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In recent years, the "Passport to the World" program has taken UK to South Africa, China, and Russia, and will celebrate its fourth year by focusing on MexicoProfessors Francie Chassen-Lopez (...

Published August 2, 2013
https://anthropology.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Choose%20Your%20Own%20Adventure_%20Camille%20Westmont%2C%20Jacob%20Welch%2C%20and%20Jordan%20Neumann.mp3

University of Kentucky students Camille Westmont, Jacob Welch, and Jordan Neumann each have their own story but shared between them is the common thread of Anthropology. Within the major there are four subfields of study: archaeological, biological and cultural anthropology, taught in the Anthropology Department; and linguistics, taught in the ...

Published March 25, 2013
https://anthropology.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Unearthing%20Roman%20Secrets_%20an%20interview%20with%20George%20Crothers%20and%20Paolo%20Visona.mp3

Dripsinum is the name of a place that isn't on any modern map - but, according to recent research, should be on the maps of the ancient Roman Empire. Archaeologists George Crothers and Paolo Visona returned from Italy this summer with data that indicates the whereabouts of the lost Roman settlement, said to be half the size of Pompeii - and another, older site below that!

Though written about in antiquity by medieval scholars and even Pliny the Elder, the...

Published August 31, 2012
https://anthropology.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/anglinlecture.mp3

Mary Anglin, associate professor in UK's Department of Anthropology, discussed the effects of globalization on gender in reference to Appalachian women and Appalachian communities. In order to better understand the region's past and present, studies of women and gender in Appalachia should not be ignored. This field of study encourages new kinds of questions and topics for this specific culture, including the manifestations and consequences of power and documenting the impact of trans/...

Published July 2, 2012
https://anthropology.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Voices%20from%20Shanghai_%20May%202012%20Symposium.mp3

At the end of May 2012, a delegation of faculty from the University of Kentucky went to Shanghai University to promote the American Studies Center, a partnership between UK and SHU. Michelle Sizemore facilitated a group discussion between UK and SHU students about cultural difference, identity, and storytelling across cultures. Four faculty members, Mary Anglin,...

Published June 12, 2012
https://anthropology.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Homegrown%20Kentucky_%20Adam%20Meredith%20and%20Luke%20McAnally.mp3

Adam Meredith and Luke McAnally, two A&S majors, were part of a small group of students that went to the Clinton Global Initiative meeting in Washington, D.C. last month. The project that earned such recognition is called “Homegrown Kentucky,” a new agricultural initiative in Owsley County, Kentucky. A small-scale farm is being designed and planted next to one of the schools in Owsley County; fruits and vegetables produced in the gardens will provide local, fresh food to the...

Published May 9, 2012
https://anthropology.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Dimensions%20of%20Political%20Ecology%20Conference%202012_%20Jairus%20Rossi.mp3

Jairus Rossi is a graduate student in the Department of Geography, and one of twelve individuals organizing the 2nd annual Dimensions of Political Ecology Conference, which will take place from April 13th – 15th 2012 at the University of Kentucky. The conference is a multi-disciplinary event that will bring two guest speakers and scholars from at least ten countries.

It is organized by the UK...

Published March 26, 2012
https://anthropology.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/sara_0.mp3

Sara Ailshire is a senior majoring in Anthropology. Sara is also a mechanic at Wildcat Wheels, UK's community bike shop and bicycle library. Wildcat Wheels allows students and faculty rent bikes, or use the shops work stands, tools, and expertise to maintain their own bicycles. Arts & Sciences' Cheyenne Hohman recently sat down with Sara to discuss her work at Wildcat Wheels, and how it has informed her ambitions after she graduates from UK.

For more information about Wildcat Wheels, you can visit their website here or...

Published March 20, 2012
https://anthropology.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Institutional%20Partnerships%20in%20India_%20Srimati%20Basu.mp3

The UK Asia Center wants to connect UK and India on an institutional level. Srimati Basu, an associate professor in the Departments of Gender & Women’s Studies and Anthropology and a member of the Asia Center Steering Committee, went on a trip to India to tour potential partner institutions in February 2012. The tour was organized by the ...

Published March 2, 2012
https://anthropology.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/kingsolver.mp3

Carl Nathe recently interviewed one of our own faculty members for his UK at the Half segment, which airs during each UK football game. He spoke with Ann Kingsolver, Director of the UK Appalachian Center and a professor in the Department of Anthropology, about her work in the area. Kingsolver is excited to be part of the Center and the Appalachian Studies Program and is busy exploring ways to become more involved in the community – for the university, faculty, and students. She...

Published October 28, 2011

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