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Digital Dust is a history podcast about the stuff you learned in school with a perspective you might not have considered. Join four grad students as they answer questions like: could history be fun?!

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Digital Dust is a history podcast about the stuff you learned in school with a perspective you might not have considered. Join four grad students as they answer questions like: could history be fun?!

    Episode 13: Guess Who‘s Back?!

    Episode 13: Guess Who‘s Back?!

    Season 2 is finally here! After a summer hiatus, Robin, Lis, Katie and Patrick catch up and share favourite moments from their internships. Plus, a sneak peak on what's to come this season!


    Mentioned this Episode


    The Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre 


    Know History


    Banting House National Historic Site


    Connect with Us!


    On Instagram @thedigitaldustpodcast + check out our website! 


    Join our bookclub, the Dust Jacket!


    Have any suggestions for season 2? Email us: thedigitaldustpodcast@gmail.com


     

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    Episode 12: Season 1 Finale Q&A Show!

    Episode 12: Season 1 Finale Q&A Show!

    That's a wrap on season 1! What better way to celebrate than to answer questions from you, our amazing listeners! In the season finale, Katie, Patrick, Lis and Robin share their favourite historical hotties, advice to their younger selves, along with tips and tricks for studying history and book suggestions! Plus hear some exclusive sneak peaks into what season 2 may hold! Don't worry, new episodes of Digital Dust are coming in September, 2021. 


    Connect with Us!


    On Instagram @thedigitaldustpodcast + check out our website! 


    Join our bookclub, the Dust Jacket!


    Have any suggestions for season 2? Email us: thedigitaldustpodcast@gmail.com


     

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    Episode 11: The History of Juneteenth

    Episode 11: The History of Juneteenth

    On this very special episode we are joined by PhD candidate Deidre McCorkindale to learn about the history of Juneteenth, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the future of race and civil rights in North America. 


    Mentioned in this episode:


    Emancipation Day: Celebrating Freedom in Canada, Natasha Henry 


    Juneteenth, Ralph Ellison 


    For more information on Deidre's community and the history of African-Canadian celebrations, check out the Chatham-Kent Black Historical Society online!


    Looking to learn more about African-American history? Check out the National Museum of African American History and Culture at the Smithsonian and their great library of online resources and articles!


    Connect with Us!


    On Instagram @thedigitaldustpodcast + check out our website! 

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    Episode 10: Museums - Past, Present, and Future

    Episode 10: Museums - Past, Present, and Future

    To celebrate International Museums Week this episode Katie, Robin, Lis, and Patrick explore all things museums! From museum history, to favourite exhibits, and how colonialism has shaped museums for better and for worse; this episode will help you get more out of your next museum visit. 


    Follow us on Instagram @thedigitaldustpodcast + check out our website! 


    Check out these TedTalks mentioned this week: 


    Nina Simon: Opening up the Museum


    Hannah Mason-Macklin: Museum in Progress - Decolonizing Museums


    And check out the amazing online resources at Ottawa's Bytown Museum!

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    Episode 9: Hold Hands and Scream Together - Understanding the AIDS Epidemic with Kestra

    Episode 9: Hold Hands and Scream Together - Understanding the AIDS Epidemic with Kestra

    This week, we welcome back our Kestra Greer with a special Pride episode about the AIDS epidemic, queer allyship, and what AIDS can teach us about the COVID-19 pandemic. 


    Looking for more information about the AIDS crisis? Head over to our blog to find a special reading list for this episode!


    Follow Kestra on Twitter @GreerKestra 


    Follow us on Instagram @thedigitaldustpodcast + check out our website! 


    (this episode features discussions of sex and sexuality, homophobia, and terminal illness; listener discretion is advised).

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    Episode 8: Queer History Crash Course with Kestra

    Episode 8: Queer History Crash Course with Kestra

    This week, we welcome our very first guest-expert, Kestra Greer! Follow along as Kestra takes us through a brief history of gender and sexuality, from Ancient Greece to Oscar Wilde! 


    Follow Kestra on Twitter @GreerKestra 


    Follow us on Instagram @thedigitaldustpodcast + check out our website! 


    (this episode features discussions of sex and sexuality, homophobia, and racism, listener discretion is advised).

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