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Introduction to AAAS/ENG 264 - Major Black Writers

 

 

Dr. Young and Michelle Talbot introduce their course AAAS/ENG 264 Major Black Writers.

You can find a description of the assignments for the course on the English Department website: english.as.uky.edu/fall-courses-1

You can preview quizzes and discussion questions on the site for the Norton Anthology of African American Literature: wwnorton.com/college/english/africanamericanlit2e/

 

 

'Rebuilding the Block' Culminates With Sankofa Awards

The Sankofa Awards, honoring African-American men who have demonstrated excellence in the categories of service, social and environmental justice, scholarship, philanthropy, creativity and entrepreneurship, will provide a symbolic end to the series that began in December 2011.

Voices from Shanghai: May 2012 Symposium

At the end of May 2012, a delegation of faculty from the University of Kentucky went to Shanghai University to promote the American Studies Center, a partnership between UK and SHU. Michelle Sizemore facilitated a group discussion between UK and SHU students about cultural difference, identity, and storytelling across cultures. Four faculty members, Mary Anglin, Frank X Walker, Ron Pen, and Arturo Sandoval presented lectures on Appalachian culture, identity, history, and art. At the end of the three-day event, Cheyenne Hohman got a chance to interview students from Shanghai University about the event. Students reflected on what they learned, what the symposium meant to them, and shared thoughts on ways that the University of Kentucky and Shanghai University could continue to foster meaningful exchange between academic communities. 

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman. Music in this podcast is a live recording of "Horse Race," performed on erhu by Can Xu and Jie Sun, music students at Shanghai University.

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Love/Conjure Blues

Performance Artist and Novelist/Poet, Sharon Bridgforth, reads from her performance novel, Love Conjure/Blues.

Rebuilding the Block Lecture to Focus on History, Leadership

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