Podcasts

https://appalachiancenter.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/3UKPerspectivesCAPAPPpodcast.mp3

WUKY's "UK Perspectives" focuses on the people and programs of the University of Kentucky and is hosted by WUKY General Manager Tom Godell.  This week News Director Alan Lytle guest hosts and visits with UK President Eli Capilouto about the new "Rooted in our Communities" Appalachian initiative recently launched by the university. 

This podcast provided courtesy of 91.3 WUKY.

Published January 12, 2015

Our newest episode of Office Hours is here! Listen in as we wrap up the semester with Jennifer Cramer, a professor from the Linguistics Program in the Department of English. Cramer discusses a variety of linguistics-related topics, ranging from her inspiration for her studies to hip hop and how stereotypes can be tied to dialect.

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

Published December 22, 2014

English Professor and Kentucky Poet Laureate Frank X Walker introduces us to the history and origins of Affrilachia while also fast-forwarding to it’s present-day development in Kentucky’s first Journal of Affrilachian Arts & Culture known as ...

Published February 14, 2014
https://appalachiancenter.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Frank%20X%20on%20Accents.mp3

English professor and current Kentucky Poet Laureate Frank X Walker appeared on Katerina Stoykova-Klemer's radio show called "Accents:...

Published January 10, 2014
https://appalachiancenter.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Appalachian%20Women%20and%20the%20Fight%20for%20Environmental%20Justice_%20Shannon%20Bell.mp3

Shannon Bell, an assistant professor of sociology with strong interests in the Appalachian region, has written a book called Our Roots Run Deep As Ironweed: Appalachian Women and the Fight for Environmental Justice....

Published September 3, 2013

In recent years, the "Passport to the World" program has taken UK to South Africa, China, and Russia, and will celebrate its fourth year by focusing on MexicoProfessors Francie Chassen-Lopez (...

Published August 2, 2013
https://appalachiancenter.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Research%20Rewarded_%20Marcelo%20Guzman.mp3

Chemistry Professor Marcelo Guzman was recently awarded a five year National Science Foundation (NSF) career grant to aid in his atmospheric chemistry research with students here at the University of Kentucky.

The grant will also enable Guzman to extend the reach of the university and chemistry department by strengthening and creating new connections with other institutions such as local high schools.

In this podcast, Professor Guzman discusses how the grant will be used, some potential applications for the research he’ll be conducting, and the joy he finds...

Published July 17, 2013
https://appalachiancenter.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/UKATH-2012-13-%2344_mixdown_0.mp3

UK English Professor and Affrilachian poet Frank X Walker has been named Kentucky's Poet Laureate! In this segment from UK at the Half with Carl Nathe, Walker talks about the award and his childhood dreams of literary accomplishment. 

Published March 4, 2013
https://appalachiancenter.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Charting%20Economic%20Terrain%20in%20Appalachia_%20Amanda%20Fickey_0.mp3

Amanda Fickey, a University of Kentucky doctoral candidate was recently granted a year long research fellowship by the Central Appalachian Institute in Research and Development. The Institute, located in Pikeville, Kentucky, focuses heavily on improving educational access and issues of economic development in the Central Appalachian region...

Published January 23, 2013
https://appalachiancenter.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Global%20Mountain%20Regions%20Conference_%20Ann%20Kingsolver%20and%20Sasikumar%20Balasundaram.mp3

This coming October 25th through 27th, the University of Kentucky’s Appalachian Center and Appalachian Studies Program is set to kick-off their ambitious Global Mountain Regions Conference. The three day event is a transnational exploration and conversation of the shared economic, social, and historical challenges that mountain regions face within both national and global contexts.

Conference organizer and Director of the Appalachian Center...

Published October 19, 2012

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