ECTC hosts lecture series

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Diversity is focus of this year's offerings

By The Staff

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is hosting the third annual Lecture Series, this year entitled “Embracing Diversity.” All events are free and open to the public and held in Room 112 in the College Administration Building on the main campus. For more information on all events, contact Allison Palumbo at 270-706-8446 or e-mail apalumbo0004@kctcs.edu.

Upcoming events include:

“Racial Diversity in Tolkien” – 5:30-6:30 p.m. Feb. 24. ECTC Instructors Mary Beth Allen and Jacqueline Hawkins will discuss varied themes of racial and ethnic divisiveness and reconciling individual and cultural difference in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings Trilogy and The Hobbit.

“Starting Here: Religious Diversity in Kentucky” – 6-7 p.m. Feb. 26. ECTC Professor Beth Cahaney will examine the major religions of the world and their presence in Kentucky and show that immigration and religious conversion account for much of the diversity among Kentuckians.