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Kentucky Japan Bowl Educates and Entertains

Thirty-five students from Lafayette, Scott County, Atherton and Eastern high schools visit the University of Kentucky campus on Saturday to immerse themselves in the Japanese culture and to compete in the Kentucky Japan Bowl®.

Panel Discussion to Focus on Cuba-U.S. Relations

A panel discussion about Cuba and U.S. relations will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, in the UK Athletics Association Auditorium in Young Library.

Muslim Students, Faculty Reassured of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky Muslim Student Association, an organization with a sustained 43-year history on campus

French Studies Forum on the Paris Attacks

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).

Discussion participants (in the order in which they speak):
Jeffrey Peters, French and Francophone Studies (MCLLC)
Leon Sachs, French and Francophone Studies (MCLLC)
Jeremy Popkin, Department of History
Suzanne Pucci, French and Francophone Studies (MCLLC)
Michael Samers, Department of Geography
Sadia Zoubir-Shaw, French and Francophone Studies (MCLLC)
Ihsan Bagby, Arabic and Islamic Studies (MCLLC)
Joel Pett, political cartoonist, Lexington Herald-Leader

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard

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Language Talk - Episode 2

Our second Language Talk: KWLA podcast features host Laura Roché Youngworth discussing the Kentucky World Language Program Review with Jacque Van Houten, Jefferson County Public Schools World Language Consultant, and Alfonso de Torres Nunez, World Language Consultant for the KY Department of Education. They talk about the overall premise of the Program Review including its history, models of implementation, embedded concepts of global competency and 21st century skills, and the concept of Program Review as a tool for building capacity. If you have an event or idea to share on the Outreach Clearinghouse, please contact Laura Roche laura.roche@fayette.kyschools.us or Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby (j.rouhier@uky.edu). 

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard.

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French Studies Forum on Paris Attacks

We invite you to a forum discussion organized by French and Francophone Studies at UK on the Paris attacks of January 7-9, 2015. 

UK faculty from the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, the Department of History, and the Department of Geography will discuss the recent deadly attacks on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a Paris kosher market, as well as provide some context for the social and political debates that continue to emerge in the wake of the attacks.

Discussion participants:

Dr. Ihsan Bagby, Arabic and Islamic Studies, Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (MCLLC)

Dr. Jeffrey Peters, French and Francophone Studies (MCLLC)

Joel Pett, political cartoonist, Lexington Herald-Leader

Dr. Jeremy Popkin, Department of History

Dr. Suzanne Pucci, French and Francophone Studies (MCLLC)

Dr. Leon Sachs, French and Francophone Studies (MCLLC)

Dr. Michael Samers, Department of Geography

Dr. Sadia Zoubir-Shaw, French and Francophone Studies (MCLLC)

Date: 
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:15pm
Location: 
New Student Center, Room 211
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Language Talk - Episode 1

Our first Language Talk podcast features host Laura Roche talking about the K-16 Collaboration Initiative with Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby, Chair of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Kentucky. They talk about the goals of the Collaboration Initiative to create stronger bonds in the state among world language teachers of all levels (from K to higher ed). They introduce the centerpiece of the Collaboration Initiative, the new Outreach Clearinghouse. There teachers will find information on classroom/teaching resources, professional development support, and opportunities to participate in world language events at colleges and universities in the state. If you have an event or idea to share on the Outreach Clearinghouse, please contact Laura Roche laura.roche@fayette.kyschools.us or Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby (j.rouhier@uky.edu).

 
This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard
 

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Examining Conflict to Create Peace: The NSF Grant with Emily VanMeter

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. VanMeter speaks about her research on civil conflict and peacekeeping and how her project helped her explore the unseen processes of academia.

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard
 

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MCLLC Alumni Panel: Finding the Right Professional Path

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. Within this panel we hear from three professionals, Sean Kinder, Jason Kelly, and Nate Smith about their experiences in education and in the field. We join the panel with Nate Smith describing his career path, followed by Jason Kelly and Sean Kinder.

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard.

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Office Hours With Brenna Byrd And Anastasia Curwood

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 two professors discover their common interests -- forms of social resistance, feminism, language, and identity and discuss them from two very different perspectives.

Office Hours is produced by the College of Arts & Sciences and airs on WRFL FM 88.1 every Wednesday from 2-3 p.m.

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard.

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