Biology Professor Wins Award, Finds Inspiration From UK's History
Storytelling Across Cultures: the Shanghai Student Summit with Michelle Sizemore
At the end of May 2012, the American Studies Center at Shanghai University hosted a three-day symposium and student summit.
Gender and Globalization in Appalachia: Mary Anglin
Mary Anglin, associate professor in UK's Department of Anthropology, discussed the effects of globalization on gender in reference to Appalachian women and Appalachian communities. In order to better understand the region's past and present, studies of women and gender in Appalachia should not be ignored.
Race and Appalachian Poetry: Frank Walker
Frank Walker, associate professor in the Department of English, discusses the origin of the word "Affrilachia" and how the use of the word forces the redefinition of a region traditionally described as all-white. Walker noted several key artists and intellectuals from Appalachia to illustrate the region's cultural diversity.