Inside C21 Podcast

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Inside C21 is a podcast exploring the research in the humanities that helps us face the 21st century. A production of UW-Milwaukee’s Center for 21st Century Studies.

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Episode 7: Conversations with Arijit Sen and Camille Mays


Listen in on conversations with C21 conference organizer and former C21 Fellow Arijit Sen (Architecture & Urban Planning, UWM) and Milwaukee activist Camille Mays, founder of Peace Garden Project MKE. Arijit discusses his success in his courses as they pivot to online learning and what he hopes people will learn from the pandemic. Camille discusses Milwaukee and how COVID-19 is affecting the city’s urban population, including Wisconsin’s in-person voting that occurred on April 07, and offers some silver linings to the pandemic.

Inside C21 was hosted and created by C21 graduate fellow Mallory Zink. The opening song was created by former C21 graduate fellow Allain Daigle. Other music and closing song were created by Brad Stech.

This Episode’s Guests:

Arijit Sen photoArijit Sen (UWM)

 
 
 

Camille Mays photo

Camille Mays

 

 


Episode 6: Conversations with Kavita Daiya and Chris Cantwell


Listen in on conversations with C21’s upcoming speaker Kavita Daiya (English, George Washington University), author of Violent Belongings: Partition, Gender, and National Culture in Postcolonial India and forthcoming, Graphic Migrations: Precarity and Gender in South Asia and the Diaspora and C21 Faculty Fellow Christopher Cantwell (History, UWM). Kavita gives us a sneak peak of her upcoming lecture and forthcoming book, discusses researching “forgotten histories,” and how to go about working on interdisciplinary projects. Christopher Cantwell talks about his book project, The Bible Class Teacher: Memory and the Making of American Evangelicalism and his digital history project, “Gathering Places.”

Inside C21 was hosted and created by C21 graduate fellow Mallory Zink. The opening song was created by former C21 graduate fellow Allain Daigle. Other music and closing song were created by Brad Stech.

This Episode’s Guests:

Kavita Daiya photoKavita Daiya (George Washington University)

 

Christopher Cantwelld photo

Christopher Cantwell (UWM)

 

 


Episode 5: Conversations with Courtney Baker and Bill Wood


Listen in on conversations with C21’s upcoming speaker Courtney Baker (English, University of California at Riverside), author of Humane Insight: Looking at Images of African American Suffering and Death, and C21 Faculty Fellow Bill Wood (Anthropology, UWM). Courtney gives us a sneak peek of her upcoming lecture and brown bag discussion, shares how her research began, and offers advice for young academics. Bill Wood explains the project he has been working on as a C21 Fellow this year: “The Road to La Ventanilla, Voices and Images from the New Rurality.”

Inside C21 was hosted and created by C21 graduate fellow Mallory Zink. The opening song was created by former C21 graduate fellow Allain Daigle. Other music and closing song were created by Brad Stech.

This Episode’s Guests:

Courtney Baker photoCourtney Baker (UC Riverside)

 

Bill Wood photo

Bill Wood (UWM)

Image from the traveling photo exhibition: “After 75 long days we see the crocodiles hatch from their eggs, more than anything thanks to the patiently waiting and dedicated crocodile team. We can see that from a very young age they have the instinct to bite to defend themselves from whom or whatever attacks them. That is why this one has his jaws open.” (María de Jésus Escamilla)

Image from the traveling photo exhibition: “The children from our community need to learn to live with nature so the members of the cooperative bring their children to participate in environmental education activities to raise their awareness about caring for animals.” (Atanacio Martínez)

 

 


Episode 4: Conversations with Brian Jacobson and Fatima Regis Oliveira


Listen in on conversations with C21’s upcoming speaker Brian Jacobson (Cinema Studies and History, University of Toronto), author of Studios Before the System: Architecture, Technology, and the Emergence of Cinematic Space, and visiting scholar Fatima Regis Oliveira (Rio de Janeiro State University). Brian gives listeners a preview of what he will be presenting at UWM, shares his thoughts and experiences on cross-disciplinary research, and offers advice for young academics in the humanities. Fatima discusses her research: New Media Literacies: Developing Participatory and Playful Learning Methodologies in Digital Culture.

Inside C21 was hosted and created by C21 graduate fellow Mallory Zink. The opening song was created by former C21 graduate fellow Allain Daigle. Other music and closing song were created by Brad Stech.

This Episode’s Guests:

Brian Jacobson photoBrian Jacobson (University of Toronto)

 

Fatima Regis Oliveira photo

Fatima (in the yellow pants) during a workshop.

Fatima Regis Oliveira (Rio de Janeiro State University)

 

 

 


Episode 3: Conversations with Jairus Grove and Daniel Marques


Listen in on conversations with C21’s upcoming speaker Jairus Grove (Political Science, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa), author of Savage Ecology: War and Geopolitics at the End of the World, and C21’s visiting Fulbright Scholar Daniel Marques (Federal University of Recôncavo da Bahia). Jairus Grove gives listeners a preview of what he will be presenting at UWM, expands on key terms found throughout his book, and discusses hope and joy. Daniel Marques discusses his dissertation research, “Privacy by Design, Digital Platforms, and Algorithmic Performativity.”

Inside C21 was hosted and created by C21 graduate fellow Mallory Zink. The opening song was created by former C21 graduate fellow Allain Daigle. Other music and closing song were created by Brad Stech.

This Episode’s Guests:

Jairus Grove photoJairus Grove (University of Hawai’i at Mānoa)

 

Daniel Marques photoDaniel Marques (Visiting Fulbright Scholar at C21)

 

 

 


Episode 2: Conversations with T.L. Taylor and Aneesh Aneesh


Listen in on conversations with C21’s upcoming speaker T.L. Taylor, Professor of Comparative Media Studies at MIT and co-founder and Director of Research for AnyKey, and C21 Faculty Fellow Aneesh Aneesh, Professor of Sociology and Global Studies at UWM. T.L. Taylor discusses the cultural significance of video games in our day-to-day lives and gives listeners a preview of what she will be presenting at UWM. Aneesh Aneesh explains the book he’s researching during this academic year: “Nationalism and Citizenship in the Global Age.”

Inside C21 was hosted and created by C21 graduate fellow Mallory Zink. The opening song was created by former C21 graduate fellow Allain Daigle. Other music and closing song were created by Brad Stech.

This Episode’s Guests:

TL Taylor photoT.L. Taylor (MIT)

 

Aneesh Aneesh photoAneesh Aneesh (Current C21 Faculty Fellow)

 

 

 

 


Episode 1: Conversations with Lia Wolock and Henry Lovejoy


Listen in on conversations with C21 Faculty Fellow Lia Wolock, assistant professor in Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies at UWM, and C21’s upcoming speaker Henry Lovejoy, an assistant professor in History at the University of Colorado Boulder. Lia Wolock explains the book project that she will be working on this academic year: “Producing South Asian America: Diasporic Community and Digital Activism.” And Henry Lovejoy gives listeners a preview of what he will be presenting at UWM, explains digital mapping, and offers advice for young academics in the digital humanities.

Inside C21 was hosted and created by C21 graduate fellow Mallory Zink. The opening song was created by former C21 graduate fellow Allain Daigle. Other music and closing song were created by Brad Stech.

This Episode’s Guests:

Henry Lovejoy photoHenry Lovejoy (University of Colorado Boulder)

 

Lia Wolock photoLia Wolock (Current C21 Faculty Fellow)