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Competing Narratives of Wartime Remembrance: Akiko Takenaka

Akiko Takenaka is a professor in the Department of History and specializes in the social and cultural history of modern Japan, specifically the Asia-Pacific War. Takenaka discusses her research on the competing histories of World War II and how she uses the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo as a vehicle through which to analyze those narratives in Japan.

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Documenting Displacement in Zambia: Fulbright Scholar Allison Harnish

Allison Harnish is a graduate student in the Department of Anthropology. Harnish recently received a Fulbright Grant to conduct research on the environmental and economic ramifications of displacement and resettlement in Southern Province, Zambia. Harnish was invited to participate on this project by Lisa Cliggett, her advisor. Many social and environmental scientists have been involved in this project for the last few decades. 

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Getting Started: Move-In Day at A&S Wired Residential College

Reactions, first impressions, hopes and ambitions abound in Keeneland Hall, the home of the brand new A&S Wired Residential College. Hear from students and parents about move-in day 2011!

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Whirlwind Tour: Rick Sellnow's Visit to China

Rick Sellnow, an undergraduate senior, visited China over the summer with the International Scholar Laureate Program. During his relatively quick visit to China, he covered a lot of ground! Find out more about his time in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Xi'an. 

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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A&S Media Highlight Video

The University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences utilizes a multitude of digital media applications to help tell the stories of the College. Here is a brief selection of some of our brightest student workers' specialities. The Hive, A&S's newly formed creative and technical services team specializes in audio podcasts, video productions, photography, postproduction special effects, 3D graphics & animations and much, much more!

Back to the Future: Going to Shanghai with Hallie Decker

Hallie Decker, a junior majoring in Chinese and International Studies, will be studying for a year at Shanghai University from August 2011-August 2012. During her year there, she'll be blogging about her adventures at Hallie In Chinese.

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Connecting China and Kentucky: Matthew Wells

Matthew Wells, a professor of Chinese, was the coordinator for a four-week summer language program at Shanghai University. The exchange has forged a bond between University of Kentucky and Shanghai University, and the program is planning on sending more students over in 2012.

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Diverse Interests: Kim Clark

Kim Clark works for the UK Mathematics Department as accounting staff, but her involvement on campus doesn’t stop there! In addition to helping organize the A&S Diversity Committee, she is also an active member of the UK Women’s Forum.

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Creative Staff Support in International Studies: Kari Burchfield

Kari Burchfield works with A&S Interdisciplinary Programs and the International Studies Program and is also acting as staff support for the upcoming Year of China Initiative.

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She's Hip to the Zine

Cheyenne Hohman is a graduate student in Library & Information Science at UK and is a podcasting coordinator for the College of A&S. We turned the tables on her to find out about her recent endeavors that included an internship at the Library of Congress and a Zine Writer's Residency in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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