LSS Episode 3 - History of darkness (Halloween Special) with Dr. Tammy Whitlock and Dr. Eric Christianson
NPR Interviews Campbell About St. Louis Arch
Tracy Campbell, professor of history and interim chair of the University of Kentucky Department of History in the College of Arts and Sciences was interviewed by National Public Radio Wednesday morning about the African-American neighborhoods razed to build the museum and grounds surrounding St. Louis' Gateway Arch.
UPK Encyclopedia Editors, Including UK Historian Gerald Smith, Winners of Kentucky Archives Month Award
University Press of Kentucky (UPK) co-editors Gerald Smith, Karen Cotton McDaniel and John Hardin have been selected to receive the 2015 Kentucky Archives Month Certificate for Merit for Writing/Publication for their editorship of The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia.
Historian Roy Foster Details Irish History
Roy Foster, Carroll Professor of Irish History at the University of Oxford, was recently awarded a President’s Medal from the British Academy for “transforming the understanding of a period or subject of study” for his book “Vivid Faces: the Irish revolutionary generation 1890-1923.”
Smith Receives Racial Reconciliation Award
Gerald Smith, University of Kentucky professor of history, the UK Martin Luther King Center scholar-in residence and the Theodore A. Hallam Professor (2015-2017) received the Campbellsville University Racial Reconciliation Award on Oct. 14.
LSS Episode 2 - The Voyage of Christopher Columbus
In this episode of Long Story Short, our host Dara Vance will discuss the often controversial historical figure Christopher Columbus, and the significance of his famous voyage in 1492.
This podcast was produced by Mason Passamonte.
New Perspectives on Spanish Conquest & Empire: 16th-21st Centuries
UK Constitution Day 2015: 'Learning, Leadership, and Civic Engagement'
Constitution Day, also known as Citizenship Day, commemorates the ratification of the United States Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787.
UK Historians Publish Five Books in One Month
The University of Kentucky Department of History needs to build an extra book shelf.