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

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

    S03E03 - Schmontology

    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: Pauline Hoebanx, Kris Millett, and John Bryans

    special thanks to the Concordia School of Graduate Studies, The Office of the Dean of Arts and Science, The Milieu Institute, The Concordia Ethnography Lab, and The TAG Research Group

    • 36 min
    S03E02 - Sam The Red

    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.
    Additional production by John Bryans, Anne Marie Turcotte, and Kris Millett.

    • 44 min
    S03E01 - The Fighter

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

    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 min
    S02E06 - Transforming Land/Reclaiming Space

    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. stay tuned for bonus content coming soon!

    best,
    Concordia

    • 1 hr 16 min
    S02E05 - Secrecy and Revelation

    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

    • 1 hr 4 min

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