Podcast by University of Utah College of Humanities
In recognition of Earth Day, Carlos Gray Santana, associate professor of philosophy, discusses the proposed next geologic time unit, the “Anthropocene” which means “human new epoch.” Recently, professor Santana has been researching and teaching the two-way interaction between how science classifies the world and how we as a species see ourselves in relation to non-human nature.
Wolves, Grizzlies, And Greenhorns
In recognition of Earth Day on April 22, Maximilian Werner, associate professor/lecturer of writing and rhetoric studies, discusses his most recent book, “Wolves, Grizzlies and Greenhorns: Death and Coexistence in the American West.” His book documents his experience following a wolf pack in Centennial Valley, MT for two-and-half years and reflects on what he discovered and the people he encountered along the way.
Women's History Month Faculty Feature With Kim Kaphingst
In honor Women’s History Month, Humanities Radio is featuring women professors who are doing incredible work. Kim Kaphingst, professor of communication, is a health communication researcher and the director of Cancer Communication Research at the Huntsman Cancer Institute (https://uofuhealth.utah.edu/huntsman/labs/kaphingst/). She is currently conducting a study comparing two models of delivering cancer genetic services to primary care patients.
Women’s History Month Faculty Feature With Sara Yeo
In honor Women’s History Month, Humanities Radio is featuring women professors who are doing incredible work. First up is Sara Yeo, associate professor of communication, who specializes in science communication, specifically how emotions and humor affect attitudes towards science and technology. She recently started her own podcast, Planet SciComm https://rss.com/podcasts/planetscicomm/ to explore science communication with others in the field.
Black Representation in Comic Books
In honor of Black History Month, Andrew Shephard, assistant professor of English, explores the representation of Black superheroes in graphic novels.
Uses And Misuses Of Black History
In honor Black History Month, Brandon Render, assistant professor of history, discusses the uses, misuses and omissions of Black history and how they impact understanding of the Black experience.