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StarTalk Radio
Indigenous Science with Dr. Jessica Hernandez

StarTalk Radio

Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 49:26


Is Western science always the best science? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Marcia Belsky discuss Indigenous methods to combat climate change with Indigenous scientist and author Dr. Jessica Hernandez. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free.Thanks to our Patrons Jennifer E Carr, Ruben, Peter Kellner, Michele Bontemps, eric secrist, Zebulon C, Travis Ryan Otter, Matthew Young, SevereFLIPPER, and Cleo K for supporting us this week.Photo Credit: Antonio Campoy, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Detroit Today with Stephen Henderson
How white comfort plays a role in mass shootings, following the tragedy in Buffalo

Detroit Today with Stephen Henderson

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 52:02


Sociology professor Rashawn Ray joins the program to discuss the latest mass shooting targeting African-Americans in Buffalo, and what changes are necessary to prevent them in the future. Then, columnists Karen Dumas and Greg Bowens join the show to discuss the trauma faced in communities following these incidents and what is needed to reduce racially motivated shootings in the future.

Velshi
Maria Teresa Kumar fills in for Ali Velshi

Velshi

Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 86:12


Maria Teresa Kumar is joined by NBC News Correspondent Jesse Kirsch, NBC News & MSNBC National Security Analyst Clint Watts, Host and Managing Editor, #RolandMartinUnfiltered Roland Martin, Professor of Law, Sociology, Civil Rights and Africana Studies at University of Pennsylvania Dorothy Roberts, NBC News Foreign Correspondent Erin McLaughlin, U.S. Charge D'Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine Kristina Kvien, President & Founder of Futuro Media, Anchor & Executive Producer of Latino USA, Host and Producer of the now Pulitzer-winning ‘Suave' podcast Maria Hinojosa, NBC Senior Reporter Ben Collins, NBC News National Security Analyst Frank Figliuzzi, President of Color of Change Rashad Robinson, President and CEO of the NAACP Derrick Johnson, Chairman of The Human Rights Foundation Garry Kasparov, Political Columnist Ana Marie Cox, and Founder and CEO of TransLash Media Imara Jones.

Breakfast With Champions
Episode 1,128 with Terrance M. Hyman - Never Give Up

Breakfast With Champions

Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 32:42


Thank you for joining us on Breakfast With Champions! Today we hear from TM Hyman, Terrance M. Hyman, is an American business leader, social entrepreneur, producer, podcaster, coach and mentor best known as the host of The SociaLab a popular podcast program launched in 2011 to present. His pillars are business, faith and leadership. TM Hyman was born in Norfolk, VA. He graduated from Maury High School, went on to attend NSU studying Mass Communication, as well as, USF where he majored in Sociology. In 1999, he joined a Fortune 500 company and quickly elevated. TM Hyman leads a large sales team across multiple locations throughout North America. He also curates impactful entrepreneurial and community endeavors.

Wrestling with God Show
Ep82 Encore: Can Freedom Destroy Our Country?

Wrestling with God Show

Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 24:21


The effect of freedom depends on how you define it. Father Len reveals how God defines freedom and how other definitions can produce destructive consequences. Highlights, Ideas, and Wisdom Freedom involves being free from something in order to be free to become something. The American Revolution was about becoming free from the tyranny of a king and the injustices and oppression of a political system. 70% of Americans say they are free or mostly free. Two thirds of Americans define freedom as being “free to do whatever I want.” Being “free to do whatever I want” is an immature definition of freedom and the least likely to lead to happiness. Being “free to do whatever I want” is a form of tyranny that allows you to intrude on the life and liberty of others. “The Unbroken Thread: Discovering the Wisdom of Tradition in an Age of Chaos” by Sohrab Ahmari We create laws to set the parameters for a working society. To be free theologically means that we are always working on freedom. Working to become free from the tyranny of selfishness, oppression, and injustice. When the people of a country define freedom as selfishness, it will always be divided and destroyed. People who report the highest level of happiness tend to be religious and meditate regularly. People who report the most freedom from moral constraints tend to be the least happy. “Suicide, A Study in Sociology” by Emile Durkheim The really hard part of becoming freer is wrestling with our own egos and recognizing when we're being selfish. “If your definition of freedom is, I get to do whatever I want, just historically, it ends terribly. If our country just believes, I'm free to just think about myself, that's a loss of freedom. I think it destroys our country.” – Father Len Christians who believe giving up liberties for the sake of others makes them less free don't understand the freedom of the cross of Christ. Support the work of Wrestling with God Productions by making a financial donation here: https://www.givesendgo.com/wwgproductions

Den of Rich
Svetlana Konacheva | Светлана Коначева

Den of Rich

Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 113:45


Svetlana Konacheva, Doctor of Philosophy, Associate Professor, Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy, Head of the Department of Contemporary Problems of Philosophy, Russian State University for the Humanities (Moscow, Russia). Doctoral dissertation "Heidegger and philosophical theology of the twentieth century" (2010). Research interests: philosophy of M. Heidegger; philosophical theology of the twentieth century; phenomenology of religion. Svetlana is a member of the editorial board of the Yearbook on Phenomenological Philosophy and Hermeneutics, Bulletin of the Russian State Humanitarian University (series "Philosophy. Sociology. Art Criticism", the journal "Philosophy of Religion: Analytical Studies". Author of more than 80 works devoted to the analysis of theological problems in the philosophy of M. Heidegger, the study of the reception of Heideggerian philosophy in Christian theology of the twentieth century, the phenomenological interpretation of religious experience, modern Western philosophy of religion, including the monographs "Being. Sacred. God: Heidegger and philosophical theology of the twentieth century" (M., 2021) "God after God: the path of post-metaphysical thinking" (M. ., 2019). FIND SVETLANA ON SOCIAL MEDIA Facebook ================================ SUPPORT & CONNECT: Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/denofrich Twitter: https://twitter.com/denofrich Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/denofrich YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/denofrich Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/den_of_rich/ Hashtag: #denofrich © Copyright 2022 Den of Rich. All rights reserved.

