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Competing Narratives of Wartime Remembrance: Akiko Takenaka

Akiko Takenaka is a professor in the Department of History and specializes in the social and cultural history of modern Japan, specifically the Asia-Pacific War. Takenaka discusses her research on the competing histories of World War II and how she uses the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo as a vehicle through which to analyze those narratives in Japan.

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Whirlwind Tour: Rick Sellnow's Visit to China

Rick Sellnow, an undergraduate senior, visited China over the summer with the International Scholar Laureate Program. During his relatively quick visit to China, he covered a lot of ground! Find out more about his time in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Xi'an. 

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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A&S Selects New Chairs

The University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences has appointed new chairs to many of its departments for the 2011-2012 year.

Kyle Longley

Seeing What No One Saw: Karen Petrone

History professor Karen Petrone's new book unearths a wealth of buried stories from the Soviet state about the memory of World War I.

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Hillbillies, Horses and Hoops: Ron Eller

Author Ron Eller, a professor in the Department of History, discusses inequalities and stereotypes of the Bluegrass State during 2010's AweSome Week.

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English, History Professors Awarded Honorary Degrees

Gurney Norman, Kentucky Poet Laureate in 2009-10 nd director of UK's Creative Writing Program, and author and former UK history professor George C. Herring were awarded honorary degrees this past weekend.

Jeff Keith

History Ph.D. Student

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