Chautauqua

Chautauqua Lecture Focuses "On Positivity"

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The final lecture in Eastern Kentucky University’s 2014-15 Chautauqua Lecture Series will focus “On Positivity.”

That’s the title of Dr. Barbara Fredrickson’s presentation, on Thursday, April 30 (a change from the originally scheduled date).

Former "Facts of Life" Star to Give Chautauqua Lecture

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You might remember her from the NBC sitcom “The Facts of Life.”

As the first person with a disability to have a regular role on a prime-time series, Geri Jewell inspired a generation of young people with her groundbreaking character, Cousin Geri.

Chautauqua Topic: "The Optimism Bias"

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How do emotion, motivation and social factors influence our expectations, decisions and memories?

Dr. Tali Sharot will attempt to answer that question when she addresses “The Optimism Bias” in a Chautauqua lecture at Eastern Kentucky University on Thursday, Feb. 12. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in O’Donnell Hall of the Whitlock Building.

Concert Spotlights Japanese Koto

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The Japanese koto, a 13-string long zither that originated in China and was brought to Japan in the 8th century, will be spotlighted in a concert at Eastern Kentucky University on Wednesday, Nov. 12.