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Introducing Pomona College Sagecast: In Season 1 of our podcast, we’re talking with Pomona College faculty members about how they came to study what they study, teach what they teach and love the field they love. Recorded in the studios of KSPC, Pomona’s FM (88.7) radio station, this weekly podcast offers our extended community a chance to listen in on vibrant intellectual conversations—whether on the train, in the car, at the gym or at home. Join us for the podcast each week for a new conversation with one of Pomona’s exceptional teacher-scholars.

Introducing Pomona College Sagecast: In Season 1 of our podcast, we’re talking with Pomona College faculty members about how they came to study what they study, teach what they teach and love the field they love. Recorded in the studios of KSPC, Pomona’s FM (88.7) radio station, this weekly podcast offers our extended community a chance to listen in on vibrant intellectual conversations—whether on the train, in the car, at the gym or at home. Join us for the podcast each week for a new conversation with one of Pomona’s exceptional teacher-scholars.
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Introducing Pomona College Sagecast: In Season 1 of our podcast, we’re talking with Pomona College faculty members about how they came to study what they study, teach what they teach and love the field they love. Recorded in the studios of KSPC, Pomona’s FM (88.7) radio station, this weekly podcast offers our extended community a chance to listen in on vibrant intellectual conversations—whether on the train, in the car, at the gym or at home. Join us for the podcast each week for a new conversation with one of Pomona’s exceptional teacher-scholars.

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Episodes

Health Equity, Technology and Environmental Justice with Professor Guillermo Douglass-Jaimes

3/20/2019
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Growing up in a polluted neighborhood of Los Angeles, Assistant Professor of Environmental Analysis Guillermo Douglass-Jaimes was inspired to study the environmental determinants of health in urban areas. In this episode, he discusses his winding path to academia, environmental inequities in Brazil and the U.S. and how they impact the health of urban residents. Hosted by: Mark Wood and Patty Vest Audio Engineering by: Erica Tyron/KSPC Produced by: Jeff Hing Edited by: Jeremy Snyder...

Duration:01:08:14

Rock ’n’ Roll and James Joyce with English Professor Kevin Dettmar

3/13/2019
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What does Irish modernism have in common with pop music? Not much, according to English Professor Kevin Dettmar, except for his own fascination with both. In this episode of Sagecast, Dettmar discusses such questions as why rock ’n’ roll has been declared dead so many times over the years and how readers should approach James Joyce’s challenging masterpiece, Ulysses. Hosted by: Mark Wood and Patty Vest Audio Engineering by: Erica Tyron/KSPC Produced by: Jeff Hing Edited by: Jeremy Snyder...

Duration:01:02:35

From the Classics to Manga with Japanese Professor Lynne Miyake

3/6/2019
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Professor of Japanese Lynne Miyake discusses her wide-ranging interests in Japanese literature and culture, spanning more than 1,000 years from the classical Tale of Genji to its modern translation into Manga, the graphic novels that have become ubiquitous in Japanese culture. Hosted by: Mark Wood and Patty Vest Audio Engineering by: Erica Tyron/KSPC Produced by: Jeff Hing Edited by: Jeremy Snyder '19 Transcripts: https://www.pomona.edu/sagecast/transcripts

Duration:01:11:16

Immigration, Citizenship and Brexit with Professor Erica Dobbs

2/27/2019
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Assistant Professor of Politics Erica Dobbs studies political involvement and access to social protections among immigrant communities. In this podcast, she discusses a range of timely topics, from the ways in which political representation and social protections are being redefined in a globalized world to the key role of Ireland in Britain’s ongoing Brexit crisis. Hosted by: Mark Wood and Patty Vest Audio Engineering by: Erica Tyron/KSPC Produced by: Jeff Hing Edited by: Jeremy Snyder...

Duration:01:13:28

Oil, Immigration and Latin America with Professor Miguel Tinker Salas

2/20/2019
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As a native of Venezuela and a student of Mexican politics, Professor of History and Chicano and Latino Studies Miguel Tinker Salas brings both a wealth of personal experience and a depth of scholarly expertise to the political and social issues facing Latin America today, including such questions as: How did oil-rich Venezuela become an economic basket case, with inflation topping a million percent? And what should we expect from Mexico’s new political leadership? Hosted by: Mark Wood and...

Duration:01:01:42

Language and Identity with Professor Nicole Holliday

2/12/2019
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How does language shape our identity and our perception of others? Join us for a conversation with Linguistics Professor Nicole Holliday about this topic and others, including her own journey into the world of language, linguistic discrimination in our criminal justice system, the role of citizen linguists and the “code-switching” of former President Barack Obama. Hosted by: Mark Wood and Patty Vest Audio Engineering by: Erica Tyron/KSPC Produced by Jeff Hing Edited by: Jeremy Snyder...

Duration:00:52:18