25 podcasts

Ways of Knowing

In Ways of Knowing, our Wall Scholars take over the mic to explore new and different ways of making sense of the world through thought-provoking conversations with scholars and artists.

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On Feeling and Knowing

A series of conversations that reveal what classrooms of higher education were traditionally conceived to be, and what they can become. Generous and candid reflections by educators daring to disrupt educational norms, in search of deeper and more diverse pathways to knowledge.

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S03E02: A Conversation with Educator-Activist Shelley-Anne Vidal

Wall Scholar Annette Henry (Language and Literacy Education & the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice, UBC) speaks with educator activist Shelley-Anne Vidal about her experiences as a Black woman growing up in and around Vancouver. To date, documentation of the experiences of contemporary African Canadians tends to focus…

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S03E01 Mathematics, Data and the Future of Farming

Join Wall Scholars Tom Scholte (Theatre & Film), Khanh Dao Duc (Mathematics) and Hannah Wittman (Land & Food Systems) in conversation about a new collaboration that brings together data analysis and visualization from mathematics and the web-based LiteFarm app to help sustainable and diversified farmers around the world manage and…

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S02E07: Sheila Teves on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the Sciences

Wall Scholar Sheila Teves, a molecular biologist at the University of British Columbia, joins fellow 2020 Wall Scholar Jennifer Black to discuss how her background as a Filipina immigrant has influenced her scientific journey and her advocacy towards increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the sciences. An assistant professor of Biochemistry,…

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Episode 7: Pheroze Unwalla

Dr. Pheroze Unwalla is an Assistant Professor of Teaching in the Department of History at the University of British Columbia. He is a historian of Turkey and the modern Middle East whose research and teaching interests include memory, trauma, nationalism and space. Right now, Pheroze is Chair of the new…

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Episode 6: Tanetha Grosland

Dr. Tanetha Grosland is an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of South Florida’s College of Education. Right now, Tanetha’s published research focuses on the politics of education and the intersections of emotional experience, political issues in social justice, and educational policy.

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Episode 5: Megan Boler

Dr. Megan Boler is a Professor in the Department of Social Justice Education at the University of Toronto. An internationally renowned author, teacher, and public intellectual, Megan is currently working with a large research team on a funded study of race, identity politics, and emotional expressions in the context of…

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