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Critical Race Theory: A Revolutionary Theory for Social Activism and Sport

This lecture intends to examine the crucial role race occupies in sporting practices and how sport has been and continues to be a platform that reflects and reinforces ideas about race, as well as a platform for social activism where resistance is forged against dominant racial ideologies and social injustices. Critical Race Theory, and more specifically the tenet of 'interest convergence', will be proposed as a revolutionary theory to foster social justice.

Welcome Back & Faculty Fall Meeting

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

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

Spring Lecture Series

Spring 2018: Affect

Co-instructors: Arnold Farr, Philosophy

                        Dierdra Reber, Hispanic Studies

                        Anna Secor, Geography

The Committee on Social Theory Hosts Dr. Mahmood Mamdani

The Committee on Social Theory at The University of Kentucky is hosting Professor Mahmood Mamdani as its Fall Distinguished Speaker.

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