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In Memoriam: Jan Oaks

A collection of memories from people who had the honor of having Jan Oaks be a part of their lives.

A Look Inside Gender, Film, and Appalachia

Carol Mason's class examines the range of representation in images of Appalachia and Appalachians in popular media.

Defining Borders: Social Theory Graduate Course

Every spring the Committee on Social Theory offers the team-taught seminar—always with four professors. Previous course themes/names for the seminar have included “Law, Sex, and Family” “Autobiography,” and “Security.” But previous seminars may not have spoken so directly to the professors’ personal backgrounds as “Transnational Lives” does with this team of four.

Just Desserts for GWS students on the Dean’s List

Faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences and families from around Kentucky gathered Friday, September 26, to celebrate students who excelled in their studies. Five GWS majors made the Dean’s List and were honored at the reception.

Knocked Up and Locked Up: Pregnancy and Prisons in Literature and Law

The Fall 2014 course will examine the political, racial and social contexts that pregnant women in prison experience.

UK Students Have Questions, East Kentuckians Have Answers

Students from UK and EKU are supporting local efforts to promote ecotourism in Eastern Kentucky.

Dr. Edward Morris - "Learning the Hard Way"

Recently Dr. Edward Morris was published in the online blog Gender & Society in which he discussed his latest book titled Learning the Hard Way. The book discusses the underperformance of boys in school by approaching actual students to view education from the boys' points of view.

Ready To Represent: UK will be in full force at the 37th Annual National Women's Studies Association Conference

90 miles to the north of Lexington on the banks of the Ohio River is the “The Queen City.” The nickname itself could probably be the topic of a panel discussion when the 37th annual meeting of the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) rolls into town in early November.

Film Screening: Wonder Women: The Untold Story of American Superheroines

 

Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines traces the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, Wonder Women! looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society’s anxieties about women’s liberation.

Wonder Women! goes behind the scenes with Lynda Carter, Lindsay Wagner, comic writers and artists, and real-life superheroines such as Gloria Steinem, Kathleen Hanna and others, who offer an enlightening and entertaining counterpoint to the male-dominated superhero genre.

 

 

Date: 
Friday, March 1, 2013 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: 
Young Library Auditorium
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A&S Faculty Travel to India to Strengthen Ties in International Education

Two A&S professors head to India to foster relationships in higher education as part of an international delegation.

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