Gradcast #10: Having Words with Frontier College

25Mar

This week we meet with two graduate students who volunteer at Frontier College, a student volunteer literacy program here in London. Find out about this school, causes, and how you as a UWO graduate student could get involved. They can be found over at http://www.frontiercollege.ca/english/literacy/london.html or call 519-495-2944.


Guest: Brandon Belbeck and Katherine Lee, Frontier College volunteers 
Hosts: Tyson Davis (@tysondavis77), Jina Kum (@JinaKum)
Producer: Tristan Johnson (@TristanPEJ)
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Gradcast #9: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe – Canadian Edition with Claire Halstead

18Mar

11075026_1567071013578466_85181924890476This week, our guest Claire Halstead discusses her research on British child evacuees in World War II. Claire is in her final year of the history PhD program at Western University and is doing incredible work in compiling a database with the identities and stories of these British youth sent to Canada to escape the war in Britain. The stories Claire tells us from the letters she's read by these child evacuees range from sweet to heart-wrenching. Listen to the full story here.
Guest: Claire Halstead (@ClaireLHalstead)
Hosts: Ramina Adam (@rminadm), Eric Green (@theBIGeasy)
Producer: Tristan Johnson (@TristanPEJ)
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Gradcast #8: Delivering Santa’s Rations with Samantha Desroches

11Mar

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This episode we meet with history PhD student Samantha Desroches. She's just beginning a research voyage into Christmas in the home front during the Second World War. She can be found on Twitter at @Sammdesroches

Cast:
Produced: Tristan Johnson
Crew:
Committee Chair, Host: Alex Moszczynski
Social Media: Ramina Adam
Youtube, Host: Tyson Davis
Graphics, Host: Joseph Donohue
Host: Eric Green
Producer, Podcast Editor: Tristan Johnson
Host: Jina Kum
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Gradcast #7: The Health of the Community with Mike Aloisio

4Mar

This week we wrap up our February by recording a black history themed show with PhD student Mike Aloisio. His research shows us the long civil rights movement in America, with the push for black hospitals in the 1930s.

Cast:
Guest: Michael Aloisio
Produced: Tristan Johnson
Crew:
Committee Chair, Host: Alex Moszczynski
Social Media: Ramina Adam
Youtube, Host: Tyson Davis
Graphics, Host: Joseph Donohue
Host: Eric Green
Producer, Podcast Editor: Tristan Johnson
Host: Jina Kum
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