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Pittard Hosts Her First Lexington Book Signing

Already a successful author before she arrived at the University of Kentucky as an assistant professor in the Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences, for the current fall semester, Hannah Pittard’s second novel — “Reunion” (Grand Central, October 2014) — was released just days ago.

New Faculty 2014: Meet Hannah Pittard

The Department of English is excited to welcome Assistant Professor Hannah Pittard to its faculty!

Pittard's work focuses on creative writing, ranging from writing novels to short stories and essays. In this podcast, Pittard discusses themes found within her work, her goals as a University of Kentucky faculty member, and the aspects of the University that drew her here.

This podcast is part of a series highlighting the new faculty members who joined the College of Arts and Sciences in the fall 2014 semester.

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Stacy Takacs: "Genre and Jessica Lynch"

Lecture by Stacy Takacs, author of "Terrorism TV." Was West Virginia soldier Jessica Lynch really a female Rambo, and did the military make her a damsel in distress to be saved from Iraqis?: Explore how to spin a war.

The events are sponsored by American Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, Appalachian Center, the English Department, and the Environmental Sustainability Program. All events are free and open to the public.

Date: 
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Location: 
Young Library Auditorium

In Memoriam: Jane Gentry Vance

Professor emerita Jane Gentry Vance passed away on Thursday afternoon after a year-long battle with cancer.

Ramblin' Scholar: Virginia Conn

English alum Virginia Conn is ready to start her newest chapter of cultural immersion in graduate school.

Unlikely Treasures: Kelsey Potter's summer Fulbright in England

Potter participated in the prestigious American Institute for Foreign Study Summer Institute at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, and she was one of three college students from the U.S. who was awarded admission to the program and funded by the US-UK Fulbright Commission.

Office Hours with Buck Ryan and DaMaris Hill

Join us for the third episode of Office Hours, where we talk to Professor Buck Ryan about Constitution Day, the Citizen Kentucky Project, and Ballot Bomb, and Professor DaMaris Hill about her novel, Willows in the Spring. 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 David Cole.

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In Memoriam: Lucy Combs

Lucy Combs and the University of Kentucky were intertwined like few others have ever been, or will ever be. Lucy was an alum of UK and she worked for the university for 45 dedicated years.

Kalliney and Trask Honored with Named Professorships

Two faculty members in the Department of English have been honored with named professorships.

Nine To Five: Let's Write!

Let’s Write! is a voluntary shared writing program that involves twice-monthly meetings organized around individual themes, all building toward different writing boot camps throughout the semester. These mini-workshops offer participants a supportive environment discussing and engaging in research and writing.

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