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knowledge, production, performative, & liminality: At the Edge discusses ideas, crossing cultural boundaries to expand ideas about art, writing, knowledge, publishing, and production, while contending with challenges about access, virtual space, political context/challenges, and incursion of cyber cultures.

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Learn what I mean by "quantum flow" in the poet's voice--this episode will have you thinking about the power of language. Ronald Mason the spoken word artist who came to Washington DC as an educator from New Orleans returns for part... more

April Massey, Ph.D., Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of the District of Columbia, has earned degrees from The Ohio State University, the University of Cincinnati, and Howard University. A speech-language pathologist... more

This will be a brief chat about starting podcast channels for my students.

How many leaders who shape policy in American institutions believe in the racist myth that African-Americans accept gun violence in our communities as a norm? Dehumanizing African-Americans in the justice system and in mainstream media... more

Ronald Mason the spoken word artist who came to Washington DC as an educator from New Orleans returns for part two to talk about poetry, spoken word, and making culture. Poet Carl Moore who hails from Philadelphia will briefly... more

Provoked by mass evictions and the onset of gentrification in the 1970s, tenants in Washington, D.C. began forming cooperative organizations to collectively purchase and manage their apartment buildings. These tenants were creating a... more

President Ronald Mason, who originally hails from New Orleans, Louisiana, came to Washington DC to be the current president of my university, University of the District of Columbia in 2015. Besides his decades of experience as an... more

My next episode features Nancy Caralyn Illman, Jewish mother and wife, healer, teacher, yogi, musician, and painter. Since graduating from Harvard College and Fordham law school, Nancy has worked to help people live healthier lives. At... more

My next guest is Peter Quinn, who joined Time Inc. as the chief speechwriter in 1985 & retired as corporate editorial director for Time Warner in 2007. He received a BA from Manhattan College (1969), an MA in history from Fordham... more

This episode features spoken word artist Koro Koroye from Lagos, Nigeria. Koro is currently pursuing her MFA in Creative Writing with a focus on poetry at Hofstra University. Spoken word has always been and will continue to be a passion for... more

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