We invite you to a forum discussion organized by French and Francophone Studies at UK on the Paris attacks of January 7-9, 2015.
UK faculty from the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, the Department of History, and the Department of Geography will discuss the recent deadly attacks on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a Paris kosher market, as well as provide some context for the social and political debates that continue to emerge in the wake of the attacks.
Dr. Ihsan Bagby, Arabic and Islamic Studies, Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (MCLLC)
Dr. Jeffrey Peters, French and Francophone Studies (MCLLC)
Joel Pett, political cartoonist, Lexington Herald-Leader
Dr. Jeremy Popkin, Department of History
Dr. Suzanne Pucci, French and Francophone Studies (MCLLC)
Dr. Leon Sachs, French and Francophone Studies (MCLLC)
Dr. Michael Samers, Department of Geography
Dr. Sadia Zoubir-Shaw, French and Francophone Studies (MCLLC)
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.
Our latest episode of Office Hours is here! In this session, Professors Brenna Byrd and Anastasia Curwood join us to discuss their teaching, research, and interests. Professor Byrd leads off with a discussion of German culture and Turkish-German hip-hop while Professor Curwood explores her recent research regarding Shirley Chisholm.
The UK Office of Nationally Competitive Awards announced today that history senior and Army ROTC cadet Dahlia d'Arge has been named a 2015 Marshall Scholar.