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The Immigrant Experience and Contribution in Appalachian Coalfields Special Collections Exhibit, Preceded by Poetry Reading

Please, join the UK Appalachian Center, Special Collections Library, and the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures for a very exciting Event as a part of the Arts & Sciences Year of Europe. This event is free for all UK Students, Faculty, and Staff and will be located in the M. I. King Special Collections Library on the 2nd floor on Thursday, March 3, 2016.  Italian language students will read selected poems from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.  This will be followed by an exhibit entilted The Immigrant Experience and Contribution in Appalachian Coalfields from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Light refreshements will be served.

 

Date: 
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Location: 
Special Collections Library, 2nd floor

Poetry in the Great Hall

Students of Frank X Walker’s Eng 607 course will read work inspired by primary documents in the Special Collections.

Date: 
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location: 
King Library Special Collection

UK Libraries to Digitize Appalachian Records of Public Health, Housing, Community Development

Thanks to a grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources, the UK Libraries Special Collections Research Center will begin a community-driven project to digitize records on public health, housing, and education in Appalachia.

Learning Lab Exhibit Showcases Interns' Work in UK Special Collections

Undergraduate Learning Lab interns, including history and anthropology major Katie Elmore, will showcase their projects today at 3 p.m.

'Reel to Real' Film Series Presents 'In Country'

Desegregating Baseball in Kentucky

A theatrical performance by Dick Usher and panel will explore the desegregation of baseball in Kentucky at this year's Kentucky Book Fair.

A Site for the Sciences

On Nov. 11, 1960, construction began on the Chemistry-Physics Building. The current site of the building once was occupied by the president’s garden and tennis courts.

Sesquicentennial Stories: From Geology Professor to the College's First Dean

In celebration of the University of Kentucky's upcoming sesquicentennial in 2015, the 61st of 150 weekly installments remembers the accomplishments of Dean Arthur McQuiston Miller, for whom Miller Hall is named.

Sesquicentennial Stories: A Monumental Track

In celebration of the University of Kentucky's upcoming sesquicentennial in 2015, the 56th of 150 weekly installments remembers the dedication of a campus memorial to railroad development.

Sesquicentennial Stories: UK's 'New' Dorm

In celebration of the University of Kentucky's upcoming sesquicentennial in 2015, the 55th of 150 weekly installments remembers Neville Hall, the fifth building constructed at the institution.

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