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best, c. is a new podcast project from Concordia's Ethnography Lab promoting graduate student research.Host/Producer: John BryansCreative Producer: Anne-Marie TurcotteSound Producer: Kris MillettProduction Assistants: Adam van Sertima, Pauline Hoebanx, Juan Pablo Neri, John Deidouss

Latest Episodes

S03E03 - Schmontology

This week, the Best C. podcast team let me (Anne-Marie) produce my own episode. Was this wise? We'll let you be the judge of that! In this episode, we are talking ontology(!) with the Thinking In SpaceTime working group at the Concordia Ethnography Lab and connecting this to an interview Johnny Bee did with PhD candidate and TAG member, Ida Marie Toft, about their work looking at interactive design and gaming. Featuring killer beats by Perv Club, check them out at https://pervclub.bandcamp.com/ The text discussed by Marie-Ève Drouin Gagné is : Medeiros, João Leonardo. Marx and the ontology of social being. available here: https://marxismocritico.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/medeiros_joao-ontology_and_epistemology_in_marx.pdf the text discussed by Fintan Neylan is : da Silva, Denise Ferreira. Toward a black feminist poethics: the quest (ion) of blackness toward the end of the world. the black scholar, 2014, vol. 44, no 2, p. 81-97. additional production on today's episode by: Pauli...

36 MIN2018 DEC 10
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S03E03 - Schmontology

S03E02 - Sam The Red

Following Johnny Bee's wonderful first episode of our "concept album", this episode, produced by Pauline Hoebanx, takes on the question of the value of knowledge. If you want to hear about the struggles of grad students figuring our their research topic, this is the episode for you! Master's student Samantha Ilacqa talks us through her change of thesis topic, and the Thinking In Space Time group discusses axiology. The amazing 80's sounding techno music is brought to you by PervClub. You can find this track and much more at their BandCamp page: https://pervclub.bandcamp.com/ Grab a snack, sit back, and get ready to be transported to the strange land of graduate school. Special thanks to the Concordia Ethnography Lab, the Office of the Dean of Arts and Science at Concordia, the Concordia School of Graduate Studies, and the Concordia Sociology and Anthropology Department. Shout out to The Milieu Institute, and the TAG Research Group Produced, edited, & hosted by Pauline Hoebanx. Addit...

44 MIN2018 NOV 19
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S03E02 - Sam The Red

S03E01 - The Fighter

Friends! Romans! Beautiful People! lend us your ears! it’s SEASON 3 Y’ALL!! and our first foray into long-form storytelling! this season is our “concept album” season, inspired by the Thinking In Space Time group at the Ethnolab. this episode, produced by Johnny Bee, is about combat sports and how race, gender, class, and injury can change your life. master’s student John Deidouss is our fabulous guest and our musical guest is papa Elie Deidouss! we’re so excited to bring you this season and we hope that you love it as much as we do. special thanks to the Concordia Ethnography Lab, the Office of the Dean of Arts and Science at Concordia, the Concordia School of Graduate Studies, and the Concordia Sociology and Anthropology Department shout out to The Milieu Institute, and the TAG Research Group produced, edited, & hosted by John Bryans produced by Pauline Hoebanx, Kris Millett, Anne Marie Turcotte, and John Deidouss music by Elie Deidouss

47 MIN2018 NOV 15
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S03E01 - The Fighter

S02 BONUS CLIP - Complete Interview with Marie-Eve Drouin Gagné

As a special bonus this week we are posting Marie-Eve's interview UNCUT! This interview was super interesting and includes lots of great info about conducting fieldwork. We hope you enjoy! best, Concordia

57 MIN2017 DEC 12
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S02 BONUS CLIP - Complete Interview with Marie-Eve Drouin Gagné

S02E06 - Transforming Land/Reclaiming Space

this week on our SEASON 2 FINALE!!!! host Johnny Bee and co-host Anne-Marie are talking transformation and reclamation. we sat down with University of Mexico Anthropology Masters student, Juan Pablo Neri, to talk about his research investigating quinoa production in Bolivia. next we caught up with Cabot Square Photovoice Collective member and PhD student, Marie-Eve Drouin Gagné, to hear about how the Collective's fieldwork went over the summer in Cabot Square in Montreal and how the research transformed. our musical guests this week are Montreal Indie sensations and "rétrofuturiste" vanguards, Couteau Papillon! check them out at https://couteaupapillon.bandcamp.com/ this week's episode was produced by Adam Van Sertima, Pauline Hoebanx, Juan Pablo Neri, Anne-Marie Turcotte, Kris Millett, and John Bryans. special thanks to the Concordia Ethnography Lab, the Milieu Institute, and the Speculative Live Research Cluster. thank you to all of you listeners who have joined us this season. ...

