In Episode 41, Katie and Dan discuss their goals for their teaching and the podcast in 2021.
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 34, we interview the host! Listen as Dan takes us through his journey as a photographer, poet, and professor.
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 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.
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.
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 19, we talk to Meghan P. Nolan about identity fragmentation and embracing our fullest, messiest selves–and empowering our students to do the same.
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.