In this week’s episode of Today in YGK, Alexandra interviews Andrew Zamora of Weigh the Anchor, a pop punk band based in Oakville, Ontario. Additionally, learn more about city re-openings and Queen’s University’s plan for the 2020-2021 year.
Teacher candidates joined us to discuss best practices for having courageous conversations in the classroom. In this episode, these insightful educators offer advice on how to create a brave space for students, navigate discomfort (and why discomfort is good), and how to give students of all ages skills to think critically and express themselves in Continue Reading
What are the challenges of ageing in French in Kingston? Which services are available to francophone seniors? How do seniors from the francophone community engage in a dialogue with the anglophone community and the various allophone communities? Three seniors from the francophone community will share their personal experience and will invite the audience in French Continue Reading
Les mots santé mentale ne sont pas des mots dans le vent. Ils représentent la santé de soi, la santé de l’âme. Dans la deuxième partie de notre balado sur la santé mentale, nous continuons la discussion avec Chantale Blanchette, formatrice pour la Commission de la santé mentale du Canada et Sherry Lachine, propriétaire de Continue Reading
Robyn Carruthers, PhD in English Language & Literature, supervised by Drs Asha Varadharajan & Yael Schlilk
Topic: Foreign Relations: Contemporary Travel Writing and the Unsettling Poetics of Foreign Space Overview: Robyn studies contemporary travel writing and how it shapes our ideas about what it means for a person, place, or thing to be ‘foreign’ in the world today.
Claudia talks to Valéry Giroux about liberty and how it relates to animals and the law. Valéry unpacks some of the debates and tensions that arise when thinking about liberty, the different types of liberty there are and also how she envisions the law could better serve animals’ freedom by acknowledging them as persons with Continue Reading
This week our team reviews some new movies on streaming platforms! Hamilton, from Lin-Manuel Miranda, started streaming on Disney Plus this past weekend, Mike reviews it and talks about how musicals should be filmed. Also, for some more music, Mike and Taylor checked out Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga with Will Ferrell and Canada’s Continue Reading
This is a long episode, friends! Join the party this week to hear Chance and Frankie navigate us through Malibu Ken by Aesop Rock and TOBACCO. We talk satanic panic, Vaporwave, and depression, throwing in a sprinkling(ish) of politics — and by the end we only get through 50% of the album. Listen to the album Continue Reading
We consider corona at home and abroad, with Jesse highlighting the blood-soaked corporate response to the pandemic via the recent escapades of Vince McMahon and the WWE. Our theme song is “Mega Guillotine 2020” by the prophetic and powerful AJJ. Go buy their newest album Good Luck Everybody for instructions on magicks dark and terrible. Continue Reading
This week we run down the four contenders to the Conservative Party of Canada’s throne, as well as the pretenders. It’s a saga of pee, rhetorical racism, and Estonia. Our theme song is “Mega Guillotine 2020” by the prophetic and powerful AJJ. Go buy their newest album Good Luck Everybody for instructions on magicks dark Continue Reading