ann kingsolver

A&S featured in UK at the Half for this Saturday's Game

 

Carl Nathe recently interviewed one of our own faculty members for his UK at the Half segment, which airs during each UK football game. He spoke with Ann Kingsolver, Director of the UK Appalachian Center and anthropology professor, about her work in the area. Kingsolver is excited to be part of the Center and the Appalachian Studies Program and is busy exploring ways to become more involved in the community – for the university, faculty, and students. She stresses the importance of interdisciplinary work and research at the Appalachian Center in looking at complex issues throughout the region. Her hope is to build strong partnerships with local communities which would also allow students attending classes at UK to work in their local communities in the region.

Look for the interview during the UK at the Half segment during this Saturday’s UK vs. Mississippi State football game!

Dean's Channel: Appalachia in the 21st Century

Dean Mark Kornbluh sits down with Ann Kingsolver, a professor in the Department of Anthropology and the new Director of the Appalachian Research Center and the Appalachian Studies Program. Find out about her passion for the region and how she plans to strengthen UK/Appalachia connections.

UK Joins African American & Africana Studies

English professor Frank X Walker is working to combine the African American Studies & Research Program with Africana Studies at UK to create an area with greater community presence, international study and eventually an undergraduate major.

Meet Ann Kingsolver: New Faculty 2011

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Ann Kingsolver is the director of the Appalachian Center and Appalachian Studies Program at UK and is also a professor in the Department of Anthropology. Kingsolver does comparative research in the U.S, Mexico, and Sri Lanka that addresses the effects of globalization and transnational policy on people's livelihoods and identities and how people make sense of these changes.

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