Podcasts

Why Black Lives Matter: A Curriculum
How can the humanities help teens process current-day issues and create a more equitable society? Staff at Wide Angle Youth Media have developed a curriculum called “Why Black Lives Matter: Discussing Race Through Film, Photography, and Design." The curriculum pairs youth media projects with instructional content. Dena Robinson –- Wide Angle Youth Media’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Facilitator –- tells us more. Read the transcript.
May 7, 2020 Dena Robinson
The Power of LGBTQ Storytelling
How is storytelling a form of survival? R. Eric Thomas, Senior Staff Writer at Elle Magazine and Board Member at FreeState Justice, tells us more. Read the transcript.
April 3, 2020 R. Eric Thomas
Writing About Autism
How can writing create help create a more inclusive world for those with autism? Panelist and writer Hannah Grieco is the mother of a twelve-year-old son with autism as well as a former teacher. Her byline has appeared in The Washington Post, Baltimore Sun, and more. Today, Hannah talks about how her son’s influence on her writing. Read the transcript.
March 27, 2020 Hannah Grieco
Complex Histories Along the Potomac
The Accokeek Foundation was founded to preserve the landscape along the Maryland shore of the Potomac River, the same view George Washington had more than 200 years ago. Laura Ford, the Foundation’s Executive Director, shares how this Prince George’s County organization has been shifting and widening its focus in recent years. Read the transcript.
March 19, 2020 Laura Ford
Exploring Maryland History Through Original Theatre
How are teenagers bringing history to life through theatre? Norah Worthington, Historical Partnership Director and Resident Costumer at Baltimore School for the Arts, tells us more. Read the transcript.
March 12, 2020 Norah Worthington
The Humanities in Maryland: A Reflection
"...the humanities—literature, history, archaeology, theology, philosophy, art history, and ethics—offer a lens through which to more deeply and clearly understand ourselves and the world around us." In a special Humanities Connection segment, Phoebe Stein offers a sort of love letter to championing the humanities. Read the transcript.
March 5, 2020 Phoebe Stein
Water/Ways in Calvert County
How are high school students in Calvert County making documentary films to tell some of their region’s stories? Robyn Truslow, Public Relations Coordinator at Calvert Library, tells us more. Read the transcript.
February 28, 2020 Robyn Truslow
Connectivity and the Anthropology of Places
How have smartphones and our constant connectivity changed the way we travel- and the way we relate to one another through the places we visit? Towson University anthropology professors Samuel Collins and Matthew Durington tell us how their research led them to the new idea of “networked anthropology.” Read the transcript.
February 19, 2020 Samuel Collins and Matthew Durington
African American History Month in Wicomico County
How is one Eastern Shore region amplifying its own heroes this African American History Month? What are the connections between jazz and civil rights history? Cheryl Sidwell, Events and Development Manager at Wicomico Public Libraries, tells us more. Read the transcript.
February 14, 2020 Cheryl Sidwell
Heritage and Inclusivity
How can heritage be a tool for inclusion and acceptance rather than exclusion? Andrew Arvizu of Patapsco Heritage Greenway tells us more: Arvizu is the Heritage Coordinator at the Ellicott City organization.Read the transcript.
February 7, 2020 Andrew Arvizu
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