ARTHUR MILNES is back with stories about his interactions with former Prime Ministers, a past U.S. President, and an assortment of trees in his backyard. Music in this episode: “Don’t Stop” (Live) / Fleetwood Mac
In this week’s episode of Today in YGK, Alexandra sits down with Tricia Baldwin, Director of the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts to discuss the inaugural Ballytobin Festival, an online music festival that kicked off May 16th and runs all summer long. As well as an interview with one of the artists of the festival, Emilie Steele.
Dean leads the gang down the perilous rabbit hole of evolutionary psychology. Also, Jesse introduces a new segment. Trigger Warning for race science and discussions of rape.
Claudia speaks to Sioban O’Sullivan about Ag-Gag laws with a particular focus on how they are manifesting in Australia. They also touch on some of the tensions that exist between animal welfare and issues of visibility. Date recorded: 30 April 2020 Guest: Dr. Siobhan O’Sullivan is Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. She has interests in animal welfare policy and environmental ethics, and is the author of three books, including: Getting Welfare to Work (2015) and Animals, Equality and Democracy (2011). Siobhan is also well known for her podcast ‘Knowing Animals’ which you can find on the iROAR – an animal focused podcast network she launched. If you would like to find out more about Siobhan and her work, you can see a list of her publications here and you can follow her on Facebook and Twitter (@so_s). Host: Claudia Hirtenfelder is a PhD Candidate in Geography and Planning at Queen’s University and is currently undertaking her own research project that looks at the historical relationships between animals and cities. Contact Claudia via email (email@example.com) or follow her on Twitter (@ClaudiaFTowne). Featured readings: Animals, Equality and Democracy by Siobhan O’Sullivan, The Lives of Continue Reading
Mike and Taylor answer fan questions for the entire episode as we open up our email and comments to all our amazing fans! Hear great streaming suggestions, film industry insights, post COVID-19 talk and a short review of the Netflix series #BlackAF from writer/producer Kenya Barris.
Political leaders need to be able to communicate effectively. What’s the message? Who is the audience? Who writes the speech? On this edition of THE KINGSTONIAN, we’ll get some answers . . . & examples … from a man passionate about political speeches. Our guest, historian, media consultant … and speechwriter, ARTHUR MILNES
In this pilot episode, Today in YGK host Alexandra Fernandes (ArtSci ’21) chats with three Queen’s University students whose study abroad experiences were cut short due to COVID-19. Download and learn more about the experience of studying abroad and making the journey home during a global pandemic.
The gang investigates the life, times, and ethos of Don Cherry
Topic: Everything you wanted to know about MEERL! Overview: MEERL or Master of Earth and Energy Resources Leadership program. What is the significance of this program and how has it impacted industry?
Mike and Taylor are joined by Wendy Huot, owner and manager of The Screening Room, Kingston’s independent movie theatre to give an update on the Screening Room being closed during COVID19 and what the world of theatre going could look like in the future. She gives some Netflix suggestions and recounts stories about the Cats sing-along screenings they did just before shutting down.