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The Bandana Project

A&S Wired Students in partnership with the VIP Center, Department of Gender and Women's Studies, and College of Arts & Sciences gathered in Keeneland Hall and created bandanas to raise awareness and support of people experiencing exploitation in communities both near and far.

Transnational Lives with Nina Glick-Schiller

Connecting with people from around the world is much easier now than it has ever been before. With the internet, phones, and fast travel, we can build relationships and networks in new ways - breaking through the barriers of national boundaries. This development of relationships and their influence despite national borders is known as transnationalism, a social phenomenon that we will be focusing on throughout a four part series.

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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.
brconn2 Tue, 05/05/2015 - 05:20 pm
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.
brconn2 Wed, 02/18/2015 - 04:07 pm
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.

brconn2 Mon, 01/26/2015 - 07:28 pm
Lectures Focus on How Appalachia Is Portrayed in Film
A series of lectures about Appalachians on film, begins January 27, with “Genre and Jessica Lynch” at 2 p.m. in William T. Young Library Auditorium.
brconn2 Mon, 01/26/2015 - 06:50 pm
Stacy Takacs: "Genre and Jessica Lynch" mdelt0 Thu, 10/09/2014 - 08:50 am

Lecture by Stacy Takacs, author of "Terrorism TV." Was West Virginia soldier Jessica Lynch really a female Rambo, and did the military make her a damsel in distress to be saved from Iraqis?: Explore how to spin a war.

The events are sponsored by American Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, Appalachian Center, the English Department, and the Environmental Sustainability Program. All events are free and open to the public.

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Young Library Auditorium
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.
brconn2 Thu, 10/02/2014 - 04:07 pm
Office Hours with Srimati Basu and Edward Kasarskis

Join us for the first episode of Office Hours, where we talk to Professor Srimati Basu about family law in India and Doctor Edward Kasarskis about Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and the Ice Bucket Challenge. 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 Cheyenne Hohman.

sbasu2 Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:26 am
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