BYU Kennedy Center Lectures
By BYU Kennedy Center
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The BYU Kennedy Center for International Studies regularly hosts scholars and international representatives who deliver speeches and presentations on the topics of their specialties.
||Global Change and LDS Communities||George Handley, BYU||4/9/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Current issues in Japanese Politics" (Japanese w/o translation), Kazuo Takamatsu, former member of the Japanese Diet||None||4/9/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Nature Out to Kill Us: America’s Response to the Global Health Crisis||Michael J. Gerson, senior advisor, ONE, and Washington Post columnist||4/8/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Asael E. Palmer and the Unfinished Story of Soil Conservation on the Canadian Prairies||Benjamin H. Ellert, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Research Centre, Lethbridge, Alberta||4/8/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Global Change and Development in Africa||James McCann, Boston University||4/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ten Great European Films of the 2010s||Matt Ancell, associate professor of humanities and comparative literature; Dennis Cutchins, associate professor of English; moderator: Christopher Oscarson, associate professor of interdisciplinary humanities and director of Scandinavian Studies||4/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Public Health Response during International Emergencies||Carrie Reed, epidemiologist, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention||4/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Current Japan–U.S. Partnership||His Excellency Kenichiro Sasae, Japanese ambassador to the U.S.||3/30/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Global Change and Religious Discourse||Katherine Hayhoe, Texas Tech||3/26/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Finnish Lessons: What Can the U.S. Learn from Educational Change in Finland?||Pasi Sahlberg, visiting professor of practice, Harvard University||3/19/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Global Change and Polar Systems||Peter Doran, Louisiana State University||3/19/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Memory and Spatial Practice: Yasukuni Shrine and Japan's Unending Postwar||Akiko Takenaka, assistant professor of history, University of Kentucky||3/18/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Global Change and Environmental Justice||Liz DeLougherey, UCLA||3/12/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Confucianism and China: Past and Present||Peter K. Bol, vice provost for Advances in Learning, Harvard University||3/11/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Global Change and Public Communication||Sara Yeo, University of Utah||3/5/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Into the Woods: Forests and the Northern European Imagination from the Grimms to Tolkien to the Third Reich||Mikle South, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience; Richard Hacken, European Studies and linguistics librarian; moderator: Frank Christianson, associate professor of English and associate dean, College of Humanities||3/4/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
I just bought my first iPod a few weeks ago and stumbled onto this podcast. As a BYU Alumni (1998) in Int'l Relations the Kennedy Center lecture series is one of the items I've missed most (along with the football games of course). I can listen to these to learn a bit and wax nostalgic at the same time. Please keep posting them and look into putting up more of the past lectures. Thanks!!
Some of these speeches are important for the entire world to hear. Thank you for making them available for wider dissemination. Many people fail to understand the truly international character of the BYU community. This should help make it known.
Please post more Kennedy Center Lectures! This is the greatest thing BYU has ever done. I always have classes during the ones I want to go to. This is such a great idea!