Best university essay podcasts we could find (Updated June 2017)
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An Irregular Miscellany: A selection of essays and lectures from the Common University
 
In this podiobook: Throughout the 1920s the Common University provided a free and ready source of education to the working classes of England through various lecture series and the distribution of educative pamphlets in the East End. At the time it renown
 
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An Irregular Miscellany: A selection of essays and lectures from the Common University
 
Throughout the 1920s the Common University provided a free and ready source of education to the working classes of England through various lecture series and the distribution of educative pamphlets in the East End. At the time it renowned as a philanthropic exercise noted more for its good intentions than its practice of asking for lecturers' credentials. In the mid 1930s it shut down amid a small furore over the nonsense it was teaching. It was assumed by all involved that that would be the ...
 
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A Different Point of View
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Recently re-mastered with all around better quality sound and production!! Originally aired as a segment for Michael and Evo's Wingin' It! podcast, A Different Point of View is a series of essays about the Star Wars Universe as seen thr
 
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Orthodoxy
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"Orthodoxy," a series of essays by Gilbert Keith Chesterton. First published in 1908. Read by David "Grizzly" Smith. "The only possible excuse for this book is that it is an answer to a challenge. Even a bad shot is dignified when he accepts a duel." This is how Chesterton explains "Orthodoxy," the sequel to Heretics. "I have attempted in a vague and personal way, in a set of mental pictures rather than in a series of deductions, to state the philosophy in which I have come to believe. I wil ...
 
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Sadhana, The Realisation of Life, version 2 by TAGORE, Rabindranath
 
A collection of essays on the Hindu/Buddhist view of humankind's place in the universe. As the author says in his introduction: "in these papers, it may be hoped, western readers will have an opportunity of coming into touch with the ancient spirit of India as revealed in our sacred texts and manifested in the life of to-day." Most of the essays were given as lectures before Harvard University in 1916 or before. (Summary by Peter Yearsley)
 
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A Different Point of View
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Recently re-mastered with all around better quality sound and production!! Originally aired as a segment for Michael and Evo's Wingin' It! podcast, A Different Point of View is a series of essays about the Star Wars Universe as seen through the eyes of lowly sandtrooper, TD-0013. It takes everything you thought you knew about the Star Wars saga and flips it around to expose the ugly underbelly of the Rebellion, The Jedi, and everything else.A Different Point of View has rapidly become one of ...
 
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Orthodoxy
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"Orthodoxy," a series of essays by Gilbert Keith Chesterton. First published in 1908. "The only possible excuse for this book is that it is an answer to a challenge. Even a bad shot is dignified when he accepts a duel." This is how Chesterton explains "Orthodoxy," the sequel to Heretics. "I have attempted in a vague and personal way, in a set of mental pictures rather than in a series of deductions, to state the philosophy in which I have come to believe. I will not call it my philosophy; fo ...
 
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What the French and UK Elections Tell Us About Europe Right NowGuest: Gregory Jackson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Integrated Studies, Utah Valley UniversityTwo leading nations in the EU – France and Britain – have held parliamentary elections in recent weeks, both with surprising results. Let’s consider what they tell us about the state of thi ...…
 
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Butterflies of Wisdom
 
Butterflies of Wisdom is a podcast where we want to share your story. We want to share your knowledge if you have a small business if you are an author or a Doctor, or whatever you are. With a disability or not, we want to share your story to inspire others. To learn more about Butterflies of Wisdom visithttp://butterfliesofwisdom.weebly.com/ B ...…
 
In this special Pride Month edition of the GLHC podcast, Andrew Robertson interviews queer horror writer and celebrated journalist Michael Rowe. The two discuss his most recent novels Enter, Night and Wildfell, Clive Barker, Christopher Rice, Anne Rice’s universe, homophobia and growing up queer in the ’70s and ’80s, and horror’s efforts to fin ...…
 
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Scholars Strategy Network's No Jargon
 
Many transgender Americans report being denied a job because of their identity, but that’s just one result of the discrimination they face. Professors Eric Grollman and Lisa Miller explain how unfair treatment also harms their mental and physical health. For More on This Topic: Read Miller and Grollman’s two-page brief, Discrimination as an Obs ...…
 
Click here to check out the TAL + SM blog post This Anthro Life has teamed up with Savage Minds to bring you a special 5-part podcast and blog crossover series. While thinking together as two anthropological productions that exist for multiple kinds of audiences and publics, we became inspired to have a series of conversations about why anthrop ...…
 
