National Jukebox (Library of Congress)
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.
On the morning March 27, 2018, in Cravens 111, Tony Paganelli told his colleagues
about his trip to Australia, particularly the place called Coober Pedy, where opal
excavators work and live underground.
Theresa Rajack-Talley, Associate Dean for International Diversity and Community Engagement
Programs at UofL, talked about her book Poverty Is a Person on the evening of March
22, 2018, at Barnes and Nobles Bookstore for WKU Libraries' "Far Away Places" speaker
Timothy Smith from the University of Tennessee at Martin was the featured speaker
in WKU Libraries’ “Kentucky Live series” on Thursday, March 8, at Barnes & Noble Bookstore
in Bowling Green.
Kentucky Live! Presented Mary Ellen Pethel on College Life and the Making of Modern Nashville on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at Barnes & Noble Bookstore.
WKU Biologist Nancy Rice talked about “The Magic, Mystery, and Misfortune of Modern
Kenya” in WKU Libraries’ Far Away Places series on Thursday, February 22 at Barnes & Noble Bookstore.
On November 16, 2017, at Barnes and Noble Bookstore in Bowling Green, KY. Ann DAngelo, an attorney for the Kentucky Department of Transportation Cabinet, spoke
about the case of Verna Garr Taylor’s death in 1936.
Note: documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) require Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher to view,
download Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Note: documents in Excel format (XLS) require Microsoft Viewer,
Note: documents in Word format (DOC) require Microsoft Viewer,
Note: documents in Powerpoint format (PPT) require Microsoft Viewer,
Note: documents in Quicktime Movie format [MOV] require Apple Quicktime,