The new episode of the Aca-Media podcast features interviews with media
studies researchers and teachers involved in protest, organizing, and
public scholarship initiatives following the presidential election of 2016.
Speaking with Carol Vernallis, Amanda Ann Klein, Chuck Tryon, Jorie
Lagerwey, Jason Ruiz, the episode addresses a range of issues, from
preparations for a Protecting the Commons workshop at SCMS 2017, to
Console-ing Passions 2017 as a response to the political situation in North
Carolina including HB2 and Moral Mondays, organizing local town halls,
public scholarship and working abroad, the sanctuary campus movement, and
pedagogical responsibilities. The episode also features audio excerpts
(some submitted by listeners) from the Women’s March, town hall protests,
and other events from recent weeks.
Listen at http://www.aca-media.org/episode36.
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