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During the spring and fall terms, the WKU Libraries organize and co-organize with and without sponsors a number of literary and community events such as Far Away Places and Kentucky Live! talk series, Southern Kentucky Book Fest and its affiliated programs like the Kentucky Writers Conference, as well as events that happen in the Helm Library and its Java City. Many of the events have been recorded and podcast so that everyone can revisit the events even if they missed the actual ones. You are welcome to sync to our podcast audios and listen to them on the go.

Use the links from the menu on the left to go to the diverse podcast we provide here.

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Deirdre A. ScaggsThe Historic Kentucky Kitchen: Traditional Recipes for Today's Cook New

On the evening of Thursday, November 13 2014, the WKU Libraries hosted Deirdre A. Scaggs, Associate Dean of Special Collections at UK, discussed her book written with co-author Andrew W. McGraw titled The Historic Kentucky Kitchen: Traditional Recipes for Today’s Cook at Barnes & Noble Booksellers.

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Karen PetroneBooktalk: Karen Petrone at the WKU Owensboro Campus

On the evening of Wednesday, November 5 2014, the WKU Owensboro Campus hosted a reprise of Karen Petrone's Far Away Places talk on The Great War (WWI) in Russian Memory. Dr. Petrone is the chair of the Department of History at the University of Kentucky.

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Sherry LogsdonSherry Logsdon Discussed Her Book Asylum in Glasgow Library

WKU graduate and retired teacher/counselor Sherry Logsdon discussed her new novel Asylum at Glasgow Library on October 30, 2014. The novel focuses attention on the incarceration of women in insane asylums in the late 19th and early20th centuries in many cases for their outspoken views on women's rights.

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Lisa MillerA Literary Tour of Ireland

Lisa Miller, Instructor from the Department of Library Public Services of WKU, gave a presentation on her frequent trips to Ireland in Helm 100 on the morning of October 28, 2014. Her research interest has led her to many a sight with statues of literary figures of the nation.

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Kathy CallahanTwo Scottish Duchesses in the Age of Men

WKU Libraries hosted its second Far Away Places event on October 23 at Barnes and Noble titled "Two Scottish Duchesses in the Age of Men" featuring Dr. Kathy Callahan, Head of the Department of History at Murray State University.

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Cynthia Elder, local historian, photographer and editorThe Fancy Farm Picnic and St. Jerome Church

Cynthia Elder, local historian, photographer and editor, talked about St. Jerome Catholic Church and the Fancy Farm Picnic at Barnes & Noble on the evening of October 9, 2014.

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