Podcasts

 

Summary of this year’s program and events by Dr. Phil Harling, Dr. Julie Bursten, and Dr. Tiffany Barnes (“Year Of” Faculty Committee Chairs)

For more information visit: commonfuture.as.uky.edu

Published October 17, 2017

 

Ada Limón is the author of four books of poetry, including Bright Dead Things, which was named a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award in Poetry, a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, a finalist for the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award, and one of the Top Ten Poetry Books of the Year by The New York Times. Her other books include Lucky Wreck, This Big Fake World, and Sharks in the Rivers. She serves on the faculty of Queens University of Charlotte Low Residency M.F.A program, and the 24Pearl Street online program for the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center. She...

Published September 29, 2017

 

Q&A with ENS program director Dr. Betsy Beymer-Farris. For more information about ENS: click HERE!

A transcribed version of the podcast is below:

 

 

What is the Environmental and Sustainability Studies (ENS) major?

The ENS major is one of the first of its kind at UK. It is an interdisciplinary major that allows students who are interested in the environment and its complexity and solving some of the pressing issues related to the environment to look at it from multiple...

Published September 27, 2017
By Vice President for Research Lisa Cassis Abigail Firey didn’t set out to blaze trails in digital humanities. But that’s exactly what has happened in her quest to get a grasp on the enormous corpus of unpublished manuscripts that are part of her work in medieval canon law. In this podcast Firey, the Theodore A. Hallam Professor (2017-2019) in the Department of History and a University Research Professor, recalls the chance encounter that changed her trajectory. “In 2007 a researcher at UK in the Classics Department, Ross Scaife—deeply beloved—ran into me outside the library. And I was...
Published July 18, 2017
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