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https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Hell%20of%20a%20Job_%20Marybeth%20Gasman.mp3

Each week during the 2010 fall semester, the College of Arts and Sciences is showing the new documentary by Connie Field, "Have You Heard from Johannesburg?"  This is part of the year long Kentucky and South Africa Initiative: "Different Lands, Common Ground." Each week's film installment is accompanied by a guest speaker. This week's speaker was Marybeth Gasman, a prominent speaker from the University of Pennsylvania who studies historically black colleges and universities in America and Africa.

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Published May 24, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Free%20at%20Last_Connie%20Field.mp3

Connie Field is the director of "Have You Heard From Johannesburg?" In this podcast, Field discusses the years of work that she put into making the seven-part documentary. The film is a focal point of the Kentucky and South Africa Initiative: "Different Lands, Common Ground."

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Published May 24, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Food%20the%20Future%20and%20Forgiveness_Ahmed%20Kathrada.mp3

Ahmed Kathrada, anti-apartheid activist and cell-mate of Nelson Mandela on Robben Island, speaks at the opening of an exhibition in Lafferty Hall about life in South Africa under apartheid. 

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Published May 24, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Different%20Lands%20Common%20Ground_%20Lauren%20Kientz.mp3

South Africa has received quite a bit of international press this year as the host nation of the 2010 World Cup. Although the festivities surrounding the exciting sports events are over, the College of Arts & Sciences is launching a new South African initiative which will allow students to learn more about this fascinating country over the course of the 2010-11 academic year. Students also have the opportunity to enroll in a class that breaks out of the traditional 3-credit hour, semester-long offerings.

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Published May 24, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Ahmed%20Kathrada_%20Gallery%20Opening.mp3

On April 13, 2011, Ahmed “Kathy” Kathrada, the South African politician, former political prisoner, and anti-apartheid activist, spoke at UK as part of the unveiling of the traveling Kathrada Exhibit currently being hosted at the University of Kentucky. The exhibit, which documents Kathy’s life as an activist for non-racialism and democracy and also includes a replica of the prison cell in which Kathy spent 26 years of his life, was on display in the Webb Gallery of Lafferty Hall until May 31st, 2011. If you missed it, you can...

Published May 24, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Hillbillies%20Horses%20and%20Hoops_Ron%20Eller.mp3

Author Ron Eller, a professor in the Department of History, discusses inequalities and stereotypes of the Bluegrass State during 2010's AweSome Week.

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Published May 24, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Guest%20Lecture_%20Keith%20Gandal.mp3

As part of our Lecture Podcast Series, select lectures sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences are now available via ITUNESU. On January 27, Keith Gandal gave a talk entitled “Why the Vietnam Antiwar Uprising?: The Confluence Scholastic Meritocracy and Cold War Mobilization in a New Student Class”. In his talk, Gandal discusses the reasons why the Vietnam War, unlike previous wars, sparked antiwar protests and draft dodging among young Americans. In particular, Gandal focuses on the role played by changes in perceived status and education merits in provoking antiwar sentiments among...

Published May 24, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/AS%20Week_Focus%20on%20UK.mp3

With 17 departments, 14 interdisciplinary programs, and 26 majors, the College of Arts and Sciences is one of the oldest and largest colleges at the University of Kentucky. A&S Week, coined AweSome Week by this year's organizers, is an opportunity for people to celebrate the liberal arts education experience at the University of Kentucky. Mary Beth Johnson, who serves as one of the coordinators of AweSome Week, discusses what this year's celebration will entail.

Published May 24, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/AS%20Ambassadors_%20Morgan%20Hartlage.mp3

Morgan Hartlage, an undergraduate student in the Department of Biology, is the organizer of the Slow Food Organization at the University of Kentucky and serves as an A&S Ambassador, acting as a student liaison between faculty, prospective students, and the University of Kentucky campus at large. 

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Published May 24, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/AS%20Ambassador_Cameron%20Hamilton.mp3

Cameron Hamilton, an undergraduate student in the Department of Biology, serves as an A&S Ambassador and as a K Crew Coordinator for UK's K Week for incoming students. Hamilton discusses new initiatives that the K Crew Coordinators are working on as well as the personal and professional benefits of being a K Crew Coordinator and A&S Ambassador.

This podcast was produced by Christina Buckner.

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Published May 24, 2011

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