Please join us for this year's Phi Beta Kappa Lecture on November 12 at 6pm in Humanities Building Room 100. Dr. Lyle Roelofs, President of Berea College, will share his thoughts on the benefits and necessity of continuing to offer a Liberal Arts Education.
The UofL chapter of Habitat for Humanity nailed down its most significant accomplishment to date. The first student-funded Habitat for Humanity house was built in Louisville during Raise the Roof weekend Sept. 17 through 19, 2015.
Political Science Professor David Buckley weighed in on the Pope’s visit to the United States in the Washington Post this week, and on the possibility of a “Francis Effect” on the American Catholic Church. Buckley is the Paul Weber Endowed Chair in Politics, Science & Religion in the College of Arts and Sciences at UofL.
Prof. Jennifer Westerfeld researches ancient Egyptian history, a time when Romans ruled Egypt and Christianity was flourishing. But just because she studies ancient Egypt, that doesn’t mean she’d want to live there.
A trail of 11 markers noting downtown Louisville civil rights demonstration spots was dedicated in a Sept. 21, 2015 ceremony.
Thirty years ago when Prof. Edna Ross (Psychological & Brain Sciences) was teaching in Strickler 102, the burnt orange chairs, brown carpet, and desks just big enough for a spiral notebook were not out of place. The fashions and fads of the seventies had yet to be replaced by the décor of the coming decades.
Meet Popular Music Maven Prof. Diane Pecknold. Prof. Pecknold, a professor in the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, focuses on popular culture of the twentieth century, with a particular emphasis on the ways that gender and race have shaped the production and reception of popular music.
UofL's Theatre Arts Department has announced its 2015-16 season, which offers performances from August Wilson’s iconic “The Piano Lesson” to Harold Pinter’s provoking “Betrayal,” along with two never-performed-before pieces by UofL faculty.
Meet Liberal Studies Director John Hale. Prof. John Hale, director of Liberal Studies and professor of archaeology, not only uses a textbook to instruct students about ancient times in the classroom – he shows them how to get their hands dirty in the discovery of the past at field sites in Greece and Portugal.
In July 2015, three colleagues from the University of Louisville College of Arts and Sciences stood for their picture with some of the leaders of the International Association of Intercultural Communication Studies in Hong Kong.
Meet Art History Professor Christopher Fulton. Prof. Fulton joined the College of Arts & Sciences in 1999. With a background in Renaissance art, he recently began investigating Mexican art and co-curated an exhibition of works by David Alfaro Siqueiros. He is currently preparing books on Siqueiros's creative practice and on Milton Rogovin's photographs of working people.
A hair bun, a banana, and a lion are seemingly disparate objects. But in Prof. Mary Carothers’ (Fine Arts) latest public art installation, they come together to form a kind of historical landscape tracing the history of Louisville, and the Ohio River.
A University of Louisville luncheon lecture series this fall will serve up research samplings ranging from modern U.S. work-family conflict to depictions of the Italian Renaissance, Egyptian monuments and Israeli kibbutz life.
New Arts & Sciences Prof. Andreas Elpidorou’s (Philosophy) latest article for Aeon Magazine on the importance of boredom in a well-lived life.
Meet Communication (’13) Alum Christy Eubank. In Cambodia with the Peace Corps, Christy is putting the skills she learned in the College of Arts & Science’s Department of Communication to work. With a big heart and a level head, plus experience through a service learning course in Belize and great mentors in A&S, she hopes to build a lasting educational program as a Peace Corps volunteer that will enrich lives and the community.
Cardinal red, that is. Kentucky Shakespeare continues to show its University of Louisville, and College of Arts & Sciences, connections both onstage and behind the scenes.
The College of Arts & Sciences is the research hub of UofL, with faculty publishing more than 600 scholarly articles each year and raising more than $38 million for research in the past five years. As part of efforts to continually improve and add to the quality, quantity, and reputation of the scholarly activities in A&S, the college will welcome 24 new professors in the 2015-2016 academic year.
High school juniors who won the 2015 University of Louisville Yarmuth Book Award were given UofL professor Catherine Fosl’s book about Kentucky civil rights activist Anne Braden.
Profs. Dewey Clayton (Political Science) and Russell Vandenbroucke (Theatre Arts/Peace Studies) published op-ed pieces in Louisville’s The Courier-Journal weighing in on the issues surrounding the Confederate flag, its history and the implications of its continued use.