76 MIN2017 DEC 12
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S02E06 - Transforming Land/Reclaiming Space

S02E05 - Secrecy and Revelation

In this week's episode, our host Johnny Bee sits down with a visiting scholar from the University of California Santa Cruz, Anthropology PhD candidate Alix Johnson, to discuss data centres and surveillance in Iceland. Then, John catches up with returning guest Lucian Ivanov who is now an MA graduate(Sociology) and talks about secret files of the Romanian secret police under the former communist regime. This episode features music by emerging synth artist Shannon Floyd. Host/Producer: Johnny Bee Sound/Content Producers: Kris Millett, Juan Pablo Neri, Pauline Hoebanx, Adam van Sertima Creative Producer: Anne-Marie Turcotte Production Assistant: Alejandra Melian-Morse

64 MIN2017 DEC 4
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S02E05 - Secrecy and Revelation

S02E04 - Schwartz or Main

This week, our host Johnny Bee meets up with Phd student Guillaume T. Boily to find out more about priest and french marxist leninists and the reasons that led them to go work in factories during the 1970s. Then, John sits down with this week's musical guest, @Kurt-Chaboyer to discuss his latest projects. Finally, John catches up with returning guest PhD candidate Kris Murray to learn all about the two beautiful murals of Leonard Cohen that were painted this summer in Montreal. This episode features music by @Kurt-Chaboyer. To learn more about this artist visit: https://kurtchaboyer.bandcamp.com/ https://itunes.apple.com/ca/artist/kurt-chaboyer/id1221064250 You can also follow him on: https://www.facebook.com/KurtChaboyerMusic/ Host/Producer: Johnny Bee Sound/Content Producers: Kris Millett, Juan Pablo Neri, Pauline Hoebanx, Adam van Sertima Creative Producer: Anne-Marie Turcotte Production Assistant: Alejandra Melian-Morse

71 MIN2017 NOV 27
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S02E04 - Schwartz or Main

S02E03 – The Rest of the Story

This week, our host Johnny Bee interviews three new students from Concordia's Department of Sociology & Anthropology. First, Johnny sits down with Jamilah Dei-Sharpe and Pauline Hoebanx to chat about what led them both to pursue their MA studies in Sociology. Jamilah shares with us how a professor influenced her life course and her multiple past research experiences concerning minority youth, postpartum depression groups, racial identification and minority status in different multicultural settings. In addition, Jamilah discusses her current research interest on dating & Hip-hop music. Then, exchange student Pauline Hoebanx shares with us her singular academic trajectory (from Architecture in Belgium to Sociology in Montreal) and her research interest in video dating advice. Finally, John meets with PhD student (Social & Cultural Analysis) Shoshana Paget to discuss her research on marriage equality laws. This episode features music by Montreal Punk group Pale Lips. For information o...

60 MIN2017 NOV 20
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S02E03 – The Rest of the Story

S02E02 - Adjusting and Tinkering

This week, our host Johnny Bee reports live from the Design In The Making workshop and sits down with the two organiser, Florian Tichy and Verena Eireiner who are visiting scholars from the Technical University of Munich, to discuss prototypes, design and ethnography. John then meets with Desiree Foerster from the University of Potsdam (Germany) and discusses processes of embodiment and design. Our host also sits down with returning musical guest, Willem Burnaby, to talk about his work and his new recording studio (Urban Jungle Studio). Finally, John interviews Concordia Indi PhD student Ida Toft (Denmark) about her studies in the field of interaction design. This episode features music by Concordia music student Willem Burnaby. If you are interested in Willem's work, please visit his SoundCloud page @Willtunes778. For more information on the Urban Jungle Studio (Recording, Producing, Sound Engineering), text Willem @(514) 668 - 8933 or email him @Will.urbanjungle@Gmail.com Host/Pro...

63 MIN2017 NOV 14
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S02E02 - Adjusting and Tinkering

S02E01 - Layer Upon Layer

Recorded live from Concordia's Ethnography Lab, we are back with a second season of Best C Podcast. In this first episode of the season, our host Johnny Bee discusses literature and elephant rescue with best C new producer and Concordian Alejandra Melian-Morse who is pursuing her MA in Anthropology. Johnny Bee also exchanges with this week's musical guest Shaggal Starkiller about his indie musical duo Perv Club and catches up with two members of the EthnoLab trucking group. This episode features music by Bolivian Indie duo PervClub. To listen to more of Perv Club's tracks, visit their Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/perv-club, Bandcamp: https://pervclub.bandcamp.com/, youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSy7G10qs0jZtlnDrhXKlCQ, Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pervclub Host/Producer: Johnny Bee Sound/Content Producer: Kris Millett Creative Producer: Anne-Marie Turcotte Production Assistant: Adam van Sertima, Pauline Hoebanx, Juan Pablo Neri, Alejandra Melian-...

