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Drugs, Money, and Sex: Trafficking Research with Horace Bartilow

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 his findings, including potential solutions to these sociopolitical issues.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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American Studies at Shanghai University: Andy Doolen

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 Geography and Doug Boyd from the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History will be lecturing on "Urbanization in the American South." The symposium will be the first of its kind at Shanghai University, but will be followed later this semester with another series of presentations about Appalachian art, literature and culture in May. 

Andy Doolen, an associate professor in the Department of English and Director of the American Studies program, is also serving as the Director of the American Studies Center in Shanghai. In this podcast, Doolen talks about the upcoming symposium, the story behind the partnership, and what UK and Shanghai University aspire to do for one another in the future. 

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman

 

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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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Experiencing France First Hand: Shawn Cecil

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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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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Education Abroad for Arts & Sciences with Summer Eglinski

Summer Eglinski is an adviser for Education Abroad, specializing in Spanish speaking countries. In this interview, Summer explains what Education Abroad is, what some of the common misconceptions about working and studying abroad are, and makes suggestions for A&S students interested in studying abroad.

This podcast was produced by Sam Burchett.

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