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Margaret McGehee, Oxford College of Emory University – LGBTQ+ History

On Oxford College of Emory University Week: LGBTQ history remains understudied in many places. Margaret McGehee, associate professor of English and American studies, explores one southern city that was changed by this history. Margaret T. (“Molly”) McGehee is Associate Professor of English and American Studies at Oxford College of Emory University and currently serves as […]

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Margaret McGehee, Oxford College of Emory University – LGBTQ+ History

Alix Olson, Oxford College of Emory University – The Rise of Resilience

On Oxford College of Emory University Week: Resilience is a good skill to cultivate. Alix Olson, assistant professor of women’s gender and sexuality studies, examines how it can be abused as well. Dr. Olson is thrilled to begin her first year teaching Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Oxford College. Her research interests include contemporary […]

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Alix Olson, Oxford College of Emory University – The Rise of Resilience

Nick Fesette, Oxford College of Emory University – Imprisonment and the Theater

On Oxford College of Emory University Week: Can you find a sense of freedom behind bars? Nick Fesette, assistant professor of theater, details using the arts to help the imprisoned find their humanity. Dr. Fesette is a theatre artist and scholar. He has directed or performed in over 50 productions in professional, academic, and community-based […]

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Nick Fesette, Oxford College of Emory University – Imprisonment and the Theater

Kenneth Carter, Oxford College of Emory University – Thrill-Seeking Behavior

On Oxford College of Emory University Week: What makes someone seek a risky lifestyle? Kenneth Carter, professor of psychology, explores the thinking behind the risk. Dr. Ken Carter is Charles Howard Candler Professor of Psychology at Oxford College of Emory University, where he teaches introductory courses in psychology as well as advanced courses in clinical […]

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Kenneth Carter, Oxford College of Emory University – Thrill-Seeking Behavior

Pablo Palomino, Oxford College of Emory University – Latin American Music

On Oxford College of Emory University Week: Music can give an area a cultural identity. Pablo Palomino, assistant professor of Latin American & Caribbean studies, details one region where it has become a powerful symbol. Pablo Palomino is a cultural historian of modern Latin America. He is Licenciado from the University of Buenos Aires and […]

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Pablo Palomino, Oxford College of Emory University – Latin American Music

Marie Ostby, Connecticut College – The Global Genres of Modern Iran

On Connecticut College Week: Public perception of Iran is not strong in the West. Marie Ostby, assistant professor of English, determines the real story is not always so straightforward. Marie Ostby’s research focuses on the global circulation of modern and contemporary Middle Eastern literatures, with a specialization in Iran and its diaspora. Other research interests […]

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Marie Ostby, Connecticut College – The Global Genres of Modern Iran

Derek Turner, Connecticut College – How Science Connects Us To Places

On Connecticut College Week: To find meaning, look into history. Derek Turner, professor of philosophy, discusses how learning history can change our feelings about a thing or place. Derek Turner regularly teaches Introduction to Philosophy, Logic, Bioethics, Environmental Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Biology, The Science and Ethics of Extinction, and Darwin. He also […]

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Derek Turner, Connecticut College – How Science Connects Us To Places

Michelle Dunlap, Connecticut College – Minority Experiences in Consumer Marketplaces

On Connecticut College Week: Shopping isn’t always a fun activity for everyone. Michelle Dunlap, professor of human development, explores minority marketplace experience. Professor Dunlap graduated from Wayne State University with high distinction and with honors in psychology. She was awarded a McKnight Doctoral Fellowship from the Florida Education Fund. She earned her master of science […]

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Michelle Dunlap, Connecticut College – Minority Experiences in Consumer Marketplaces

David Canton, Connecticut College – The Second Generation of Black Historians

On Connecticut College Week: Who was Lawrence Reddick? David Canton, associate professor of history, discusses this marginalized scholar from the recent past. David Canton believes that African-American urban history illustrates the impact of racism, classism, and sexism in the black community. It also provides insight to the origins of 20th century black urban poverty, civil […]

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David Canton, Connecticut College – The Second Generation of Black Historians

Andrea Lanoux, Connecticut College – A New Vision of Russian Childhood Through Literature

On Connecticut College Week: Even bedtime stories changed after the fall of the Soviet Union. Andrea Lanoux, professor of Slavic studies, examines this change. Andrea Lanoux teaches Russian language at all levels and courses on Russian literature and culture. She has team-taught courses on gender in communist and post-communist societies (with Amy Dooling), on European […]

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Andrea Lanoux, Connecticut College – A New Vision of Russian Childhood Through Literature

