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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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Brent Fisk“We’ve Been Everywhere:” Florence, Rome, and the Amalfi Coast New

One of our own Brent Fisk, a circulation and information assistant from WKU's Visual and Performing Arts Library and his wife Holly Hedden have made a trip to several of the significant cities in Itlay including Rome, Florence, and Naples. On the morning of Tuesday, March 24, 2015, he shared their trip with his colleagues of the WKU Libraries in Cravens 111.

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Nate NorthingtonKY's Nate Northington, First African American Football Player in SEC New

The Kentucky Live speaker series organized by the WKU Libraries hosted Nathaniel Northington, the first African American football player in the Southeastern Conference (SEC), on the evening of Thursday, March 19 at Barnes and Noble bookstore.

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Paul E. FallonArchitecture by Moonlight: Rebuilding Haiti, Redrafting A Life

Paul E. Fallon, an architect from Massachusetts who specializes in healthcare design, gave a presentation on his architectural design experience in Haiti to an audience mostly of WKU students at Barnes & Noble on February 19, 2015.

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Mary Ellen MillerEvery Leaf a Mirror: A Jim Wayne Miller Reader

Mary Ellen Miller, an English professor of WKU, talked about the life and literary talent of her late husband, Jim Wayne Miller, a renowned writer and pioneer of Appalachian Studies and a distinguished and revered teacher that she and Morris Allen Grubbs have written about in the book Every Leaf a Mirror: A Jim Wayne Miller Reader. The event took place in the Kentucky Museum on the evening of February 12, 2015.

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David ZurickLand of Pure Vision The Sacred Geography of Tibet and the Himalaya

David Zurick, Foundation Professor of Geography at EKU, was featured in our Far Away Places speaker series on November 20, 2014 at Barnes and Noble Booksellers. He talked about his trips to photograph Himalaya and Tibet as well as his book and film project.

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