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A periodic podcast about navigating the troubles of the academy

A periodic podcast about navigating the troubles of the academy
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United States

Description:

A periodic podcast about navigating the troubles of the academy

Language:

English

Contact:

314-374-8177


Episodes

Episode 14 – Academics in Popular Culture

2/14/2019
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Not everyone knows the life of an academic, so in this episode the Didactic Trio talks about the representations of academics in...mostly film and TV.

Duration:00:49:09

Episode 13 – Those That Quit

1/31/2019
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The trio discuss the consequences and possibilities associated with diversions from that golden road of a tenure-track job placement. Unicorns and cheese, potatoes and molasses.

Duration:01:00:15

Episode 12 – It’s on the Syllabus!

1/17/2019
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We're back from break with Season 2! The trio discusses writing syllabi and what we've done to get ready for that first day of class.

Duration:00:55:59

Episode 11 – Surviving the Holidays

11/29/2018
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The didactic trio reunites to talk about family obligations of the academic during the holidays. They talk translating academic obligations in to understandable terms for those 9-5ers, and do a podcourse evaluation in anticipation of starting a second season in the spring semester.

Duration:00:35:48

Episode 10 – Academexercising

11/15/2018
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The tri..uh, Duo (!) talks about exercise and mental health as they relate to the academic lifestyle. Rachel interviews an academic yogi, while Kristen and Zach encourage listeners to take a nap.

Duration:00:53:41

Episode 9 – Returning to Academia

11/1/2018
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Responding to listener mails, the Didactic trio discusses the decision to return to graduate school and what to expect out of the experience of jumping back in to academia. They interview a very special guest (Rachel's fiancée) and go hang out with friends for some self-care.

Duration:00:53:33

Episode 8 – Eating While Academic

10/18/2018
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The Didactic Trio becomes the Dietary Trio in this episode, discussing how their eating habits are affected by being stressed-out academics. Kristen and Rachel bake some zucchini bread and it's kinda healthy.

Duration:00:52:05

Episode 7 – Dating as an Academic

10/4/2018
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The trio engages in a sensual (not really) discussion of the problems academics face in the dating scene. Tune in to hear stories of love, heartbreak, and copy editing.

Duration:00:37:28

Episode 6 – Finding “Balance”

9/20/2018
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The didactic trio talks about achieving the impossible, then goes for an early morning walk.

Duration:00:42:30

Episode 5 – Troublesome Students

9/6/2018
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The didactic trio talks about how to deal with student troubles, and interviews Dr. Jeni Hart for her sage advice on the topic. Then, Zach and Rachel play video games.

Duration:00:50:07

Episode 4 – Managing Anxiety

8/23/2018
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The trio interviews some people with anxiety, and talks about the various causes of it in the academy.

Duration:00:42:31

Episode 3 – What I Wish I Knew

8/9/2018
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The trio gets ready for the new year with tips and tricks for incoming (and seasoned) graduate students. Kristen and Zach hit dead tree parts with sharp metal for fun.

Duration:00:44:28

Episode 2 – Academics for Office

7/19/2018
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The trio talks about academics running for office, and even interviews a scientist who is running for congress! Then, they do a little drawing to relax after all that politics.

Duration:00:52:39

Episode 1 – Writing

6/27/2018
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Our Premiere Episode! Learn how we cope with the rigors of maintaining a writing schedule to finish the dissertation. Everyone tries heated charcoal masks in an attempt at self-care. The stress of being an academic melts away for a fun 40 minutes.

Duration:00:41:24