social theory

Secor Named First Sheikh Islamic Studies Professor

Anna Secor, professor of geography, social theory, and gender and women’s studies at the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences, has been named the university’s first Hajja Razia Sharif Sheikh Islamic Studies Professor.

Philosophy & The Good Society

 

The 18th Annual University of Kentucky Graduate Student Conference

8-8:50 - Pastries and Coffee

9-11:30, 12:45-3:00 PM - Speaker Series

3:15 - Keynote: Dr. David Sussman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

5:00 PM - Adjourn

Co-sponsered by the University of Kentucky Department of Philosophy, Committee on Social Theory, the Graduate School, and the College of Arts & Sciences.
 

Date: 
Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Location: 
Student Center - Rooms 230-231

Social Theory Series Focuses on Transnational Lives

The University of Kentucky College of Arts and Science's Committee on Social Theory will host its 2015 lecture series, “Transnational Lives,” throughout the spring semester.

Defining Borders: Social Theory Graduate Course

Every spring the Committee on Social Theory offers the team-taught seminar—always with four professors. Previous course themes/names for the seminar have included “Law, Sex, and Family” “Autobiography,” and “Security.” But previous seminars may not have spoken so directly to the professors’ personal backgrounds as “Transnational Lives” does with this team of four.

A Reading & Conversation with Emily Raboteau

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.  

Date: 
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
Niles Gallery

The Committee on Social Theory Presents: Margaret S. Archer

"'We believe' - but who are 'we'?" The Relational Subject versus the Plural Subject

Margaret S. Archer Centre d'Ontologie Sociale Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanna

December 12, 2014 University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences

 

 

Archer Addresses Social Theory Lecture

Professor Margaret Archer will give a free lecture Friday, Dec. 12, at 4 p.m.

Office Hours with Srimati Basu and Edward Kasarskis

Join us for the first episode of Office Hours, where we talk to Professor Srimati Basu about family law in India and Doctor Edward Kasarskis about Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and the Ice Bucket Challenge. Office Hours is produced by the College of Arts & Sciences and airs on WRFL FM 88.1 every Wednesday from 2-3 p.m.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.


Office Hours with Srimati Basu and Edward Kasarskis is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

The Committee on Social Theory Presents: Dr. Alex Callinicos

From the Social Theory Spring 2014 Lecture Series: Market Failures, April 25th, 2014.

Dr. Alex Callinicos, King's College London: "Bonfires of Illusions: the Twin Crises of the Liberal World." April 25th, 2014 University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences

socialtheory.as.uky.edu/social-theory-lectures

 

 

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