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Teaching Caribbean Cultures: Approaching Francophone and Caribbean Cultures with Jacqueline Couti

Jacqueline Couti is a professor in the Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department. Professor Couti specializes in Francophone Caribbean, African, and New World literatures and cultures with an emphasis on how ethnic and cultural identity have been formed. In this podcast, Professor Couti explains what her typical class is like, what kind of students populate them, and what kind of reactions she receives from her students.

This podcast was produced by Sam Burchett.

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"Groups, Organizations and Identity: Intercultural Communication in Black Greek Letter Organizations" with Robert Mock

On November 9, 2011, as part of the Carter G. Woodson Lecture Series, the Africana and African American Studies program hosted a talk entitled “Groups, Organizations, and Identity: Intercultural Communication in Black Greek Letter Organizations.” The talk, presented by Robert Mock, UK’s Vice President for Student Affairs, highlighted a course that Mock will be teaching next semester called “Special Topics in African American Studies: Black Greek Letter Organizations” (AAS 400/COM 591). We talked with students, faculty, and staff in attendance about the event and their involvement in Greek life.

This podcast was produced by Christina Buckner.

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Math is Poetry: Ben Braun

Ben Braun is an assistant professor in the Mathematics Department. In the summer of 2011, he led a research program for undergraduate mathematics students.

In this podcast, Ben talks about his own research interests, discusses what the program was like for students, answers the two questions every mathematician gets asked and says that math is a liberal art.


Produced by: Stephen Gordinier

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