Episode 27: Speaking Against Racism with Taiyaba Husain

In Episode 27 we talk to Taiyaba Husain about recent incidents of racism at USC and how to empower students to challenge racism in the classroom, the university, and everywhere they find it.

Episode 25: Teaching through Contingency with Michelle Meyers and Ryan Leack

In Episode 25 we talk to Michelle Meyers and Ryan Leack about the issues facing part-time/ contingent faculty–especially during a global pandemic and a time of economic uncertainty.

Episode 24: Letting Our Students Lead in Digital Spaces with Rochelle Gold and Liz Blomstedt

In Episode 24, we talk to Rochelle Gold and Liz Blomstedt about the democratizing potential of multimodal and online writing assignments, embracing new citation practices, navigating inequities on online platforms, and letting students lead the way in digital spaces.

Episode 23: Telling Stories About Ourselves with Kristiana Willsey

In Episode 23, we talk to Kristiana Willsey about folklore (the field of study and the new Taylor Swift album), the social function of fairy tales and urban legends, and the meaning-making that happens in the stories we tell about our lives.

Episode 21: Repurposing Genre with Michelle Brittan Rosado & Corinna McClanahan Schroeder

In Episode 21, we talk to Michelle Brittan Rosado and Corinna McClanahan Schroeder about bringing a sense of play to the composition classroom and repurposing genre in our writing.

Episode 19: Embracing a Messy Identity with Meghan P. Nolan

In Episode 19, we talk to Meghan P. Nolan about identity fragmentation and embracing our fullest, messiest selves–and empowering our students to do the same.

Episode 18: Teaching Inside the Prison System with Kate Levin and Nicholas De Dominic

In Episode 18, we talk to Professors Kate Levin and Nicholas De Dominic of the USC Writing Program about their work with the Prison Education Project and the obligation an institution like USC has to the incarcerated population.