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In Memoriam: Jan Oaks

A collection of memories from people who had the honor of having Jan Oaks be a part of their lives.

A Look Inside Gender, Film, and Appalachia

Carol Mason's class examines the range of representation in images of Appalachia and Appalachians in popular media.

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.

Just Desserts for GWS students on the Dean’s List

Faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences and families from around Kentucky gathered Friday, September 26, to celebrate students who excelled in their studies. Five GWS majors made the Dean’s List and were honored at the reception.

Knocked Up and Locked Up: Pregnancy and Prisons in Literature and Law

The Fall 2014 course will examine the political, racial and social contexts that pregnant women in prison experience.

Ghosts of Doctors Past with Melissa Stein

Medical standards and procedures have been sharply influenced by the past - shaped by social context and a great deal of trial and error. A new course, GWS 309: Health, History, & Human Diversity, will focus on how health care and the medical field has been shaped around social constructions of gender, race, and diversity throughout its history, continuing to play a role in contemporary medicine. In this podcast, Melissa Stein, an assistant professor in the Gender & Women’s Studies Department, discusses the aims, content, and importance of GWS 309 and how it can impact future patients and practitioners of medicine.

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard.

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'Reel to Real' to Take Historic Look at Film With Kentucky, Oscar Connections

Film Screening: Wonder Women: The Untold Story of American Superheroines

 

Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines traces the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, Wonder Women! looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society’s anxieties about women’s liberation.

Wonder Women! goes behind the scenes with Lynda Carter, Lindsay Wagner, comic writers and artists, and real-life superheroines such as Gloria Steinem, Kathleen Hanna and others, who offer an enlightening and entertaining counterpoint to the male-dominated superhero genre.

 

 

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Friday, March 1, 2013 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Young Library Auditorium
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UK Founders Day Ceremony to Celebrate Faculty Achievement

A&S professors to receive awards include professors John Anthony, Phillip Crowley, Francie R. Chassen-Lopez, Joseph Straley, and Irene Chico-Wyatt

A&S Students Win Scholarships to Study at Cambridge, Oxford

UK sophomore Nicole Schladt and junior Sarah Smith have received two of Kentucky's six English-Speaking Union Scholarships, which they will use to pursue summer studies at University of Oxford and University of Cambridge respectively.

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