Come to Pregame Showcase

Come to Pregame Showcase

If you’re coming to a Vol football home game, you can use that extra time before kickoff to improve your mind.

Two hours before every game, the Pregame Showcase presents entertaining speakers from the UT Knoxville College of Arts and Sciences. The UT Alumni Association helps sponsor the showcase’s programs, which are held in the University Center. Here’s the lineup:

September 11

“The Bible Tells Me So: The Politics of Biblical Interpretation”
Tina Shepardson, religious studies

September 18

“The Conservation Crisis of North American Bats: What Happens if We Lose Them?”
Gary McCracken, ecology and evolutionary biology

September 25

“Exploring the Utility and Beauty of Medieval Gardens”
Laura Howes, English

October 23

“Place Matters: Characteristics of Cities that Attract and Sustain New Immigrants”
Stephanie Bohon, sociology

November 13

“Nature’s Legos: The Building Blocks of the Universe”
Soren Sorensen, physics and astronomy

November 27

“The Pendulum of Congressional Power: Partisan Opposition to Presidential Foreign Policy”
Brandon Prins, political science