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WKU Libraries Podcast

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.

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Fenton JohnsonThe Man Who Loved Birds  New

One of Kentucky’s most celebrated writers, Fenton Johnson, was a featured speaker in our Kentucky Live Series on April 20, 2017 at Barnes & Noble Bookstore. He talked about his newest novel The Man Who Loved Birds set in Nelson county Kentucky.

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Ron FritzeEgyptomania: A History of Fascination, Obsession and Fantasy 

Historian Ron Fritze, Dean of Arts & Sciences at Athens States University, talked about his new book Egyptomania: A History of Fascination, Obsession and Fantasy on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Barnes & Noble Bookstore.

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Uma DoraiswamyJourney to Art, Architecture and History at Thanjavur (Tanjore), South India

Uma Doraiswamy, Associate Professor and Coordinator of Bibliographic Access of WKU Libraries, shared her trip to her homeland, Thanjavur (Tanjore), South India, with her colleagues on March 28, 2017.

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Eric RoordaThe Dominican Republic: The Land Columbus Loved, or the Land that Loathes Columbus

Eric Roorda, professor of history from Bellarmine University spoke for Libraries' Far Away Places series on his new book about the Dominican Republic on March 23, 2017 at Barnes and Noble Bookstore in Bowling Green, KY.

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David BettezKentucky and the Great War: WWI on the Home Front

David Bettez,retired Director of the Office of International Programs at UK,  talked about his newest book Kentucky and the Great War: World War I on the Home Front on March 9, 2017 at Barnes & Noble.

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Sean KinderA Look at Normandy

Sean Kinder, associate professor of WKU Libraries, and his wife Valerie Kinder, a library assistant, shared their experience in Normandy, France Valerie's hometown, with their colleagues on February 28, 2017.

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Noah AshleyArctic Songbirds of Alaska

WKU Libraries kicks off its 2017 spring season of Far Away Places speaker series with Noah Ashley, Assistant Professor of Biology at WKU with "Arctic Songbirds of Alaska" on February 23, 2017 at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Bowling Green, KY.

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Becky KellyWineing Your Way Across Kentucky: Recipes, History, and Scenery

Author Becky Kelly talked about her book with photos made by Kathy Woodhouse in our Libraries' "Kentucky Live!" speaker series on February 16, 2017 at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Bowling Green, KY.

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