Episode 52: Working in Community with Atia Sattar

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.

Episode 49: Reflecting on a Year of Writing Remix with Dan and Katie

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.

Episode 48: Championing Multimodality with Christine Martorana

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.

Episode 46: Teaching with Wikipedia with Malavika Shetty

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.

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 37: Imagining a Better Normal with Stephanie Renée Payne, P.T. McNiff, and Sarah Orem

In Episode 37, we reflect on the fall semester–and this tumultuous year–with Stephanie Renée Payne, P.T. McNiff, and Sarah Orem. We discuss the unveiling nature of 2020, the new approaches we’ll carry forward in our teaching, and the importance of self-care and rest.

Episode 33: Thinking in Different Dimensions of Story (or Choosing Fencing over Law School) with Kat Howard

In Episode 33, we talk to award-winning author Kat Howard about doing research for fantasy fiction, retelling familiar stories from new perspectives, collaborating on a comic series, learning from different genres, digging into the revision process, finding inspiration in poetry and nonfiction, and much more! Kat Howard is a writer of fantasy, science fiction, andContinue reading “Episode 33: Thinking in Different Dimensions of Story (or Choosing Fencing over Law School) with Kat Howard”

Episode 27: Speaking Against Racism with Taiyaba Husain

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.