and open to the public.

  • November 13, 2014

    Artist Talk: Maxine Payne

    4:30 p.m.
    Artist Maxine Payne will give a public lecture about her Morlan Gallery exhibition Rural Women: Photography by Maxine Payne. Payne will also discuss Making Pictures: Three for A Dime, a second exhibition she has at the Lexington gallery Institute 193. This Creative Engagements credit lecture is at 4:30 p.m. in Morlan Gallery and was made possible by the generous support of the Creative Intelligence series and the art and art history programs.

    Location: Morlan Gallery, Mitchell Fine Arts Center

    More about this event


    This event is free and open to the public.


    For more information, contact Andrea Fisher, (859) 233-8142

  • December 2, 2014

    Transportation Challenges of Highly Contagious Patients

    4:30 a.m.
    The Creative Intelligence Series presents Dr. Michael Flueckiger, Medical Director for Phoenix Air, one of the leading air ambulance companies in the world. Phoenix Air, based in Cartersville, Georgia, developed the Aeromedical Biological Containment System (ABCS) and was recently asked by the U.S. Department of State to help transport Ebola aid workers from West Africa to the United States. Notably, Phoenix Air flew back Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, SIM and Samaritian’s Purse workers from Liberia on August 2.

    Location: Cowgill 102


    This event is free and open to the public.


    For more information, contact Susan Hofman, (859) 233-8280

  • January 14, 2015

    Kenan Lecture: Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

    7:30 p.m.
    Transylvania University proudly presents Robert F. Kennedy Jr., speaking on Green Capitalism.

    Location: Haggin Auditorium, Mitchell Fine Arts Center


    This event is free and open to the public.


    For more information, contact Meg Upchurch, (859) 233-8252

  • January 20, 2015

    Artist Talk: Libby Rowe

    12:30 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
    Rowe deconstructs notions of home, house, and neighborhood in her one-person Morlan Gallery exhibition titled Dwellings: Contemplating Home, House, and Neighborhood, on display Sept. 12 to Oct. 17.

    Rowe holds a Master of Fine Arts with an emphasis in photography from Syracuse University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography from the University of Northern Iowa. Her work addresses issues of identity and belonging.

    Location: Morlan Gallery, Mitchell Fine Arts Center

    More about this event


    This event is free and open to the public.


    For more information, contact Andrea Fisher, (859) 233-8142

  • February 24, 2015

    “How Do Jews And Christians Connect?”

    7:00 p.m.
    Professor Susannah Heschel, the Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College, is the 2014 Moosnick Lecturer in Judaic Studies. She is the author of "The Aryan Jesus: Christian Theologians and the Bible in Nazi Germany," and "Abraham Geiger and the Jewish Jesus."

    Location: Carrick Theater, Mitchell Fine Arts Center


    This event is free and open to the public.


    For more information, contact Dr. Paul Jones, (859) 233-8113

  • February 25, 2015

    “The Life and Legacy of Abraham Joshua Heschel: Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity”

    7:00 p.m.
    Professor Susannah Heschel, the Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College, is the 2014 Moosnick Lecturer in Judaic Studies. She is the author of "The Aryan Jesus: Christian Theologians and the Bible in Nazi Germany," and "Abraham Geiger and the Jewish Jesus".

    Location: Ohavay Zion Synagogue


    This event is free and open to the public.


    For more information, contact Dr. Paul Jones, (859) 233-8113

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