Nikky Finney featured on Arts & Life of NPR
ENG 331: Survey of British Literature I: Beowulf to Milton with Dr. Giancarlo
Frank X Walker to Read Poetry for Charity Event
American Studies at Shanghai University: Andy Doolen
With the help of a generous grant from the U.S. State Department, UK has been able to forge a partnership across the Pacific. On March 29th, 2012, three UK scholars will go to deliver lectures for the Inaugural Symposium for the American Studies Center at Shanghai.
Black Women's Conference to Focus on the Power of Play
Rhetoric in a Multi-Modal World: Craig Crowder
Written texts, YouTube videos, podcasts - these are all means of communicating ideas to others. Craig Crowder is a graduate student in the Department of English and teaches Composition & Communication classes, WRD 110 & 111. In this podcast, Crowder discusses ways to engage students via multimedia projects, and his research, which examines social movement rhetoric in a society that uses multiple modes of communication.
Exploring Affrilachia: Frank X Walker
Frank X Walker, noted author, poet, and Associate Professor at the University of Kentucky, shares the history of the term "Affrilachia," his thoughts on identity and place, and ways in which Affrilachian poetry continues to reach individuals all over the region.
This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.
Lecture Series Strengthens UK-Community Ties
English Graduate Student Organization Conference
On Friday March 30th, the English Graduate Student Organization Conference will be a great opportunity for graduate students to present their papers. It is an all day event hosted at the Commonwealth and Bingham-Davis houses of the Gaines Center. For more information please contact Julie Naviaux.