Did someone say cookout? We’ve got more good Bluegrass reads for you, by the University Press of Kentucky:
The Kentucky Barbecue Book by Wes Berry will take you on an epic journey across the state, dotting your map with drops of barbecue sauce. And Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey: An American Heritage by Michael R. Veach traces the beverage through history and explores the legends surrounding the Whiskey Rebellion, Scotch-Irish settlers, and Kentucky’s first distilling families.
Find more here!
Currently reading: University Press of Kentucky publication “The Kentucky Derby” by James C. Nicholson, UK alum and history instructor, has been given the Kentucky Literary Award! Read more about it and get yourself a copy in time for the Run for the Roses!
Speaking of all things Russian, practice your spoken Russian today during Conversation Hour! You can chat with special guest Eradzh Nidoev, a producer for the liberal Russian TV channel Dozhd (TVRain). Click here!
And if you’ve always been interested in learning Russian, join the Russian Club tomorrow for their free class introducing you to the wonderful world of the Russian language!
After so much practice, you’ll be ready to check out the film screening of “Arsenal”! This 1929 Soviet Film explores Russia’s Civil War. The movie poster above was designed for the film by the Stenberg brothers.
Keep an eye out for more films a part of the War and Peace in Russia’s Realms film & lecture series and other exciting A&S Passport to the World events!
UKSAB and UK Student Government Association is proud to announce the 2nd annual Social Media Week, which will occur April 1-5! For more information, including a full calendar of events, like UK Social Media Week on Facebook or follow @UKYSocialMedia on Twitter!
Join A&S during the discussion “Kickstarting a Project: Crowdfunding and Entrepreneurship” Monday April, 1! Learn how to kickstart your project and turn it into a successful business using social media.
A&S is Re-imagining Russia’s Realms this week!
Tomorrow evening, Alan Timberlake of Columbia University will discuss the conflicting realms of Russia in his talk title “‘Putin was Sent to Russia by God’ vs. P****-Riot”. Click here for more info.
Wednesday, Alan Timberlake returns to consider Differential Object Marking in North Russian, Uzbek and Spanish. Check it out right here.
Photograph by Dana Rogers.