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Finding Faults: Inside Sean Bemis' Research

Sean Bemis put his hands together side by side to demonstrate two plates of the earth’s crust with a smooth boundary running between them. But that boundary is not always smooth and those plates do not always sit together neatly, which makes the earth’s crust a dynamic and complex surface.

Growing & Strengthening: Two New Faculty Members in Hispanic Studies

Mónica Díaz and Matt Losada join the ranks of respected instructors and researchers in the Department of Hispanic Studies with a wealth of publications and teaching experience, as well as interest in Interdisciplinarity.

New Faculty 2014: Meet Jackie Murray

The Department of Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures is excited to welcome Assistant Professor Jackie Murray to its faculty!

 

This podcast is part of a series highlighting the new faculty members who joined the College of Arts and Sciences in the fall 2014 semester.

 

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard.

 

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Biology Professor Helps Bring New York-based Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s Therapeutics Company to Lexington

Gismo Therapeutics Inc., a New York-based biotech startup, has recently relocated its company to the University of Kentucky Advanced Science and Technology Commercialization Center, a business incubator housing new and emerging technology-based companies on UK’s campus.

Translating for the Stage with Alan McKendrick

The University of Kentucky has been playing host to Alan McKendrick, a Scottish playwright, stage director, and translator, as he works with students during a compressed, three-week course. Within the course, McKendrick and the students are working to translate and adapt a popular German play into American English with a Kentuckian twist. In this podcast, we speak to McKendrick about his previous work, the difficulties of adapting and translating plays, and the dynamics of the compressed course.

If you are interested in learning more about the play or the process through which it was adapted, a reading of the adaptation produced by Alan McKendrick and the students will be held on Friday, November 14th at 5:00 pm in the Briggs Theater, followed by a question & answers session and a reception.

 

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard.

 

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Sleep Study: Sociology's Mairead Eastin Moloney Interviewed for Live Science

A recent online article contemplated what life might look like if there were a cure for sleep, and the possible sociological impacts that would follow.

A&S Distinguished Professor Lecture

This Spanish–Moroccan war, known in Spain as the War of Africa, was a colonial military operation that resulted in the surrender of the city of Tetouan. A political victory with no tangible gains, the African War formed part of a persuasive rhetoric and a stirring propaganda used by the Spanish government to heighten the national pride of the people. The patriotic delirium surrounding this war marks the beginnings —and also the death throes— of Spanish colonialism on Moroccan territory in modern times. Spain’s military intervention in Morocco inspired an abundant literature whose aim was to glorify the war. Professor Rueda examines one-act plays on the topic of the War of Africa to reveal how war was staged and orchestrated politically through theatrical and musical performance. Burlesque musical re-presentations of the War of Africa reinforce collective yet conflictive notions of national identity, still unresolved at the threshold of Modernity, while exposing Spain’s impracticable political aspirations to regain its lost colonial power and the nation’s hesitancy to refashion itself as a modern nation.

Date: 
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Location: 
UKAA Auditorium @ WY Young Library

New Faculty 2014: Meet Brenna Byrd

The Department of Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures, & Cultures is excited to welcome Assistant Professor Brenna Byrd to its faculty! This podcast is part of a series highlighting the new faculty members who joined the College of Arts and Sciences in the fall 2014 semester.

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard.

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New Faculty 2014: Molly Thomasy Blasing

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures is excited to welcome Associate Professor Molly Thomasy Blasing to its faculty!

This podcast is part of a series highlighting the new faculty members who joined the College of Arts and Sciences in the fall 2014 semester.

 

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard.

 

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Chemistry's John Anthony Named ACS Editor's Choice

A paper by John Anthony, professor in the University of Kentucky Department of Chemistry and faculty member of the Center for Applied Energy Research, has been recognized as the American Chemical Society's Editors' Choice.

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