Podcasts

https://socialtheory.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/A%20Mistake%20on%20the%20Edge%20of%20Time_%20Rusty%20Barrett%20on%20the%20Mayan%20Calendar.mp3

Most of us heard that the world was going to possibly end on December 21st, 2012, and that it was predicted by the traditional Mayan calendar. In this podcast, Rusty Barrett, a linguist and scholar of Mayan culture and history, explains the superstitions and misunderstandings surrounding December 21st, and a little bit about how the Mayan calendar works.

SPOILER ALERT: The day after our interview, Barrett recieved an email from a Mayan organization (...

Published December 4, 2012
https://socialtheory.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Following%20the%20Campaign%20Trail_%20Currents%20Fall%202012.mp3

Fall of 2012 was the perfect time to conduct a class about American electoral politics - so it was taken up as the topic for Currents, a class offered to incoming Freshmen. The course explores the 2012 election from a variety of academic perspectives - including, but not limited to, philosophy, economics, history, and, of course, political science. In this podcast, five Currents students shared their experiences with the class. 

The students interviewed are: Trevor McNary, a double major in International Studies...

Published October 29, 2012
https://socialtheory.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/An%20American%20Geographer%20in%20China_%20Richard%20Schein.mp3

At the end of March 2012, the American Studies Center at Shanghai University hosted a symposium on Urbanization in the American South. Richard Schein, a professor in the Department of Geography, gave presentations in Beijing and Shanghai on America's urban landscape. In this interview, Schein discusses his research, some of his experiences in China, and some reflections on how globalization has changed relations between the...

Published July 10, 2012
https://socialtheory.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://socialtheory.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/From%20East%20to%20West_%20Linguistic%20Diversity%20in%20Kentucky%20with%20Jennifer%20Cramer.mp3

Jennifer Cramer is a sociolinguist specializing in Kentucky dialects. Her current research utilizes students from all around the Commonwealth.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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Published September 27, 2011
https://socialtheory.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/AS%20Alumni_How%20UK%20Prepared%20Me%20for%20My%20Career_0.mp3

During fall 2010, a panel of A&S alumni described how the University of Kentucky prepared them for their careers.

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Published May 25, 2011

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