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Dispatch 7: global trends on all seven continents

Dispatch 7: global trends on all seven continents

By Shawn Smallman
This podcast looks at global issues in a changing world, and the people who study international affairs.
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¡Bienvenidxs a España-  A Fulbright Story! | Ep. 4

Dispatch 7: global trends on all seven continents

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Food and Identity in Taiwan | Ep. 10
Cassidy's Thesis: Pfau, Cassidy A., "Cultural Identity and Cuisine in Taiwan" (2017). University Honors Theses. Paper 453. https://doi.org/10.15760/honors.450 Created and Recorded by Shawn Smallman Produced and Edited by Paige Smallman Music "Sun of Africa" by Robert Meunier
30:07
November 13, 2020
Career Opportunities in Global Studies | Ep. 9
I want to thank Chiara Nicastro for once again joining my podcast. Useful Career Websites: idealist.org This website allows you to search for non-profit job openings based on your location. It’s very popular with my students. https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/Results? This is the federal government’s jobs website. You should be sure to filter by potential jobs and location or you’ll be overwhelmed https://careers.state.gov/work/available-jobs/ This website lists available jobs in the foreign service https://www.macslist.org/ If you are in the Pacific Northwest, Macs list is a great resource to look for jobs. Indeed.com This job site does not show jobs specifically for international careers or non-profits, but is popular with students Created and Recorded by Shawn Smallman Produced and Edited by Paige Smallman Music "Sun of Africa" by Robert Meunier
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October 11, 2020
Indigenous Futurism with Grace Dillon | Ep. 8
This week we discuss Indigenous futurism and science fiction writing expert Grace Dillon.   Books recommended by Grace:  S9: Sequoyah 9 by Richard Crowsong  This Place: 150 Years Retold by Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm, Sonny Assu, et al.  Moonshot Volumes One, Two, and Three (the latter completely on IF)  Graphic Indigeneity:  Comics in the Americas and Australasia by Frederick Luis Aldama editor and Beth's illustrated cover-great scholarship!  and don't forget Lee Francis's Red Planet store and press for many more Indigenous graphic novels.  Mitewacimowin: Indigenous Science Fiction and Speculative Storytelling by Cree nation Neal McLeod (Theytus Press)  Claire G. Coleman's Terrus Nullius and The Old Lie  (Australian First Nations) along with her cousin Ellen Van Neerven's Heat and Light (both infused with their own Queer indigenous living)  Alexis Wright's The Black Swan (Australian First Nations)  Waubgeshig Rice's Moon of the Crusted Snow* ("Nish)  Louise Erdrich's Future Home of the Living God (10 years to write and publish this since her agents, etc. wanted her to continue her mainstream "Great Native American" novels)  Drew Hayden Taylor's Take Me to Your Chief collection of stories Ojibwe of Curve Lake nation. AND he has a show on CBC that showcases IF Also check out Miq'maq Jeff Barnaby's Blood Quantum, a full-length feature film that's IF as well=just released! Thank you to Grace Dillion for being an amazing guest! Recorded and Created by Shawn Smallman Produced and Edited by Paige Smallman
42:19
September 14, 2020
The Murder of Musicians in South Asia | Ep. 7
Priya's Chapter on this topic is out now: Kapoor, P. (2020). India Transitions: Culture and Society during Contemporary Viral Times. In Editors Chanwahn Kim and Rajiv Kumar's Great Transition in India: Critical Explorations, pp 71-86. Singapore, and UK: World Scientific Publishers. Below are some sample musical forms of the qawwali tradition and baul traditions. The length of the songs are not for the faint hearted! Could be 15 mins to 45 mins, maybe more. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojIHZqvJpV0 A classical and very popular qawwali song performed by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (you will see accompanying musicians--chorus, instrumentalists, clappers [keep the tempo]-this song is a personal favorite, it's in Punjabi not Urdu) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5KcEy3y23w Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and Peter Gabriel in performance https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oc5yJzMNwZg Indian and Pakistani musicians ft. the Nooran sisters - qawwals from Punjab, India. The warm-up artist is famous folk singer from Indian Punjab, Gurdas Singh Mann. Worth seeing for the audience and the performative aspects of the show. It is generally true that even though Bollywood talks about rivalry between Indian and Pakistani in the commercial media, there is tremendous respect that musicians on both sides of the aisle enjoy amongst each other. Many Pakistani musicians live in India as it is easier to perform, find an audience and earn money. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ib_OXLZFBgU Nooran sisters live https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJj9B2g61-c  Debdas Baul, a docu feature and song. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNh2kjmSzPw Parvathy Baul  (Baul songs are in Bengali) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEndDGGmXzU A more modern qawwali Thank you to Priya Kapoor for being an amazing guest this week! Recorded and Created by Shawn Smallman Produced and Edited by Paige Smallman
