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Conversations at The Cohen Center is a podcast featuring graduate students and faculty in conversation at James Madison University.

James Madison University: Conversations at the Cohen Center cohencenter@jmu.edu (James Madison University)

    • Society & Culture

Conversations at The Cohen Center is a podcast featuring graduate students and faculty in conversation at James Madison University.

    Episode Eighteen: Interview with Dr. Brooks Hefner and Dr. Edward Timke

    Episode Eighteen: Interview with Dr. Brooks Hefner and Dr. Edward Timke

    In this fascinating episode, Megan sits down with Dr. Brooks Hefner and Dr. Edward Timke, co-directors of the Circulating Magazines Project to discuss their recent project, digital humanities scholarship, and the experience of collaborating across different time-zones.

    • 29 min
    Episode Seventeen: Sovereignty, Erasure, and Indigenous Rhetorical Theory - A Round Table Discussion

    Episode Seventeen: Sovereignty, Erasure, and Indigenous Rhetorical Theory - A Round Table Discussion

    In our second podcast take-over, join communication and advocacy graduate students, Jas, Izzy Lowery, and Telena Turner, as they dive into a discussion of representation, power, and spatiality within indigenous rhetoric.

    • 30 min
    Episode Sixteen: Race Relations in the Road to the 2020 Election - Roundtable Discussion

    Episode Sixteen: Race Relations in the Road to the 2020 Election - Roundtable Discussion

    In our first podcast take-over, Leah Trip, Kris Samuel, and William Rinaldo, graduate students in the JMU School of Communications, discuss the works of several Black authors and how they relate to the 2020 election.

    • 35 min
    Episode Fifteen: Interview with Dr. Peaches Hash

    Episode Fifteen: Interview with Dr. Peaches Hash

    In the first episode of our semester, Megan sits down with Dr. Peaches Hash, Composition Lecturer at ASU, to talk about her recent experience defending her dissertation during a pandemic, her Fulbright scholarship in Indonesia, and her work using expressive art to teach composition.

    • 29 min
    Episode Fourteen: Interview with Jarritt Sheel

    Episode Fourteen: Interview with Jarritt Sheel

    In the final episode of the semester, Marina and Becca sit down with Jarritt Sheel, a fifth year doctoral candidate, assistant professor, and hip hop music educator, to talk about his pedagogy and music and the power of hip hop.

    • 34 min
    Episode Thirteen: Interview with Dr. Sofia Samatar

    Episode Thirteen: Interview with Dr. Sofia Samatar

    In this fantastical episode, Marina and Becca talk with Dr. Sofia Samatar, prolific author and JMU English professor, about her graduate courses, writing process, and favorite monsters.

    • 28 min

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