Rast-Holbrook Seminar Series

" Deep crustal structure, processes, and properties from xenoliths and seismic observations in the Rocky Mountains "

Date: 
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
303 Slone Research Building

Rast-Holbrook Seminar Series

“Dissolved Trace Elements in Rivers: Problems and Perspectives”

Date: 
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
303 Slone Research Building

Rast-Holbrook Seminar Series

“Invasive species, mass extinction, and speciation: How biogeography impacts the history of life”

Date: 
Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
303 Slone Research Building

A Reading by Roxane Gay

Roxane Gay’s writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Best American Mystery Stories 2014, Best American Short Stories 2012, Best Sex Writing 2012, A Public Space, McSweeney’s, Tin House, Oxford American, American Short Fiction, West Branch, Virginia Quarterly Review, NOON, The New York Times Book Review, Bookforum, Time, The Los Angeles Times, The Nation, The Rumpus, Salon, and many others. She is the co-editor of PANK. She is also the author of the books Ayiti, An Untamed State, Bad Feminist, and Hunger, forthcoming from Harper in 2016.

This reading is co-sponsored by African American and Africana Studies Program and Department of Gender and Women's Studies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date: 
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
Recital Hall, Singletary Center for the Arts

"The Greek Crisis and the Failure of the (European) Left"

The talk discusses the rise and fall of Syriza in the context of economic crisis and political instability. The results of the upcoming national elections in September the 20th also will be discussed as the most recent episode in the neo-colonial transformation of the the European Union."

Andreas Kalyvas is an associate professor of politics at the New School for Social Research and a chief co-editor of the journal "Constellations." He is the author of "Democracy and the Politics of the Extraordinary: Weber, Schmitt, Arendt" (Cambridge UP 2008) and the co-author of "Liberal Beginnings: Making a Republic for the Moderns" (Cambridge UP 2008). He is currently completing a book manuscript on the relationship between the republican doctrine of government and the politics of dictatorship.

Date: 
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location: 
Niles Gallery
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College of Arts and Sciences Inducting Five Into Hall of Fame

Celebrating the accomplishments of distinguished alumni and faculty, the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences will induct five new members into the its Hall of Fame Friday, Oct. 9.

7th Annual Thomas Hunt Morgan Lecture Series

This lecture is titled: “Genes controlling sleep and circadian rhythms in Drosophila

 

Dr. Michael W. Young is the 2015 Thomas Hunt Morgan Lecturer. Dr. Young is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology. He is a recipient of the 2013 Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine, the 2013 Wiley Prize in Biomedical Science, the 2012 Canada Gairdner International Award, the 2012 Massry Prize, the 2011 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize for Biology or Biochemistry and the 2009 Neuroscience Prize of the Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation.

 

 

“Genes controlling sleep and circadian rhythms in Drosophila

 


“Genetic pathways to understanding human sleep disorders”
Friday, October 9, 2015
10 AM
W.T. Young Library Auditorium

Date: 
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
116 Thomas Hunt Morgan Building

New Perspectives on Spanish Conquest and Empire: From the Sixteenth to the Twenty-first Centuries."

Date: 
Friday, October 23, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Location: 
King Library

Ayotzinapa Memory Event

Come and learn about the disappeared Mexican students and teachers and the campaign to bring them back! 

Date: 
Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Location: 
Miller Hall Lawn across from Patterson Office Tower

Discussion on Refugee Crisis

Panel discussion on the refugee crisis in the Middle East and Europe
Date: 
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
WT Young Library

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