Millennials Are Killing Capitalism
"We Need To Be Active In The Working Class Struggle For Socialism Globally" - Steven Osuna on Class Suicide

Millennials Are Killing Capitalism

Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 62:23


In this conversation we interview Steven Osuna to discuss his piece “Class Suicide: The Black Radical Tradition, Radical Scholarship, and the Neoliberal Turn” from the 2017 collection Futures of Black Radicalism. Steven Osuna is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at California State University, Long Beach. He is a scholar of racism and political economy; globalization, transnationalism, and immigration; and policing and criminalization. Steven was born and raised in Echo Park, Los Angeles and is a son of Mexican and Salvadoran working-class migrants. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Homies Unidos-Los Angeles and a member of the Philippines US Solidarity Organization (PUSO). In this episode Josh interviews Osuna, to discuss the role of the academic who sees their work as in solidarity with movements for the working class, anti-imperialist movements, and struggles for socialism and communism. Osuna talks about the concept of class suicide as put forth by Amilcar Cabral and additionally embodied in the theory and practice of figures like Frantz Fanon and Walter Rodney. Steven also talks about his own experiences as a student of Cedric Robinson. And Steven talks about Robinson's notion of the Black Radical Tradition alongside his own background and interest coming out of the Marxist tradition through learning about the El Salvadoran communist movement and also bringing an interest in liberation theology. Ultimately the conversation is concerned with how someone taking on a petty bourgeois position, and gaining access to the resources available in a place like a university can actually use that position and those resources in material solidarity with concrete working class struggles. Osuna does not mean this to be an abstraction, for him it means participating in working class, anti-imperialist movements and doing so by lending whatever labor those movements need rather than the position that might feel most comfortable to the petty bourgeois academic. Big shout-out to our new supporters on patreon and folks who have continued to support us. Our work is totally funded by our listeners and so we appreciate every dollar folks are able to give to keep this podcast going. If you would like to become a patron you can do so at patreon.com/millennialsarekillingcapitalism at whatever you can afford, and your support makes this show possible.

Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast
Episode 382: Measuring Transportation Insecurity

Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 56:00


This week we're joined by Alix Gould-Werth of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth and Alex Murphy Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan Department of Sociology to talk about their work on the topic of transportation insecurity. We chat about what went in to the creation of the transportation security index and why we haven't yet created a federal program for individuals like food stamps or housing vouchers for transportation. You can find their paper Developing a New Measure of Transportation Insecurity: An Exploratory Factor Analysis at the Survey Practice website. They also have an article at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth.   Follow us on twitter @theoverheadwire Support the show on Patreon http://patreon.com/theoverheadwire Buy books on our Bookshop.org Affiliate site! 

Your Secret Is Safe With Me
When Bad Sh*t Happens

Your Secret Is Safe With Me

Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 33:52


Dr. Marie Murphy is a Relationship Coach, specializing in helping people who are having affairs make decisions on how to move forward — without judgment. She has a Ph.D. in Sociology with an emphasis in Sexuality from the University of California, San Diego, and has been teaching sex education since her high school years. Dr. Murphy is also a yoga instructor and has previously taught meditation. In this episode… If you experience a major upheaval in your relationship, the disruption can feel like your world is crumbling down. How can you deal with this radical adjustment? According to Dr. Marie Murphy, it may feel like bad shit is happening, but through destruction comes opportunities. If you deliberately choose to restructure your life from the rubble, you can build and grow your authentic self. Dr. Murphy says that to ride out uncomfortable or devastating experiences, you should ask yourself why this change is happening for you. In this episode of Your Secret is Safe With Me, Dr. Marie Murphy pulls out a deck of tarot cards to detail how you can deal with unforeseen change in your infidelity situation. Dr. Murphy explains how The Tower card can be a symbol of opportunity, her tips for navigating difficult upheavals in your relationship, and how to restructure your life for personal growth.

Embark
Lisa Hurt, The Resilience Maverick on How We Move Forward

Embark

Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 30:58


Resiliency.  It gives people the strength needed to process and overcome hardship.  When we lack resilience we get easily overwhelmed, and may turn to unhealthy coping mechanisms. Resilient people tap into their strengths and support systems to overcome challenges and work through problems. Today, Lisa Hurt, the 'Resilience Maverick' tells her own story of moving forward in the face of adversity, and shares several ways we can move forward to a more peaceful, purposeful and content life.Aleasia “Lisa” Hurt  has served over 30 years in the Corporate world, exhilarating the resiliency of others while openhandedly discounting the magnitude of her own. In this vein, she has pursued her personal destiny to implement an Elevation Resiliency Coaching Program™️. Recently selected to the Marquis Who's Who in America and to participate in the Shawn Fair's Leadership Experience Tour, February 2022 Edition, she is branded as the ‘Resiliency Maverick'. Elevation Resiliency Coaching Program™ focuses on Emotional Literacy and Intelligence to achieve Resiliency in the workplace. Her notable program is designated to foster Emotional Intelligent Executives and Stakeholders, using premier- holistic and empathetic focused solutions. Aleasia's divine purpose is to cultivate resilient leaders and employees while simultaneously securing a sustainable culture.In 2005, the empathetic wordsmith launched HURTNPOET LLC professional writing services. Flex Your Voice Content Marketing™️ is a Promotional-Branding paradigm and with her distinct literary craftsmanship, she crafts compelling, seller-poet content for Empowerment Industry Thought-Leaders; Coaches, Podcasters, Consultants, Speakers, Niche Powerhouses.                                                                                                                            Lisa completed her undergrad at Ferrum College, earning a Bachelor degree in Social Work, with a Minor in Sociology. She has also earned Certification in a disciplined Business initiative, The CEO Mindset -Who Owns the Ice House Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative at the local ACC Small Business Center. Her journey includes variant disciplines and levels of Psychotherapy, and she began her passion for Writing at a very young age. Throughout her years of Clinical practice, she continued to pursue her love for poetry and Business Writing.    

