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.
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.
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.
Stephanie Renée Payne, Danielle Lee, and O Tomas Bell return for a sobering and powerful discussion about racism in America and the demonstrations taking place around the world protesting the murder of George Floyd and other Black Americans.