Pomona College Humanities Studio presents Desert Island Discs
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by KSPC Podcasts
3M ago
If you were to be cut off from the bulk of your music library — stranded on a desert island, say — what are the eight discs that might sustain you? Join Vassar professor and New Yorker staff writer Hua Hsu, and CSULB professor, DJ, and podcast host Oliver Wang, for a conversation about the long-running BBC Radio program “Desert Island Discs” (about which Hsu wrote for the New Yorker in March). Hsu and Wang will discuss the BBC series and talk about a few of their own “must-have” tracks as well. Hua Hsu is associate professor of English at Vassar College. He is the author of A Floating Chinama ..read more
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Making It Work Ep 5: Turn Down the Dial
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by KSPC Podcasts
3M ago
Life is pretty different during the pandemic, and some of the new situations we face might be emotionally taxing or cause more anxiety than usual. It can be helpful to understand where these emotions come from, how they affect us and what we can do about them. Pitzer professor of psychology Marcus Rodriguez suggests some tips for responding more effectively to strong feelings and difficult moments. Making It Work is KSPC's series to help you be at your physical and emotional best during the pandemic. Through conversations with members of the 5C community, we gather easy, user-friendly ways to ..read more
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Loud and Proud Podcast
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by KSPC Podcasts
3M ago
In the first-ever episode of Loud and Proud (@loudandproud_podcast), we talk with Houston grunge-punk band Quinn the Brain about their upcoming projects and the writing and recording process. We also discuss the Houston music scene and being an indie band in the current Internet-driven climate.  Here's the band's bio and website link: Bio: Named after an all-too-real episode of Daria, Quinn the Brain is a dark alt-rock/grunge-punk power trio that brings back music based on the harsh truths of reality. With lyrics pulled from real-life experiences and music reflecting the moods and th ..read more
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Hear For You
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by KSPC Podcasts
3M ago
Welcome to Hear For You! This project explores the topic of the feminized voice as it operates for four college-aged participants. Using collaged interviews and an improvised recording of five vocalists, it examines how cultural ideas of the voice affect both conceptions of our sounds and our selves. Special thanks to Emma Ambler, Rose Gelfand, Valerie Jackman, and Cassidy Yueh for sharing their time and stories with me. I am so grateful to have connected with such wonderful people in the process of this project and hope that it was a mutually special experience. Thank you to my talented pals ..read more
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Transcending Policy Episode 4 - Transfiguring
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by KSPC Podcasts
3M ago
In the final segment of this 4-part series, host Lucia Driessen details the progression and options of gender affirming care, as well as the research supporting its benefits. They also provide an overview of the various angles state legislators are using to block access to gender affirming care. This episode presents an interview with Dr. Rachel Levin, a professor of Biology and Neuroscience at Pomona College studying biological influences on the development of gender. Trans Bill Tracker - https://translegislation.com/   Episode 4 Resources -  https://docs ..read more
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Transcending Policy Episode 3: Trans Teammates
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by KSPC Podcasts
3M ago
Host Lucia Driessen explores anti-trans sports legislation from a scientific perspective, and shares suggestions on how to make leagues more inclusive. They also provide a detailed timeline of bills that have been excluding trans children and adults from sports in the US. Featured interviewees include Pomona students Arden and Clementine, who share their personal insights on the legislation. Trans Athletes Address the Fairness “Debate” - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4REgVIYiZ4&ab_channel=VICENews  Arden's Sources  Trans Bill Tracker - https://translegislation.com ..read more
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Disability Justice Day - Shirley and Rose Talk Fat and Disability Liberation!
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by KSPC Podcasts
3M ago
Join Scripps College juniors Shirley Zhong and Rose Gelfand on a journey of learning about the intersectional and interconnected natures of fat and disability studies, and discuss how fat and disabled communities can find power together! Shirley is a Feminist Gender and Sexuality Studies major passionate about critical disability studies and animation. For Disability Justice Day Shirley invited her friend Rose to discuss her art and activist work for fat liberation. Rose is a poet, dancer, and student from Richmond, California.  Last year Rose published a series of three original zines, w ..read more
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Transcending Policy Episode 2:  Bathroom Transgressions – ft. Interview with Gavin Grimm 
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by KSPC Podcasts
3M ago
Host Lucia Driessen gets into the nitty-gritty of bathroom bills: the history of using restroom access as a tool of oppression, as well as current major laws. They also interview Gavin Grimm, who sued his school board for banning him from using the men’s restroom. Stay tuned for more episodes coming soon!   Trans Education Resources               National Center for Transgender Equality  The Transgender Law Center  Sylvia Rivera Law Project  4 Big Problems With Anti-Trans Bathroom Bills – and How You Can Help ..read more
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Transcending Policy - Episode 1: Transhistorical
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by KSPC Podcasts
3M ago
In this first episode, host Lucia Driessen goes into the history of queerness and transness as they relate to policy in the United States. Content warning for violent institutional homophobia and transphobia and Nazism. Stay tuned for more installments soon! Trans Bill Tracker https://translegislation.com/   Episode 1 Resources - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1UH7VRT9BRzWJ1H124OZhZSogqGUN2kw2YeEy5p44Dh0/edit?usp=sharing  Episode 1 Transcript - https://docs.google.com/document/d/11v_vvvKqm1_1p7InSq0l8XOLAUogjYYdSOQUHzdLpfI/edit?usp=sharin ..read more
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Indigenous Peoples' Day - "Protecting the Sacred: Indigenous Environmental Justice in California"
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by KSPC Podcasts
3M ago
For our final Indigenous Peoples' Day interview, we'll be broadcasting a panel discussion titled Indigenous Environmental Justice in California, which happened on Monday 10/3 at Pitzer College. The panel is between Pitzer Professor Angela Mooney D'Arcy, and Joyce Stanfield Perry and Rebecca Robles, three Acjachemen activists and community leaders, who speak about their work to protect Acjachemen sacred lands ..read more
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