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Meet Ann Kingsolver: New Faculty 2011

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Ann Kingsolver is the director of the Appalachian Center and Appalachian Studies Program at UK and is also a professor in the Department of Anthropology. Kingsolver does comparative research in the U.S, Mexico, and Sri Lanka that addresses the effects of globalization and transnational policy on people's livelihoods and identities and how people make sense of these changes.

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Meet Carmen Martinez Novo: New Faculty 2011

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Carmen Martinez Novo is an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology and the director of Latin American Studies. Martinez's research focuses on indigenous peoples in the Andes and the Amazon. Specifically, she studies the idea of multiculturalism within the "new left" in Latin America (a term she uses in reference to the emergence of leaders like Chavez and Morales), and the relationship of the "new left" with liberation theology in the Catholic Church.

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Meet Heather Worne: New Faculty 2011

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Heather Worne is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology. Worne's specialty is bioarchaeology and, in particular, she researches issues of community health, warfare, and agricultural sedentism in prehistoric times. Previously, Worne has focused on the late prehistoric period in the Middle Cumberland region of Tennessee, and she hopes to collaborate with other archaeologists at UK to expand her research into areas of Kentucky.  

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Anthropologist Discusses Reproductive Tourism

Marcia Inhorn, a specialist on Middle Eastern gender and health issues will discuss Reproductive "Tourism" in the Middle East in the Department of Anthropology's Annual Colloquium Series this Friday.

Documenting Displacement in Zambia: Fulbright Scholar Allison Harnish

Allison Harnish is a graduate student in the Department of Anthropology. Harnish recently received a Fulbright Grant to conduct research on the environmental and economic ramifications of displacement and resettlement in Southern Province, Zambia. Harnish was invited to participate on this project by Lisa Cliggett, her advisor. Many social and environmental scientists have been involved in this project for the last few decades. 

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A&S Selects New Chairs

The University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences has appointed new chairs to many of its departments for the 2011-2012 year.

UK Forms Link With Ethiopian University

Stats [rofessor oversaw the signing of the partnership agreement between UK and Bahir Dar University.

Cindy Isenhour

Anthropology Ph.D. Student

Kentucky Archaeology Film Wins Big in Eugene

UK Anthropologists debut archeological film that includes historic Kentucky sites.

New Director to Unite UK Appalachian Studies

Nicholas County native Ann Kingsolver returns to the Bluegrass as director of UK's Appalachian Studies Program

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