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Representations of Lesbians and Mothers in Literature: Catherine Brereton

Catherine Brereton's recent research was featured in a poster session at the Lexington Farmer's Market in mid-September 2011. Her work focuses on representations of lesbians, mothers, and lesbians as mothers in literature. The poster session was presented by the Chellgren Center, the Office of Undergraduate Research, and the Society for the Promotion of Undergraduate Research. Brereton was mentored by professor Susan Bordo

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Meet Julia Johnson: New Faculty 2011

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Julia Johnson is an associate professor in the Department of English. Johnson focuses on poetry, as a subject of study as well as a personal pursuit. Her latest volume of poems will be published in the fall. 

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Meet Matthew Wilson: New Faculty 2011

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Matthew Wilson is an assistant professor in the Department of Geography. He focuses his research on Critical GIS, examining the potential of Web 2.0 technology to improve the lives of Lexingtonians, with broader societal implications.

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Meet Doo Young Kim: New Faculty 2011

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Doo Young Kim is an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry. Young’s area of focus is carbon materials and energy related research, such as fuel cells, supercapacitors and batteries. In addition to this research, he also has an interest in neuroscience and electrochemistry.

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Meet Tony Stallins: New Faculty 2011

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Tony Stallins is an associate professor in the Department of Geography. He focuses his area of research on biogeography--specifically biogeomorphology--and climatology.

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Immersed in Language: Laura Garrison

Laura Garrison was one of a group of students that went to Shanghai University with professor Matt Wells over the summer of 2011. She told us about the skill of her Chinese language teacher during the immersion-style classes, and the adventures she had during her free time in China. 

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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Meet Francis Bailey: New Faculty 2011

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Francis Bailey is an associate professor in Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. He is starting a new program at UK for those interested in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL).

This podcast was produced by Christina Buckner.

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Competing Narratives of Wartime Remembrance: Akiko Takenaka

Akiko Takenaka is a professor in the Department of History and specializes in the social and cultural history of modern Japan, specifically the Asia-Pacific War. Takenaka discusses her research on the competing histories of World War II and how she uses the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo as a vehicle through which to analyze those narratives in Japan.

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Documenting Displacement in Zambia: Fulbright Scholar Allison Harnish

Allison Harnish is a graduate student in the Department of Anthropology. Harnish recently received a Fulbright Grant to conduct research on the environmental and economic ramifications of displacement and resettlement in Southern Province, Zambia. Harnish was invited to participate on this project by Lisa Cliggett, her advisor. Many social and environmental scientists have been involved in this project for the last few decades. 

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Getting Started: Move-In Day at A&S Wired Residential College

Reactions, first impressions, hopes and ambitions abound in Keeneland Hall, the home of the brand new A&S Wired Residential College. Hear from students and parents about move-in day 2011!

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