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New Faculty 2014: Meet Jennifer Cramer

The Linguistics Program is excited to welcome Assistant Professor Jennifer Cramer to its faculty!

This podcast is part of a series highlighting the new faculty members who joined the College of Arts and Sciences in the fall 2014 semester.

 

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard.

 

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New Faculty 2014: Meet Hannah Pittard

The Department of English is excited to welcome Assistant Professor Hannah Pittard to its faculty!

Pittard's work focuses on creative writing, ranging from writing novels to short stories and essays. In this podcast, Pittard discusses themes found within her work, her goals as a University of Kentucky faculty member, and the aspects of the University that drew her here.

This podcast is part of a series highlighting the new faculty members who joined the College of Arts and Sciences in the fall 2014 semester.

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Long Time Ago... A Performance by Crit Callebs Eastern Band Cherokee Storyteller

Date: 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Location: 
The Niles Gallery -- Lucille Fine Arts Library
 
Crit Callebs (Eastern Band Cherokee descendant) is a traditional hunter, food gatherer, and fire-tender and lives on the Yakama Nation Indian Reservation. He is completing his Master’s Degree at Central Washington University (CWU) in Cultural Resource Management with an expertise in treaty rights concerning Indian hunting and fishing. He served as the Native American Liaison at the Center for Diversity and Social Justice and was a very popular guest lecturer for the American Indian Studies program. Crit is a trainer for the “Since Time Immemorial” tribal sovereignty and history curriculum implemented in K-12 classrooms in Washington State. As an active member of the Northwest Indian Storytelling Association he has been a featured storyteller for the Tseil-Waututh Nation, CWU Museum of Culture and Environment, Colville Tribes Youth “Warrior Camp” and is the 2014 Alaska Spirit of Reading storyteller. Crit is also a professional survival trainer and former instructor for the world renowned Boulder Outdoors Survival School. One of his great passions is teaching youth and adults how to be self-reliant in the wilderness. Using his gift of storytelling, he travels throughout the U.S. and Canada sharing traditional stories, teaching cultural camps and conducting workshops that promote self-awareness, ancestral skills, and Indigenous values.
 

In Memoriam: Jane Gentry Vance

Professor emerita Jane Gentry Vance passed away on Thursday afternoon after a year-long battle with cancer.

Ramblin' Scholar: Virginia Conn

English alum Virginia Conn is ready to start her newest chapter of cultural immersion in graduate school.

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.

On The Road Again

UK faculty extend the classroom beyond the Commonwealth

Sedimentary, My Dear Watson

Kevin Yeager's lab can measure the rate of coastline loss in Louisiana or document the effects of exposure to radioactive fallout.

Office Hours with Matt Wilson and Matthew Giancarlo

Episode five of Office Hours is here! Join us as we talk to Professor Matt Wilson about his work with "critical GIS," what new intitiatives he has in store for the Geography department, and his time as a guest lecturer at a little-known university called Harvard. Then stay tuned as we speak with Professor Matthew Giancarlo about his research on the mysterious fifteenth century poet Peter Idley, his history with language learning and using old forms of English in the classroom, and a bit about a certain group of pilgrims heading to Canterburry.

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 David Cole.

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Unlikely Treasures: Kelsey Potter's summer Fulbright in England

Potter participated in the prestigious American Institute for Foreign Study Summer Institute at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, and she was one of three college students from the U.S. who was awarded admission to the program and funded by the US-UK Fulbright Commission.

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