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"Words That Offend Vs. Actions That Harm - Antisemitism, Racism, Islamophobia with Rebecca Gould,” Just Thinking Out Loud (podcast + video interview)

Rebecca Ruth Gould
Is there a dichotomy between tolerance and free speech? A discussion on free speech, hate crimes, and tolerance within the context of antisemitism, Islamophobia, and racism, along with the debate within the UK around the governmental definitions for these forms of bigotry.

The Woman Diver and the Dragon Ball

Steve McCarty
A Noh play and temple chronicle, thought to have prehistoric origins in one of the oldest professions, was translated for the Shikoku Bilingual Guidebook by Akiko Takemoto and Steve McCarty. The co-author narrates this podcast, telling the heart-wrenching story of a woman's ultimate sacrifice, with an overlay of Buddhism and archetypal symbolism. After the story, some discussion questions are suggested to have listeners consider the significance of the story and the East Asian cultural value...

Nelson, the Caribbean, and Visions of the British Atlantic Empire

Christer Petley
A twenty minute paper presented to the conference 'The Royal Navy and the Atlantic World Conference' organised by the University of Southampton and the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth, on 19 June 2014.

Fatalism and Pathos in a Bunraku Puppet Play

Steve McCarty
Short audio to download, introduces Keisei Awa no Naruto, a Bunraku puppet play, followed by discussion questions for educational use. This 18th Century Chikamatsu play plumbs the depths of pathos with Sophoclean fatalism, leaving the listener wondering, among other things, why such a drama of 'mono no aware' is still performed as a puppet play. #傾城阿波の鳴門 #文楽 #人形浄瑠璃 #近松 #物の哀れ

Stone-Hand Temple and the Pilgrimage of Shikoku

Steve McCarty
A gripping legend about the origin of the Pilgrimage of Shikoku seems to prove reincarnation. This five-minute podcast recounts the miracle story, then poses discussion questions that could, and have been, used educationally with groups to get at the underlying motive and purpose of the legend.

Falling through the cracks of UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Steve McCarty
The author contrasts Japan's unsurpassed cultural preservation with the destruction of irreplaceable treasures of humanity in Afghanistan and Central Asia, showing the limitations of UNESCO and what factors lead to designation or not of World Heritage Sites. This short podcast concludes by theorizing how discrimination against women originated, which again UNESCO was not in a strong enough position to counteract in the case of a large World Heritage Site in Japan.

Similar Proverbs in English, Japanese, and Chinese

HC User
A multilingual podcast, recorded in August 2005 by native speakers of English, Japanese, and Chinese, found proverbs with a similar meaning in each culture. The author arranged this podcast during a Translation class between Japanese and English with fourth year students at Shinonome University in Matsuyama, on Shikoku island in Western Japan.

Marlene Parks, oral history audio, 9/29/2017

Evan Faulkenbury
Interviewee: Marlene Parks Interviewers: Tiana Johnson, Alexander Katavolos, Thomas Keely Interview Date: September 29, 2017 Location: 1890 House Museum, Cortland, New York Length: 1 audio file, 00:49:50:00 Marlene Parks was born May 11, 1954 in Cortland Memorial Hospital. She grew up on a small farm in the town of McGraw, New York. In 1972, Marlene graduated from McGraw High School and married her husband the same year. She has four children and nine grandchildren. Her...

Henry Steck, oral history transcript, 10/5/2018

Evan Faulkenbury
Interviewee: Henry Steck Interviewers: Tyler Enright and William Nowak Date: October 5, 2018 Location: Old Main, SUNY Cortland, Cortland, NY Length: 02:01:52 Henry Steck was born in Washington, DC on September 22, 1935. He lived in Washington, DC until he went to college, except for a few years when he lived in Germany. After returning from Germany, he graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington, DC. He attended Kenyon College, a small liberal arts...

John Mandarano, oral history transcript, 10/12/2017

Evan Faulkenbury
Interviewee: John Mandarano Interviewer: Zack Modine, Matt Morgante, Tommy Murphy Date: October 12, 2017 Location: SUNY Cortland Memorial Library, Cortland, New York Length: 50:02 John Mandarano was born on February 26, 1954 and has lived in the city of Cortland his entire life. The eldest of five children he has had a good positive relationship with both of his parents and all of his siblings. He was especially close with his father who owned and...

