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The College of Arts & Sciences Commitment to Equity and Anti-Racism

The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to learning and working environments that are diverse, inclusive, and equitable for students, staff, and faculty.

We stand in solidarity with those working to confront systemic racial injustice in our communities and in the United States. We recognize the disproportionate burden of racism and other forms of violence on many within our A&S community during this time. We affirm our support of faculty, students, staff, and alumni in standing against all forms of racism, discrimination, and bias.

Welcome Back & Faculty Fall Meeting

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Niles Gallery

The Committee on Social Theory wants to invite everyone back for the 2016-2017 academic school year!

The fall meeting will feature introductions and information about this years upcoming events, including the Fall Distinguished Speaker, Dr. Elizabeth Shove. There will also be plenty of time for conversation and Q&A over a provided lunch. 

Please RSVP by September 16th to Eva Hicks at eva.hicks@uky.edu

25th Volume of disClosure Focuses on “Transnational Lives”

By Jennifer T. Allen

The 25th volume of Social Theory journal disClosure was recently released focusing on the topic of “Transnational Lives.” The issue’s theme brings together a variety of genres, including creative pieces, analytical articles, interviews and art, as it explores concepts related to the topic.

Committee on Social Theory Spring Lecture Series

Spring 2022: Talk Series Schedule

* Click the title to access the given talk (zoom webinar linked)


Jan 21 | 2 pm EST 

Title: "Reproductive Futurism"

Speaker: Loretta J. Ross  (Associate Professor of the Study of Women & Gender)

ST 600-001

Multidis Perspectives In Social Thry:Jus

Meeting time: 
F 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Course Description

An advanced multidisciplinary seminar in social theory for graduate students taught by a team of faculty members. Topics change from year to year; examples include: individual and society, the social construction of gender, modernity and postmodernity, space and time in social life, objectivity and its other, etc. Focus is on the cross-disciplinary investigation of such issues in the social sciences and humanities. May be repeated to a maximum of nine credits under different subtitles.