Nothing Never Happens is a journey into cutting-edge pedagogical theory and praxis, where co-hosts Tina Pippin and Lucia Hulsether connect with leading voices in radical teaching and learning. We engage a range of approaches — including but not limited to radical democratic, abolitionist, decolonial feminist/womanist, queer, anarchist, and popular grassroots models.
No Tokens: Students Decolonizing the Curriculum
Our June 2021 episode features two accomplished leaders in the movement to decolonize higher education. Graduates Leah Trotman and Catherine Morkel share their work to establish a more anti-racist, decolonial liberal arts curriculum at Agnes Scott College,. We analyze institutional responses to student leaders who demand that institutions make good on their surface commitments to … Continue reading "No Tokens: Students Decolonizing the Curriculum"
Ordinary Violence: Higher Ed’s Racial Capitalism
Our April 2021 guest is Jodi Melamed, Associate Professor of English and Africana Studies at Marquette University. We spill tea on gestures of liberation that are not liberative, institutional multiculturalisms, and practices of anti-racist pedagogy. About our guest: Jodi Melamed is Associate Professor of English and Africana Studies at Marquette University. Her first book Represent … Continue reading "Ordinary Violence: Higher Ed’s Racial Capitalism"
Product to Process: The Anti-Racist Writing Workshop
This month we welcome Prof. Felicia Rose Chavez, award-winning educator and author of The Anti-Racist Writing Workshop: How to Decolonize the Creative Classroom. We dig into the history of writing programs, a vision of decolonized writing classrooms, intersections of activism and teaching, specific pedagogical strategies, and more. About Our Guest Felicia Rose Chavez has an … Continue reading "Product to Process: The Anti-Racist Writing Workshop"
Acting Out: Embodied Pedagogy, Online and Off
Our February 2021 episode features Theresa Ronquillio and Tikka Sears, who joined us for a conversation about using Theater of the Oppressed across pedagogical medium. They offer insights on fostering embodied practice, social change, and community building in virtual spaces. Through these theater pedagogies, Tikka and Theresa welcome participants to bring their whole selves into … Continue reading "Acting Out: Embodied Pedagogy, Online and Off"
Flipping the Covenant: Debt, Labor, Public Education
We are ringing in 2021 in style with a podcast featuring Eleni Schirmer, a scholar of labor, social movements, and the political economy of education. We talk about the debt crisis in higher education as it affects not only students but institutions; the history of teacher unions; how to bring democratic practices from the street … Continue reading "Flipping the Covenant: Debt, Labor, Public Education"
Dismantling Oppression: A Conversation with Maha Bali, Part 2
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I love Tina and Lucia!
They are a great team, and they help me think more clearly about my own teaching. I would like to go back to college to take a class with them!
This has become one of my favorite podcasts. Great content.