Overview: It’s New Year’s Eve but we are still on the air! Hear what is in store for grad studies in 2020
Happy New Year! We toast away 2019 with Taylor and Mike’s picks for the Best and Worst movies of 2019, they look ahead to 2020 and see what they are most excited for in the world of movies AND we get set for a busy awards season!
Sometimes, be it intentionally or otherwise, tidbits of terrifying misinformation leak from the scientific community into the world and cause quite the ruckus. This holiday season, Thor van Walsum updates you on the tumultuous realm that is the Australian Koala scandal, and the silent war on the world’s biggest anthropogenic landscape that caused it.
Ep. 1 The History of the Official Languages Act and services available in French – L’histoire de la loi sur les langues officielles et sur les services en français
An overview of the debates around the adoption of the Official Languages Act including steps that led to the adoption of the French Languages Services Act Contemporary debates regarding the proposals for amending the Official Languages Act Un aperçu des débats sur l’adoption de la Loi sur les langues officielles y compris les étapes qui ont précédé l’adoption de la Loi sur les services en français Les débats contemporains concernant les propositions d’amendement de la Loi sur les langues officielles
Overview: It’s a special day, so with that comes a special edition of Grad Chat as we wrap up 2019.
The show will air a seasonal Dylan Thomas poem, a book launch reading event, and readings from a local open mic
Broadcasted on Friday, December 20, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, you’ll hear a recording of Dylan Thomas reading his long poem, ‘A Child’s Christmas in Wales’. Following that, from a November 26th launch and reading event at The Grad Club, you’ll hear readings by Meg Freer, and Gary Rasberry. In the second hour, from again the November 26th book launch event at The Grad Club, you’ll hear Allan Briesmaster reading from and launching his new collection of poetry, “The Long Bond: Selected and New Poems”. Following that, from the November 5th reading in the ‘and the journey continues’ open mic monthly series, you’ll hear readings by Bob MacKenzie, Meg Freer, Ken Chin, Lyle Meriam, Cory Tokay, Chris Kearney, John Rose, Sarah Emtage, Eric Folsom, Raven Adamson, Edie Reaney, and me.
Contemplating a vacation sometime soon? Here’s a suggestion. Join us for a conversation with LORI SWEET (https://voyagewriters.com). After 30 years of teaching in Kingston, she now focuses on her passion for travelling. THE KINGSTONIAN with Dave Cunningham. Join us! Music in this episode: “Life is a Highway” / Tom Cochrane / LP – “Mad Mad World”
Ep. 5 Beyond Canada – Surveillance and Accountability: From National Security Dilemmas to Informational Assemblages in Spain and Brazil
Raziel Miranda talks to Claudia Hirtenfelder about his transnational identity as well as the conflicting world of surveillance and big data with its many opportunities and challenges. They discuss how information from our everyday lives are used and what opportunities there are for resistance. Host: Claudia Hirtenfelder (the International Student Affairs Commissioner for the SGPS) Guests: Raziel Miranda (Sociology, University of the Basque Country – UPV/EHU) Bed Music: Mafikizolo Featuring Uhuru singing Khona Featured Song: The Spy, The Doors Image: Artwork in the poster is done by Raziel titled Gazes of Dusk
Tom Hewitt, Chief Development Officer for Queen’s University joins us in studio. He talks about the Queen’s Career Apprenticeship Program: Kingston (QCAK) and the many career-launching opportunities in which graduating Arts and Science students at Queen’s University can participate. Listeners can learn about the Program’s funding and partnerships, what types of apprenticeships are available in 2020, and how to apply.
Abbey Lee Hallett, Masters in Art Leadership. Overview: Abbey Lee talks about the Arts Leadership program and why it is important to train the next group of Arts Leaders who can lead the next generation of our country’s arts and culture.