Disrupted
Failed innovations and their impact on our world today

Disrupted

Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 49:00


History is littered with promising innovations that failed to live up to their hype. This week on Disrupted, a look at three revolutionary but doomed disruptions and their legacy on our world today. What became of the made-up language Esperanto, the music streaming platform Napster, and the once-popular treatment for mental illness, the lobotomy? GUESTS: Andrew Scull: Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Science Studies at the University of California, San Diego. He is the author of the upcoming book, Desperate Remedies: Psychiatry's Turbulent Quest to Cure Mental Illness  Arika Okrent: Linguist and author of the book In the Land of Invented Languages: Adventures in Linguistic Creativity, Madness, and Genius Joseph Menn: Technology reporter at the Washington Post and author of All the Rave: The Rise and Fall of Shawn Fanning's Napster Disrupted is produced by James Szkobel-Wolff, Zshekinah Collier, and Catie Talarski. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Well Woman Show
286 Making Motherhood Work with Dr. Caitlyn Collins

The Well Woman Show

Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 37:27


On the well woman show this month, I interview Dr. Caitlyn Collins, Caitlyn Collins is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Washington University in St. Louis. She studies gender inequality in the workplace and family life. Her award-winning book, Making Motherhood Work: How Women Manage Careers and Caregiving (Princeton University Press, 2019), is a cross-national interview study of 135 working mothers in Sweden, Germany, Italy, and the United States. Recently, Collins is engaged in collaborative research to probe how the COVID-19 pandemic shapes mothers' employment. She is interviewed often in national media, and she has written for The Atlantic, The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, The Washington Post, and Slate. Dr. Collins is a featured speaker for WFRN Conference in June. Founded in 1997, The Work and Family Researchers Network, or WFRN, is an international organization dedicated to advancing the impact of work-family scholarship on lives, practice and policy. Nearly 2500 researchers have joined the WFRN as members. The WFRN is hosting its next conference June 23-25, 2022 in New York City. Information about joining the WFRN and its upcoming conference can be found at http://wfrn.org/ (WFRN.ORG). The Well Woman Show is a media partner for WFRN. I'll be interviewing several WFRN scholars leading up to the June conference. Find them at http://npr.org/ (NPR.org). On the show we'll discuss: Why The U.S. has the weakest social policies to support families of any western industrialized country. How the U.S. society has long told mothers that their work-family conflict is their fault and their problem to solve. And how we can find better solutions that meet the needs of all families in the United States, regardless of income, education, race, or marital or immigration status. The book Dr. Collins recommended is: https://bookshop.org/books/parent-nation-unlocking-every-child-s-potential-fulfilling-society-s-promise/9780593185605 (Parent Nation: Unlocking Every Child's Potential, Fulfilling Society's Promise a book by Dana Suskind and Lydia Denworth) You can find notes from today's show at http://wellwomanlife.com/286show (wellwomanlife.com/286show). The Well Woman Show is thankful for the support from The Well Woman Academy™ at http://wellwomanlife.com/academy (wellwomanlife.com/academy). Join us in the Academy for community, mindfulness practices and practical support to live your Well Woman Life.

New Books in History
Paul M. Heideman, "Class Struggle and the Color Line: American Socialism and the Race Question 1900-1930" (Haymarket Books, 2022)

New Books in History

Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 61:46


In Class Struggle and the Color Line: American Socialism and the Race Question, 1900-1930 (Haymarket Books, 2018), Paul Heideman collects, for the first time, source materials from a diverse array of socialist writers and organizers, providing a new perspective on the complex history of revolutionary debates about fighting anti-Black racism. Paul Heideman holds a PhD in American studies from Rutgers University–Newark and is a frequent contributor to Jacobin magazine. Schneur Zalman Newfield is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York, and the author of Degrees of Separation: Identity Formation While Leaving Ultra-Orthodox Judaism (Temple University Press, 2020). Visit him online at ZalmanNewfield.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/history

New Books in Anthropology
Christopher Donoghue, "The Sociology of Bullying: Power, Status, and Aggression Among Adolescents" (NYU Press, 2022)

New Books in Anthropology

Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 32:07


School shootings and suicides by young victims of bullying have spurred a proliferation of anti-bullying programs, yet most of the research done on school bullying has been from psychologists. The Sociology of Bullying: Power, Status and Aggression Among Adolescents edited by Christopher Donoghue and published by New York University Press in 2022 will be the first volume to present the leading ideas in sociology about bullying among adolescents that moves beyond an individualistic approach and instead offers ideas about how to address bullying as a by-product of social systems, biases, and status hierarchies. Sociologists investigate the impact of social forces on bullying among adolescents, such as inequality, heteronormativity, militarized capitalism, racism, cancel culture, power, and competition. Contributors explore a wide range of key topics, such as how homophobia and gender normativity encourage bullying; how anti-bullying curricula can ultimately lead to more bullying; and how adolescents use bullying against their friends to improve their own social standing. By advancing sociological perspectives on bullying, this important volume aims to shift the national conversation from one that focuses on villainizing bullies to one that encourages an inward look at the aspects of our culture that foster bullying behaviour among children. Rituparna Patgiri, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi. She has a PhD in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. Her research interests lie in the areas of food, media, gender and public. She is also one of the co-founders of Doing Sociology. Patgiri can be reached at @Rituparna37 on Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/anthropology

