UK Libraries Lectures

Edward F. Prichard, Jr. Lecture Series  

Since its inception in 1977, the Prichard Lecture Series has included presentations by nationally and regionally acclaimed authors, historians and public figures including James McGregor Burns, Michael Dirda, David Eisenhower, Elizabeth Hardwick, Robert Massie, David McCullough, Marsha Norman and Arthur Schlesinger Jr., and Donald Graham.

Selected Events:

2019 Daniel Sharfstein

2018 Jad Abumrad

2015 Dr. Donald A. Ritchie  “Where Is Henry Clay Now That We Really Need Him? Political Compromise in an Uncompromising Era.”

2015 Jeffrey Toobin "The Supreme Court In The Age Of Obama." 

2010 Alessandro Portelli, "They Say in Harlan County: An Oral History"

2009 Bess and Tyler Abell with Bobby Baker "LBJ and Kentucky: An Inside Account"

Earle C. Clements Lecture-Symposium Series

The Earle C. Clements Lecture-Symposium is designed to share Earle C. Clements’ legacy with current and future public policy leaders by featuring renowned intellectuals and scholars in the areas of public policy and government. Its purpose is to draw student and community interest in these roles, reflecting a dedication to public life and service that was modeled by Earle Clements.

2018 Sid Davis, journalist and former White House correspondent on the scene of President John F. Kennedy's assassination. He was chosen to cover the swearing in of President Lyndon B. Johnson.


HOURS for June 28, 2022