hispanic studies

Cinema, Slavery, and Brazilian Nationalism

Date: 
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location: 
Niles Gallery

By studying Brazilian films released between 1976 and 2005, Gordon examines how the films both define the national community and influence viewer understandings of "Brazilianness." Though the films he examines span decades, they all communicate their revised version of Brazilian national identity through a cinematic strategy with a dual aim: to upset ingrained ways of thinking about Brazil and to persuade those who watch the films to accept a new way of understanding their national community. 

What’s Next: Fusing Interests in Undergraduate Research

Computer science and the St. Chad Gospels. Physics and Spanish. Math and international studies. The combination of these don't seem to make a lot of sense, but it is these interests that have shaped the undergraduate career of one UK senior.

Five A&S Students Named Fulbright Recipients

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that five A&S students have been selected as recipients of Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships.

Transnational Lives with William Nericcio

In the final part of this series, this Transnational Lives podcast focuses on social theory and the intersection of Spanish and American culture. In this podcast, Cate Gooch, a graduate student from the Department of English, Josh Martin, a graduate student from Hispanic Studies, and Yorki Encalada, a graduate student from Hispanic Studies, speak with William Nericcio about Mexican transnationalism and the development of his studies with “Mextasy,” his fight against stereotypes.
 
For more information about the lecture series that inspired this podcast series, please head to: Transnational Lives Lecture Series
 
This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard.  
 

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Myrup Book Focuses on Portuguese Empire

In a masterful reconceptualization of the functioning of empire, Erik Lars Myrup’s “Power and Corruption in the Early Modern Portuguese World,” to be published in July 2015 by Louisiana State University Press

College of Arts and Sciences Recognizes Its Award-winning Faculty

The University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences will honor its faculty at 4 p.m. today at the William T. Young Library Auditorium.

Faculty and Teaching Assistants Honored With UK Provost's Outstanding Teaching Awards

Provost Tim Tracy honored seven faculty members and three teaching assistants with Provost's Outstanding Teaching Awards at the 2015 UK Faculty Awards Ceremony.

Congrats to the 2015 Provost's Outstanding Teaching Award Winners

"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge."


The 2015-2016 Outstanding Teaching Award Recipients Announced

There will be an Awards Ceremony to honor the recipients of these and other College awards on Wednesday, April 22 at 4 pm in the WT Young Auditorium. A reception will follow the ceremony.

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