Podcasts

https://mcl.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Immigration%20Research%20on%20Display_%20Wired%20Students%20at%20the%20Showcase%20of%20Undergraduate%20Scholars.mp3

At the end of each academic year, the Society for the Promotion of Undergraduate Research hosts the Showcase of Undergraduate ScholarsCristina Alcalde, one of three faculty co-directors at A&S Wired and a professor in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, mentored three Wired students during the past academic year. 

All three students conducted...

Published May 3, 2012
https://mcl.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/TylerWelchfinal.mp3

Tyler Welch is an Air Force ROTC senior majoring in Russian Studies. Arts & Science's Jonathan Beam recently sat down with Tyler to discuss his experiences in Russian Studies and Air Force ROTC, as well as his ambitions to be an Air Force fighter pilot. For more information about Air Force ROTC, visit http://afrotc.as.uky.edu.

This podcast was produced by Sam Burchett.

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Published March 19, 2012
https://mcl.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/jonathanmeyer.mp3

Latin is not dead, at least not at the University of Kentucky. "Latin is spoken as a living language here" says Jonathan Meyer, a graduate student in the Latin Studies program. Jonathan was recently nominated in the Masters Category for the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools Excellence in Teaching Award for Teaching Assistants. In this podcast, Guy Spriggs interviews Jonathan about his nomination as well as the unique aspects of the Latin Studies program.

This podcast was produced by Sam...

Published March 5, 2012
https://mcl.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Reimagining%20Russia%27s%20Realms_%20Karen%20Petrone%20%26%20Jeanmarie%20Rouhier-Willoughby.mp3

Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby is the Chair of the Department of Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures & Cultures, and Karen Petrone is the Chair of the Department of History. They proposed the next stop on the Passport to the World. This year's focus is on China; for the 2012-2013 school year, Arts & Sciences will spend a year focusing on Russia and its...

Published February 21, 2012
https://mcl.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/UK%27s%20Institute%20for%20Latin%20Studies_%20Milena%20Minkova.mp3

The University of Kentucky has one of the most distinguished Classics programs in the world, and the UK Institute for Latin Studies (Graduate Certificate Curriculum) is now celebrating its tenth year. In this podcast, Milena Minkova, Director of Graduate Studies in the Division of Classics, describes the Institute for Latin Studies, the unique methods used to teach Latin to students in the program,...

Published February 20, 2012
https://mcl.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Dirk%20Sacre%20and%20Literary%20Latin_%20Terrence%20Tunberg_0.mp3

Latin may not be the standard language in everyday conversation anymore, but its use spans well after the fall of the Roman empire. In fact, a visiting scholar will be visiting UK on March 5th to talk about Latin's lasting literary legacy. Dirk Sacré, a professor at the Catholic University of Louvain Belgium, is going to present the talk "A Vast and Unexplored Continent: the...

Published February 16, 2012
https://mcl.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Soviet%20Propaganda%20at%20the%20Library_%20Gordon%20Hogg.mp3

There are all sorts of rare materials in UK Libraries, including a huge collection of books and posters from the former Soviet Union. With the 2012-2013 academic school year's A&S Passport to the World initiative focusing on Russia and its neighbors, the collection will get some extra exposure. This podcast interviews Gordon Hogg, Director of the Special Collections Library, about this unique...

Published February 15, 2012
https://mcl.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/john%20kamm.mp3

John Kamm was a visiting scholar for the A&S Year of China initiative, and presented the talk, "US/China Relations in the Year of the Dragon." He is an American businessman and human rights activist, and has received a MacArthur fellowship for “designing and implementing an original approach to freeing prisoners of conscience in China.” In this podcast, Denise Ho, an assistant professor in the Department of History, interviews Kamm about the function of the...

Published February 6, 2012
https://mcl.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/ShawnCecil.mp3

Shawn Cecil is an International Studies and English undergraduate student at UK. She studied abroad in Grenoble, France for the 2010-2011 academic year. In this interview, conducted by Cheyenne Hohman and Jonathan Beam, Cecil talks about her experiences abroad and plans for the future. 

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Published January 25, 2012
https://mcl.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/jaq.mp3

Jacqueline Couti is a professor in the Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department. Professor Couti specializes in Francophone Caribbean, African, and New World literatures and cultures with an emphasis on how ethnic and cultural identity have been formed. In this podcast, Professor Couti explains what her typical class is like, what kind of students populate them, and what kind of reactions she receives from her students.

This podcast was produced by Sam Burchett.

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Published January 18, 2012

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