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Professor Labs shares classroom conversations, perspectives, and teaching lessons for students of the world. New episodes every Monday @5:00am EST

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Professor Labs shares classroom conversations, perspectives, and teaching lessons for students of the world. New episodes every Monday @5:00am EST

    Episode 36 — Social Media, Advocacy, and Politics With Ayyan Zubair

    Episode 36 — Social Media, Advocacy, and Politics With Ayyan Zubair

    What is the value (and future) of social media, politics, and advocacy? How does studying rhetoric help us to more competently navigate such often hostile realms? Join us this week as we welcome back former student Ayyan Zubair to discuss these topics, and more!

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode 35 -- Analyzing "Sticks" by George Saunders

    Episode 35 -- Analyzing "Sticks" by George Saunders

    Join us this week as we analyze the short story "Sticks" by George Saunders--and discuss the relevant value of tangible literary analysis, whether as a student of literature or a student of life!


    If you like what you hear, please follow our podcast and share with others who you think will find our talks interesting! Also, follow us on Twitter and consider supporting us on Patreon!

    • 30 min
    Episode 34 -- Why Rhetorical Analysis is Vital

    Episode 34 -- Why Rhetorical Analysis is Vital

    Join us this week as we discuss what rhetorical analysis really is--and why it's vital to know and practice for your professional as well as personal life!


    If you like what you hear, please follow our podcast and share with others who you think will find our talks interesting! Also, follow us on Twitter and consider supporting us on Patreon!


    Episode Links:


    Bank Scam Email


    Apocalypse Bunker Rhetorical Exercise


    Cover Letter Writing


     

    • 28 min
    Episode 33 -- Finding Creative Writing Space

    Episode 33 -- Finding Creative Writing Space

    What exactly is "creative space"? And in our age of pandemics and professional pressures, where do you go to find such a place? Join us this week as we discuss these questions--and much more--with our very special guest, Andrew Rimby.


    Andrew is an instructor/PhD Candidate in English, Associate Editor of the Watchung Review, and co-host of The Ivory Tower Boiler Room podcast.


    He researches 19th-century American and Victorian literature from a queer transatlantic perspective. He was a 2020 Humanities NY fellow and created virtual Whitman walking tours in collaboration with the Whitman Birthplace. 


    If you like what you hear, please follow our podcast and share with others who you think will find our talks interesting!


    Further Links:


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    consider supporting us on Patreon

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode 32 -- One Year Pandemic Reflection

    Episode 32 -- One Year Pandemic Reflection

    Join us this week as we recap some of the impacts of a year of dealing with the pandemic.


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    Also, follow us on Twitter and consider supporting us on Patreon to receive bonuses!

    • 23 min
    Episode 31 -- Why You Should Write to Yourself

    Episode 31 -- Why You Should Write to Yourself

    Why should you write to yourself? Maybe a better question is: how do you know where you are and where you are going? Join us this week as we discuss the value of teaching (and practicing yourself) the personal, professional, and academic value of writing reflectively about yourself!


    If you like what you hear, please follow our podcast and share with others who you think will find our talks interesting! Also, follow us on Twitter and consider supporting us on Patreon to receive bonuses!

    • 24 min

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Nickrich5737 ,

AlonePod review

What a neat show! Brought a lot of interesting points to the table. Well spoken, contrite and well put together. I really enjoyed the episode on Killing fantasy series! Keep up the good work!

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