geography

Office Hours with Kyra Hunting and Betsy Beymer-Farris

On the latest episode of Office Hours, Professor Kyra Hunting stops by to tell Brian and Sarah all about Media Arts and Studies. Join them in learning about the program, Professor Hunting's media research, and some things about your favorite type of media that you may not have known. And stick around as Betsy Beymer-Farris fills us in on her upcoming work in Tanzania.

Navigating the Changing Immigrant Health Care Landscape in Immokalee, Florida

Michele Bolduc is a PhD candidate at the University of Kentucky interested in the changing geographies of health and health care in rural places.

Three UK Students Win NSF Research Awards

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that three of the university's students have been selected to receive government-funded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships.

Flooding, Drought, Urban Design: Nate Millington's Studies in Brazil

University of Kentucky doctoral student Nate Millington recently received the U.S. Department of Education's Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship

Sue Roberts Named A&S Associate Dean

Mark Kornbluh, dean of the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences, announced today that Sue Roberts, professor of geography, has accepted the positions of associate dean for international affairs

Geography & The Priority of Injustice

 

Justice has been a reference point for radical and critical geographers for more than 40 years. Geographers’ engagements with issues of justice, however, have always been defined by wariness toward political philosophies of justice. These are variously considered too liberal, too distributive in their orientation, or too universalizing. The wariness, in short, indicates the parameters that define the prevalent spatial imaginary of radical and critical human geography: self-consciously oppositional, concerned with the production of structural relations, sensitive to context and difference. Barnett explore two overlapping strands of contemporary political philosophy and political theory that have recently developed arguments for ‘the priority of injustice’ in the elaboration of democratic theory.

Date: 
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 3:30pm
Location: 
Whitehall Classroom Bldg. - Room 214
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Secor Named First Sheikh Islamic Studies Professor

Anna Secor, professor of geography, social theory, and gender and women’s studies at the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences, has been named the university’s first Hajja Razia Sharif Sheikh Islamic Studies Professor.

My Map is Better than Yours: Competitive Cartography in China/Japan Territorial Dispute over Senkaku (Diaoyu) Islands in East China Sea

 

This event is sponsored by the Confucius Institute, Department of Geography, International Studies and Japan Study Program, and China Program in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Date: 
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 2:00pm
Location: 
201 White Hall Classroom Building

Panel Discussion to Focus on Cuba-U.S. Relations

A panel discussion about Cuba and U.S. relations will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, in the UK Athletics Association Auditorium in Young Library.

Office Hours with Matt Giancarlo and Susan Roberts

Still looking for an opportunity to travel this summer? Tune in to this week's Office Hours as we speak with Matt Giancarlo, from the Department of English, and Susan Roberts, from the Department of Geography, about the education abroad trips that they will be leading this summer. Giancarlo will be heading a trip to Arezzo, a town in Tuscany, where students can learn about Italian language, art, and culture. Roberts will lead a trip to Oaxaca, Mexico to explore social and environmental justice within Southern Mexico.

To learn more about the trip to Italy, please head to: www.as.uky.edu/arezzo-culture

To learn more about the trip to Mexico, please head to:www.as.uky.edu/oaxaca-justice

Office Hours is produced by the College of Arts & Sciences and airs on WRFL FM 88.1 every Wednesday from 2-3 p.m. This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard.

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