Making the City in Latin America

10:30: Keynote Speaker: Linda Manzanilla (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico)

                  "Teotihuacan, An Exceptional Metropolis in Mesoamerica"

1:15-3:15: Panelists:

        Paul Niell (Art History, Florida State University)

        Eleonora Pasotti (Political Science, UC Santa Cruz)

        Sharon Bailey Glasco (History, Linfield College)

3:30-5:00: UK presenters:

        Gavin Davies (Anthropology)

        Araby Smyth (Geography)

        Barry Kidder (Anthropology

        Francesco Masala (Hispanic Studies)

        Scott Hutson (Anthropology)



Friday, September 30, 2016 - 10:30am to 5:00pm
POT 18th floor

Olson Recipient of a Festschift

Dr. Robert Olson, professor (emeritus) of Middle East History and Politics at the University of Kentucky, has been the recipient of a Festschift Kurdish Issues: Essays in Honor of Robert W. Olson on his 75th birthday. Fifteen of the top scholars from the Middle East, Europe and the United States specializing in Kurdish Studies contributed 13 essays in his honor.


The Christmas Truce: Myth, Memory and the First World War

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
WT Young Library Gallery

New Perspectives on Spanish Conquest & Empire: 16th-21st Centuries

Friday, October 23, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Margaret King Library

UK Constitution Day 2015: 'Learning, Leadership, and Civic Engagement'

Constitution Day, also known as Citizenship Day, commemorates the ratification of the United States Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787.

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.

Year of the Middle East Continues Program

University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences Year of the Middle East has scheduled three events this week. They are:

Gaines Fellowship Awarded to 12 UK Scholars

The University of Kentucky Gaines Center for the Humanities has chosen 12 outstanding undergraduates as new scholars for the university's Gaines Fellowship Program for the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 academic years.

UK Confucius Institute Presents Symposium on Jewish Refugees in Shanghai

A symposium this week at the University of Kentucky will explore the experience of Jewish Refugees in China, who fled east to escape Nazi persecution before and during World War II.


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