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HMOD is a (barely) legal podcast about sex, culture, politics, and law hosted by Osgoode Hall Law School professor Heidi Matthews, and produced by David Slavick

HMOD is a (barely) legal podcast about sex, culture, politics, and law hosted by Osgoode Hall Law School professor Heidi Matthews, and produced by David Slavick
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Canada

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HMOD is a (barely) legal podcast about sex, culture, politics, and law hosted by Osgoode Hall Law School professor Heidi Matthews, and produced by David Slavick

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English

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Episodes

HMOD Episode 9 - BLACK FRIEND

4/21/2019
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This week Heidi and David chat with journalist and writer Andray Domise about race, politics, and everything. This is a tour de force – don’t miss it! Andray Domise, The moral cowardice of Canadian media if leaving racism unchallenged, Macleans, March 28, 2019. https://www.macleans.ca/opinion/the-moral-cowardice-of-canadian-media-is-leaving-racism-unchallenged/. All of Andray’s writing for Macleans: https://www.macleans.ca/author/andray-domise/ Black Tea podcast with Melayna Williams...

Duration:01:45:14

HMOD Episode 8 - DIRTY LINGERIE II

4/3/2019
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This is the second episode in a series on the adjudication of harassment and bullying complaints pursuant to #MeToo-inspired academic and professional association codes of conduct. Heidi talks to Richard Ned Lebow, the man at the center of the ‘lingerie elevator joke’ scandal that erupted at the 2018 International Studies Association conference. Professor Lebow, who is an expert in conflict prevent and resolution, explains why it was so important to him to fight this complaint. Links...

Duration:00:50:23

HMOD Episode 7 - DIRTY LINGERIE I

3/29/2019
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This is the first episode in a series on the adjudication of harassment and bullying complaints pursuant to #MeToo-inspired conference codes of conduct. Heidi talks to Simona Sharoni, the professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at the center of the ‘lingerie elevator joke’ scandal that erupted at the 2018 International Studies Association conference. Prof. Sharoni gives her account of the incident, and explains why it was important for her to launch a formal harassment complaint in the wake...

Duration:00:59:30

HMOD Episode 6 - PROPAGANDA HAS L'EGGS

3/28/2019
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In this episode David and I chat with videogame enthusiast and expert, Alfie Bown. Alfie is a lecturer in media at Royal Holloway University London and author of The Playstation Dreamworld, published by Polity in 2017. Truthout YouTubers Play a Key Role in Far-Right Extremism of Online Forums He writes for the Guardian and other places, and tweets at @leftist_gamer. This is text from Alfie’s most recent piece: "To understand what is really at play here, we need to think not about whether...

Duration:00:46:52

HMOD Episode 5 - YOU DESERVE NOTHING

3/12/2019
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We explain why you’re not wrong when you self-diagnose with impostor syndrome; I come to terms with the politics of my edgelord identity (see what I did there?); cisman David has a trans expression; Clif explains Socratic pick up culture in Ancient Athens, and why at the end of the day you don’t deserve anything you have and if you think you do you’re an asshole. In this episode we talk to Toronto writer and sometimes academic Clif Mark [@Clifton_Mark https://twitter.com/Clifton_Mark]. We...

Duration:01:06:16

HMOD Episode 4 - SEXCEPTIONALISM SELLS

3/4/2019
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Sex exceptionalism is the tendency to elevate the sexual component of difficult questions and controversies as inherently worthy of specialized attention. This episode addresses the risks of ‘sexceptionalism’ in the context of coercion and the competing duties of university professors. Kim Ferzan is Harrison Robertson Professor of Law & Joel B. Piassick Research Professor of Law at the University of Virginia School of Law. She researches and writes on criminal law theory. We discuss her...

Duration:00:43:55

HMOD Episode 3 - THE FUTURE IS QUEER

2/21/2019
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If we’re serious about emancipatory projects, we need to think trans. In this episode, Heidi speaks with two queer activists and writers about how to start down this road. Florence Ashley is a transfeminine activist and scholar based at the Faculty of Law at McGill University in Montreal. Her work focuses on bioethics and transgender healthcare. Florence is on the Advisory Board of the Trans Legal Clinic and is a member of the Comité trans of the Conseil Québécois LGBT. They are the...

Duration:01:17:44

HMOD Episode 2 - THE GOOD OLD DAYS

2/15/2019
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In Part I of this episode Heidi talks to Brooklyn Law professor Alice Ristroph about intellectual history, mass incarceration, sexual assault, and Kamala Harris. In Part II, Osgoode super student Heather Donkers lays out how the law school tuition crisis facing Ontario law students is emblematic of a much wider cross-jurisdictional crisis in access to justice. Show Notes: Part I: Alice Ristroph faculty page: https://www.brooklaw.edu/faculty/directory/facultymember/biography?id=alice.ristroph...

Duration:00:49:33

HMOD Episode 1 - DOUBLE THOT

2/8/2019
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On this episode Heidi talks to Mark Tushnet, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. In the interview, Professor Tushnet talks about the role of critical legal studies in political activism and the need for those seeking progressive goals to develop a double consciousness as part of their practice. In the second half Heidi talks to producer and New American Husband David Slavick about the recent Elsa (from Frozen) arrest controversy. We ask the question “Can cops ever...

Duration:01:02:48