In Episode 52, we talk to Atia Sattar about the power of meditation groups and affinity spaces for people of color, how storytelling and the acknowledgement of our embodied experiences empowers both students and faculty, and the importance of community for creating a humanized academic experience.
In Episode 49, we reflect on some of the many impactful moments from our first year of doing the podcast, how our pedagogy and personal lives have changed as a result of this project, and how podcasting can help positively shift university culture.
In Episode 48, we talk to Christine Martorana about practicing student-centered pedagogy, teaching zines as rhetorical texts, and utilizing multiple modes and languages in the writing classroom.
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.
In Episode 36, we talk to Anwar Uhuru about using literature to start conversations about racial justice, reprioritizing the mental health of faculty and students, and grappling with the construction of gender roles and categories.
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.
In our first “Office Hours” episode, Katie and Dan discuss listener-submitted questions, comments, and concerns about teaching and learning online this semester.
In Episode 22, we talk to Shenishe Kelly about the importance of teaching non-canonical and oral stories and encouraging students to bring their textual lineages into the classroom with them.
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.
In Episode 17, we talk with Meagan Dissinger about using culturally responsive teaching in music education, deconstructing power structures in the music classroom, and teaching music virtually during the current moment.