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Racializing Space, Gendering Place: Intersectional Challenges in Gaming Research.

Date: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 3:30pm
Location: 
Whitehall CB 118

Utilizing Nirmal Puwar’s concept of space invaders, I explore the interconnected relationship between space and bodies, wherein specifically minoritized populations are stigmatized and framed as deviant when they are occupying spaces constructed by and for privileged bodies. The concept of digital space invaders refers to the process wherein minority bodies residing in institutionalized spaces are considered to be out of place, becoming ‘space invaders’, disrupting spaces and locations ‘which have not been “reserved” for them’. In the current context, I utilize the metaphor of the space invader to consider Black women’s occupation in digital gaming communities. Employing both Black feminist traditions with ‘post’- colonial feminisms, I draw connections in how these women are perceived, exploring the reproduction of deeply rooted prejudices and colonial legacies expressed in territorial concepts of belonging.

Geography Undergrad Meeting

Date: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 - 3:00pm
Location: 
Room 301 Whitehall Classroom Building
Choose one of these two dates to attend:

Wednesday, Aug 31st or Friday, Sept 2nd

Both meetings will be from 3:00 - 4:00 pm in Room 301 of the Whitehall Classroom Building

Contact Tony Stallins if you have questions.

UK Honors University Research Professor Theodore Schatzki

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 12, 2022) — Theodore Schatzki, professor of geography, philosophy and sociology in the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences, has been named one of 14 University Research Professors for 2022-23.

Digital Mapping student earns Honorable Mention from CaGIS

 

Digital Mapping Graduate Certificate student Sirius Bontea earned an Honorable Mention from CaGIS - the Cartography and Geographic Information Society's 2022 Awards.  Sirius's map - North American Snowy Owls - earned recognition in the Student Digital Map category.

 

A&S Professors Earn Outstanding Teaching Awards

By Jennifer Haynes

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 22, 2022) — Eleven university faculty and teaching assistants were recognized by the University of Kentucky with the 2022 Outstanding Teaching Awards on Thursday, April 21, in the J. David Rosenberg College of Law Grand Courtroom. 

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