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A First of its Kind: Kentucky African American Encyclopedia Celebrates State’s History

From the earliest moments of Kentucky’s recorded history, the lives of African-Americans have been intricately woven into the fabric of the state.

UK Experts Featured in C-SPAN's 'Lexington Weekend'

This weekend Lexington will be in the spotlight as C-SPAN airs coverage of the city as part of its "2015 C-SPAN Cities Tour." Viewers of "Lexington Weekend" will learn about the city's rich history, as well as the community's non-fiction literary culture on programming

A Celebration of the Life and Career of Historian Lance Banning

The University of Kentucky Department of History, in partnership with University Press of Kentucky, will celebrate the life and career of late University of Kentucky Professor of History Lance Banning.

UK Home to Many 2015 Inductees of Kentucky Writer's Hall of Fame

Last week, the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning in downtown Lexington held the third annual induction of the Kentucky Writer’s Hall of Fame.

UK Remembers Impact Wendell Ford Made on University

Former U.S. Senator Wendell H. Ford not only left an indelible mark on the Commonwealth, but on his university — the University of Kentucky.

Events Examine European Politics

Several University of Kentucky programs, including the International Studies Program and the Department of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences and University Press of Kentucky, have organized two events just for those of us trying to keep up with global politics.

An Appalachian Literary Pioneer

A new book published by the University Press of Kentucky honors the legacy of prolific Kentucky writer, teacher, and scholar Jim Wayne Miller.

Explore 'Kentucky's Cookbook Heritage' This Thanksgiving With UPK

Make this Thanksgiving perfect with these traditional Kentucky dishes, compliments of retired anthropology faculty member John Van Willigen.

UK, UPK Authors Showcased at Kentucky's Premier Literary Event

A&S faculty, staff, and alumni will take part in the 33rd annual Kentucky Book Fair, being held this Saturday at the Frankfort Convention Center.

'Bloody Breathitt' UPK's Most Decorated Book

University Press of Kentucky author T.R.C. Hutton has been named recipient of a 2014 Kentucky History Award given by the Kentucky Historical Society and the 2014 Appalachian Writers Association’s Book of the Year Award for Nonfiction for his book "Bloody Breathitt: Politics and Violence in the Appalachian South."

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