5 episodes

A podcast that explores the intersection of faith, ancient African civilizations, classics and Black history

Kush Classics Anika T Prather

    • History

A podcast that explores the intersection of faith, ancient African civilizations, classics and Black history

    Building Bridges: Messiah U and Howard U Students in Discussion

    Building Bridges: Messiah U and Howard U Students in Discussion

    Dr. James LaGrand brought his Messiah University students to Howard to have a time of discussion. We shared bits from the Canon and bits from the Black Intellectual Tradition and interwove our experiences in the discussions. It was a wonderful time of showing how the canon, as a common ground can bring us together. 

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Lecture at Baylor University: Narrative of Hope

    Lecture at Baylor University: Narrative of Hope

    This lecture was given at Baylor University and brings together most of my current research in seeking to understand not just the history of American education philosophy, but also that of Black education.  Maybe in understanding this philosophy we can gain insight into how to address some of our current concerns in k12 education. 

    • 41 min
    Howard U Students and Dr. Anika Prather Discussing RESCUING SOCRATES by Roosevelt Montas

    Howard U Students and Dr. Anika Prather Discussing RESCUING SOCRATES by Roosevelt Montas

    My Humanities students and I discuss Roosevelt Montas' book latest book RESCUING SOCRATES and his interview with Amna Khalid.  It is my hope that the insight shared by these students will inspire others to take a second look at classics and the canon. 

    • 42 min
    The History of Classics at Howard

    The History of Classics at Howard

    Here I share the story of classics in Black history and the role Howard has played in that story.

    • 33 min
    Introducing Me and My Introduction to Classics

    Introducing Me and My Introduction to Classics

    Here I share the story of how discovering the Black classical tradition brought this Black woman to love classics.

    • 28 min

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