Mobilizing the Arts in a Crisis: The WPA's Lessons For Today

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The Cooperative for the Humanities and Social Sciences series Crises and Creating Social Change examines the Works Progress Administration "back to work" programs for artists during the Great Depression, notably the Federal Theatre Project and Federal Music Project.

Join Professors of Theater Herman Farrell and Nancy Jones, Professor of History David Hamilton, Emily Moses from the Kentucky Arts Council, and Professor Emeritus of Musicology Ron Pen as they explore ways in which these programs could be models for our response to COVID and economic crises.

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Co-sponsored by the UK College of Arts and Sciences and the UK Appalachian Center, with participating members from the UK College of Fine Arts.

Oct 20 2020, 7:00pm

Online

Free, Registration Required
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