Click here to check out the TAL + SM blog post This Anthro Life has teamed up with Savage Minds to bring you a special 5-part podcast and blog crossover series. While thinking together as two anthropological productions that exist for multiple kinds of audiences and publics, we became inspired to have a series of conversations about why anthrop ...…
 
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Butterflies of Wisdom
 
Butterflies of Wisdom is a podcast where we want to share your story. We want to share your knowledge if you have a small business if you are an author or a Doctor, or whatever you are. With a disability or not, we want to share your story to inspire others. To learn more about Butterflies of Wisdom visithttp://butterfliesofwisdom.weebly.com/ B ...…
 
Download Transcript Jed Woodworth works in the Church History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is also the author of the Revelations in Context essay on Section 89 of the Doctrine and Covenants entitled, “The Word of Wisdom.” In the early 1830s, the Temperance Movement was in full swing in the United States. Cha ...…
 
Download Transcript Jed Woodworth works in the Church History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is also the author of the Revelations in Context essay on Section 89 of the Doctrine and Covenants entitled, “The Word of Wisdom.” In the early 1830s, the Temperance Movement was in full swing in the United States. Cha ...…
 
Butterflies of Wisdom is a podcast where we want to share your story. We want to share your knowledge if you have a small business if you are an author or a Doctor, or whatever you are. With a disability or not, we want to share your story to inspire others. To learn more about Butterflies of Wisdom visithttp://butterfliesofwisdom.weebly.com/ B ...…
 
#PharmacyFutureLeaders Today we’re speaking to Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Medicine at New York University School of Medicine but her clinical home is at Bellevue Hospital, the oldest public hospital in the country. She is a founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Bellevue Literary Review. Her newest book is “What Patients Sa ...…
 
Wednesday, June 21st, in the year of our Lord 2017 By Adam McManus Chinese Communists Try to Force Christians to Say They’re in an Evil Cult The Communists in China have become so irritated with the proliferation of Christianity that they are now trying to force Christians to confess that they have participated in “an evil cult,” reports China ...…
 
I’m really pleased do have back on the show Dr. Karen Johnson, Associate Dean for Admissions at the Baylor College of Medicine and Dr. Jesus Vallejo, Assistant Dean for Admissions at Baylor College of Medicine. When recently looking at our downloads, I noticed that one of our most popular medical school admissions shows was my interview with Dr ...…
 
Joshua Hollands, of the Institute of the Americas at University College London, discusses his award-winning essay, “There’s a Bigot in Your Biscuit’: Workplace Discrimination at Cracker Barrel, Civil Rights, and Corporate Activism in the Southern United States,” and the past and present of LGBT discrimination and activism in the southern workpl ...…
 
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Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 20, 2017 is: pervade • \per-VAYD\ • verb : to become diffused throughout every part of Examples: "While the editors and contributors are careful to avoid wading into nostalgic celebration, a wistful tone pervades almost every essay…." — Lily Geismer, The Washington Post, 7 May 2017 "It is not uncommon ...…
 
Is Michelle Carter guilty of manslaughter or is it free speech? We have the famous or infamous (depending on who you ask), Joey Salads (https://www.youtube.com/user/JoeySalads) joining us for the debate this week. You may know Joey from some of his controversial videos on YouTube and his interview with Ethan Klein from h3h3 Productions. Here is ...…
 
Recorded live at the WordTemple Poetry Series, host Katherine Hastings presents Sonoma County poet laureate emeritus, Bill Vartnaw, John Shoptaw and devorah major. Author of In Concern: for Angels and Suburbs of My Childhood, Sonoma County poet laureate emeritus Bill Vartnaw is also the publisher for Taurean Horn Press which has published Carol ...…
 
To decolonize or Indigenize the university? Sereana Naepi, an Indigenous Pacific Islander, takes on this question through her doctoral studies in Education at UBC on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Musqueam people. PhDiva Xine interviews Sereana about Education as a discipline unto itself and how she brings Indigenous m ...…
 
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Reaching Eden - The Gears of Eden Podcast
 
We’re back with the second episode of Reaching Eden! Reaching Eden is the podcast from the creative team behind Gears of Eden, an indie space adventure game that explores a world of sentient machines! Join us as we review the latest and greatest updates from GoE development, share inspiration from the world around us, and discuss the games we’r ...…
 
