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Cultural Enhancement Series resumes with presentation by Sarah Parcak on Feb. 15

The 2016-2017 WKU Cultural Enhancement Series resumes on Feb. 15 with a lecture by space archaeologist Sarah Parcak at 7:30 p.m. at Van Meter Hall.

Cultural Enhancement Series resumes Feb. 15 with Sarah Parcak.

The 2016-2017 Cultural Enhancement Series resumes Feb. 15 with a presentation by Sarah Parcak.

Parcak, whose TED Talk earned her the 2016 TED Prize, uses satellite images to discover ancient sites that had previously disappeared. Her TED bio recalls that Parcak is in many ways “like a modern-day Indiana Jones,” as she moves forward in finding and identifying unique surfaces from an aerial perspective.

Admission is free to the campus and public. No tickets are required, but seating will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Cultural Enhancement Series season continues with musical duo Black Violin on Feb. 21 and author David Sedaris on April 22.

About the Cultural Enhancement Series: The WKU Cultural Enhancement Series (CES) provides the campus and community the opportunity to meet some of the nation’s most influential artists and intellectuals. The goal of the series is to challenge our audiences, to expose them to new ideas, and give them new perspectives on our world. For up-to-date information about current and upcoming seasons, follow the WKU Cultural Enhancement Series on Facebook and Twitter. For information, contact the Cultural Enhancement Series at (270) 745-4375 or cultural.enhancement@wku.edu

Contact: Potter College of Arts & Letters, (270) 745-2344

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