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Roma Forestiera: Migrant Music in Rome, followed by reception and screening of Matewan

Please, join us on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 for a very special event!  As a part of the Arts & Sciences Passport to the World, Year of Europe, the UK Appalachian Center welcomes Alessandro Portelli for a talk entitled Roma Forestiera: Migrant Music in Rome.  The talk will be held in the UKAA Auditorium in W. T. Young Library from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.  This will be followed by a reception with light refreshments from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Alumni Gallery.  A screening of the film Matewan will be offered in the Auditorium from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with an introduction by Professor Portelli.  This event is free for UK Students, Faculty, and Staff.

 

Date: 
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 3:30pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
UKAA Auditorium, W.T. Young Library

Office Hours with Matt Giancarlo and Susan Roberts

Still looking for an opportunity to travel this summer? Tune in to this week's Office Hours as we speak with Matt Giancarlo, from the Department of English, and Susan Roberts, from the Department of Geography, about the education abroad trips that they will be leading this summer. Giancarlo will be heading a trip to Arezzo, a town in Tuscany, where students can learn about Italian language, art, and culture. Roberts will lead a trip to Oaxaca, Mexico to explore social and environmental justice within Southern Mexico.

To learn more about the trip to Italy, please head to: www.as.uky.edu/arezzo-culture

To learn more about the trip to Mexico, please head to:www.as.uky.edu/oaxaca-justice

Office Hours is produced by the College of Arts & Sciences and airs on WRFL FM 88.1 every Wednesday from 2-3 p.m. This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard.

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A Trek Through the Italian Renaissance: Bailey Ubellacker

Studying abroad is considered an unforgettable experience for many of the University of Kentucky’s students. A typical study abroad program transports a group of students to a foreign country. These opportunities offer new perspectives, connections, and fond memories. The Zolondek Scholarship sets itself apart by offering students the opportunity to travel abroad on their own. 

During the summer of 2013, Bailey Ubellacker, a double major of Spanish and Elementary Education, spent three weeks abroad studying and experiencing the Italian Renaissance. Bailey Ubellacker was the recipient of the Zolondek Scholarship, which allowed her to challenge herself as she traveled alone and shaped her own study abroad experience. In this podcast, Bailey Ubellacker discusses her time in Italy and what she has brought back with her. 

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard.

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Unearthing Roman Secrets: an interview with George Crothers and Paolo Visona

Dripsinum is the name of a place that isn't on any modern map - but, according to recent research, should be on the maps of the ancient Roman Empire. Archaeologists George Crothers and Paolo Visona returned from Italy this summer with data that indicates the whereabouts of the lost Roman settlement, said to be half the size of Pompeii - and another, older site below that!

Though written about in antiquity by medieval scholars and even Pliny the Elder, the features of the ancient city have only recently come to light: with the assistance of magnetic and radar images taken by Crothers and his team. In this podcast, the features of the site are described by Visona and Crothers, as well as the historical and cultural significance of these discoveries. 

The trip was sponsored by a Research Support Grant from the Office of the Vice President for Research, and supported by the City of Arzignano, Italy. 

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

 

 

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