New Books in American Studies
Paul M. Heideman, "Class Struggle and the Color Line: American Socialism and the Race Question 1900-1930" (Haymarket Books, 2022)

New Books in American Studies

Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 61:46


In Class Struggle and the Color Line: American Socialism and the Race Question, 1900-1930 (Haymarket Books, 2018), Paul Heideman collects, for the first time, source materials from a diverse array of socialist writers and organizers, providing a new perspective on the complex history of revolutionary debates about fighting anti-Black racism. Paul Heideman holds a PhD in American studies from Rutgers University–Newark and is a frequent contributor to Jacobin magazine. Schneur Zalman Newfield is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York, and the author of Degrees of Separation: Identity Formation While Leaving Ultra-Orthodox Judaism (Temple University Press, 2020). Visit him online at ZalmanNewfield.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/american-studies

New Books Network
Christopher Donoghue, "The Sociology of Bullying: Power, Status, and Aggression Among Adolescents" (NYU Press, 2022)

New Books Network

Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 32:07


School shootings and suicides by young victims of bullying have spurred a proliferation of anti-bullying programs, yet most of the research done on school bullying has been from psychologists. The Sociology of Bullying: Power, Status and Aggression Among Adolescents edited by Christopher Donoghue and published by New York University Press in 2022 will be the first volume to present the leading ideas in sociology about bullying among adolescents that moves beyond an individualistic approach and instead offers ideas about how to address bullying as a by-product of social systems, biases, and status hierarchies. Sociologists investigate the impact of social forces on bullying among adolescents, such as inequality, heteronormativity, militarized capitalism, racism, cancel culture, power, and competition. Contributors explore a wide range of key topics, such as how homophobia and gender normativity encourage bullying; how anti-bullying curricula can ultimately lead to more bullying; and how adolescents use bullying against their friends to improve their own social standing. By advancing sociological perspectives on bullying, this important volume aims to shift the national conversation from one that focuses on villainizing bullies to one that encourages an inward look at the aspects of our culture that foster bullying behaviour among children. Rituparna Patgiri, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi. She has a PhD in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. Her research interests lie in the areas of food, media, gender and public. She is also one of the co-founders of Doing Sociology. Patgiri can be reached at @Rituparna37 on Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/new-books-network

New Books Network
Paul M. Heideman, "Class Struggle and the Color Line: American Socialism and the Race Question 1900-1930" (Haymarket Books, 2022)

New Books Network

Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 61:46


In Class Struggle and the Color Line: American Socialism and the Race Question, 1900-1930 (Haymarket Books, 2018), Paul Heideman collects, for the first time, source materials from a diverse array of socialist writers and organizers, providing a new perspective on the complex history of revolutionary debates about fighting anti-Black racism. Paul Heideman holds a PhD in American studies from Rutgers University–Newark and is a frequent contributor to Jacobin magazine. Schneur Zalman Newfield is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York, and the author of Degrees of Separation: Identity Formation While Leaving Ultra-Orthodox Judaism (Temple University Press, 2020). Visit him online at ZalmanNewfield.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/new-books-network

New Books in African American Studies
Paul M. Heideman, "Class Struggle and the Color Line: American Socialism and the Race Question 1900-1930" (Haymarket Books, 2022)

New Books in African American Studies

Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 61:46


In Class Struggle and the Color Line: American Socialism and the Race Question, 1900-1930 (Haymarket Books, 2018), Paul Heideman collects, for the first time, source materials from a diverse array of socialist writers and organizers, providing a new perspective on the complex history of revolutionary debates about fighting anti-Black racism. Paul Heideman holds a PhD in American studies from Rutgers University–Newark and is a frequent contributor to Jacobin magazine. Schneur Zalman Newfield is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York, and the author of Degrees of Separation: Identity Formation While Leaving Ultra-Orthodox Judaism (Temple University Press, 2020). Visit him online at ZalmanNewfield.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/african-american-studies

New Books in Sociology
Christopher Donoghue, "The Sociology of Bullying: Power, Status, and Aggression Among Adolescents" (NYU Press, 2022)

New Books in Sociology

Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 32:07


School shootings and suicides by young victims of bullying have spurred a proliferation of anti-bullying programs, yet most of the research done on school bullying has been from psychologists. The Sociology of Bullying: Power, Status and Aggression Among Adolescents edited by Christopher Donoghue and published by New York University Press in 2022 will be the first volume to present the leading ideas in sociology about bullying among adolescents that moves beyond an individualistic approach and instead offers ideas about how to address bullying as a by-product of social systems, biases, and status hierarchies. Sociologists investigate the impact of social forces on bullying among adolescents, such as inequality, heteronormativity, militarized capitalism, racism, cancel culture, power, and competition. Contributors explore a wide range of key topics, such as how homophobia and gender normativity encourage bullying; how anti-bullying curricula can ultimately lead to more bullying; and how adolescents use bullying against their friends to improve their own social standing. By advancing sociological perspectives on bullying, this important volume aims to shift the national conversation from one that focuses on villainizing bullies to one that encourages an inward look at the aspects of our culture that foster bullying behaviour among children. Rituparna Patgiri, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi. She has a PhD in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. Her research interests lie in the areas of food, media, gender and public. She is also one of the co-founders of Doing Sociology. Patgiri can be reached at @Rituparna37 on Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/sociology

