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Cinema, Slavery, and Brazilian Nationalism

By studying Brazilian films released between 1976 and 2005, Gordon examines how the films both define the national community and influence viewer understandings of "Brazilianness." Though the films he examines span decades, they all communicate their revised version of Brazilian national identity through a cinematic strategy with a dual aim: to upset ingrained ways of thinking about Brazil and to persuade those who watch the films to accept a new way of understanding their national community. 

Date: 
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location: 
Niles Gallery

UK's Yeager Part of Team That Finds Missing Deepwater Horizon Oil

Since the Deepwater Horizon disaster, also referred to as the BP oil spill, occurred in 2010, scientists have been searching for millions of gallons of unaccounted oil — 11 to 30 percent of the oil estimated to have been spilled — in the Gulf of Mexico.

New Beginnings: Chemistry Alumni Board

In 2013, a group of Chemistry Department faculty, students and alumni met to discuss reviving the department's newsletter, and an outgrowth of that effort to re-establish communications among current and future alumni was the Chemistry Alumni Board (CAB) which held its organizational meeting on Saturday, October 11, 2014.

Introducing the book: Landesque Capital: The Historical Ecology of Enduring Landscape Transformations.


 

Date: 
Friday, October 3, 2014 - 4:15pm
Location: 
Lafferty Hall Rm. 213
Type of Event (for grouping events):

Aztec Poster From UK Makes Cover of National Library Publication

Aztec Poster From UK Makes Cover of National Library Publication

Meet The Newest EES Faculty Member: Michael McGlue

My research aims to answer questions related to environmental change and energy resources through field and ship-based examinations of the sedimentary rock record.

International Conference on Global Racism

 

International Conference on Global Racism
University of Kentucky, Lexington
February 22, 2013
– Free event

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
5:00-6:30 pm
The White Racial Frame: Buttressing Oppression
Joe Feagin, Texas A&M

PANEL 1 - RACIALIZATIONS
9:00-11:00 am
White supremacy in Hollywood films
Hernán Vera, University of Florida

Fairer is Beauty: Racism in Postcolonial India
Sasikumar Balasundaram, Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Kentucky

Racialization and "Moveable Citizenship: On the Latino/a Dialectics of “Citizenship” And “Belonging”
Suzanne Oboler, John Jay College of Criminal Justice-CUNY

The ‘We/Other’ Cognitive Schema: The Anatomy of Social Transformation in South Africa
Olajide Oloyede, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town/College of Arts and Sciences, University of Kentucky

PANEL 2 - RACELESS RACISM
11:15am-1:15pm

Mestizaje logics: lessons from the workings of racism in Mexico and the struggle for recognition
Mónica Moreno Figueroa, Newcastle University

Racesless Racism? Frenchness and the Future of France
Didier Gondola, Indiana University-Purdue University

From Panacea for Harmonious Race Relations to Ideological Tool for Domination: Reflections on the Use of Métissage through Time and Space in Racialist and Racist Discourses
Jean Muteba Rahier, Florida International University

PANEL 3 - COUNTER RACISM
2:30-4:30pm

Racism, casteism and the potential of counterracist strategies in India and South Africa
Laura Dudley Jenkins, University of Cincinnati, Associate Professor of Political Science

This is Our Home: Multiracial Democratic Transformation of/in New Orleans
Hyun Sook Kim, Wheaton College, MA

An Evolving Global Frame: City College Students Challenge Racism, 1930-1975
Daniel A. Sherwood, The New School for Social Research

Date: 
Friday, February 22, 2013 - 9:00am to 6:30pm
Location: 
WT Young Library Auditorium

A&S Abroad at Keeneland Hall

Come to A&S Wired on Monday, January 28 at 6:00 p.m. to find out about the multitude of opportunitues to travel abroad this summer through A&S led programs. 

Date: 
Monday, January 28, 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location: 
Keeneland Hall Basement
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