Podcasts

https://english.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Reporting%20Live%20From%20The%20VP%20Debate_%20Patrick%20O%27Dowd.mp3

The Presidential debates are over now but a couple of weeks ago University of Kentucky student Patrick O’Dowd had the chance to attend 2012’s one and only Vice Presidential debate. Held at Kentucky’s own Centre College in Danville, he was able to experience what many only get to see on television every four years.

O’Dowd began his undergraduate education as a political science major but is now about to graduate with a degree in English. The opportunity to attend the debate came after a summer spent interning for the local alt-weekly...

Published October 23, 2012
https://english.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Storytelling%20Across%20Cultures_%20the%20Student%20Summit%20at%20Shanghai%20University%20with%20Michelle%20Sizemore.mp3

At the end of May 2012, the American Studies Center at Shanghai University hosted a three-day symposium and student summit. The summit was a two-part discussion of an excerpt from the book by Maxine Hong Kingston, "The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts." The discussion was facilitated by Michelle Sizemore, an assistant professor in the Department of English. In this interview, Sizemore discusses the text, the unique dynamic...

Published July 2, 2012
https://english.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/walkerlecture.mp3

Frank Walker, associate professor in the Department of English, discusses the origin of the word "Affrilachia" and how the use of the word forces the redefinition of a region traditionally described as all-white. Walker noted several key artists and intellectuals from Appalachia to illustrate the region's cultural diversity.

This podcast is a recording of his lecture on May 21st, 2012, at Shanghai University. The session was part of the...

Published July 2, 2012
https://english.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Voices%20from%20Shanghai_%20May%202012%20Symposium.mp3

At the end of May 2012, a delegation of faculty from the University of Kentucky went to Shanghai University to promote the American Studies Center, a partnership between UK and SHU. Michelle Sizemore facilitated a group discussion between UK and SHU students about cultural difference, identity, and storytelling across cultures. Four faculty members, Mary Anglin,...

Published June 12, 2012
https://english.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/The%20Perks%20of%20Being%20an%20Ambassador_%20Jennifer%20DeLuke.mp3

Jennifer DeLuke is an A&S Ambassador, one of a select group of undergraduate students that represent the College of Arts and Sciences to prospective students and help with A&S events on campus. In this podcast, DeLuke gives an insider's perspective to the jobs an A&S Ambassador does, as well as some reasons why others might want to apply for the position as part of their undergraduate experience. In addition to being an Ambassador, DeLuke is an ...

Published April 24, 2012
https://english.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/American%20Studies%20at%20Shanghai%20University_%20Andy%20Doolen.mp3

With the help of a generous grant from the U.S. State Department, UK has been able to forge a partnership across the Pacific. On March 29th, 2012, three UK scholars will go to deliver lectures for the Inaugural Symposium for the American Studies Center at Shanghai. Rich Schein and Patricia Ehrkamp from the Department of...

Published March 29, 2012
https://english.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Communication%20and%20Rhetoric%20in%20a%20Multi-Modal%20World_%20Craig%20Crowder.mp3

Written texts, YouTube videos, podcasts - these are all means of communicating ideas to others. Craig Crowder is a graduate student in the Department of English and teaches Composition & Communication classes, WRD 110 & 111. In this podcast, Crowder discusses ways to engage students via multimedia projects, and his research, which examines social movement rhetoric in a society that uses multiple modes of communication.

This podcast was produced by...

Published March 16, 2012
https://english.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Exploring%20Affrilachia_%20Frank%20X%20Walker.mp3

Frank X Walker, noted author, poet, and Associate Professor at the University of Kentucky, shares the history of the term "Affrilachia," his thoughts on identity and place, and ways in which Affrilachian poetry continues to reach individuals all over the region.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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Published March 15, 2012
https://english.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Creative%20Writing%20Workshop_%20Cheryl%20Cardiff.mp3

Cheryl Cardiff is a lecturer in the Department of English and runs creative writing workshops in fiction. Next fall, she's offering a new course: English 107, "Writing Craft: Introduction to Imaginative Writing," which fulfills UKCore credit in Arts and Creativity to undergraduate students. ENG107 is for English majors and non-majors alike, interested in practicing different kinds of creative writing.  In this podcast, Cardiff describes how a creative writing workshop operates. 

This podcast was produced by...

Published February 14, 2012
https://english.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Race%2C%20Class%2C%20and%20Drag_%20Rusty%20Barrett.mp3

Rusty Barrett is an assistant professor in the Linguistics program. On February 16th, 2012, Barrett will present a lecture, “Sickening Queens: Ethnic and Class Difference in Drag.” The lecture is at 4pm in the President’s Room at the Singletary Center for the Arts, and will address ways in which drag performances reflect social and cultural differences related to class and ethnicity. 

This...

Published February 10, 2012

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