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landscape conversations
 
Gabion wall at Ballast Point Park. Image: McGregor Coxall Subscribe via iTunes podcast episodes RSS Today’s guest on Landscape Conversations is the Sydney based Landscape Architect, Philip Coxall from the firm McGregor Coxall. Philip has more than 20 years experience working on projects in England, Asia and Australia. These range from broad sca ...…
 
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Stage Directions
 
Ellen McDougall 'trying to understand better what it means to be alive now' In this episode I discuss Donald Trump and performance with my brilliant colleagues Bryce Lease and Sophie Nield. I talk about a paradoxical and strange evening of theatre in January 1886. And I have a chat with the amazing Ellen McDougall about her first season as Arti ...…
 
Show Log 00: Open, intros, Emil comments on news, including the week's gun violence and the NBA champion Golden State Warriors. 14:35 Karthick Ramakrishnan, UC Riverside, School of Public Policy; AAPI Data 15:52 Interview begins 1:01:20 On bias against South Asians 1:02:49 On Vincent Chin Anniversary 1:07:10 Emil reads his Father's Day Essay Em ...…
 
Dropping the traditional gender roles of 'caregiver' and 'breadwinner' would benefit everyone, says former Green MP Holly Walker, who's written a memoir The Whole Intimate Mess: Motherhood, Politics and Women's Writing.
 
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Interviews from Yale Radio / Artists, Curators and more
 
Audrey Chan (b. 1982, Chicago, Illinois) is a Los Angeles-based artist, writer, and educator whose research-based projects articulate political and cultural identities through allegorical narrative and the feminist construct of “the personal is political.” Chan’s projects include paintings, digital compositions, videos, and performances. She re ...…
 
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Interviews from Yale Radio / Artists, Curators and more
 
Audrey Chan (b. 1982, Chicago, Illinois) is a Los Angeles-based artist, writer, and educator whose research-based projects articulate political and cultural identities through allegorical narrative and the feminist construct of “the personal is political.” Chan’s projects include paintings, digital compositions, videos, and performances. She re ...…
 
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David Feldman Show
 
Greg Proops talks about the last abortion clinic in Mississippi and why we all need to give to Planned Parenthood. Plus the author of "Last Man Standing: Mort Sahl and the Birth of Modern Comedy" James Curtis, Journalist Emil Guillermo, and Comic Scott Rogowsky. Greg Proops' Proopcast is called "The Smartest Man in The World." This week's episo ...…
 
Highlights 100 Year Ago: Flag Day 1917 like no other |@ 00:45 100 Year Ago: First Liberty Bond drive big success |@ 02:30 Guest: Mike Shuster - Pershing Arrives in Europe |@ 09:15 Guests: Eileen Dumont & Paul Callens on Ralph Talbot |@ 13:00 Feature: The Storyteller and The Historian: on the selective service |@ 19:00 PTSD Month: Charles Whittl ...…
 
Marco V Morelli is the founder and CCO of Cosmos Cooperative and creative director of Metapsychosis Journal. He studied Philosophy and Comparative Literature at Binghamton University, and worked for Ken Wilber’s Integral Institute from 2003 to 2007, co-authoring the book Integral Life Practice, before leaving to follow the pathways of art. His ...…
 
You’ve probably heard that lifestyle is the most important factor in keeping your heart healthy. Don’t smoke, exercise, and eat right seem simple. But what does it really mean to eat right? Should you be avoiding sat fat? How Big a Problem Is Sat Fat? Experts have been telling us for decades that we must avoid saturated fat. Butter, bacon, chee ...…
 
You’ve probably heard that lifestyle is the most important factor in keeping your heart healthy. Don’t smoke, exercise, and eat right seem simple. But what does it really mean to eat right? Should you be avoiding sat fat? How Big a Problem Is Sat Fat? Experts have been telling us for decades that we must avoid saturated fat. Butter, bacon, chee ...…
 
"Spiritual awakening changes the way we live" - Steven M Taylor "When you practice Service, you become more connected as a human being" - Steven M Taylor Tim Ray and Jesse speak with Steven M Taylor, join them, I bet you will have at least one 'ah-ha' moment! Steve Taylor is a senior lecturer in psychology at Leeds Beckett University, and the a ...…
 
Dean Radin, PhD, is the chief scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS), and has held reign there since 2001. After earning his MS in electrical engineering, and his Ph.D. in psychology in 1979 at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, he’s left a cosmic trail of documented studies in the human consciousness continuum. Radin h ...…
 
Dean Radin, PhD, is the chief scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS), and has held reign there since 2001. After earning his MS in electrical engineering, and his Ph.D. in psychology in 1979 at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, he’s left a cosmic trail of documented studies in the human consciousness continuum. Radin h ...…
 
