12 episodes

On the Shift Podcast, facilitated by Student Affairs, you will hear from students from diverse backgrounds about their lived experiences at Queen’s, how these experiences are shaped by identity, their visions for a safer and more inclusive campus climate, and what needs to happen for there to be a meaningful and lasting culture shift.



Please note that on the Shift Podcast, students will share their experiences with harassment, discrimination, and violence. These are difficult topics. If you feel overwhelmed at any point while listening to this podcast, or reflecting on it later, pay attention to your needs. There are resources to support you. They can be found at https://www.queensu.ca/inclusive/initiatives/student-experiences-survey/support



Theme music by Ellen McGarity-Shipley

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On the Shift Podcast, facilitated by Student Affairs, you will hear from students from diverse backgrounds about their lived experiences at Queen’s, how these experiences are shaped by identity, their visions for a safer and more inclusive campus climate, and what needs to happen for there to be a meaningful and lasting culture shift.



Please note that on the Shift Podcast, students will share their experiences with harassment, discrimination, and violence. These are difficult topics. If you feel overwhelmed at any point while listening to this podcast, or reflecting on it later, pay attention to your needs. There are resources to support you. They can be found at https://www.queensu.ca/inclusive/initiatives/student-experiences-survey/support



Theme music by Ellen McGarity-Shipley

    The Shift Podcast-Launching April 11th 2022

    The Shift Podcast-Launching April 11th 2022

    On the Shift Podcast, facilitated by Student Affairs, you will hear from students from diverse backgrounds about their lived experiences at Queen’s, how these experiences are shaped by identity, their visions for a safer and more inclusive campus climate, and what needs to happen for there to be a meaningful and lasting culture shift.



    Please note that on the Shift Podcast, students will share their experiences with harassment, discrimination, and violence. These are difficult topics. If you feel overwhelmed at any point while listening to this podcast, or reflecting on it later, pay attention to your needs. There are resources to support you. They can be found at https://www.queensu.ca/inclusive/initiatives/student-experiences-survey/support



    Theme music by Ellen McGarity-Shipley.  Read her bio and artist statement here.

    • 2 min
    The Future Is Rainbow

    The Future Is Rainbow

    On this episode of The Shift Podcast, Chad and Rohan discuss their journeys navigating their arrival at Queen’s as queer students of colour, where they’ve found communities of support, and the importance of supporting student-led equity initiatives. Please note: this episode of the Shift Podcast will feature Queen’s students’ experiences and perceptions of campus safety, homophobia and transphobia. Some listeners may find this content upsetting or challenging to listen to.

    • 53 min
    Creating a Culture of Consent

    Creating a Culture of Consent

    On this episode of The Shift Podcast, Aubrey, India and Alicia address power dynamics, the dangers of not teaching consent to kids, the power of having professors as allies, and the need for a more centralized hub for resources. Barb Lotan, Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Coordinator from the Human Rights & Equity Office, also shares resources and services that exist for students. Please note: this episode of the Shift Podcast will feature Queen’s students’ experiences and perceptions of campus safety and conversation about topics relating to sexual violence and harassment. Some listeners may find this content upsetting or challenging to listen to.

    • 47 min
    Open Heart, Open Mind

    Open Heart, Open Mind

    On this episode of The Shift Podcast, Adrianna and Fatin talk about their experiences at Queen’s during the pandemic, strategies for increasing representation of marginalized communities in courses, what community healing looks like, and the importance of building relationships with those who are invested in your growth as a student and as a person.





    Please note: this episode of The Shift Podcast will feature Queen’s students’ experiences and perceptions of campus safety and conversation about topics relating to discrimination, harassment and Residential Schools. Some listeners may find this content upsetting or challenging to listen to.









     

    • 56 min
    Speak Loud, Speak Clear

    Speak Loud, Speak Clear

    On this episode of The Shift Podcast, Meena and Mariah share how their identities and experiences have shaped their advocacy work at Queen’s, the damaging impacts of western beauty standards in professional settings, and tips for fully embracing the student experience.

    For a list of resources mentioned in this episode, and for a transcript of the recording, visit: https://www.queensu.ca/campuswellnessproject/shift-podcast

    • 47 min
    Live Out Loud

    Live Out Loud

    On this episode of The Shift Podcast, Mars and Tatyana discuss finding community, choosing joy and the stigma and misconceptions around “diversity hires”.  

    For a list of resources mentioned in this episode, and for a transcript of the recording, visit: https://www.queensu.ca/campuswellnessproject/shift-podcast 

    • 52 min

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