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WUKY's 'UK Perspectives' Takes a Closer Look at the STEAM Academy

WUKY's "UK Perspectives" focuses on the people and programs of the University of Kentucky and is hosted by WUKY General Manager Tom Godell.

WUKY's 'UK Perspectives' Explores 'Tales from Afrofuturism & Beyond'

This week on "UK Perspectives," Tom Godell discusses afrofuturism with African American and Africana Studies professor DaMaris Hill and student Nathan Moore.

WUKY's 'UK Perspectives' Explores a Student's Interesting Summer Research

WUKY's "UK Perspectives" discusses English senior Nathan Moore's summer as a Schomburg-Mellon Humanities fellow.

DaMaris Hill and Nathan Moore discuss Afrofuturism on WUKY

Wikipedia defines the subject as “an emergent literary and cultural aesthetic that combines elements of science fiction, historical fiction, fantasy, Afrocentricity, and magic realism with non-Western cosmologies in order to critique not only the present-day dilemmas of people of color, but also to revise, interrogate, and re-examine the historical events of the past.” Professor DaMaris Hill and her student Nathan Moore elaborate on this definition and tell us about the course. More information about the class is available at http://www.afrofuturelit.blogspot.com/.

This interview was aired on WUKY 91.3FM on Thursday, February 13th, 2014. You can access the original post here.

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.

UK Perspectives: Frank X Walker

Oxford American Magazine recently recognized Frank X Walker as one of the most creative teachers in the south. Walker discussed the award and a forthcoming book with host Tom Godell on WUKY's series, "UK Perspectives." 

The interview was originally posted on WUKY's website. 

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