frank x walker
Voices from Shanghai: May 2012 Symposium
At the end of May 2012, a delegation of faculty from the University of Kentucky went to Shanghai University to promote the American Studies Center, a partnership between UK and SHU. Michelle Sizemore facilitated a group discussion between UK and SHU students about cultural difference, identity, and storytelling across cultures.
UK Faculty and Students Share Appalachian Culture in China
Rebuilding the Block Lecture to Focus on History, Leadership
Frank X Walker to Read Poetry for Charity Event
American Studies at Shanghai University: Andy Doolen
With the help of a generous grant from the U.S. State Department, UK has been able to forge a partnership across the Pacific. On March 29th, 2012, three UK scholars will go to deliver lectures for the Inaugural Symposium for the American Studies Center at Shanghai.
Exploring Affrilachia: Frank X Walker
Frank X Walker, noted author, poet, and Associate Professor at the University of Kentucky, shares the history of the term "Affrilachia," his thoughts on identity and place, and ways in which Affrilachian poetry continues to reach individuals all over the region.
This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.
Lecture Series Strengthens UK-Community Ties
UK Perspectives: Frank X Walker
Oxford American Magazine recently recognized Frank X Walker as one of the most creative teachers in the south. Walker discussed the award and a forthcoming book with host Tom Godell on WUKY's series, "UK Perspectives."
The interview was originally posted on WUKY's website.