Lecture by Stacy Takacs, author of "Terrorism TV." Was West Virginia soldier Jessica Lynch really a female Rambo, and did the military make her a damsel in distress to be saved from Iraqis?: Explore how to spin a war.
The events are sponsored by American Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, Appalachian Center, the English Department, and the Environmental Sustainability Program. All events are free and open to the public.
Three University of Kentucky authors will present recent books about mountaintop removal mining, and the treasured landscapes and Appalachian communities that lie in its midst, at a book talk and signing Thursday, Feb. 27.
(Update - September 15, 2014) - Bell's book has been receiving many accolades and awards - among them:
-2014 Association for Humanist Sociology Book Award;
-2014 Silver Medal Winner for the Nautilus Book Awards;
-2014 Runner-up for the Green Book Festival
Bell is also a co-director of Greenhouse, a new living-learning community that engages students in learning about many aspects of the local environment, all in the context of sustainability. Greenhouse opened its doors this fall in Woodland Glen II, one of the brand new residential life buildings at UK.