In part three of a four part series, this Transnational Lives podcast features Matt Bryant Cheney, a graduate student within the English Department, James Lincoln, a graduate student within the Philosophy Department, and Lucia Montas, a graduate student in Hispanic Studies, as they speak with Floya Anthias about the development of her career and the influence of social theory and transnationalism within her own...
Published June 11, 2015
In the final part of this series, this Transnational Lives podcast focuses on social theory and the intersection of Spanish and American culture. In this podcast, Cate Gooch, a graduate student from the Department of English, Josh Martin, a graduate student from Hispanic Studies, and Yorki Encalada, a graduate student from Hispanic Studies, speak with William...
Published May 28, 2015

In part two of a four part series, this Transnational Lives podcast focuses upon social theory, language, and society and the roles they play in diversity. In this podcast, Sheryl Means, a graduate student within the College of Education, Anna Stone, a graduate student in English, and Jonathan Tinnin, a graduate student in English, speak with Otto Santa Ana about his work within sociolinguistics, his...

Published May 28, 2015

Connecting with people from around the world is much easier now than it has ever been before. With the internet, phones, and fast travel, we can build relationships and networks in new ways - breaking through the barriers of national boundaries. This development of relationships and their influence despite national borders is known as transnationalism, a social phenomenon that we will be focusing on throughout a four part series. Join the conversation as we kick off the series with Lauren Copeland, a graduate student from the Department of Gender &...

Published May 28, 2015

In this week’s episode of Office Hours, we spoke with Randall Roorda, a professor from the Department of English, and Susan Larson, a professor from the Department of Hispanic Studies, about their upcoming education abroad programs. Tune in to learn more about traveling to the Czech Republic and Madrid and to hear about Roorda and Larson’s own experiences in studying and traveling abroad.

Published February 6, 2015

Our latest Office Hours episode brings you a new host along with a hot topic -- Cuba! In this episode, Sarah Shuetze interviews Peter Berres, former Assistant Dean in the College of Health Sciences and professor of Political Science, and Stan BrunnEmeritus Professor in the ...

Published January 23, 2015

The Department of Hispanic Studies is excited to welcome Associate Professor Monica Diaz to its faculty!

This podcast is part of a series highlighting the new faculty members who joined the College of Arts and Sciences in the fall 2014 semester.

Published October 22, 2014
The College of Arts and Sciences' Passport to the World program has taken students all over the world. This year it’s stopping by our neighbor to the south: Mexico.
One of the ambassadors of the program is English major and A&S Spanish Social Media Coordinator Cecilia Amador. We sat down with Amador to discuss events that...
Published January 15, 2014
Earlier this year, the Catholic University of Peru selected Associate Professor Cristina Alcalde of the Department of Gender & Women's Studies to be one of six international visiting professors and scholars.
Alcalde spent her time at the university teaching a graduate seminar on femicide and violence against women. This opportunity to travel and teach abroad allowed Alcalde to investigate new areas of research and...
Published January 13, 2014

Studying abroad is considered an unforgettable experience for many of the University of Kentucky’s students. A typical study abroad program transports a group of students to a foreign country. These opportunities offer new perspectives, connections, and fond memories. The Zolondek Scholarship sets itself apart by offering students the opportunity to travel abroad on their own. 

During the summer of 2013, Bailey Ubellacker, a double major of Spanish and...

Published November 20, 2013


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