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Graduate Students to Conduct Seventh Interdisciplinary Symposium:
‘ Communicating Beyond Boundaries’

By Ralph Derickson

 

This is the seventh interdisciplinary graduate student symposium. It is organized by the Graduate Student Association and sponsored by the UK Graduate Program in Communication.

 

Jan. 10, 2003 (Lexington, Ky.) -- An interdisciplinary symposium titled “Communicating Beyond Boundaries: New Voices in Interdisciplinary Scholarship” will be held Feb. 22-23 in the Betts House of the University of Kentucky Gaines Humanities Center, 232 East Maxwell Street. The symposium is open to all graduate students in the social sciences and humanities.

The deadline for submitting papers for the symposium is Jan. 24. Electronic submissions may be made at the symposium’s Web site.

This is the seventh interdisciplinary graduate student symposium. It is organized by the Graduate Student Association and sponsored by the UK Graduate Program in Communication.

David Giradelli and Maria Brann, symposium co-chairs, said the entire program is organized by graduate students and is a “unique initiative that brings together young scholars and fresh ideas.”

The co-chairs encouraged potential participants to visit the symposium’s Web site for ideas to present at the symposium. A $10 registration fee may be paid the first day of the symposium.

Speakers for the symposium include Ramona Rush, professor emerita in the UK Department of Communication, and Jack Furlong, division chair of the humanities and professor at Transylvania University.


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