64 MIN2017 NOV 6
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S02E01 - Layer Upon Layer

Latest Episodes

S03E03 - Schmontology

This week, the Best C. podcast team let me (Anne-Marie) produce my own episode. Was this wise? We'll let you be the judge of that! In this episode, we are talking ontology(!) with the Thinking In SpaceTime working group at the Concordia Ethnography Lab and connecting this to an interview Johnny Bee did with PhD candidate and TAG member, Ida Marie Toft, about their work looking at interactive design and gaming. Featuring killer beats by Perv Club, check them out at https://pervclub.bandcamp.com/ The text discussed by Marie-Ève Drouin Gagné is : Medeiros, João Leonardo. Marx and the ontology of social being. available here: https://marxismocritico.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/medeiros_joao-ontology_and_epistemology_in_marx.pdf the text discussed by Fintan Neylan is : da Silva, Denise Ferreira. Toward a black feminist poethics: the quest (ion) of blackness toward the end of the world. the black scholar, 2014, vol. 44, no 2, p. 81-97. additional production on today's episode by: Pauli...

36 MIN2018 DEC 10
Comments
S03E03 - Schmontology

S03E02 - Sam The Red

Following Johnny Bee's wonderful first episode of our "concept album", this episode, produced by Pauline Hoebanx, takes on the question of the value of knowledge. If you want to hear about the struggles of grad students figuring our their research topic, this is the episode for you! Master's student Samantha Ilacqa talks us through her change of thesis topic, and the Thinking In Space Time group discusses axiology. The amazing 80's sounding techno music is brought to you by PervClub. You can find this track and much more at their BandCamp page: https://pervclub.bandcamp.com/ Grab a snack, sit back, and get ready to be transported to the strange land of graduate school. Special thanks to the Concordia Ethnography Lab, the Office of the Dean of Arts and Science at Concordia, the Concordia School of Graduate Studies, and the Concordia Sociology and Anthropology Department. Shout out to The Milieu Institute, and the TAG Research Group Produced, edited, & hosted by Pauline Hoebanx. Addit...

44 MIN2018 NOV 19
Comments
S03E02 - Sam The Red

S03E01 - The Fighter

Friends! Romans! Beautiful People! lend us your ears! it’s SEASON 3 Y’ALL!! and our first foray into long-form storytelling! this season is our “concept album” season, inspired by the Thinking In Space Time group at the Ethnolab. this episode, produced by Johnny Bee, is about combat sports and how race, gender, class, and injury can change your life. master’s student John Deidouss is our fabulous guest and our musical guest is papa Elie Deidouss! we’re so excited to bring you this season and we hope that you love it as much as we do. special thanks to the Concordia Ethnography Lab, the Office of the Dean of Arts and Science at Concordia, the Concordia School of Graduate Studies, and the Concordia Sociology and Anthropology Department shout out to The Milieu Institute, and the TAG Research Group produced, edited, & hosted by John Bryans produced by Pauline Hoebanx, Kris Millett, Anne Marie Turcotte, and John Deidouss music by Elie Deidouss

47 MIN2018 NOV 15
Comments
S03E01 - The Fighter

S02 BONUS CLIP - Complete Interview with Marie-Eve Drouin Gagné

As a special bonus this week we are posting Marie-Eve's interview UNCUT! This interview was super interesting and includes lots of great info about conducting fieldwork. We hope you enjoy! best, Concordia

57 MIN2017 DEC 12
Comments
S02 BONUS CLIP - Complete Interview with Marie-Eve Drouin Gagné

S02E06 - Transforming Land/Reclaiming Space

this week on our SEASON 2 FINALE!!!! host Johnny Bee and co-host Anne-Marie are talking transformation and reclamation. we sat down with University of Mexico Anthropology Masters student, Juan Pablo Neri, to talk about his research investigating quinoa production in Bolivia. next we caught up with Cabot Square Photovoice Collective member and PhD student, Marie-Eve Drouin Gagné, to hear about how the Collective's fieldwork went over the summer in Cabot Square in Montreal and how the research transformed. our musical guests this week are Montreal Indie sensations and "rétrofuturiste" vanguards, Couteau Papillon! check them out at https://couteaupapillon.bandcamp.com/ this week's episode was produced by Adam Van Sertima, Pauline Hoebanx, Juan Pablo Neri, Anne-Marie Turcotte, Kris Millett, and John Bryans. special thanks to the Concordia Ethnography Lab, the Milieu Institute, and the Speculative Live Research Cluster. thank you to all of you listeners who have joined us this season. ...

