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The Nearly Numinous podcast seeks to blend the academic study of religion with real world experiences of religion, community, the supernatural, and spirituality. Tune in to hear discussions about religious history, deep dives into pop culture (such as Star Trek or sports fandoms), and spooky discussions on vampires and other supernatural mythology. We’ll be interviewing academics, various practitioners, and more!
 
This is a showcase of a weekly series of spoken word shows, ‘finding a voice’, aired on CFRC 101.9fm, Kingston, ON – Show’s host/blog space manager, Bruce Kauffman at bruce.kauffman@hotmail.com — Notice: Some short segments of these blogs may only very occasionally contain strong/mature language.
 
An exploration of the amazing collection at Queen’s, and the faculty, staff and students that love these books! A collaboration between the Queen’s University Library and Matt Rogalsky’s MUSIC 156 class. Subscribe by searching for “Books@Queen’s” in your favourite podcast app!
 
Join us weekly for an engaging blend of interesting news, inspiring interviews, and wild facts from the world of music. With a focus on mental & emotional health issues (anxiety, depression, burnout, stress, food allergies) and addiction themes & recovery, each episode packs a powerful array of useful stuff for living a better life. Join TimmyG for your weekly brain bath! Contact info: info at timothydgauthier dot com
 
Popular Podagogy is a podcast from the Queen’s University Faculty of Education that will cover big teaching ideas in a way that will allow all teachers (and maybe even some parents) an opportunity to relate on a variety of emotional levels. Our guests will include top researchers and instructors from our faculty and beyond, as well as practicing teachers to combine big educational ideas with the everyday life of being a teacher. We hope that as you listen to this podcast, you will have an op ...
 
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In late May 2021, news broke of the discovery of the remains of 215 Indigenous school children buried at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, a school operated by the Catholic Church between 1890 through 1969 and then by the federal government until it closed in 1978. In this episode of Campus Beat, we are joined by Dr. Alexander Braun, a…
 
Joining Mike and Taylor this week are directors/filmmakers Kemi King & Lisbet MacLean from The Intangible Queer, a film in Reelout’s Summer Showcase of Queer films! Matt Salton, director of Reelout Arts Inc. also stops in to chat about the showcase, how it came together, and how you can stream the films this summer from anywhere in the world.…
 
This week, jump in with Rachel and Steph while they talk about different religious symbols being taken from their original meaning and used in either dangerous ways or just taken out of context. We also get pretty deep into the COEXIST bumper sticker’s history. As always, don’t forget to check out nearlynuminous.ca for previous episodes, to subscri…
 
Jesse takes us to places dark and deep under Maple Leaf Gardens. TW: The attack that occurred in London On. this week is discussed between the times of 7:47 – 28:38 The Toronto Maple Leafs have some skeletons in their closet, and Jesse is determined to roll the bones. We look at hexes past and present to determine how the team has become one of the…
 
After weeks of recording snags (long distance podcasting is hard!) we’re back! This week it’s the June edition of “In The News”. Join ALL THREE of your hosts (for the first time in months) while we try to stay on topic about the blood flower super moon and pride but end up in side chats about if reading the bible from front to back is a good idea. …
 
A horse-pirate walks into a pride parade… Episode 65, where has the time gone? This week we hit you up with a casual chat about Pride and Banks and cops being gay. We then take a quick look at the infamous horse cop of Kingston, and how he is begging for money in the streets. Meg then brings us aboard the Black Pearl from Pirates of the Carribean a…
 
The science of walking is taking its next big step with the aid of a unique exoskeleton that allows users to walk further while using less energy. Developed by a multidisciplinary team from the Queen’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, the backpack-mounted prototype removes energy during a specific phase of the gait cycle, lessening the m…
 
On April 15th 2021, Queen’s University announced and celebrated the gifts behind completing Richardson Stadium through alumni giving. Over 300 alumni contributed more than $11 million to construct a new pavilion to enhance and complete the space. The lead gift came from Stu (Sc’74) and Kim Lang (ArtSci’76). Stu played varsity hockey and football wi…
 
Par for the course. This week: four stories that will make you scream “Fore!” Chance updates us on the latest Chris Skye’s latest criminal offenses. John Cena bends the knee to our glorious leader Xi Jinping. Meghan explains how Scotland’s only export is destroying the world. Finally, Jesse has some breaking news: a pro wrestler is actually a prett…
 
