In Episode 68, Dan Dissinger talks to the founder of StoryBilder, Tanya Gough, about breaking the rules for the sake of creativity, curating the first-ever Shakespeare on film catalog, and teaching English in Japan pre-internet. Tanya Gough has been an ESL teacher, a retail store owner, a corporate digital marketer, and a freelance content strategist,Continue reading “Episode 68: Building Your Story with Tanya Gough”
In Episode 54, we talk to writer Nancy Stohlman about her award-winning book Going Short, the power of flash fiction as a fully realized genre, and how to write and teach flash fiction.
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 50, we talk to Daniel Anderson about remixing the classroom experience, teaching composition with audio and visual media, and creating alternative forms of scholarship.
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 46, we talk to Malavika Shetty about using Wikipedia in the writing classroom in order to teach media literacy and research skills, create meaningful, public-facing work, and empower students to contribute to the world’s body of knowledge.
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 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.