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Celebrate 2013: Ben Chandler

 

 

The Honorable Albert B. Chandler III (Ben Chandler) received his B.A. in history in 1983 and his J.D. in 1986. He was elected Kentucky Attorney General in 1995 and served as the United States Representative for Kentucky's 6th congressional district from 2004 to 2013. A long-time supporter of arts and humanities at the state and national level, he is now executive director the Kentucky Humanities Council.

 

 

Languages, Dialects, or Repertoires? Approaches to ethnic language with a focus on Jewish English

Date: 
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: 
Niles Gallery
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National Day of Writing...The Longest Short Story Ever

October 18th is the National Day of Writing, and people around the country will gather to read, write, and celebrate writing in all media.  Here in Lexington, the Carnegie Center invites everyone around town to join in and help write a very long and collaborative short story.  UK will have its own chapter to write.  Sigma Tau Delta, Graphite, English and WRD will host a writing booth in the Student Center from 10 AM until 2 PM--Come by, read, and add a sentence or two to the story.  Be a part of the longest short story ever written.

Date: 
Friday, October 18, 2013 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Location: 
Student Center, outside Starbucks
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Truth-Conditional Pragmatics and Semantic Presuppositions

Date: 
Friday, October 4, 2013 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: 
Student Center 228
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A&S Inducts Alumni and Emeritus Faculty Into Hall of Fame

A&S will induct new members into its Hall of Fame Oct. 11, 2013, to join the ranks of the current 32 alumni and 8 emeritus faculty A&S Hall of Fame members.

Chellgren Center Names 37 New Fellows: 20 in A&S

The Chellgren Fellows Program is for students with exceptional academic potential and aspirations, who are eager to participate in a special learning community designed to cultivate extraordinary achievement.

Medgar Evers Un-Ghosted in New WUKY Radio Production

"The Unghosting of Medgar Evers" is a book of poetry about the slain civil rights icon and now the title of a special one-hour radio production by WUKY 91.3 FM, the University of Kentucky's NPR station.

Five UK Graduate Students Share Research at Shanghai University

The conference aimed to promote an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural dialogue about Asia’s past and present. The UK graduate students presented papers that explored specific interrelationships between Asia and the United States.

The Creative Thought Process: Katie Cross and Kendra Sanders

The student co-presidents of the Graphite Creative Writing Association were brought together by the group’s faculty advisor, English associate professor Julia Johnson. The young student organization will work to do for the other creative writers on the University of Kentucky’s campus what the club has already done for them—create a stronger sense of fellowship and community.

Cultivating Fellowship: Pearl James & Katie Cross of Sigma Tau Delta

The University of Kentucky chapter of Sigma Tau Delta—an honor society for students majoring in English—has a lot on its plate. While not entirely new to campus, it has returned to UK with a renewed focus on cultivating fellowship between English majors while also expanding the reach of the department and its students into the Lexington community.
 
At its helm is English Professor Pearl James and student President Katie Cross. In this podcast, they discuss Sigma Tau Delta’s renewed role at UK, highlight the importance of community, and talk about how they hope to put their own UK-stamp on the organization.
 

This podcast was produced by Patrick O'Dowd.

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