Breaking the Shackles of Time

Writing is one of the essential human activities, both historically and in all the contemporary ways it is still pervasive in our lives. In this podcast, we explore the relationship between writer and reader, the ways writing and knowing interact, and some of the unique formal and informal genres writing can take depending on the context.

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Peter Drucker’s Unique Approach to Management

In this episode, Bernard Jaworski, the Drucker Chair in Management and the Liberal Arts at CGU, visits the podcast to discuss the discipline of management as well as some of the key ideas of Peter Drucker. We discuss what makes the Drucker School of Management unique in its approach to business education and the role […]

Critical Understandings of Culture

In this episode, Dr. Nadine Chan, Assistant Professor of Cultural Studies at Claremont Graduate University, joins the podcast to discuss some of the key elements and methods of Cultural Studies. We also discuss her own projects on film as a colonial and counter-colonial object in Malaysia and Singapore, and the various ways of documenting environmental […]

Studying Human Purpose through a Positive Psychology Lens

Dr. Kendall Cotton Bronk, associate professor of Psychology at Claremont Graduate University joins the podcast to discuss the unique approach Psychology and Positive Psychology take to research as well as some of the great work she is doing through her Adolescent Moral Development Lab on understanding and developing purpose in youths. For a transcript of […]

Transdisciplinarity – Philosophy & Practice

In response to complex contemporary problems & the limitations of siloed specializations in solving them, a new boundary-crossing approach is actively being developed by researchers.

The Writer & the Blank Screen – Identity & Audience

The individuality and singular creativity of authors are closely guarded in many cultures today, and this translates into how we approach the act of writing itself. Is this the right framework to have, and should we be asking different questions about authorship?

Threshold Concept – Writing is a Social, Rhetorical, & Cognitive Activity

A deeper understanding of the form of writing contexts can lead to a transformation in how we view the written word, both from the perspectives of a reader and a writer.