Lecture by Stacy Takacs, author of "Terrorism TV." Was West Virginia soldier Jessica Lynch really a female Rambo, and did the military make her a damsel in distress to be saved from Iraqis?: Explore how to spin a war.
The events are sponsored by American Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, Appalachian Center, the English Department, and the Environmental Sustainability Program. All events are free and open to the public.
Please join the UK Appalachian Center at an Appalachian Forum with Dr. Fran Ansley, Professor Emeritus of law at the University of Tennessee Knoxville on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. Dr. Ansley will give a talk entitled Telescoping Movements, Telescoping Time: Five Decades of Looking for the Labor Movement through an Appalachian Lens in the Niles Gallery from 3:30 to 5 p.m. This is a part of the Appalachian Forum Speaker Series on Civil Rights, Labor and Environmental Movements in Appalachia. The event is free and open to the public.
Please join the UK Appalachian Center for an evening with Mimi Pickering as part of our Appalachain Forum Series on Appalachian Labor, Civil Rights, and Environmental Movements. This is a free and public screening of "Anne Braden: Southern Patriot" followed by a discussion of the film with the Director and Producer of the film, Mimi Pickering. The event will be held in Memorial Hall from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 2, 2014.