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Defining Borders: Social Theory Graduate Course

Every spring the Committee on Social Theory offers the team-taught seminar—always with four professors. Previous course themes/names for the seminar have included “Law, Sex, and Family” “Autobiography,” and “Security.” But previous seminars may not have spoken so directly to the professors’ personal backgrounds as “Transnational Lives” does with this team of four.

Fruitful Divergence: Jim Ridolfo

As a graduate student Jim Ridolfo embarked on what he thought was a short-term research project that diverged from his dissertation work. This “secondary” project on Samaritan manuscripts has led to nationally-funded, award-winning research.

Office Hours with Katherine Rogers-Carpenter and Erin Koch

Episode seven of Office Hours is here! Join us as we talk to Doctor Katherine Rogers-Carpenter and Doctor Erin Koch their work and interests. Talking points include the new Health, Society and Populations major, visual rhetoric, and tuberculosis from both scientific and artistic points of view.

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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WRD Instructor's Art Comments on Environmental Change

Rachel Elliot, instructor in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies, will be displaying her stunning art work at this summer's annual American Founders Bank Woodland Art Fair.

UK Faculty Members Conduct College Teaching Workshops in Qingdao Technological University

The workshops were designed to improve English and teaching skills for faculty at Qingdao Tech from several disciplines.

Banks Named Rhetorician of the Year

Adam J. Banks professor in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric and Digital Studies recently received the 2014 Rhetorician of the Year at The Young Rhetoricians Conference.

UK Researcher Uses New Technology to Preserve Ancient Artifact

This July, a University of Kentucky professor is headed back to Lichfield Cathedral in England to continue a labor of love: digitizing the nearly 1,300-year-old St. Chad Gospels.

New Master's in Creative Writing and Department of Writing, Rhetoric and Digital Studies Created

The Board of Trustees greatly enhanced the education of its liberal arts students yesterday with two programs that will greatly impact their communication skills.

Brewing Narratives: Craft Beer, Craft Writing, and Crafting a Symposium

University of Kentucky professor Jeff Rice assembled and hosted a symposium on UK's campus in February. The symposium, called "Craft Writing: Beer, the Digital, and Craft Culture" brought people from across the country to Lexington to discuss the forms of professional writing done in the craft beer industry.

In this podcast, Dr. Rice discusses what the symposium set out to accomplish, what it succeeded in accomplishing, and the culture of the craft beer industry.

This podcast was produced by David Cole.

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Meg Marquis, Elisia Cohen Honored With Sarah Bennett Holmes Awards

Two UK women who profoundly contribute to issues that affect women at the university and across the Commonwealth received the Sarah Bennett Holmes Award yesterday.

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