Podcasts

APC Podcast 3.4: Artist-in-Residence Ricardo Bracho

This episode features APC Artist-in-Residence Ricardo Bracho in conversation with Poet and Comparative Literature Graduate Student Lucas de Lima and APC Interim Associate Director Maria Murphy. Ricardo reads excerpts from his new work Circa, his short play Mi Madre, and his manifesto A Proclamation Of, By, and On Negation. Ricardo discusses the (in)operability of inclusion discourse, growing up as a red diaper baby, articulations of solidarity, how he still believes in the revolution, and the need for faculty to recognize themselves as workers. 

Since the recording of this episode, and the onset of COVID-19, the Circa production at Slought Foundation has been postponed.


March 31, 2020
APC Podcast 3.3: Professor of Practice Roz Lee

In this episode, Alice Paul Center Interim Associate Director Maria Murphy speaks with APC Professor of Practice Roz Lee about the long haul of social change, cultivating personal & organizational sustainability in social justice work, coming from a family of labour activists and Black Power advocates, popular education as a method to promote understanding, the inspiring young generation of climate activists, her Penn GSWS seminar “Money, Power, Respect,” her vinyl record collection, and developing strategies toward a society that is more beautiful than the one we have now.


January 16, 2020
APC Podcast 3.2: Gender, Sex & Urban Life
September 17, 2019
APC Podcast 3.1: Deborah Rabinovich and Benjamin Chansky

Gwendolyn Beetham, Association Director of the GSWS Program, talks with GSWS honors students Deborah Rabinovich and Benjamin Chansky about their senior theses. Deborah and Benjamin share their insights on the importance of loving your research topic, why students should consider majoring in GSWS, and the challenges and excitement of becoming “one of the world’s leading experts” on a topic you feel passionate about.


August 30, 2019
APC Podcast 2.5: Lauren Jade Martin

In this episode Lauren Jade Martin talks about the meanings of reproductive justice and how this places out in terms of social locations across time, the power of zines, the considerations of doing activist work and scholarship.

Take a look at the Podcast Resource Guide for key terms from the interview, related readings and helpful links


March 29, 2019
APC Podcast 2.4: Kelli Dunham

Stand up comic and person of many hats, Kelli Dunham, discusses the politics and role of comedy when dealing with experiences which aren't so funny on the surface. In this episode, Kelli discusses using comedy as a tool of easing social tension, pedagogy,  opening up conversation, confronting and challenging hateful stereotypes as well as building bridges to otherwise unreachable people and places. Kelli also considers the importance of radical queer storytelling and joking around when it comes to hardship in interpersonal relationships. 

Take a look at the Podcast Resource Guide for key terms from the interview, related readings and helpful links


February 27, 2019
APC Podcast 2.3: Jama Shelton and Kel Kroehle of the Trans Literacy Project

Join Dr. Jama Shelton and SP2 PhD Candidate Kel Kroehle in this discussion of trans and gender nonconforming youth culture, activism, inclusivity and allyship from adults. As social workers, they discuss the implications of their field when working with LGBTQIA young people and share insights about making the practice more respectful and ethical to everyone involved

Take a look at the Podcast Resource Guide for key terms from the interview, related readings and helpful links


January 28, 2019
APC Podcast 2.2: Heath Fogg Davis

In this conversation with Ph.D. Candidate Aylin Malcolm, Heath Fogg Davis (Director of Temple’s Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program) describes his work both in and outside of the academy, talks bathroom politics, allyship, policy changes, universal design and offers advice about mentorship in the trans community.

Take a look at the Podcast Resource Guide for key terms from the interview, related readings and helpful links


November 19, 2018
APC Podcast 2.1: Jonathan Katz

Jonathan D. Katz discusses his career journey, approaches to teaching queer theory and his experience working in and outside of the academy to achieve social change.

Take a look at the Podcast Resource Guide for key terms from the interview, related readings and helpful links


October 4, 2018
APC Podcast #4: Jen Manion on What's Left of Queer Theory Now?

Jen Manion discusses queering the archive and why they are "going back to gender" in their current research.

Take a look at the Podcast Resource Guide for key terms from the interview, related readings and helpful links


April 30, 2018