Podsongs
Professor Steve Fuller on transhumanism and life-extension

Podsongs

Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 119:40


Let's talk transhumanism. Steve Fuller Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick, England talks to Holly Chant of the band Xylaroo, to give her inspiration for a new song. Social Epistemology, what it is and how it is relevant to the question of Intelligent Design? Steve was originally trained in history and philosophy of science, but he is best known for the research programme of 'social epistemology', which is the title of a journal he founded in 1987 and the first of his dozen books. Links: Xylaroo - http://www.sundaybest.net/artists/xylaroo/ Prof. Steve Fuller - http://profstevefuller.net/ Podsongs - https://podsongs.com/ Recorded at @Goldmine.Records --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/podsongs/message

New Books Network
Sangeet Kumar, "The Digital Frontier: Infrastructures of Control on the Global Web" (Indiana UP, 2021)

New Books Network

Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 47:23


In The Digital Frontier: Infrastructures of Control on the Global Web (Indiana University Press, 2021), Sangeet Kumar interrogates the world wide web and the digital ecosystem has spawned to reveal how its conventions, protocols, standards, and algorithmic regulations represent a novel form of global power. Kumar shows the operation of this power through the web's "infrastructures of control" visible at sites where the universalizing imperatives of the web run up against local values, norms, and cultures. These include how the idea of the "global common good" is used as a ruse by digital oligopolies to expand their private enclosures, how seemingly collaborative spaces can simultaneously be exclusionary as they regulate legitimate knowledge, how selfhood is being redefined online along with Eurocentric ideals, and how the web's political challenge is felt differentially by sovereign nation-states. In analysing this new modality of cultural power in the global digital ecosystem, The Digital Frontier is an important read for scholars, activists, academics and students inspired by the utopian dream of a truly representative global digital network. Rituparna Patgiri, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi. She has a PhD in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. Her research interests lie in the areas of food, media, gender and the public. She is also one of the co-founders of Doing Sociology. Patgiri can be reached at @Rituparna37 on Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/new-books-network

New Books in World Affairs
Sangeet Kumar, "The Digital Frontier: Infrastructures of Control on the Global Web" (Indiana UP, 2021)

New Books in World Affairs

Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 47:23


In The Digital Frontier: Infrastructures of Control on the Global Web (Indiana University Press, 2021), Sangeet Kumar interrogates the world wide web and the digital ecosystem has spawned to reveal how its conventions, protocols, standards, and algorithmic regulations represent a novel form of global power. Kumar shows the operation of this power through the web's "infrastructures of control" visible at sites where the universalizing imperatives of the web run up against local values, norms, and cultures. These include how the idea of the "global common good" is used as a ruse by digital oligopolies to expand their private enclosures, how seemingly collaborative spaces can simultaneously be exclusionary as they regulate legitimate knowledge, how selfhood is being redefined online along with Eurocentric ideals, and how the web's political challenge is felt differentially by sovereign nation-states. In analysing this new modality of cultural power in the global digital ecosystem, The Digital Frontier is an important read for scholars, activists, academics and students inspired by the utopian dream of a truly representative global digital network. Rituparna Patgiri, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi. She has a PhD in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. Her research interests lie in the areas of food, media, gender and the public. She is also one of the co-founders of Doing Sociology. Patgiri can be reached at @Rituparna37 on Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/world-affairs

New Books in Critical Theory
Sangeet Kumar, "The Digital Frontier: Infrastructures of Control on the Global Web" (Indiana UP, 2021)

New Books in Critical Theory

Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 47:23


In The Digital Frontier: Infrastructures of Control on the Global Web (Indiana University Press, 2021), Sangeet Kumar interrogates the world wide web and the digital ecosystem has spawned to reveal how its conventions, protocols, standards, and algorithmic regulations represent a novel form of global power. Kumar shows the operation of this power through the web's "infrastructures of control" visible at sites where the universalizing imperatives of the web run up against local values, norms, and cultures. These include how the idea of the "global common good" is used as a ruse by digital oligopolies to expand their private enclosures, how seemingly collaborative spaces can simultaneously be exclusionary as they regulate legitimate knowledge, how selfhood is being redefined online along with Eurocentric ideals, and how the web's political challenge is felt differentially by sovereign nation-states. In analysing this new modality of cultural power in the global digital ecosystem, The Digital Frontier is an important read for scholars, activists, academics and students inspired by the utopian dream of a truly representative global digital network. Rituparna Patgiri, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi. She has a PhD in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. Her research interests lie in the areas of food, media, gender and the public. She is also one of the co-founders of Doing Sociology. Patgiri can be reached at @Rituparna37 on Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/critical-theory

New Books in Sociology
Sangeet Kumar, "The Digital Frontier: Infrastructures of Control on the Global Web" (Indiana UP, 2021)

New Books in Sociology

Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 47:23


In The Digital Frontier: Infrastructures of Control on the Global Web (Indiana University Press, 2021), Sangeet Kumar interrogates the world wide web and the digital ecosystem has spawned to reveal how its conventions, protocols, standards, and algorithmic regulations represent a novel form of global power. Kumar shows the operation of this power through the web's "infrastructures of control" visible at sites where the universalizing imperatives of the web run up against local values, norms, and cultures. These include how the idea of the "global common good" is used as a ruse by digital oligopolies to expand their private enclosures, how seemingly collaborative spaces can simultaneously be exclusionary as they regulate legitimate knowledge, how selfhood is being redefined online along with Eurocentric ideals, and how the web's political challenge is felt differentially by sovereign nation-states. In analysing this new modality of cultural power in the global digital ecosystem, The Digital Frontier is an important read for scholars, activists, academics and students inspired by the utopian dream of a truly representative global digital network. Rituparna Patgiri, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi. She has a PhD in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. Her research interests lie in the areas of food, media, gender and the public. She is also one of the co-founders of Doing Sociology. Patgiri can be reached at @Rituparna37 on Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/sociology

