international studies

No Middle Man

By Colleen Glenn

After graduating from UK in the spring of 2011, James Chapman wasted no time in getting started on his career path. A dual Political Science and International Studies major at UK, Chapman continued doubling up on his studies in graduate school: he is now pursuing a joint law degree and Middle East policy master's degree at George Washington University.

Economic and Education Opportunities with the Indian Studies Program & Minor

Paul Karan is a professor in the Department of Geography and the Director of the Indian Studies Program & Minor. In this podcast, Karan describes what the Indian Studies Program is, who it's for, and how it can prepare Arts & Sciences students for a career in a variety of fields, whether in India or working with Indian companies.

This podcast was produced by Sam Burchett.

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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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UK Hosts Conference on 17th Century France

UK will host the 30th Annual Conference for the Society for Interdisciplinary French Seventeenth-Century Studies (SE17) beginning Thursday, Nov. 3.

Visiting Professor Gives Youthful View of Egyptian Uprisings

UK's Department of Anthropology welcomes a renowned political reporter to campus to discuss the struggle between a confident future and controversial history for contemporary Egyptians.

Meet Carlos de la Torre: New Faculty 2011

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Carlos de la Torre is the director of International Studies and is also a professor in the Department of Sociology. Professor de la Torre's research focuses on populist leadership and understandings of democracy. He is currently working on a book comparing ideas of democracy under three populist leaders in South America: Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, Evo Morales in Bolivia, and Rafael Correa in Ecuador.

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UK Celebrates Latin American Music

This concert featuring UK faculty and students, as well as international guest artists, will take the stage at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at the Worsham Theater

A&S Forms Partnership With Israeli University

UK President Capilouto signed a memorandum of understanding with University of Haifa Rector (Provost) David Faraggi, which bodes well for increased campus collaboration in the future.

UK Welcomes International Studies Director

Member of the Department of Sociology accustomed to creative and interdisciplinary work across colleges and continents, which is ideal for his new role at UK

Cassie Hardin's China Video Blog

International Studies senior Cassie Hardin is spending the next five months is Beijing, China. Luckily for us, she has a video camera and is not afraid to use it! Follow her adventures as she blogs from abroad, and helps A&S celebrate our Year of China initiative.

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