Latest Episodes

Margaret McGehee, Oxford College of Emory University – LGBTQ+ History

On Oxford College of Emory University Week: LGBTQ history remains understudied in many places. Margaret McGehee, associate professor of English and American studies, explores one southern city that was changed by this history. Margaret T. (“Molly”) McGehee is Associate Professor of English and American Studies at Oxford College of Emory University and currently serves as […]

-1 s2 d ago
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Margaret McGehee, Oxford College of Emory University – LGBTQ+ History

Alix Olson, Oxford College of Emory University – The Rise of Resilience

On Oxford College of Emory University Week: Resilience is a good skill to cultivate. Alix Olson, assistant professor of women’s gender and sexuality studies, examines how it can be abused as well. Dr. Olson is thrilled to begin her first year teaching Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Oxford College. Her research interests include contemporary […]

-1 s3 d ago
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Alix Olson, Oxford College of Emory University – The Rise of Resilience

Nick Fesette, Oxford College of Emory University – Imprisonment and the Theater

On Oxford College of Emory University Week: Can you find a sense of freedom behind bars? Nick Fesette, assistant professor of theater, details using the arts to help the imprisoned find their humanity. Dr. Fesette is a theatre artist and scholar. He has directed or performed in over 50 productions in professional, academic, and community-based […]

-1 s4 d ago
Comments
Nick Fesette, Oxford College of Emory University – Imprisonment and the Theater

Kenneth Carter, Oxford College of Emory University – Thrill-Seeking Behavior

On Oxford College of Emory University Week: What makes someone seek a risky lifestyle? Kenneth Carter, professor of psychology, explores the thinking behind the risk. Dr. Ken Carter is Charles Howard Candler Professor of Psychology at Oxford College of Emory University, where he teaches introductory courses in psychology as well as advanced courses in clinical […]

-1 s5 d ago
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Kenneth Carter, Oxford College of Emory University – Thrill-Seeking Behavior

Pablo Palomino, Oxford College of Emory University – Latin American Music

On Oxford College of Emory University Week: Music can give an area a cultural identity. Pablo Palomino, assistant professor of Latin American & Caribbean studies, details one region where it has become a powerful symbol. Pablo Palomino is a cultural historian of modern Latin America. He is Licenciado from the University of Buenos Aires and […]

-1 s6 d ago
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Pablo Palomino, Oxford College of Emory University – Latin American Music

Marie Ostby, Connecticut College – The Global Genres of Modern Iran

On Connecticut College Week: Public perception of Iran is not strong in the West. Marie Ostby, assistant professor of English, determines the real story is not always so straightforward. Marie Ostby’s research focuses on the global circulation of modern and contemporary Middle Eastern literatures, with a specialization in Iran and its diaspora. Other research interests […]

2 MIN1 w ago
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Marie Ostby, Connecticut College – The Global Genres of Modern Iran

Derek Turner, Connecticut College – How Science Connects Us To Places

On Connecticut College Week: To find meaning, look into history. Derek Turner, professor of philosophy, discusses how learning history can change our feelings about a thing or place. Derek Turner regularly teaches Introduction to Philosophy, Logic, Bioethics, Environmental Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Biology, The Science and Ethics of Extinction, and Darwin. He also […]

-1 s1 w ago
Comments
Derek Turner, Connecticut College – How Science Connects Us To Places

Michelle Dunlap, Connecticut College – Minority Experiences in Consumer Marketplaces

On Connecticut College Week: Shopping isn’t always a fun activity for everyone. Michelle Dunlap, professor of human development, explores minority marketplace experience. Professor Dunlap graduated from Wayne State University with high distinction and with honors in psychology. She was awarded a McKnight Doctoral Fellowship from the Florida Education Fund. She earned her master of science […]

-1 s1 w ago
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Michelle Dunlap, Connecticut College – Minority Experiences in Consumer Marketplaces

David Canton, Connecticut College – The Second Generation of Black Historians

On Connecticut College Week: Who was Lawrence Reddick? David Canton, associate professor of history, discusses this marginalized scholar from the recent past. David Canton believes that African-American urban history illustrates the impact of racism, classism, and sexism in the black community. It also provides insight to the origins of 20th century black urban poverty, civil […]

-1 s1 w ago
Comments
David Canton, Connecticut College – The Second Generation of Black Historians

Andrea Lanoux, Connecticut College – A New Vision of Russian Childhood Through Literature

On Connecticut College Week: Even bedtime stories changed after the fall of the Soviet Union. Andrea Lanoux, professor of Slavic studies, examines this change. Andrea Lanoux teaches Russian language at all levels and courses on Russian literature and culture. She has team-taught courses on gender in communist and post-communist societies (with Amy Dooling), on European […]

-1 s1 w ago
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Andrea Lanoux, Connecticut College – A New Vision of Russian Childhood Through Literature
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