This podcast features the Director of ClassicalU.com, Jesse Hake, interviewing ClassicalU presenters and Live Learning Event hosts as well as occasional episodes featuring material directly from one of our ClassicalU presenters or guests.
Episode 07: Karen Moore and the Tournament of Laurels
In this episode, Jesse chats with Karen Moore about her work with the new Tournament of Laurels event for Latin students. Karen has a couple of new courses coming soon on ClassicalU.com, and don’t miss her existing course on Essential Latin. (Please note that this episode will be followed by another with Karen Moore focused on her own teaching experience and her new teacher training courses and that we recorded these in the reverse order so that our references to them in the recordings are backwards.)
Episode 06: Interview with Nate Antiel
In this episode, ClassicalU Director Jesse Hake speaks with Nate Antiel who is an editor with Classical Academic Press, currently working primarily on our new Humanitas line. He also supports the team of the classcial education journal Principia. Nate also has teaching experience in the Trinity Schools and holds three masters degrees related to literature, theology, and teaching. Mr. Hake and Mr. Antiel chat together in this episode about all of these things.
Episode 05: Interview with Bill Carey
In this episode ClassicalU Director Jesse Hake speaks with Bill Carey about computer programming and mathematics. A course named "Socratic Mathematics," led by William Carey, was recently just published to ClassicalU and several additional recorded conversations between Bill and Dr. Christopher Perrin are available to watch.
Episode 04: Interview with Junius Johnson
ClassicalU Director Jesse Hake speaks with Junius Johnson about imagination and fairy stories. Watch for two forthcoming courses on ClassicalU.com with Dr. Johnson about teaching fairy stories (also to release as a book!) and the theology of beauty and the imagination. ClassicalU will also have lectures from Dr. Johnson posting soon on how to teach Beowulf, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, “The Ethics of Elfland” by Chesterton, Hamlet, Macbeth, The Cosmic Trilogy by C. S. Lewis, and Cur Deus Homo by Anselm.
Episode 03: Interview with Junius Johnson
ClassicalU Director Jesse Hake speaks with Junius Johnson about the challenges that students and teachers are facing in the modern world and how the classical tradition approach can alleviate some of these problems. Watch for two forthcoming courses on ClassicalU with Dr. Johnson about teaching fairy stories (also to release as a digital book) and the theology of beauty and the imagination. We will also have lectures from Dr. Johnson on how to teach Beowulf, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, “The Ethics of Elfland” by Chesterton, Hamlet, Macbeth, The Cosmic Trilogy by C. S. Lewis, and Cur Deus Homo by Anselm.
Episode 02: Interview with Christine Perrin
ClassicalU Director Jesse Hake speaks with Christine Perrin about her most recent lecture and her research interests, which include participatory reading and other practices in the literature classroom as well as educating the poetic imagination and the nature and recovery of a musical education. Professor Perrin is currently recording a lecture for a forthcoming course with ClassicalU.com called "Women in the Tradition" and has an existing course called "The Art of Poetry".