Episode #15 of Rewrite Radio features Zadie Smith, interviewed by Jane Zwart at the 2016 Festival of Faith & Writing. Their wide-ranging conversation includes Smith’s love of C. S. Lewis, the challenges of literature about and for the working class, and the varieties of religious experience. Zadie Smith is the award-winning author of 5 novels i ...…
 
Welcome back to our Colleges in the Spotlight series. Last week, we focused on Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs)--where the campus student population must be at least 25 percent Latino, with more than half financially needy--and the good work that they have been doing to smooth the way for Latino/Latina students, many of whom are the first g ...…
 
Today we’re doing something a little different: a deep dive into a specific program at Wharton. It’s a program that reveals a lot about Wharton’s culture, which also gives us insight into what the Wharton admissions committee is looking for. Commitment. Purpose. Meaning. These are all terms that are bandied about amidst the fake news, leaks, tw ...…
 
Download Transcript In this episode of the LDS Perspectives Podcast, Laura Harris Hales visits with John Hilton III about teaching in church settings. John has spent a good deal of his adult life working in religious education. He began his teaching career in the seminary and institute program and was hired by the BYU Department of Ancient Scri ...…
 
Download Transcript In this episode of the LDS Perspectives Podcast, Laura Harris Hales visits with John Hilton III about teaching in church settings. John has spent a good deal of his adult life working in religious education. He began his teaching career in the seminary and institute program and was hired by the BYU Department of Ancient Scri ...…
 
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TORCH | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities
 
Book at Lunchtime seminar on Britain's History and Memory of Transatlantic Slavery, edited and written by Ryan Hanley (Fellow in History, University of Oxford). Transatlantic slavery, just like the abolition movements, affected every space and community in Britain, from Cornwall to the Clyde, from dockyard alehouses to country estates. Today, i ...…
 
Tweet Last time we talked with Robbie Graham, he had just released Silver Screen Saucers, a brilliant tome on how Hollywood and UFOlogy have influenced each other over the past 70 years. In the meantime, Robbie’s star has quickly risen in the UFO field (or is just the planet Venus?) thanks to his thorough research and an academic approach. His ...…
 
''His generation's most gifted writer of love's complicated, contradictory power'' (Los Angeles Times), Colm Tóibín is the author of an impressive list of novels, short stories, essays, plays, poetry, and criticism. His novels The Master (2004) and The Testament of Mary (2013) were shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and Brooklyn (2009) was a ...…
 
''His generation's most gifted writer of love's complicated, contradictory power'' (Los Angeles Times), Colm Tóibín is the author of an impressive list of novels, short stories, essays, plays, poetry, and criticism. His novels The Master (2004) and The Testament of Mary (2013) were shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and Brooklyn (2009) was a ...…
 
Episode: The prospect of stoning a rebellious son or adulterer, or turning over an unorthodox brother or sister for execution is revolting. But how should a Jewish or Christian believer respond to such ideas when found in their own scripture? While resisting easy answers, Caryn Reeder offers a nuanced approach to books like Deuteronomy, where m ...…
 
From the 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature in East Lansing, Michigan. Dr. Jeffrey Swenson (Hiram College) presents his paper "Defending the Revolt from the Village: Reinforcing Sinclair Lewis in the Age of Trump." Dr. Marcia Noe (University of Tennessee Chattanooga), Jon Lauck, and the audience respond.Je ...…
 
There's more and more drama on YouTube every month. Much of it is contrived and fake, but almost all of it universally gets views. Over time, this may erode trust in viewership as people realize their content is fake. So the debate this week is: IS DRAMA RUINING YOUTUBE?Is drama ruining YouTube? Parody music artist and performer, Chad Wild Clay ...…
 
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LD State of Mind
 
[Introduction] Welcome to the LD State of Mind, a podcast about learning together and making a difference for college students. Join us as we discuss tips and useful information with our peers and experts in the area of learning variability’s. [Patrick] Good morning and welcome to this episode of LD State of Mind. Our guest speaker today is Mrs ...…
 
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The Hopscotch Friday Podcast
 
This week we were very sad to learn of the death of actor Adam West. While his career was indelibly linked to the television adaptation of Bill Finger and Bob Kane's The Batman, West also gave the character a truly iconic introduction to the world. His Bat was a Pop Art essay in high camp, a performance that creators in comics and movies spent ...…
 
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