In the summer of 2014, several undergraduate and graduate students from the College of Arts & Sciences received a grant from the National Science Foundation. This NSF grant gave them the means to pursue research in various fields as they explored their interests and prepared for their potential futures. In this interview, we speak with Emily VanMeter, a senior Political Science and French Studies major.
In November, we were given the opportunity to record an alumni panel featuring several accomplished graduates from the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. The panel was planned and moderated by Linda Kraus Worley who wanted to give students the opportunity to speak with alumni who have successfully combined their M.A. degrees in MCLLC with another professional degree.
Our latest episode of Office Hours is here! In this session, Professors Brenna Byrd and Anastasia Curwood join us to discuss their teaching, research, and interests. Professor Byrd leads off with a discussion of German culture and Turkish-German hip-hop while Professor Curwood explores her recent research regarding Shirley Chisholm.
The University of Kentucky has been playing host to Alan McKendrick, a Scottish playwright, stage director, and translator, as he works with students during a compressed, three-week course. Within the course, McKendrick and the students are working to translate and adapt a popular German play into American English with a Kentuckian twist. In this podcast, we speak to McKendrick about his previous work, the difficulties of adapting and translating plays, and the dynamics of the compressed course.
The Department of Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures, & Cultures is excited to welcome Assistant Professor Jianjun He to its faculty! This podcast is part of a series highlighting the new faculty members who joined the College of Arts and Sciences in the Fall 2014 semester.
Office Hours triumphantly returns! In this thrilling installment, we talk with Matthew Godbey from English and Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby from MCL. Talking points include the secret origins and evolution of the vampire, the cultural renaissance of the zombie narrative, and a bit about local events concerning the Winchester mural.
The Department of Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures, & Cultures is excited to welcome Assistant Professor Brenna Byrd to its faculty! This podcast is part of a series highlighting the new faculty members who joined the College of Arts and Sciences in the fall 2014 semester.
This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard.
The Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures is excited to welcome Associate Professor Molly Thomasy Blasing to its faculty!
The Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures excited to welcome Assistant Professor Julie Human to its faculty!