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Jalyn Hewitt On Gender, Beauty, And Feminity In Disney Princess

Jalyn discusses her research on Disney princesses entitled "Gender, Beauty, and Representation of Femininity within Disney Princess Films." Jalyn identifies her reasons for researching the topic, her findings, and the value of majoring in Sociology.

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New Directors Named for Appalachian Center and Appalachian Studies Program

The University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences has named Shaunna Scott as the new director of its Appalachian Studies Program and Christopher Barton as the new director of the Appalachian Center.

Margaret McGladrey Selected as the 2015 Recipient of the American Sociological Association Student Forum Paper Award

In her award-winning paper, “Studying Sexualities in Girls’ Social Worlds: Ethical and Effective Methodologies for Research with Preadolescent Girls,” McGladrey recommends strategies for eliciting meaningful information about how preadolescent girls interpret sexualized media content.

Passport to the World Takes UK Faculty to Middle East

In support of the College of Arts and Sciences’ Passport to the World Initiative and the 2015 Year of the Middle East campaign, University of Kentucky Education Abroad partnered with the college

UK Places 84 Student-athletes on SEC Academic Honor Roll

Student-athletes from all eight of Kentucky's spring sports teams combined to earn a total of 84 spots on the Southeastern Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll, Commissioner Greg Sankey announced on Tuesday.

Sociology Junior Represents ONE Campaign at G7 Summit

Ryan McElhose, a University of Kentucky sociology junior, with minors in philosophy and neuroscience, recently represented the ONE Campaign, an international advocacy organization, at this year’s G7 summit in Germany.

UK Team Places Second at the Emory Global Health Case Competition

Sociology's Ryan McElhose and his teammates traveled to Atlanta after winning an event on UK's campus.

Series on Violence and the Human Condition Opens

The University of Kentucky Gaines Center for the Humanities and the UK College of Arts and Sciences are teaming up to present a series of workshops on violence and the human condition.

Office Hours With Shannon Bell And Ty Borders

In our final episode of Office Hours this semester, Sarah and Brian speak with Shannon Bell, a professor within the Department of Sociology, and Ty Borders, a professor within the College of Public Health. Both of them were recipients of Campus and Community Excellence in Writing Awards this past April from the Department of Writing, Rhetoric and Digital Studies.
 
This podcast was produced by David Cole. 
 

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Office Hours With Shannon Bell And Ty Borders by UK College of Arts & Sciences is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Violence and the Human Condition: Political Violence and Issues of Measurement and Methodology

 

For a full list of events and information visit: visionsinmethodology.org/conferences/2015-conference

Sponsered by the National Science Foundation, UK Gaines Center for the Humanities, UK Office of the Vice President for Research, the Department of Political Science, QIPSR, and the Department of Sociology.

 

Date: 
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 1:00pm to Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 5:00pm
Location: 
UK campus

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