34:18
September 1, 2020
Coffee in Nepal with Andrew Russo | Ep. 6
This week we are talking with Andrew Russo about his career as a coffee broker. We also discuss his work in disaster management following the 2015 earthquake in Nepal. For an introduction to Nepalese coffee: https://lekalicoffee.com/  Thanks to Andrew Russo for being a great guest! Recorded and Created by Shawn Smallman Produced and Edited by Paige Smallman
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August 21, 2020
Labor Migration in India | Ep. 5
This week we are talking to Dr. Pronoy Rai about labor migration in India, his approach to field work, and how COVID-19 has impacted labor migrants. Thanks to Pronoy for being a great guest this week!  Recorded and Created by Shawn Smallman Produced and Edited by Paige Smallman
27:47
August 3, 2020
¡Bienvenidxs a España-  A Fulbright Story! | Ep. 4
This week we are discussing the Fulbright Program with Chiara Nicastro, who recently lived in Spain teaching for the Global Classrooms Program. Links to apply for Fulbright and Chiara's Linkedin: https://us.fulbrightonline.org/#&panel1-3 https://www.linkedin.com/in/chiaranicastro/ Thanks to Chiara for being a fantastic guest! Recorded and Created by Shawn Smallman Produced and Edited by Paige Smallman
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July 25, 2020
Anemia in Peru | Ep. 3
This week we are discussing the effects of Iron deficiency anemia on vulnerable populations in Peru.  Sam's Thesis: https://pdxscholar.library.pdx.edu/honorstheses/840/ Thanks to Samantha G. Alarcon Basurto for being an amazing guest! Thanks to Kirsten Fox for suggesting the name “Dispatch 7” for the podcast! Recorded and Created by Shawn Smallman Produced and Edited by Paige Smallman
23:09
June 26, 2020
The Joy of Tea with Kim Brown | Ep. 2
“Dispatch 7: Global trends on all seven continents” Season 1 Episode 2: The Joy of Tea Kim’s Recommended Texts: History of tea : Hohenegger, Beatrice. (2006). Liquid jade: The story of tea from East to West . New York: St. Martin’s Press. Personal tales and connections: Lovell, Henrietta. (2019). Infused: Adventures in tea . London: Faber and Faber. Heavy duty encyclopedia/atlas: Pettigrew, Jane. (2018 ). Jane Pettigrew’s World of Tea . Birmingham, AL: 83Press. Kim’s favorite tea places in Portland, OR and the Twin Cities, MN: Steven Smith teamaker [https://www.smithtea.com/] – blends such as Portland Breakfast and Meadow. Annual releases like Bouquet and Bonbon; a link back to a special Darjeeling plantation and an annual fundraiser; collaborations with chocolatiers and whiskey distillers. Take their free tea webinar. Tea Chai The [https://www.teachaite.com/]-largest collection of hand blended chais I have ever seen. Parvati’s Golden Chai, Kashmiri Chai and Tra Que Chai #36 (rich Vietnamese cinnamon). Buy a collection of their chais for someone you love. Qi Fine Teas [https://qifineteas.com/]. The epitome of an aesthetic experience with Chinese tea service, an organic chemist and the highest tea master degree possible, Ivy and James create tea experiences but also tea anxiety with recommendations for the type of water, degree and type of minerals, and five teas to choose from. Follow them on Instagram. And another favorite place to order loose tea from -- in Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN: Tea Source [https://www.teasource.com/pages/tea-collection/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIgMGx6-2v6QIVwj2tBh 328QZCEAAYASAAEgLuW_D_BwE]. A beautiful catalogue and calendar, and special blends of black, white, green, rooibois, and tisanes including Evening in Missoula and Minnesota N’ice. Thanks to Kim Brown for being an amazing guest! Thanks to Kirsten Fox for suggesting the name “Dispatch 7” for the podcast! Recorded and Created by Shawn Smallman Produced and Edited by Paige Smallman
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May 19, 2020
Applying for Graduate Schools | Ep. 1
Rosa David went to Portland State University for undergraduate and graduate school. She is currently working in Bogota, Colombia, and has recently been accepted to multiple graduate programs for her doctorate. 1:45 What strategies would you suggest for applying to grad school? 4:00 What did you learn from the first application that you submitted? 7:15 How did you craft your personal statement, and what kind of help did you get? 8:10 How many schools did you apply to? 10:25 How did you reach out to faculty in the departments you were applying to? 16:00 How did you choose between multiple programs you were accepted to? 21:20 What are the most important things you have learned from this process? Thanks to Rosa David for being my first guest! Thanks to Kirsten Fox for suggesting the name “Dispatch 7” for the podcast! Recorded and Created by Shawn Smallman Produced and Edited by Paige Smallman
24:55
May 8, 2020
Dispatch 7: global trends on all seven continents
Dispatch 7 will cover major global issues and the people who study them. I want to thank my student Kirsten Fox for the title idea. The first episode will cover applying for graduate schools, with someone who just accepted a graduate offer outside of the United States.
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April 6, 2020