Podcasts

On the latest episode of Office Hours, Professor Kyra Hunting stops by to tell Brian and Sarah all about Media Arts and Studies. Join them in learning about the program, Professor Hunting's media research, and some things about your favorite type of media that you may not have known. And stick around as Betsy Beymer-Farris fills us in on her upcoming work in Tanzania.

Published May 1, 2015

Attention new and incoming UK students! On this episode of Office Hours, Lynn Roche Phillips joins us not only to discuss her work in the Department of Geography, but LEXengaged: the newest living learning community at UK! Learn about how you can live a more active lifestyle in the Lexington community and become aware of the socio-cultural issues that affect us all.

If that weren't enough geography major Lindsey Funke joins the...

Published March 27, 2015

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,...

Published February 12, 2015

The University of Kentucky recently hosted a French Studies Forum on the Paris Attacks, organized by French and Francophone Studies within the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.

The participants in the forum address the cultural and political context of, as well as the emerging and continuing fallout surrounding, the recent deadly attacks on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a Paris kosher market (January 7-9, 2015).

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Published February 9, 2015

Our latest Office Hours episode brings you a new host along with a hot topic -- Cuba! In this episode, Sarah Shuetze interviews Peter Berres, former Assistant Dean in the College of Health Sciences and professor of Political Science, and Stan BrunnEmeritus Professor in the ...

Published January 23, 2015

The Department of Geography is excited to welcome Assistant Professor Betsy Beymer-Farris to its faculty!

 

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Published December 4, 2014

Paul Karan of the Geography department will be instructing a course on China's geography in the Spring semester. It isn't just about maps, as Karan explains in this podcast, but rather the different ways many major elements of human life can connect in one field of study. Karan also details how and why this course can be beneficial to anyone, even those outside of the Geography major.

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Published December 3, 2014

Episode five of Office Hours is here! Join us as we talk to Professor Matt Wilson about his work with "critical GIS," what new intitiatives he has in store for the Geography department, and his time as a guest lecturer at a little-known university called Harvard. Then stay tuned as we speak with Professor Matthew Giancarlo about his research on the mysterious fifteenth century poet Peter Idley, his history with language learning and using old forms of English in the classroom,...

Published September 25, 2014
https://geography.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Lex%20Engaged%20with%20Lynn%20Philips%20and%20Rosie%20Moosnick.mp3

In Fall of 2015, a new initiative to connect campus and community will open its doors. LEXengaged, a Living Learning Community connecting undergraduate students to the city of Lexington, will welcome its first students. Lynn Phillips and Rosie Moosnick, faculty advisors and co-directors of the program, explain LEXengaged and the inspiration behind it. 

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.
 

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Published July 30, 2014

University of Kentucky alumni really do get all around the world. Gwendolyn Schaefer (International Studies/Geography 2013) traveled to Ukraine after her graduation as part of a 27 month long service period with the United State Peace Corps. Unfortunately, Gwen and other Peace Corps volunteers were forced to evacuate from the area in February 2014 due to mounting safety concerns.

Here, Gwen tells us about her time in Ukraine, the people and culture of the nation, and what it was like working there with the Peace Corps.

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Published April 1, 2014

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