S03E27 | Can We Ever Take a Break?

Listen here. Summer vacation: when academics look forward to spending quality time… working on their research. Over the “holiday” weekend Liz and Xine talk about structuring their time and the unexpected emotional labour that comes when you do take a “break” only to frantically play catch-up on your personal life. We discuss the idea of…

Decolonizing or Indigenizing the University? Interview with Sereana Naepi

Listen here. To decolonize or Indigenize the university? Sereana Naepi, an Indigenous Pacific Islander, takes on this question through her doctoral studies in Education at the University of British Columbia on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Musqueam people. PhDiva Xine Yao interviews Sereana about Education as a discipline unto itself and how…

#SavetheNEH

Listen here. We want YOU to help #SavetheNEH. If Congress passes this budget, the National Endowment for the Humanities will be eliminated in 2018. What do we, as a society, stand to lose for savings of a mere .006% of the federal budget? Liz interviews Xine about the devastating impact this would have on the…