Veronica Martin, oral history audio, 10/5/2017

Evan Faulkenbury
Interviewee: Veronica Martin Interviewers: Brenna Venth, Matt McNally, Michael Mirabile, and Patrick McGuckin Date: October 5, 2017 Veronica Martin was born on February 4, 1935 in Cortland, New York to her parents, both whom were Italian immigrants. Veronica’s real name is Marian, however, that is a name that was passed down through her family, so when she became old enough, she asked people to call her Veronica. She was an only child and grew up...

"Joc de Trons" a la universitat, una experiència docent

Montes María & Oscar Perea-Rodriguez
María Montes, musicologist expert in Medieval Music, interviewed me on April 6th, 2019 on my experience designing and teaching a course on Medieval Iberian Literature and History using the HBO Show "Game of Thrones" as a thematic axis.

Veronica Martin, oral history transcript, 10/5/2017

Evan Faulkenbury
Interviewers: Brenna Venth, Matt McNally, Michael Mirabile, and Patrick McGuckin Date: October 5, 2017 Veronica Martin was born on February 4, 1935 in Cortland, New York to her parents, both whom were Italian immigrants. Veronica’s real name is Marian, however, that is a name that was passed down through her family, so when she became old enough, she asked people to call her Veronica. She was an only child and grew up surrounded by the...

ANIKA WALKE: Pioneers and Partisans - An Oral History of Nazi Genocide in Belorussia

Anika Walke
How did Soviet Jews respond to the Holocaust and the devastating transformations that accompanied persecution? How was the Holocaust experienced, survived, and remembered by Jewish youth living in Soviet territory? Anika Walke, Assistant Professor of History at Washington University in St. Louis, examines these important questions in Pioneers and Partisans: An Oral History of Nazi Genocide in Belorussia (Oxford University Press, 2015). Walke’s research is based largely on post-war oral histories and memoirs, and her...

Marlene Parks, oral history transcript, 9/29/2017

Evan Faulkenbury
Interviewee: Marlene Parks Interviewers: Tiana Johnson, Alexander Katavolos, Thomas Keely Interview Date: September 29, 2017 Location: 1890 House Museum, Cortland, New York Length: 1 audio file, 00:49:50:00 Marlene Parks was born May 11, 1954 in Cortland Memorial Hospital. She grew up on a small farm in the town of McGraw, New York. In 1972, Marlene graduated from McGraw High School and married her husband the same year. She has four children and nine grandchildren. Her...

The State of Russia

Sean Guillory & Masha Lipman
Guest: Masha Lipman is a frequent commentator on contemporary Russian affairs. She is currently the head editor of the journal Kontrapunkt, a contributor to the New Yorker, and co-editor with Nikolai Petrov of The State of Russia: What Comes Next? published by Palgrave Macmillan.

Wayne Leitch, oral history transcript, 10/11/2017

Evan Faulkenbury
Interviewee: Wayne Leitch Interviewers: Jacob Kelley, Sarah Kitzen, and Kyle Martin Date: October 11, 2017 Wayne Leitch was born on May 25, 1959 in Cortland, NY. He attended school at St. Mary’s and lived in Cortland until he was eleven. He later graduated from Dryden High School in 1977. His father often worked two jobs at time. The Wickwire factory, Smith-Corona, Brockway and Durkee were four places that he had worked at. He also was...

Henry Steck, oral history audio, 10/5/2018

Evan Faulkenbury
Interviewee: Henry Steck Interviewers: Tyler Enright and William Nowak Date: October 5, 2018 Location: Old Main, SUNY Cortland, Cortland, NY Length: 02:01:52 Henry Steck was born in Washington, DC on September 22, 1935. He lived in Washington, DC until he went to college, except for a few years when he lived in Germany. After returning from Germany, he graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington, DC. He attended Kenyon College, a small liberal arts...

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