anthropology

Prehistoric Greenup Mound to be Studied by UK Faculty and Students

University of Kentucky anthropology doctoral students and professors played an instrumental role in the donation of a prehistoric Native American mound in Greenup County to the Archaeological Conservancy

Transnational Lives with Nina Glick-Schiller

Connecting with people from around the world is much easier now than it has ever been before. With the internet, phones, and fast travel, we can build relationships and networks in new ways - breaking through the barriers of national boundaries. This development of relationships and their influence despite national borders is known as transnationalism, a social phenomenon that we will be focusing on throughout a four part series. Join the conversation as we kick off the series with Lauren Copeland, a graduate student from the Department of Gender & Women’s Studies, Pathmanesan Sanmugeswaran, a graduate student in Anthropology, and Agata Grzelczak, a graduate student in Hispanic Studies, as they interview Nina Glick-Schiller, one of the pioneers of transnational studies. Glick-Schiller’s research has spanned across her career, influencing scholars both in the humanities and social studies. 

For more information about the lecture series that inspired this podcast series, please head to: Transnational Lives Lecture Series

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard

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May Day Reflections on Aluminum Workers in Indiana

 

Drawing on fieldwork that begun in the US heartland in the world-changing year of 1989, when the fall of the Berlin Wall dramatically ended the long epoch of the Cold War, this paper attempts to demonstrate a long historical view of labor struggles within this ethnographic context.

Sponsored by the Department of Anthropology, University of Kentucky

 

Date: 
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 2:00pm
Location: 
Lafferty Hall Rm. 213

Workshop on Publishing

Want to learn insider tips and strategies for publishing in top tier journals? 
 
Want to hear what editors are concerned with when evaluating an article for 
 
publication? Just want to gain greater understanding of the scholarly 
 
publishing process? 
 
If so, come to the….
Date: 
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:15pm
Location: 
Thursday April 9, 5:00-6:15pm, UK Student Center 211.

Women & Peacebuilding: Lessons From Post-Genocide Rwanda

 

In the aftermath of the 1994 genocide, Rwandan women faced the impossible—resurrecting their lives amidst unthinkable devastation in a society torn by genocide. Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork in Rwanda over the past 18 years, anthropologist Jennie Burnet explores the lessons learned from women’s roles in peacebuilding in Rwanda.

Date: 
Friday, April 17, 2015 - 4:30pm
Location: 
Lafferty Hall, Room 213
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Jacob Welch Receives The XXXIX National Lambda Alpha Scholarship Award

In the fall of 2014, I will begin doctoral studies in anthropology at Yale University. This ambition to further advance my education in archaeology was forged while completing my baccalaureate degree at the University of Kentucky.

Fellowship Awards Presented by Association of Emeriti Faculty

University of Kentucky Association of Emeriti Faculty (UKAEF) presented fellowship awards to three UK graduate students at a ceremony Feb. 10. Each award includes a stipend of $2,500.

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.

Explore 'Kentucky's Cookbook Heritage' This Thanksgiving With UPK

Make this Thanksgiving perfect with these traditional Kentucky dishes, compliments of retired anthropology faculty member John Van Willigen.

From South Africa to Appalachia, The Power of Resilience and Community

Anthropology alumna Jasmine Newman is using her bachelor's degree in cultural and applied anthropology to strengthen communities in South Africa and Appalachia.

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