Podcasts

https://history.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Ron%20Eller%27s%202012%20Distinguished%20Professor%20Lecture_%20_Looking%20for%20the%20Good%20Life%20in%20America_%20Lessons%20from%20the%20Appalachian%20Past_.mp3

In April of 2012, Ron Eller delivered the annual Distinguished Professor Lecture. Eller is a professor in the Department of History and has spent more than 40 years teaching and writing about the Appalachian region. His lecture was entitled “Seeking the Good Life in America: Lessons from the Appalachian Past,” and is available in this podcast in its entirety. Opening remarks were given by the Dean of the College of...

Published April 17, 2012
https://history.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Reimagining%20Russia%27s%20Realms_%20Karen%20Petrone%20%26%20Jeanmarie%20Rouhier-Willoughby.mp3

Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby is the Chair of the Department of Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures & Cultures, and Karen Petrone is the Chair of the Department of History. They proposed the next stop on the Passport to the World. This year's focus is on China; for the 2012-2013 school year, Arts & Sciences will spend a year focusing on Russia and its...

Published February 21, 2012
https://history.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Dirk%20Sacre%20and%20Literary%20Latin_%20Terrence%20Tunberg_0.mp3

Latin may not be the standard language in everyday conversation anymore, but its use spans well after the fall of the Roman empire. In fact, a visiting scholar will be visiting UK on March 5th to talk about Latin's lasting literary legacy. Dirk Sacré, a professor at the Catholic University of Louvain Belgium, is going to present the talk "A Vast and Unexplored Continent: the...

Published February 16, 2012
https://history.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://history.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/john%20kamm.mp3

John Kamm was a visiting scholar for the A&S Year of China initiative, and presented the talk, "US/China Relations in the Year of the Dragon." He is an American businessman and human rights activist, and has received a MacArthur fellowship for “designing and implementing an original approach to freeing prisoners of conscience in China.” In this podcast, Denise Ho, an assistant professor in the Department of History, interviews Kamm about the function of the...

Published February 6, 2012
https://history.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/hollingsworthdone.mp3

Kentucky has a vast and varied history, but there are still pieces of its past that lay undiscovered. Randolph Hollingsworth, a historian working at the University of Kentucky, taught a course in Kentucky women's history during the Civil Rights era. Hollingsworth's students dug through archives, drafted papers, and even created some new Wikipedia pages in the History of women in Kentucky category. The students' findings and discussions are all available at the Kentucky Women in...

Published January 10, 2012
https://history.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/EugeneWangFinalcompressed.mp3

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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Published November 2, 2011
https://history.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Meet%20Steve%20Davis_%20New%20Faculty%202011.mp3

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. Steve Davis is an assistant professor in the Department of History. Davis’s area of focus is the history of South Africa, particularly the history of the anti-apartheid struggle. He examines the uses and misuses of oral history in state narratives by comparing interviews with ex-combatants with the official narratives of the state.

This...

Published October 26, 2011
https://history.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Jeremy%20Popkin.mp3

Jeremy Popkin is the T. Marshall Hahn, Jr. professor of History for the College of Arts and Sciences, and the director of the Jewish Studies Program, an interdisciplinary minor.

He has been named one of six finalists for the 2011 Cundill Prize in History, the world‘s largest nonfiction history book award, for his recent publication of "You Are All Free: The Haitian Revolution and the Abolition of Slavery."

The Jewish Studies Program will have its open-house event on Wednesday, October 19th, 2011, from 12 - 1:30 p.m. at the Bingham-Davis House (213 E. Maxwell Street).

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Published October 17, 2011
https://history.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Meet%20Francis%20Musoni_%20New%20Faculty%202011.mp3

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. Francis Musoni is an assistant professor in the Department of History. Musoni's area of focus is African history, particularly addressing mobility and migration in southern Africa. Currently, Musoni researches the movement of illegal migrants from Zimbabwe to South Africa.

This podcast was produced by Christina Buckner.

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Published September 28, 2011

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