Queen’s University geochemist, Dr. Heather Jamieson (Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering and Environmental Studies) and two of her former Master’s students Kirsten Maitland and Jon Oliver join us in this episode. They chat about the arsensic found in soil samples in the region around Giant Mine in Yellowknife, NWT, some of which is natur…
 
Chance this week is a robot and sounds bad and he’s sad about it so pls don’t complain… This week we unpack a smorgasbord of lies from various governments, ranging from gut-busting goof-ups to, naturally given the state of the 21st century, genocide. First we discuss the campaign of terror raining down on Palestinian civilians courtesy of so-called…
 
Following a pivotal January 2019 announcement that certain ocean floor sea sponges were found to have toxins that can cause cancer cells to retract, on Thursday May 13th 2021, Queen’s University announced that scientists conducting research on this project have successfully reproduced a toxin found in a marine sponge in the fight against cancer. Jo…
 
Haha title funny WEE-OOO WEE-OOO! You have the right to remain silently listening to us bitch about Canadian copoganda for an hour. First, we look on in terror at the latest helping of CBC dreck “Pretty Hard Cases” as it puts a girl-boss gloss over brutality and police abolitionists in their place (detention). Then we cast our gaze back to the halc…
 
Where do women fit in the world of modern spiritualities and religions? What exactly does it mean for a religion to be matriarchal? In honour of Mother’s Day, Steph and Rachel chat about matriarchal religions, the Goddess movement, and a whole lot of feminism! For more previous episodes, information, and transcripts go to nearlynuminous.ca. And don…
 
This is not my beautiful house! . . Meghan channels her inner Greatest Showman to display two unrepentant freaks for us to gawk and prod at; former People’s Party candidate and certified pimp Trevor Wowk and current Ford advisor and sworn enemy of partisans Nick Kouvalis. Also, Jesse dolefully speculates on impending foreskin custody battles now th…
 
We’re back (well…Steph and Rachel are! Jacqueline will be soon!). Join us while we catch up on what’s been happening in the news. We give some background about Quebec’s Bill 21 and the most recent ruling. We also chat about Peloton’s religiously infused classes and how that plays into the wellness and exercise brand. Want to read the articles from …
 
On April 28th, 2021 Queen’s University announced that the University has selected the longtime Indigenous rights advocate, former Senator, and former Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, The Honourable Murray Sinclair to serve as the 15th Chancellor of Queen’s, succeeding Jim Leech who has held the role since 2014. As an experienced na…
 
On April 21 2021, almost 100 prospective Queen’s Engineering students took to the virtual campus – and experienced Queen’s in a whole new way. They toured the campus, hunted for eggs, and joined a lively Q&A with the Dean – on a dedicated Minecraft server that replicates the campus itself. In this episode of Campus Beat, we’re chatting with Alex Mc…
 
In this special episode episode of The Scoop, host Dinah Jansen is joined by Thomas Park, Dr. Courtney Czto and Noah Weisbord for a roundtable discussion about anti-Asian racism. Canada, like the US, has recently seen an uptick in anti-Asian racism since the onset of COVID 19. Dr. Courtney Szto of the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Que…
 
This week we catch a glimpse of globalization right in our backyard through a thoroughly upsetting study of Canada Royal Milk. These guys have every flavour of Dickensian nightmare you can imagine: prison labour, cramped workhouses, physical assault by managers, and migrant workers deported over spilled milk. We’re left to consider how easily ignor…
 
Dr. Patrick Deane, Principal and Vice Chancellor of Queen’s University joins us on Campus Beat once again to chat about some very exciting news. Queen’s University announced on April 21st that Times Higher Education Impact Rankings had revealed that Queen’s placed first in Canada and fifth in the world in its global ranking of universities that are…
 
This week: a forbidden transmission from the smoking husk of Ontario. We recap the draconian new restriction set in place by Doug Ford in the wake of the extremely precedented spike in COVID diagnoses across the province, consider the outrage this sparked from all sides before piling on our own, and muse on the future of our pudgy Premier. We also …
 
Sam and Jai discuss the proposal and ramifications of the European Super League (1:00). Then they talk about the NBA (19:42), NFL (37:54), and Formula One (45:40), before finishing up with the2021 Oscars (53:05).By CFRC.ca Podcast Network
 
