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UK Libraries 'Reimagine Russia's Realms' in Lecture, Exhibits

In celebration of University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences' year-long exploration into the culture and history of Russia, UK Libraries continues "Reimagining Russia's Realms" throughout the spring semester with new exhibits and programming: an audiology seminar and a display of rare postcards and posters from Soviet and pre-Soviet era Russia.

Soviet Propaganda in UK's Special Collections: Gordon Hogg

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 part of UK Libraries' holdings. The Passport to the World initiative is sponsored by the A&S Advisory Board.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman

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Contemporary Chinese Art with Eugene Wang

Denise Ho, assistant professor of history and historian of modern China, recently interviewed guest lecturer Eugene Wang, Abbey Aldrich Rockefeller Professor of Asian Art at Harvard University, who came to UK as part of the Year of China Initiative. Professor Wang discusses contemporary Chinese artists diverging from China’s national narrative in the wake of the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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A&S Hosts Year of China

This fall, the College of Arts & Sciences will launch a yearlong focus on China as a part of its Passport to the World program

Back to the Future: Going to Shanghai with Hallie Decker

Hallie Decker, a junior majoring in Chinese and International Studies, will be studying for a year at Shanghai University from August 2011-August 2012. During her year there, she'll be blogging about her adventures at Hallie In Chinese.

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Creative Staff Support in International Studies: Kari Burchfield

Kari Burchfield works with A&S Interdisciplinary Programs and the International Studies Program and is also acting as staff support for the upcoming Year of China Initiative.

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Internship at the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Families: Corinne Price

Corrine Price, an undergraduate senior, worked as an intern at the Saartijie Baartman Centre for Women and Children, a domestic violence shelter in Cape Town, South Africa.  The trip was sponsored by the University of Kentucky and was in conjunction with the Kentucky and South Africa Initiative: "Different Lands, Common Ground."

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