This week Mike and Taylor review the final film in our first ever Movie Club; Captain America: The First Avenger! Fans write in as we wrap up April and talk about what’s to come in the next few months in the world of film.
Worldwide, everyone has had to quickly adapt to physical distancing measures. In this episode, listen to how remote teaching and learning has changed things from the perspectives of a current teacher candidate, a Faculty instructor, and an alumna teaching Grade One.
Claudia Hirtenfelder, PhD in Geography & Planning, supervised by Drs Laura Cameron and Carolyn Prouse
Topic: Cast Out Urbanites: A comparative history and geography of how cows disappeared from Kingston and Cape Town Overview: Today, while certainly not absent in all cities, cows are invisible as lively beings in many urban areas in which they once lived, illustrating the changing multi-species nature of urbanisation. Historically, cows were present in urban settlements and Continue Reading
This episode features a conversation with MICHELLE KASABOSKI – a young lady who loves to sing music from all genres. And can she sing! We’ll also feature some of her music. Music in this episode: “The very thought of you” / “Bye Bye Blackbird” / “I don’t think of you often” / all sung by Continue Reading
Women have been composing music for video games since their inception and yet their stories can often be forgotten amongst a male-dominated industry. Today’s episode looks to focus in on a selection of women who are behind the sound we hear in video games, both past and present. From Yoko Shimomura’s iconic Street Fighter II soundtrack to Continue Reading
Recorded: 13 March 2020 This chat brings together scholars who spend much of their lives thinking about matter – what it is and what it does. Bronwyn Parry, Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine at King’s College London (and herself an amalgam of anthropologist, sociologist and human geographer) here engages in conversation with Associate Dean Continue Reading
Recorded: 14 February 2020 Laila Haidarali (Queen’s University, Departments of Gender Studies and History) and Martin Hand (Queen’s University, Department of Sociology) discuss looking online: how we look at our ourselves, how we look at others, and how we perform ourselves for visual consumption online. Their discussion will consider cultures of beauty and the performance of Continue Reading
In this episode Maneesha Deckha explains the legal concept of personhood, why animal advocates are trying to include animals within the category and the potential of a different concept, ‘Legal Beingness’, to side-step some of the challenges of Personhood as a concept. Date recorded: 2 April 2020 Guest: Maneesha Deckha is Professor and Lansdowne Chair Continue Reading
This week Mike and Taylor review the next film in our April Movie Club, The Awakening Of Motti Wolkenbruch and one of our fans gives Taylor homework for next week!
Topic: What’s it like being a student parent during Covid-19 Overview: Tips on how to keep your kids occupied, home schooled, feel special and still get your research done too.