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The host of this podcast is affectionately referred to by students and colleagues as Dr. J. In this podcast, Dr. J interviews fascinating experts from various disciplines—politicians, artists, professionals from the field of medicine, law, business and more—as well as language educators and many amazing students from all over the world.

While all of the episodes are narrated in English, the interviews are conducted in English, Spanish, French, and German, as well as occasionally other languages from around the world.

Tune in and enjoy the fun and thought-provoking discussions about culture, identity, and language, and how these affect all areas of work and life.

Language and Culture with Dr. J Language and Culture with Dr. J

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The host of this podcast is affectionately referred to by students and colleagues as Dr. J. In this podcast, Dr. J interviews fascinating experts from various disciplines—politicians, artists, professionals from the field of medicine, law, business and more—as well as language educators and many amazing students from all over the world.

While all of the episodes are narrated in English, the interviews are conducted in English, Spanish, French, and German, as well as occasionally other languages from around the world.

Tune in and enjoy the fun and thought-provoking discussions about culture, identity, and language, and how these affect all areas of work and life.

    La mujer en Argentina

    La mujer en Argentina

    ¿Cómo se comparan las mujeres argentinas con otras mujeres latinoamericanas o con las mujeres europeas o americanas? ¿Cómo ha cambiado la identidad de la mujer argentina desde la generación de nuestras abuelas? ¿Cómo se compara el nivel de educación de las mujeres argentinas con el de los hombres? ¿Cómo se tratan los temas de la sexualidad en Argentina? ¿Qué es lo más importante para la mujer argentina?
    En este episodio, Cecilia Pérez Giménez de Córdoba, Argentina, responde todas mis preguntas y nos enseña mucho sobre las mujeres de su propia familia y sus puntos de vista sobre las mujeres en Argentina en general.
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    • 53 Min.
    Perspectives of a Colombian

    Perspectives of a Colombian

    My guest in this episode reflects back on his childhood in Colombia and compares his upbringing to that of his son who was raised in the US. The episode offers insights into daily life in Colombia and presents some of the hidden marvels of this beautiful country. The episode points to some of the forces that unite Latin Americans around the world, but also touches on some of the animosities that have led to conflict in the past.  
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    • 52 Min.
    La educación en Argentina

    La educación en Argentina

    Este episodio presenta los puntos de vista de dos docentes y directores de escuela en Esquel, Argentina. Hablamos de todos los aspectos de la educación, desde las responsabilidades de las escuelas hacia los estudiantes y la sociedad hasta las diferencias del sistema educativo argentino en comparación con otros países de América Latina. Hablamos también de literatura argentina y de libros modernos y antiguos que todo el mundo debería conocer. El episodio ofrece una primera mirada a la cultura argentina y la vida en la Patagonia.
    Autores de literatura argentina recomendados: Jorge Luis Borges, Julio Cortázar, Abelardo Castillo, Adolf Bioy Casares, Roberto Arlt, Marco Denevi, José Hernández, Rodolfo Walsh, Silvina Ocampo, Samanta Schewlin, Mariana Henriquez, Luisa Valenzuela, Agustina Bazterrica, Alfonsina Storni, Alejandra Pizarnik.
    Poetas de literatura mapuche: Liliana Ancalao, Viviana Ayilef
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    • 1 Std. 2 Min.
    A Venezuelan of Italian Descent Living in Spain

    A Venezuelan of Italian Descent Living in Spain

    This episode kicks off Season 4 of the podcast and brings you the cultural reflections and stories of Carlos Palmitesta, a dear friend who grew up in Caracas, Venezuela in an Italian family, studied and worked in the US and England, and has now settled down in Madrid, Spain. Carlos and I talk about a Venezuela of the past that both he and I know and feel very nostalgic about. We discuss Venezuela’s cultural standing within Latin America. We talk about some of the many cultural treasures Venezuela has to offer. And we reminisce about time spent in the company of a tight group of Latin Americans while we studied at the University of Kansas.
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    • 45 Min.
    Education and the Environment

    Education and the Environment

    This episode gives you an overview of the US education system while also discussing various educational ideologies. The second part of the episode goes more specifically into education as it pertains to the environment and environmental conservation. My guest in this episode is Bridgett Chapin, a dear friend from college who holds a PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and is now a Professor of Environmental Science at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas. 

    • 1 Std. 18 Min.
    Jazz!

    Jazz!

    This episode is basically a lesson in jazz, in dialogue with an amazing musician, Clint Ashlock, the artistic director of the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra. Clint is also a trumpeter and a composer and has been featured as a solo artist all over the world. The episode discusses the origins of jazz, how it compares to swing or the blues, goes into New Orleans Jazz vs. Kansas City Jazz, and delves into some of the socio-cultural aspects of jazz. Clint Ashlock exudes music even when he’s speaking. His verbal imitation of different beats and styles is incredibly informative and entertaining. And, you will find musical treats from the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra both within this podcast episode and on our website cultureum.com.kcjo.org clintashlock.com
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    • 1 Std. 10 Min.

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