Rural Matters
Equity Issues in Living in Rural America (Part IV of the RWJF Series) with Mil Duncan

Rural Matters

Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 38:36


In this episode, the fourth in our six-part series, Living in Rural America, produced in collaboration with and supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Michelle chats with Mil Duncan, Professor Emerita in Sociology at the University of New Hampshire and Senior Fellow at the Meridian Institute. Her work focuses on opportunity and social change in rural communities. Duncan was the founding director of the Carsey Institute at UNH and is the author of Worlds Apart: Poverty and Politics in Rural America. Duncan discusses her research about equity and opportunity in rural America, the historical roots of deep poverty in rural places, and the role of politics as a potential equity change agent. This episode and the entire six-part series is sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the nation's largest philanthropy dedicated solely to health. For more information on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, visit rjwf.org

A Correction Podcast
Alex Ruch on why Democrats and Republicans Buy Different Brands of Jeans (or the Spread of Polarization and Lifestyle Politics)

A Correction Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022


Alex Ruch is a Machine Learning Engineer II at Spotify. Previously, he worked as a ML Research Engineer at Graphika, Inc. (featured on Built In!) and was a Sage Fellow PhD at Cornell University in the Departments of Sociology and Information Science. He earned my PhD from Cornell University in 2021. This interview is based on an article Alex Ruch co-authored called: "Millions of Co-purchases and Reviews Reveal the Spread of Polarization and Lifestyle Politics across Online Markets." ArXiv. It was featured in The New York Times and on National Public Radio. Subscribe Find us on Spotify

Engines of Our Ingenuity
Engines of Our Ingenuity 2221: Jaywalking

Engines of Our Ingenuity

Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 3:51


Episode: 2221 Who owns the streets: the invention of jaywalking.  Today, who owns the streets.

Personal Finance for PhDs
This Prof Is Taking Deliberate Steps Toward Self-Employment

Personal Finance for PhDs

Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 37:08


In this episode, Emily interviews Dr. Leslie Wang, an associate professor of Sociology at UMass Boston. Over the last several years, Leslie has become a certified life coach and secured her niche as a coach for academic women publishing their first book. They discuss how Leslie manages what are essentially two full-time jobs on top of becoming a new parent during the pandemic and how she is using the revenue her business generates. Leslie speaks openly about her plans to take a leave of absence later in 2022 to try out coaching full-time so that she can finally decide whether to stay in academia or pursue her business.

Saturday Mornings with Joy Keys
Joy Keys chats with Author Dorothy E. Roberts about her book Torn Apart

Saturday Mornings with Joy Keys

Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2022 30:00


Dorothy Roberts is the George A. Weiss University Professor of Law and Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania. A contributor to the 1619 Project, she is the author of four books, including Killing the Black Body. Her other books include Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-create Race in the Twenty-first Century (New Press, 2011);  and Shattered Bonds: The Color of Child Welfare (Basic Books, 2002),. Many believe the child welfare system protects children from abuse. But as Torn Apart uncovers, this system is designed to punish Black families. Drawing on decades of research, legal scholar and sociologist Dorothy Roberts reveals that the child welfare system is better understood as a “family policing system” that collaborates with law enforcement and prisons to oppress Black communities. Child protection investigations ensnare a majority of Black children, putting their families under intense state surveillance and regulation. Black children are disproportionately likely to be torn from their families and placed in foster care, driving many to juvenile detention and imprisonment.    The only way to stop the destruction caused by family policing, Torn Apart argues, is to abolish the child welfare system and liberate Black communities. 

TrueLife
Bobbie Anne Cox - The Greater Good Argument

TrueLife

Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2022 52:31


We are fighting, not just for New Yorkers, but for ALL Americans!If Quarantine Facilities can happen in New York, they can happen everywhere.If we win this lawsuit, citizens across the United States will win.The citizens' group, Uniting NYS, has teamed up with a group of NYS Legislators, and together they are suing New York Governor Kathy Hochul, DOH Commissioner Bassett, the Department of Health, and the Public Health & Health Planning Council over their illegal forced “Isolation and Quarantine” regulation!Uniting NYS is proud to be standing together with Senator George Borrello, Assemblyman Mike Lawler, and Assemblyman Chris Tague in their pursuit of justice. These legislators are true leaders.A brilliant Amicus Brief has been filed by Assemblymen Andy Goodell, Joe Giglio, and Minority Leader Will Barclay in support of this historic lawsuit against the Governor.The Regulation being challenged:10 NYCRR 2.13 “Isolation and Quarantine Procedures”Allows the DOH to pick and choose who they want to force to isolate or quarantine, without proof that the person poses a health threat, for however long the DOH wishes to force the quarantine, and at a location that the DOH deems appropriate (which can include a quarantine “facility” or detention center).They do not need to prove that you are actually sick. They can just suspect that you MIGHT be harboring a communicable disease.There is no age restriction, so they can force you, or your child, or your elderly parent/grandparent into isolation or quarantine, for however long they want!It is the antithesis of what our country stands for, so this must be stopped!You can read the full text of the regulation here: https://regs.health.ny.gov/volume-title-10/content/section-213-isolation-and-quarantine-proceduresGet details about the lawsuit and case status at: www.UnitingNYS.com/lawsuitGet involved with the lawsuit and/or sign up for weekly updates at: www.UnitingNYS.comAttorney Bobbie Anne Flower Cox is doing this lawsuit PRO BONO, which means she is not getting paid. Her co-counsel Attorney Tom Marcelle is also donating his time gratuitously. PLEASE support the lawsuit legal fund at: https://give.cornerstone.cc/coxlawyers

