Diversity

Public Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization

Public Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization

Prof. Maggie Walker and Prof. Carol Hanchette, of the Geography & Geosciences Department, sought a different approach to applied geography and GIS research. Their 2015 study, “Residents’ experiences in the aftermath of a HOPE VI revitalization project: A three-pronged, grounded visualization approach,” published in Applied Geography, incorporated “drive-by photography” – a process of working with residents to acquire photos and trigger visual memories – and personal histories collected through interviews with qualitative GIS.

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Meet 2016 Diversity Champion Derrick Brooms

Meet 2016 Diversity Champion Derrick Brooms

In this Q&A we find out about Professor Brooms commitment to diversity. Instruction, research, and service are not just part of his professional life but also part of his social life. He engages with underrepresented populations and with students who face various risks and are high need. Read more about Dr. Brooms.

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Kentucky’s Hidden Past Rediscovered

Kentucky’s Hidden Past Rediscovered

Heritage Project aims to preserve and share the state’s LGBTQ history.

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I think, therefore I am #flawless

I think, therefore I am #flawless

Meet Women’s and Gender Studies Professor Kaila Story. Prof. Story is Associate Professor of Women's and Gender Studies in the College of Arts & Sciences, with a joint appointment in the Department of Pan-African Studies. She holds the Audre Lorde Chair in Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. In this Q&A, we learn about Prof. Story’s interest in the intersections of gender, race, and sexuality both now and in the very ancient past, and that you don’t need to be a good dancer to love to dance.

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I think, therefore I  TUNE IN

I think, therefore I TUNE IN

Meet Popular Music Maven Proffessor 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.

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First Vladivostok, now Hong Kong: UofL Diversifies Intercultural Communication

First Vladivostok, now Hong Kong: UofL Diversifies Intercultural Communication

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.

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Was Charlotte Brontë Gay?

Was Charlotte Brontë Gay?

University of Louisville English Professor Deborah Lutz writes about Charlotte Bronte’s work and analyzes why Charlotte was so focused on female erotic liaisons in an issue of OUT Magazine.

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Latin American Studies Unveils Tranquility Garden

Latin American Studies Unveils Tranquility Garden

The Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) program officially unveiled The Latin American and Latino Studies Tranquility Garden. The goal of this space is to allow students, faculty, and staff a beautiful place to sit down, have lunch, conduct meetings, or simply study.

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