76 MIN2017 DEC 12
Comments
S02E06 - Transforming Land/Reclaiming Space

S02E05 - Secrecy and Revelation

In this week's episode, our host Johnny Bee sits down with a visiting scholar from the University of California Santa Cruz, Anthropology PhD candidate Alix Johnson, to discuss data centres and surveillance in Iceland. Then, John catches up with returning guest Lucian Ivanov who is now an MA graduate(Sociology) and talks about secret files of the Romanian secret police under the former communist regime. This episode features music by emerging synth artist Shannon Floyd. Host/Producer: Johnny Bee Sound/Content Producers: Kris Millett, Juan Pablo Neri, Pauline Hoebanx, Adam van Sertima Creative Producer: Anne-Marie Turcotte Production Assistant: Alejandra Melian-Morse

64 MIN2017 DEC 4
Comments
S02E05 - Secrecy and Revelation

S02E04 - Schwartz or Main

This week, our host Johnny Bee meets up with Phd student Guillaume T. Boily to find out more about priest and french marxist leninists and the reasons that led them to go work in factories during the 1970s. Then, John sits down with this week's musical guest, @Kurt-Chaboyer to discuss his latest projects. Finally, John catches up with returning guest PhD candidate Kris Murray to learn all about the two beautiful murals of Leonard Cohen that were painted this summer in Montreal. This episode features music by @Kurt-Chaboyer. To learn more about this artist visit: https://kurtchaboyer.bandcamp.com/ https://itunes.apple.com/ca/artist/kurt-chaboyer/id1221064250 You can also follow him on: https://www.facebook.com/KurtChaboyerMusic/ Host/Producer: Johnny Bee Sound/Content Producers: Kris Millett, Juan Pablo Neri, Pauline Hoebanx, Adam van Sertima Creative Producer: Anne-Marie Turcotte Production Assistant: Alejandra Melian-Morse

71 MIN2017 NOV 27
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S02E04 - Schwartz or Main

S02E03 – The Rest of the Story

This week, our host Johnny Bee interviews three new students from Concordia's Department of Sociology & Anthropology. First, Johnny sits down with Jamilah Dei-Sharpe and Pauline Hoebanx to chat about what led them both to pursue their MA studies in Sociology. Jamilah shares with us how a professor influenced her life course and her multiple past research experiences concerning minority youth, postpartum depression groups, racial identification and minority status in different multicultural settings. In addition, Jamilah discusses her current research interest on dating & Hip-hop music. Then, exchange student Pauline Hoebanx shares with us her singular academic trajectory (from Architecture in Belgium to Sociology in Montreal) and her research interest in video dating advice. Finally, John meets with PhD student (Social & Cultural Analysis) Shoshana Paget to discuss her research on marriage equality laws. This episode features music by Montreal Punk group Pale Lips. For information o...

60 MIN2017 NOV 20
Comments
S02E03 – The Rest of the Story

S02E02 - Adjusting and Tinkering

This week, our host Johnny Bee reports live from the Design In The Making workshop and sits down with the two organiser, Florian Tichy and Verena Eireiner who are visiting scholars from the Technical University of Munich, to discuss prototypes, design and ethnography. John then meets with Desiree Foerster from the University of Potsdam (Germany) and discusses processes of embodiment and design. Our host also sits down with returning musical guest, Willem Burnaby, to talk about his work and his new recording studio (Urban Jungle Studio). Finally, John interviews Concordia Indi PhD student Ida Toft (Denmark) about her studies in the field of interaction design. This episode features music by Concordia music student Willem Burnaby. If you are interested in Willem's work, please visit his SoundCloud page @Willtunes778. For more information on the Urban Jungle Studio (Recording, Producing, Sound Engineering), text Willem @(514) 668 - 8933 or email him @Will.urbanjungle@Gmail.com Host/Pro...

63 MIN2017 NOV 14
Comments
S02E02 - Adjusting and Tinkering

S02E01 - Layer Upon Layer

Recorded live from Concordia's Ethnography Lab, we are back with a second season of Best C Podcast. In this first episode of the season, our host Johnny Bee discusses literature and elephant rescue with best C new producer and Concordian Alejandra Melian-Morse who is pursuing her MA in Anthropology. Johnny Bee also exchanges with this week's musical guest Shaggal Starkiller about his indie musical duo Perv Club and catches up with two members of the EthnoLab trucking group. This episode features music by Bolivian Indie duo PervClub. To listen to more of Perv Club's tracks, visit their Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/perv-club, Bandcamp: https://pervclub.bandcamp.com/, youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSy7G10qs0jZtlnDrhXKlCQ, Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pervclub Host/Producer: Johnny Bee Sound/Content Producer: Kris Millett Creative Producer: Anne-Marie Turcotte Production Assistant: Adam van Sertima, Pauline Hoebanx, Juan Pablo Neri, Alejandra Melian-...

64 MIN2017 NOV 6
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S02E01 - Layer Upon Layer
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