Afternoon Drive with John Maytham
The ANC and the power it holds may be coming to an end

Afternoon Drive with John Maytham

Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 7:26


Guest: Prof. Roger Southall | Professor of Sociology at University of the Witwatersrand See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Critical Thinking Required
Sociology Major + Anthropology Minor = A Great Financial Planner: Welcome Kennidy Briggs

Critical Thinking Required

Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 27:34


This is an interview with our newest team member Kennidy Briggs.  Growing up, Kennidy found that she loved puzzle-solving, identifying patterns, and being creative. Her favorite outlets were drawing, designing clothes, and playing games. Kennidy studied at Florida State University where she received her Bachelor's in Sociology along with a minor in Anthropology and a certificate in Leadership Studies.  In the interview, Kennidy shared how her seems-to-be-irrelevant major is exactly what a financial planner requires.  She talked about her motivations, her advice for colleges, what failures did she cherish, her greatest mentors in life, etc.  When asked "what have you sacrificed along the journey of speaking true", her answer was so real and impactful.  Kennidy, we are so excited to have you join the LBW family!

Of the Publishing Persuasion
Of the Publishing Persuasion - With Literary Agent Larissa Melo Pienkowski

Of the Publishing Persuasion

Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 55:35


So honoured to have literary agent Larissa Melo Pienkowski as our guest today on the podcast! Larissa is a literary agent at Jill Grinberg Literary Management with a list of talented authors in various genres, including our girl Angela

Town Hall Seattle Arts & Culture Series
194. Voices, Words, and Books: An Unprecedented Literary Phenomenon in Spanish

Town Hall Seattle Arts & Culture Series

Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 60:01


On the first stop of the “Las cuatro esquinas Tour” around the United States, Dr. Adriana Pacheco and Seattle Escribe bring together a panel of key players in education, culture, and literature to discuss names, topics, trends and voices in literature by writers of hispanic heritage and their impact on the culture. The literature of writers from Spanish-speaking countries who write from the United States, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Spain is impacting the world in an unprecedented way. Awards, publishing houses, curated lists, and translations of new books give proof of the movement. Hablemos, escritoras has followed these changes and recognizes synergies that mark our contemporary world, as well as the causes and motivations that have driven the phenomenon. This talk, part of the 2022  “Las cuatro esquinas Tour” around the United States, will allow for conversations with cultural advocates, members of the community, and especially readers about what we have learned after years of work. Most importantly, it offers space to learn what is happening in our region, the challenges we face, and the road that still needs to be traveled in recognizing new names, topics, and trends. The tour's goal is to broaden the scope of the conversation beyond regional borders and to encourage and foster meaningful, nationwide conversations about the presence, impacts, and influences of literature, language, and the hispanic culture in the United States. This event will be presented in English. Presented by Town Hall Seattle, Seattle Escribe, and Hablemos, escritoras. Participants Catalina Marie Cantú (Xicana) is of Indigenous Mexican/Madeiran heritage and is a multi-genre writer, interdisciplinary artist, Jack Straw Fellow, and Alum of VONA/Voices and The Mineral School. She has received funding from Artists' Trust, Hugo House, Centrum, and Hedgebrook. Her poems and stories have been published widely and anthologized. Cantú earned a B.A. in La Raza Studies and a J.D. from the University of Washington, where she was a co-founding member of the groundbreaking Latinx groups MEChA and Teatro del Piojo. As a volunteer attorney, she managed the King County Bar Association Bilingual Spanish Legal Clinic. She is a co-founding member and current Board President of La Sala Latinx Artists and former chair of Los Norteños NW Latino Writers. As a writer, Cantú's goal is to bring her Latinx BIPOC family viewpoint to the page and provide stories to connect readers to themselves and their familias. She is currently finishing her braided essay collection and her first YA novel. She lives on the unceded traditional land of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically, the first people of Seattle, the Duwamish People. Miguel Guillén joined ArtsWA in 2016 and currently serves as Program Manager for the Grants to Organizations program. As a seasoned arts administrator, Miguel provides support to community-based arts organizations and projects, small arts groups, and artists across Washington. He has previously managed arts programs for the private sector. Born in Mexico and raised in the Skagit Valley of Washington State, Miguel received an Arts Management Certificate from Seattle Central College. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle. He is a practicing visual artist. Claudia Castro Luna is an Academy of American Poets Poet Laureate fellow (2019), WA State Poet Laureate (2018-2021), and Seattle's inaugural Civic Poet (2015-2018). Castro Luna's newest collection of poetry, Cipota Under the Moon, is forthcoming in May of 2022 from Tia Chucha Press. She is also the author of One River, A Thousand Voices, the Pushcart-nominated Killing Marías, which was also shortlisted for WA State 2018 Book Award in poetry, and the chapbook This City. Her most recent non-fiction is in There's a Revolution Outside, My Love: Letters from a Crisis. Living in English and Spanish, Claudia writes and teaches in Seattle on unceded Duwamish lands where she gardens and keeps chickens with her husband and their three children. Alfonso Mendoza is a Mexican author that has written and published more than forty peer reviewed academic articles and chapters in the areas of economics, finance, and social sciences. As a creative writer, he enjoys writing short stories and poetry. Alfonso was a founding member of Seattle Escribe and participated as a student in the first writing workshop. Since then, he has remained in close contact with creative writing and the writers in the group. He is the current president of Seattle Escribe. José Luis Montero is passionate about storytelling regardless of the medium. After dabbling in radio, photography, and filmmaking, he turned his artistic attention towards the written word, both in English and Spanish. He was born and raised in Mexico and has lived most of his adult life in Seattle. He earned a certificate in Literary Fiction from University of Washington and a Master in Narrative and Poetry from Escuela de Escritores in Madrid. Upon his return from Spain, he worked as a production intern for Copper Canyon Press and assistant editor of poetry for Narrative Magazine before becoming a resident of the Jack Straw Writers Program in 2021. He is the former president of Seattle Escribe, a nonprofit promoting Spanish literature, and currently serves on the board of Seattle City of Literature. Dr. Adriana Pacheco was born in Puebla, Mexico and is a naturalized American Citizen. She sits at, and is the former Chair of, the International Board of Advisors at University of Texas Austin. She is an Affiliate Research Fellow at Llilas Benson, a Texas Book Festival Featured Author (2012), has several publications in collective books and magazines and has edited several books like Romper con la palabra. Violencia y género en la literatura mexicana contemporánea (Eón, 2017), and Para seguir rompiendo con la palabra. Dramaturgas, cineastas, periodistas y ensayistas mexicanas contemporáneas (Literal/Eón, 2021). She is the founder and producer of Hablemos Escritoras podcast and its accompanying encyclopedia, and founder of the first online bookstore for the United States focusing on women writing in Spanish or of Hispanic heritage: Shop Escritoras. She is currently working on several new books. Rubi Romero has worked as a content and policy manager, technical account manager, and UX Researcher at Amazon. In addition, Rubi serves as one of the leaders for Latinos@; an affinity group at Amazon, as a Career Development Director, and as a project manager for the Hispanic Heritage Month. Rubi graduated from the University of Washington with a Master's Degree in Digital Business and a B.A. in Communications and Sociology. Previously, she was a Project Manager for Microsoft and a Program Director for a non-profit organization where she built a State Program to assist Latino Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Human Trafficking. Rubi is originally from Mexico City and has lived in Seattle since 1994. Kristen Millares Young is a journalist, essayist and novelist. Named a Paris Review staff pick, her debut novel Subduction won Nautilus and IPPY awards. Her short stories, essays, reviews and investigations appear most recently in the Washington Post, The Rumpus, PANK Magazine, the Los Angeles Review, and others, as well as the anthologies Alone Together, which won a Washington State Book Award in general nonfiction, and Advanced Creative Nonfiction: A Writer's Guide and Anthology. She is the editor of Seismic: Seattle, City of Literature, a 2021 Washington State Book Award finalist in creative nonfiction. A former Hugo House Prose Writer-in-Residence, Kristen was the researcher for the New York Times team that produced “Snow Fall,” which won a Pulitzer Prize. Presented by Town Hall Seattle. To become a member or make a donation click here. 

