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The Media and Social Change Lab (MASCLab) is a hub for multimodal and digital scholarship that explores the relationship between media and social change. Our podcast tells stories of real-world learning at lab member research sites and beyond.

Media and Social Change Podcast MASCLab

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    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

The Media and Social Change Lab (MASCLab) is a hub for multimodal and digital scholarship that explores the relationship between media and social change. Our podcast tells stories of real-world learning at lab member research sites and beyond.

    Season 5, Episode 6: New York, New York - A Brief History of the Broadway Musical

    Season 5, Episode 6: New York, New York - A Brief History of the Broadway Musical

    New York, New York - A Brief History of the Broadway Musical: New York’s Broadway theater district has a world-renowned reputation as the center of the American theater world, particularly musical theater. Kate Elizabeth Orgera discusses how New York City created and shaped musical theater, and how Broadway has influenced New York City in turn.

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    Check out www.masclab.org/podcast-working-group for the episode transcript and to learn more!

    Episode produced and edited by: Kate Elizabeth Orgera

    Music: Grandma's Impala by Sarah, The Instrumentalist

    The views expressed in this episode are solely those of the speaker to whom they are attributed. They do not necessarily reflect the views of the faculty, administration, staff or Trustees either of Teachers College or of Columbia University.

    • 18 min
    Season 5, Episode 5: NYC Mom Chat

    Season 5, Episode 5: NYC Mom Chat

    NYC Mom Chat: What is it like to be a mom in New York City? Three graduate students discuss various aspects of being moms to young children in NYC.

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    Check out www.masclab.org/podcast-working-group for the episode transcript and to learn more!

    Episode produced and edited by: Jacqueline Cofield

    Music: Grandma's Impala by Sarah, The Instrumentalist

    The views expressed in this episode are solely those of the speaker to whom they are attributed. They do not necessarily reflect the views of the faculty, administration, staff or Trustees either of Teachers College or of Columbia University.

    • 36 min
    Season 5, Episode 4: Big Apple Educators

    Season 5, Episode 4: Big Apple Educators

    Big Apple Educators: What's unique about being a teacher in New York City? This episode investigates this question through the stories of three New York City educators with backgrounds in environmental justice education, art education, deaf education, international education, and adult education.

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    Check out www.masclab.org/podcast-working-group for the episode transcript and to learn more!

    Episode produced and edited by: Joy Yang

    Music: Grandma's Impala by Sarah, The Instrumentalist

    The views expressed in this episode are solely those of the speaker to whom they are attributed. They do not necessarily reflect the views of the faculty, administration, staff or Trustees either of Teachers College or of Columbia University.

    • 47 min
    Season 5, Episode 3: The Rat Takeover

    Season 5, Episode 3: The Rat Takeover

    The Rat Takeover: When was the last time you saw Rats? Do you like them or are you like most of us? Terrified of them? And where were they? In the subway, in the rubbish on the streets or did you see them scurry across the road? This episode chronicles the ecosystem and history of New York City's rat population. Though they cause a lot of damage to the city, are they underrated creatures?

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    Check out www.masclab.org/podcast-working-group for the episode transcript and to learn more!

    Episode produced and edited by: Avukile Zoya

    Music: Grandma's Impala by Sarah, The Instrumentalist

    The views expressed in this episode are solely those of the speaker to whom they are attributed. They do not necessarily reflect the views of the faculty, administration, staff or Trustees either of Teachers College or of Columbia University.

    • 12 min
    Season 5, Episode 2: NYC Open Streets And Public Space

    Season 5, Episode 2: NYC Open Streets And Public Space

    NYC Open Streets And Public Space: Streets are often seen as a place of transit, exclusively for the person on the move, but streets also have a history as spaces for community, as public spaces where people come together rather than just pass by one another. This podcast episode shares a brief history of the New York City Open Streets program and how it has shaped public space in New York City since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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    Check out www.masclab.org/podcast-working-group for the episode transcript and to learn more!

    Episode produced and edited by: Michael Cerda

    Music: Grandma's Impala by Sarah, The Instrumentalist

    The views expressed in this episode are solely those of the speaker to whom they are attributed. They do not necessarily reflect the views of the faculty, administration, staff or Trustees either of Teachers College or of Columbia University.

    • 8 min
    Season 5, Episode 1: Unique New York

    Season 5, Episode 1: Unique New York

    Unique New York: This season, the MASC Lab’s Podcasts series focuses on themes connected to place, in this case New York City, and the many interconnected realities of life in the big apple. Our process is inquiry based and we chose this season’s focus by starting with the question: What is unique or strange about NYC? Our collaborative podcast series this semester grew out of that question, in one way or another.

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    Check out https://www.masclab.org/podcast-working-group for the episode transcript and to learn more!

    Season produced and edited by: Jacqueline Cofield, Avukile Zoya, Joy Yang, Michael Cerda, Kate Elizabeth Orgera, and Shoshana Gottesman

    Episode produced and edited by: Jacqueline Cofield, Michael Cerda, Kate Elizabeth Orgera, and Shoshana Gottesman

    Music: Grandma's Impala by Sarah, The Instrumentalist

    The views expressed in this episode are solely those of the speaker to whom they are attributed. They do not necessarily reflect the views of the faculty, administration, staff or Trustees either of Teachers College or of Columbia University.

    • 4 min

Customer Reviews

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16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Sawaros3 ,

Social Change Champion!

The stories are interesting and original! Love listening about impactful research and real-world challenges their guests are working on!

nycelsa ,

Great podcast!

Happy to have this out in the world. Real stories, real voices.

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Enjoyed all episodes!

The episodes are short but super interesting! I like learning about new research and so far all the topics have been really engaging.

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