UE Andiron Lecture Series for 2016-17 Announced

Posted: Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The University of Evansville’s annual Andiron Lecture Series begins October 5 in Eykamp Hall, Room 252, in Ridgway University Center. UE associate professor of archaeology Jennie Ebeling will be speaking on “It Takes a Village: The Realities of Directing an Archaeological Excavation in the 21st Century.” A social hour with beverages precedes each lecture at 3:45 p.m. The lectures are free and open to the public.

Other lectures in this series include:

November 9, 4:00 p.m., Eykamp Hall, Room 253, Ridgway University Center

“Evansville History in Motion” – Joe Atkinson, UE digital multimedia specialist in residence

February 1, 4:00 p.m., Eykamp Hall, Room 252, Ridgway University Center

“Alpha Scholars and First- Generation Families” – Mari Plikuhn, associate professor of sociology

March 1, 4:00 p.m., Eykamp Hall, Room 252, Ridgway University Center

“Toward a New Nostalgia for Public Libraries: Engaging, Inquiring, and Empowering” – Cynthia Sturgis Landrum, director of the Evansville-Vanderburgh Public Library

April 5, 4:00 p.m., Eykamp Hall, Room 252, Ridgway University Center

“Diggers, Farmers, and Townsmen: Irish Immigrants in Southwestern Indiana” – Daniel Gahan, UE professor of history

The Andiron Lecture series is sponsored by the William L. Ridgway College of Arts and Sciences and supported by a generous gift from Donald B. Korb. For more information, call 812-488-1070 or 812-488-2589.

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