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Representations of Lesbians and Mothers in Literature: Catherine Brereton

Catherine Brereton's recent research was featured in a poster session at the Lexington Farmer's Market in mid-September 2011. Her work focuses on representations of lesbians, mothers, and lesbians as mothers in literature. The poster session was presented by the Chellgren Center, the Office of Undergraduate Research, and the Society for the Promotion of Undergraduate Research. Brereton was mentored by professor Susan Bordo

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Immersed in Language: Laura Garrison

Laura Garrison was one of a group of students that went to Shanghai University with professor Matt Wells over the summer of 2011. She told us about the skill of her Chinese language teacher during the immersion-style classes, and the adventures she had during her free time in China. 

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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Natalie Baxter at Appalshop's Appalachian Media Institute

In summer 2011, Arts & Sciences Video Production team member Natalie Baxter traveled to Whitesburg, Ky to help teach Appalshop interns how to create documentary style short films about the Appalachian region. The program, Appalachian Media Institute (AMI), has interns ages 14 to 21 that live in the surrounding Appalachian Kentucky counties. Filmed by: Dana Rogers, Brian Connors Manke, and Noah Adler Edited by: Dana Rogers

Cassie Hardin's China Video Blog

International Studies senior Cassie Hardin is spending the next five months is Beijing, China. Luckily for us, she has a video camera and is not afraid to use it! Follow her adventures as she blogs from abroad, and helps A&S celebrate our Year of China initiative.

Wired Move-in Vidcast

Short podcast featuring student and parent interviews about the new A&S Wired Living Learning Community. Footage compiled from a day-long shoot with highlights of move-in.

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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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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Internship at the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Families: Corinne Price

Corrine Price, an undergraduate senior, worked as an intern at the Saartijie Baartman Centre for Women and Children, a domestic violence shelter in Cape Town, South Africa.  The trip was sponsored by the University of Kentucky and was in conjunction with the Kentucky and South Africa Initiative: "Different Lands, Common Ground."

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