Live and Lead for Impact with Kirsten E. Ross
277 Liam Martin - Remote Rockstar

Live and Lead for Impact with Kirsten E. Ross

Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 27:44


277 Liam Martin - Remote Rockstar Liam runs one of the most popular time tracking and productivity platforms in use by top brands today - Time Doctor. He is also a co-organizer of the world's largest remote work conference — Running Remote. Whenever possible, Liam encourages others to work remotely and actively promotes remote work. His products and services are defined by the concept of giving workers the flexibility to work wherever they want, whenever they want. Liam has also co-authored a book - Running Remote - focused on remote work methodology. In this revolutionary guide, Liam and his co-founder, Rob Rawson, have unearthed the secrets and lessons discovered by remote work pioneering entrepreneurs and founders who've harnessed the async mindset to operate their businesses remotely in the most seamless, hassle-free, and cost-effective manner possible. Liam holds an undergraduate and graduate degree in Sociology from McGill University.   https://twitter.com/liamremote https://www.linkedin.com/in/liammcivormartin/ MYImpactAcademy.com/Join

High Theory
Institutions

High Theory

Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 11:34


Kim talks with Chad Hegelmeyer about the institutional turn in literary studies. Chad references Jeremy Rosen's article “The Institutional Turn” from the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature. We also talk about: Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar (Harper Collins, 1963), D.A. Miller's The Novel and the Police (U California Press, 1989), Nancy Armstrong's How Novels Think (Columbia UP, 2006), Mark McGurl's The Program Era (Harvard UP, 2011), and Janice Radway's books, Reading the Romance (UNC Press, 1984) and A Feeling for Books (UNC Press, 1997). Chad quotes several texts referenced by Rosen: Franco Moretti's Signs Taken for Wonders: On the Sociology of Literary Forms (Verso, 2005) Frederic Jameson, The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act (Cornell UP, 1982) Mark McGurl. “Ordinary Doom: Literary Studies in the Waste Land of the Present.” New Literary History 41, no. 2 (Spring 2010): 329–349. In the longer version of our conversation, Chad gave several other examples of the “institutional turn” including: James F. English, The Economy of Prestige: Prizes, Awards, and the Circulation of Cultural Value (Harvard UP, 2005); Claire Squires, Marketing Literature: The Making of Contemporary Writing in Britain (Palgrave, 2007); John B. Thompson, Merchants of Culture: The Publishing Business in the Twenty-First Century (Polity, 2010); Laura J. Miller, Reluctant Capitalists: Bookselling and the Culture of Consumption (U Chicago Press, 2008); Jim Collins Bring on the Books for Everybody: How Literary Culture Became Popular Culture (Duke UP, 2010). Chad is a friend of the pod! He writes about fact checking and literature, and he's a postdoc in the English Department at NYU. Today's image is a photograph of the “Staircase of the National Museum of Slovenia” taken by Petar Milošević, posted under a creative commons attribution share-alike license on Wikimedia Commons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices