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Fables of the Reconstruction: Andrew Byrd

Proto-Indo-European, which Dr Byrd studies, is the prehistoric ancestor of hundreds of languages, including English, Spanish, Greek, Farsi, Armenian, and more.

Linguistics Program's Andrew Byrd Discusses Proto-Indo-European Language with BBC Newsday

Just recently, the Linguistics Program's Andrew Byrd was interviewed by the BBC's Newsday radio series. The interview served to highlight Byrd's work studying the "Proto-Indo-European" language which dates back thousands of years. In the interview, Byrd gives listeners a glimpse of the language's history and a chance to hear the language given breath. 

A special thanks to the BBC World Service and The World Today as well as the College of Arts & Sciences and the Linguistics Program for making this podcast possible.

This podcast was produced by Patrick O'Dowd.

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Global Initiative - MeNore Lake

Few students have the kind of passion for world news that recently-graduated International Studies major MeNore Lake has. Two years ago she sought to fulfill a need at the University of Kentucky through this passion.

UK Students Named Fulbright Recipients

Four students from the University of Kentucky have been selected as recipients of Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships. The UK recipients are among 1,900 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad for the 2013-2014 academic year through the prestigious program.

English in Russian Academia

 

 

Elena Lawrick, ESL Director Reading Area Community College "English in Russian Academia"

University of Kentucky Year of Russia February 13, 2013

 

 

English in Russia: From a Language of the Elite to a Language of the Masses

 

 

Elena Lawrick, ESL Director Reading Area Community College "English in Russia: From a Language of the Elite to a Language of the Masses"

University of Kentucky Year of Russia February 12, 2013

 

 

Fathers and Sons: Do all Russians in the USA speak the same language? - Maria Polinsky

 

 

Maria Polinsky, Harvard University

"Fathers and Sons: Do all Russians in the USA speak the same language?"

Thursday, 17 January 2013; 7:00-8:30 PM Linguistics Lecture Series - A part of Russia's Realms

 

 

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