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Pregame Showcase: 'What's In a Name? The 'Place Politics' of Streets Named for Martin Luther King Jr.'

Saturday, 31 August, 2013

Now in its twenty-fourth season, the College of Arts and Sciences' Pregame Showcase has been giving Tennessee football fans the chance to hear from esteemed faculty prior to each gridiron matchup. This season will feature a wide range of topics, including space exploration, political science, philosophy, microbiology, history and philosophy. Free and open to the public, each showcase features a thirty-minute presentation followed by a fifteen-minute question-and-answer session. Presentations begin two hours before kickoff in the Carolyn P. Brown University Center, Room 213. A brief reception will be held immediately following each program. Door prizes will be awarded.

Derek Alderman, professor andádepartment head of geography, willákick-off the Pregame Showcase series withá"What's in a Name? The 'Place Politics' of Streets Named for Martin Luther King Jr."ábefore the UTľAustin Peay game on August 31st.

Come stretch your mind, and be part of the full game-day experience!




University Center Ballroom
1502 West Cumberland Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37996

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College of Arts and Sciences

Phone: 865-974-5332
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