Summer: a time to catch up on neglected projects, reconnect with old friends and tackle that summer reading list.
Through the original words of Professor Frank X. Walker and historical images and video of students, staff, faculty and alumni, this piece celebrates 150 years of teaching, research and service at the University of Kentucky and challenges all of us to look towards the future. Watch as Walker performs "Seedtime in the Commonwealth."
Originally created by UK Public Relations: youtu.be/STJCYMEJnuI
Photos courtesy of UK Special Collections.
American Book Award winnder Emily Raboteau will read from and discuss her most recent work "Searching for Zion: The Quest for Home in the African Diaspora"
Sponsored by African American & Africana Studies Program, English Creative Writing Program, Jewish Studies Program, and Social Theory Program.
Our latest episode of Office Hours is here! In this session, Professors Brenna Byrd and Anastasia Curwood join us to discuss their teaching, research, and interests. Professor Byrd leads off with a discussion of German culture and Turkish-German hip-hop while Professor Curwood explores her recent research regarding Shirley Chisholm.
“Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored Girls: Reclaiming Black Girlhoods through Black Women in Academia”