Episode 63: Expanding the Victorian Conversation with Dr. Melissa Rampelli

In Episode 63, Dan Dissinger and special guest host Dr. Meghan Nolan talk with friend, colleague, and fellow Saint John’s University Alum Dr. Melissa Rampelli from Holy Family University about the impact of the Victorian Age, Medical Humanities, and what sea monsters have to do with the 2008 Great Recession. On top of all ofContinue reading “Episode 63: Expanding the Victorian Conversation with Dr. Melissa Rampelli”

Episode 62: Seeing Each Other’s Humanity with Chris Muniz

In Episode 62, Dan Dissinger and special guest host Stephanie Renée Payne talk with Chris Muniz of the USC Writing Program about reconnecting creative writing back to academic writing, developing meaningful and authentic student-centered projects, and how the personal journey leads the way towards student agency. Chris Muniz is a faculty member in the University of SouthernContinue reading “Episode 62: Seeing Each Other’s Humanity with Chris Muniz”

Episode 44: Practicing Radical Pedagogy with Carmen Kynard

In Episode 44, we talk to Carmen Kynard about about practicing radical pedagogy; centering Black language, rhetoric, and affect in the classroom; and holding universities accountable for upholding white supremacy.

Episode 31: Exploring Voice and Genre with Ellen Wayland-Smith

In Episode 31, we talk to Ellen Wayland-Smith about her new book. We also talk about teaching students genre and how to incorporate voice and personal experience into academic writing.

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 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 16: Rebuilding the University with Stephanie Bower and John Murray

In Episode 16, we talk to Stephanie Bower and John Murray about incorporating multimodal and experience-based assignments into their courses, building relationships with local communities, reframing service learning as a form of activism, and turning to abolitionist pedagogy as a model for dismantling and rebuilding the University.

Episode 14: Practicing Anti-Racist Pedagogy with Alisa Sánchez, Carlos Delgado, and Jessi Johnson

In Episode 14 we talk to Professors Alisa Sánchez, Carlos Delgado, and Jessi Johnson of the USC Writing Program about anti-racist pedagogy and ways we can uphold inclusive values and practices in the writing classroom.