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Table, Map and Text: Writing in France circa 1600

Tom Conley is Lowell Professor in the Departments of Romance Languages and Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University. Conley studies relations of space and writing in literature, cartography, and cinema. His work moves to and from early modern France and issues in theory and interpretation in visual media. In 2003, Dr. Conley won a Guggenheim Fellowship for his work in topography and literature in Renaissance France.

Date: 
Friday, March 8, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
Lexmark Room, Main Building
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Author of 'Bill and Hillary' to Present Lecture at UK

The University of Kentucky Libraries Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center will present a lecture by William H. Chafe, author of "Bill and Hillary: The Politics of the Personal" and the Alice Mary Baldwin Professor of History, Emeritus, at Duke University.

“Feebler Voices?” Men in the American Women's Rights Movement, 1830-1890

 

WHAT: “Feebler Voices?” Men in the American Women's Rights Movement, 1830-1890
WHO: Professor Hélène Quanquin, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3)
WHERE: Niles Gallery, Lucile Little Fine Arts Library
WHEN: Monday, August 27th 3:00 pm

 

Professor Hélène Quanquin (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3) is a well-regarded historian of American culture with particular expertise on the history of feminism in the US, the history of American reform, and the history of masculinity in the US. Professor Quanquin will be on campus as part of the Global Connections initiative, a project which links courses at UK to courses taught at universities around the world. As part of this program, Professor Quanquin is team-teaching with Professor Kathi Kern History 405: The History of Women in the United States, 1900-present, offered this fall.

 

Professor Quanquin’s lecture is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the University of Kentucky History Department.

 

Date: 
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 - 3:18pm to 4:18pm
Location: 
Niles Gallery, Lucille Little Fine Arts Library

Dirk Sacré and Literary Latin: Terrence Tunberg

Latin may not be the standard language in everyday conversation anymore, but its use spans well after the fall of the Roman empire. In fact, a visiting scholar will be visiting UK on March 5th to talk about Latin's lasting literary legacy. Dirk Sacré, a professor at the Catholic University of Louvain Belgium, is going to present the talk "A Vast and Unexplored Continent: the Latin Literature of the 18th Century, at noon in room 208 of the Whitehall Classroom Building.

In this podcast, Terrence Tunberg, a professor in the Division of Classics and the Director of the UK Institute for Latin Studies, describes the importance of Latin in modern literature, and a bit about the lecture and Sacré's research. The talk is in honor of the 10th anniversary of the Graduate Curriculum in Latin Studies, based in the Division of Classics in MCLLC. The event is co-sponsored by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures & Cultures, the Department of History, and the Department of Philosophy.

This podcast was produced by Sam Burchett and Cheyenne Hohman.

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