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https://is.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Mapping%20Linguistic%20Diversity_%20Benjamin%20Kinsella%20%26%20Haralambos%20Symeonidis.mp3

How many languages do you speak? Benjamin Kinsella is fluent in English, speaks Spanish, and now also knows touch of Guaraní. He graduated from UK in December of 2012, and worked with Professor Haralambos Symeonidis of the Hispanic Studies Department on a linguistic atlas project, Atlas Lingüístico Guaraní-...

Published January 29, 2013
https://is.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/A%20Mistake%20on%20the%20Edge%20of%20Time_%20Rusty%20Barrett%20on%20the%20Mayan%20Calendar.mp3

Most of us heard that the world was going to possibly end on December 21st, 2012, and that it was predicted by the traditional Mayan calendar. In this podcast, Rusty Barrett, a linguist and scholar of Mayan culture and history, explains the superstitions and misunderstandings surrounding December 21st, and a little bit about how the Mayan calendar works.

SPOILER ALERT: The day after our interview, Barrett recieved an email from a Mayan organization (...

Published December 4, 2012
https://is.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Getting%20The%20Lay%20Of%20The%20Land%20In%20Jordan_%20Gwendolyn%20Schaefer.mp3

Gwendolyn Schaefer knew she wanted to study abroad in the Middle East, but the Arab Spring presented a potential threat to her personal security. Her first two choices were Egypt and Syria, but both were deep in the throes of political unrest. Eventually, she landed in Amman, Jordan through Education Abroad at UK with AMIDEAST. There, she was paired with an internship at Jordan’s...

Published November 20, 2012
https://is.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Following%20the%20Campaign%20Trail_%20Currents%20Fall%202012.mp3

Fall of 2012 was the perfect time to conduct a class about American electoral politics - so it was taken up as the topic for Currents, a class offered to incoming Freshmen. The course explores the 2012 election from a variety of academic perspectives - including, but not limited to, philosophy, economics, history, and, of course, political science. In this podcast, five Currents students shared their experiences with the class. 

The students interviewed are: Trevor McNary, a double major in International Studies...

Published October 29, 2012
https://is.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/honduraseditpost.mp3

A&S Hive team member Veronica Polinedrio and several other UK students have been leading service trips to Honduras as part of the national collegiate service organization, Students Helping Honduras. In this podcast, recent UK graduates Veronica Polinedrio and Michael Haas and current psychology student Kevin Colón discuss SHH and how interested students can get involved.

 

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Published June 15, 2012
https://is.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://is.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Drugs%2C%20Money%2C%20and%20Sex_%20Trafficking%20Research%20with%20Horace%20Bartilow.mp3

Since 2002, Horace Bartilow has been studying various types of illicit transactions: the drug trade, human trafficking, and money laundering, among others. This research will be compiled in a book, "Drugs, Guns, Money and Sex: The Limits of Prohibitive Cooperation in the International Political Economy." Bartilow is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and the International Studies Program. In this podcast, Bartilow describes some of...

Published April 2, 2012
https://is.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/American%20Studies%20at%20Shanghai%20University_%20Andy%20Doolen.mp3

With the help of a generous grant from the U.S. State Department, UK has been able to forge a partnership across the Pacific. On March 29th, 2012, three UK scholars will go to deliver lectures for the Inaugural Symposium for the American Studies Center at Shanghai. Rich Schein and Patricia Ehrkamp from the Department of...

Published March 29, 2012
https://is.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://is.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

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