One week away from the 2021 Oscars, the Screening in Kingston team are put to the test by a fan of the show. Guest Producer Austin Spinner Summer comes up with games, trivia and awards categories for Mike and Taylor to tackle with guest host Tyler Vance. They’ll select their picks for Best Picture, Best Performance and some fun games centred around…
 
Thar’s gold in them thar Amazonian Rainforests! This week Meghan takes us on a harrowing journey through the ongoing history of Canadian mining corporations. We discover that a massive portion of our economy is based around horrific neocolonial operations across South America and Africa. Tailing ponds, clear-cutting, death squads: you name it, Cana…
 
Students (and faculty) can learn much in this episode about surviving and thriving this exam season. Dr. Lindsay Heggie, Academic Skills Specialist with Student Academic Success Services joins us in this episode. She sheds light on the many services and resources available through SASS that students are encouraged to utilize throughout the school y…
 
Robert Yalden, Sigurdson Professor in Corporate Law and Finance in the Faculty of Law at Queen’s University joins us in this episode to chat about his recently published study, “Québec’s Sole Shareholder Regime and the Rise of Simplified Corporations: Innovation, Implementation and the Challenges Ahead.” Yalden talks about what sole shareholder reg…
 
This week we try not to mourn the departure of the Evergreen from the Suez Canal, but cherish the time they had together. Chance then introduces us to another member of the Brotherhood of Canadian Nazi Grifters: Kevin J. Johnston he’s one part podcaster, one part mayor-elect, one part business owner, and 100% horrifyingly racist. Finally we check i…
 
Continuing our series on Canada’s Greatest Canadians we take a look at the life of William Lyon Mackenzie King, our longest-serving and simp-iest prime minister. We explain his relationship to labour, strikers, and the Progressive Party, condemn his blatant sinophobia, and are wowed by his conversations with dead dogs. Our theme song is “Mega Guill…
 
Queen’s University researchers Peter Davies and Laurie Graham from the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences at Queen’s University join us in this episode. They recently published a free open-access study in Trends in Genetics reporting a gene that crossed the “species barrier”. The study, Horizontal Gene Transfer in Vertebrates: A Fishy …
 
Taylor and Mike continue their countdown to the Oscars with reviews of Judas and the Black Messiah, One Night In Miami… and Hillbilly Elegy. They review the films and give their thoughts on if the Oscar Nominations they all got, fit each movie. They also answer fan questions about what makes a screen play an adapted one and give an unfortunate Armi…
 
Join your three hosts this week to talk all about the latest trend – manifestation and the Law of Attraction. We go into the history of the practice, all the way back to the dawn of the New Thought and New Age movements. Then we chat about how people actually partake in it, if it works as its own religious tradition or as part of other religious tr…
 
Ring ring! In light of struggling small business Rogers finding $20 billion laying around to buy Shaw this week, we look at the history of the telecommunications industry in Canada, a sordid tale of government-granted monopolies, showdowns in rural Quebec, and, of course, race science. We also cheer for Jeanine Añez’s imprisonment and mourn the los…
 
On Thursday March 4th 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced more than $518 million in research infrastructure funding through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI). This funding will support 102 state-of-the-art projects at 35 post-secondary institutions and research hospitals across the country, and will help Canada remain at the fore…
 
“In this Adventures in Research edition of Campus Beat, we are joined by Professors Scott Lamoureux and Melissa Lafrenière, Department of Geography and Planning at Queen’s University. From them we learn about a recent study published in Nature Communications entitled “Emerging Dominance of Summer Rainfall Driving High Arctic Terrestrial Aquatic Con…
 
In what was the strangest film year in our recent history, we take a look at all the Oscar Nominated films from this past year and give you our thoughts, what we’re now looking to catch up on and news about our annual Oscars Pool! To add to the excitement, we answer fan questions throughout the episode. The Academy Awards are coming up April 25.…
 
As promised, we return to our expert analysis of the Harper years by taking a Magic School Bus-esque dive into the wonderful world of government-funded science. We gape at the legitimately brutal authoritarian state researchers lived under in the early 2010s, including decimated budgets, gag orders, and getting bullied by the dumbest guys in the ro…
 
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