Sydney Screen Studies Network Talks is a research-led podcast covering all aspects of film, television, and screen-based media. Scholars and graduate students from Sydney share their research, discuss screen culture and history, and debate the latest film and television releases and technology. Each episode is recorded live in front of an audience and features a film or media scholar presenting their cutting-edge research in the form of a short talk.
I agree with you that the podcast can be seen as an expression of scholarly engagement. I'm thinking of this expressly through the lens of public scholarship expressed by Imagining America http://imaginingamerica.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/ScholarshipinPubl...). Working on my podcasts with colleague and students to explore community, if framed by a broader scholarly question should be seen as part of a bigger, knowledge creation framework.
In his new book, The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity (Simon & Schuster, 2018), futurist, technologist, and CEO of Gigaom, Byron Reese makes the case that technology has reshaped humanity just three times in history: 100,000 years ago, we harnessed fire, which
The Art of the Review is going on a brief hiatus. We'll be back in January with all new episodes and conversations about
The latest episode of Sexing History, a podcast about how the history of sexuality shapes our present, explores the hidden queer history and racial history of the hit television show American Bandstand. Featuring exclusive interviews with Bandstand dancers, commentary from leading scholars, and archival material, this episode reveals how whiteness and heterosexuality were constituted on television at midcentury.
I recently came across an interesting article (the first of two) about art podcasts by the critic Dushko Petrovich. In it, he considers the place of art podcasts in the podcast media landscape, between DIY and slick institutionally-sponsored productions.
Episode 80 of Exploring Environmental History has been released.