anthropology

'Global Classroom' Increases Student Opportunities for International Experience

As university graduates increasingly require international perspectives, skills and knowledge, UK is using a new program called Global Classroom Connections that allows students to use new technologies to gain international experiences independent of financial or other constraints.

Dr. Kingsolver wins 2011 SAW Book Prize

Dr. Ann Kingsolver, director of the UK Appalachian Center and professor of Anthropology has won the 2011 SAW Book Prize. Co-author Nandini Gunewardena and Kingsolver were awarded the prize at the American Anthropological Association's annual meeting in Montreal this past February for their book, The Gender of Globalization: Women Navigating Cultural and Economic Marginalities. Read more here.

UK Professor Appointed Editor of Journal in American Anthropological Association

Anthropology professor Sarah Lyon is new the new editor of the Anthropology of Work Review, a journal of the American Anthropological Association.

Dissertation Year Fellowship Award Recipient-- Allison Harnish

Allison Harnish has recieved the Dissertation Year Fellowship Award. Allison Harnish works in a frontier farming region outside one of Africa’s largest national parks, and in her dissertation she investigates how gender- and age-based differences in household labor roles prompt men, women, boys, and girls to differently experience declines in natural resources.

Donald Handshoe

Donald Handshoe, a senior and a double major in Classics and Anthropology, divides his time between his studies and his work, both of which as it turns out have to do with archaeology, his passion.

Ann Kingsolver featured in UK at the Half with Carl Nathe

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 stresses the importance of interdisciplinary work and research at the Appalachian Center in looking at complex issues throughout the region. Her hope is to build strong partnerships with local communities which would also allow students attending classes at UK to work in their local communities in the region.

Cindy Isenhour

Anthropology Ph.D. Student

Kentucky Archaeology Film Selected for Festival

"Historic Archaeology: Beneath Kentucky's Fields and Streets" was selected for the 2011 Archaeology Channel International Film & Video Festival.

UK Archaeologists Excavate at Eastern State Hospital

The Kentucky Archaeological Survey unearths a hidden cemetery at Eastern State Hospital.

Student Hopes to Help Others with Same Disease

Anthropology student Lindsey Shipp aspires to help others with diabetes.

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