Colonial Epistemology and the Transformation of Inca Culture

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 3:30pm
Niles Gallery, Fine Arts Library

Making the City in Latin America

10:30: Keynote Speaker: Linda Manzanilla (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico)

                  "Teotihuacan, An Exceptional Metropolis in Mesoamerica"

1:15-3:15: Panelists:

        Paul Niell (Art History, Florida State University)

        Eleonora Pasotti (Political Science, UC Santa Cruz)

        Sharon Bailey Glasco (History, Linfield College)

3:30-5:00: UK presenters:

        Gavin Davies (Anthropology)

        Araby Smyth (Geography)

        Barry Kidder (Anthropology

        Francesco Masala (Hispanic Studies)

        Scott Hutson (Anthropology)



Friday, September 30, 2016 - 10:30am to 5:00pm
POT 18th floor

Introduction to New Maps Plus

Why New Maps Plus?

The New Maps Plus graduate programs at the University of Kentucky offer students a challenging, intensive, digital mapping curriculum that emphasizes the acquisition of technical skills—coding, GIS, web development—while also preparing students to critically address the complexity of today’s information ecosystem.

Read more about how New Maps Plus is unique:

Eighth Summer Institute in Economic Geography Held at UK

The University of Kentucky College of Arts and Scienceslast week hosted the Summer Institute in Economic Geography. With a 10-year history in supporting economic geography, the college and its Department of Geography welcomed young scholars from across the globe to Lexington. This is the first time the institute has returned to the U.S. since 2006 when it was hosted by the University of Wisconsin at Madison.



Jennifer Hyndman - Refugees on the Edge: 'Distant Suffering' or Domesticated Distance?



Part of the 44th Annual Ellen Churchill Semple Day

Aprill 22, 2016 Department of Geography College of Arts & Sciences University of Kentucky



Rich Donohue: "Finding the Plus in New Maps Plus"

Mrach 25, 2016 - 3:30pm 234 Classroom Building Rich Donohue, Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Geography at the University of Kentucky

New Maps Plus Team Reveals Application of Advanced Technology

By Gail Hairston
(March 17, 2016) — University of Kentucky geography Professor Matthew Zook and his team have created a particularly timely online map featuring America’s current sporting obsession – the NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament. The project effectively illustrates what can be done with a New Maps Plus education, UK’s new online graduate curriculum for a new era of life plotting. The New Maps Plus curriculum is an innovator in digital mapping, including both graduate certificate and master’s degree programs.

UK Community Helps Turnaround Academic Performance at William Wells Brown

 A student falling behind in math class at William Wells Brown Elementary counted figures on a color-coded worksheet aloud with help from a guest tutor on Oct. 23

Love is...

The 22nd annual Conference on Critical Geography was hosted at the University of Kentucky this past October. In between sessions, conference participants had the opportunity to participate in a video booth project, titled Love Is.... Here, participants were asked to share their thoughts and opinions on the nature of love.


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