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This "We've Been Everywhere" talk series is intended primarily for the audience of the WKU employees as an in-service experience to raise the awareness of WKU's aspiration for international reach.

Kath PennavariaCroatia: Jewel of the Adriatic  New

Kath Pennavaria, Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Visual and Performing Arts Library from the Department of Library Public Services of WKU, gave a presentation on her recent trip to Croatia, land of her ancestors, in Helm 100 on the morning of September 23, 2014. The trip was part of her genealogy research.

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Sean KinderUna Merkel: Actress with Saucy Wit and Southern Charm

Sean Kinder, Associate Professor and Humanities Librarian from the Department of Library Public Services of WKU, gave a presentation on his to-be-published book Una Merkel: Actress with Saucy Wit and Southern Charm to his colleagues in Helm 100 on the morning of April 29, 2014.

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Haiwang YuanAn Adventure onto the Roof of the World

WKU Libraries' professor and web coordinator Haiwang Yuan received a RCAP grant and a sabbatical to write his Tibetan Folktales book. On Tuesday, February 25, 2014, he shared his adventurous research trip with his library colleagues, students, and friends in Helm 100.

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Jonathan JeffreyHousing the Dead: Grave Houses in Kentucky  

WKU Libraries faculty, staff, students, and friends enjoyed a We've Been Everywhere presentation on Tuesday, October 22 in Helm 100 with Jonathan Jeffrey, WKU Special Collections Library Professor and Manuscripts/Folklife Archives Coordinator.

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Jack Montgomery

Remembering Grandma’s Hoodoo: The Current Revival of Folk Spirituality and Magic 

WKU Libraries Professor and Coordinator of Collection Services Jack Montgomery spoke in Helm Library Room 100 on September 24, 2013 of his fieldwork and research into the African-American based folk-healing tradition of Hoodoo, which he has been studying since 1974.

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Connie Foster

Alaska and the Yukon: North to the Future  

Libraries' "We've Been Everywhere" series featured Dean Foster on February 26, 2013 in Helm Library. She shared her trip and adventure in Alaska and the Yukon with fellow library employees.

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Taryn Rice

A Tour of Historic Royal Palaces

Taryn Rice from Special Collections Library, WKU Libraries, talked about historic royal palaces and towers she had visited in Britain for the We've Been Everywhere program in Helm Library room 100 on October 24, 2012.

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Katherine Pennavaria

Tangier Island: the Strangest Place You've Never Heard of

WKU Libraries professor, Coordinator of Glasgow Regional Library Katherine Pennavaria talked about her trip to Tangier Island: "the strangest place you've never heard of." She was attracted to the island by their quaint accent, she told her colleagues in Helm Library Room 100 on September 25, 2012.

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Charles Smith

Where's Wallace: Searching for Alfred Russell Wallace in London and Brazil

This month's "We've Been Everywhere" literary outreach program featured Dr. Charles Smith, who talked about his trip to London and Brazil researching for Alfred Russel Wallace, an early evolutionary biologist.

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Christopher McConnell

Growing Up in Chile in the 21st Century

On the morning of February 7, 2012, Christopher McConnell, a WKU student who works in the Office of DLPS Head, talked about the rural and urban life of Chile in Helm 100.

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Laura DeLancey

In the Midst of the Egyptian Revolution: Working in Cairo

Laura DeLancey, WKU Elizabethtown Campus Librarian, talked about her being caught in the midst of the Egyptian Revolution while she was working in Cairo.

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