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Well Spoken Tokens

Well Spoken Tokens

By Well Spoken Tokens
2 GLAM (Galleries Libraries Archive & Museums) professionals talking about opening up the sector to overlooked voices. #DisruptAndEmpower
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Black History Month Everymonth w/Paulette Francis-Green
The Well Spoken Tokens speak with Paulette Francis-Green about excellent events outlining Black History Month and the need for Black History Month every month!  Intersectional GLAM conference tickets available: https://lglam2020.eventbrite.com Online Courses: https://intersectionalglam.org/online-courses/ Tip Jar: https://intersectionalglam.org/podcast-well-spoken-tokens/
57:07
October 26, 2020
Becoming an accomplice
Jass and Esther discuss how to go above and beyond ally and become an accomplice, the ways in which institutions control their own narrative and ways they have tried to enact change. Intersectional GLAM conference tickets available: https://lglam2020.eventbrite.com Online Courses: https://intersectionalglam.org/online-courses/ Tip Jar: https://intersectionalglam.org/podcast-well-spoken-tokens/
51:49
September 21, 2020
Getting into the sector w/ Alex Cosme
Today Esther and Jass welcome Alex Cosme; a Masters Student, a multi-site museum volunteer, and has recently started a blog talking about some of the hot button museum topics of the moment. Check her out at www.amuseumdate.com Online Courses: https://intersectionalglam.org/online-courses/ Tip Jar: https://intersectionalglam.org/podcast-well-spoken-tokens/ Intersectional GLAM conference tickets available: https://lglam2020.eventbrite.com
01:13:18
September 14, 2020
Black Cultural Archives w/Karis Morris Brown
Jass and Esther chat with Karis from the Black Cultural Archives (blackculturalarchives.org). We touch on how to diversify the workforce, break down barriers, and the ridiculous  A level shenanigans.  Intersectional GLAM conference tickets available: https://lglam2020.eventbrite.com Online Courses: https://intersectionalglam.org/online-courses/ Tip Jar: https://intersectionalglam.org/podcast-well-spoken-tokens/
48:19
September 7, 2020
Ship Shape and Bristol Fashion w/Dr Edson Burton
Today Esther and Jass welcome Dr Edson Burton! (@EdsonBurton) We discuss the removal of the Colston Statue in Bristol, how people can change institutions from the inside and as always our Mighty Whites!  Intersectional GLAM conference tickets available: https://lglam2020.eventbrite.com Online Courses: https://intersectionalglam.org/online-courses/ Tip Jar: https://intersectionalglam.org/podcast-well-spoken-tokens/
01:03:52
August 31, 2020
Rethinking Access : are Museums reasonably adjusted? w/ Gabriel Seck
We had the pleasure to speak with the beautiful, grace full and big hearted Gabriel Seck (@GabrielR_Seck). We discuss the importance of accessibility in Museums and life!  Artists discussed in the show follow!  @rana2.0  @centerforendocare @myfibroandmejourney  @colourblind_zebra @katestanforthand  @thisthingtheycallrecovery Online Courses: https://intersectionalglam.org/online-courses/ Tip Jar: https://intersectionalglam.org/podcast-well-spoken-tokens/
01:23:57
August 24, 2020
Creating Black Archives w/ Dr Vanley Burke
Today we have a very special guest Doctor Vanley Burke. Dubbed the godfather of Black British Photography, he started documenting the lives of Handsworth residents since the 60s and his archive, which contains not only photos but also objects giving context to the Black experience, became so substantial that it is largely housed in Birmingham’s Central Library.  An exhibition in 2015 at Birmingham’s Ikon Gallery transported his entire home into the gallery  and became one of the most successful exhibition in the galleries history.  http://www.vanley.co.uk/ Desert Island Disks: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m00010pq Intersectional GLAM conference tickets available: https://lglam2020.eventbrite.com Online Courses: https://intersectionalglam.org/online-courses/ Tip Jar: https://intersectionalglam.org/podcast-well-spoken-tokens/
01:08:39
August 17, 2020
Representaton of Black Queer bodies w/ Jon Ward
Today we welcome Dr Jon Ward! He has taught  at the University of East Anglia, the University of Hertfordshire, the University of Westminster, and Oxford Brookes University, he is currently a Lecturer in American Literature.  He received a PhD in American Studies from UEA in 2016, after having studied an MA in Gender, Sexuality & Culture at the University of Manchester, and a BA in American Studies at UEA. Latest publications includes: “Wakanda Liberation is this? Interrogating Black Panther’s Relationship with Colonialism.” Slavery and Abolition Special Issue: “Strike for Freedom.” (In-press) “Serving “Reality” Television Realness: Reading RuPaul’s Drag Race and its Construction of Reality.” Journal of Homosexuality Special Issue: “Queer Subjectivities and the Contemporary United States.” (In-press) London Walking Tour: https://blackabolitionistwalkingtours.wordpress.com/london/. Intersectional GLAM conference tickets available: https://lglam2020.eventbrite.com Online Courses: https://intersectionalglam.org/online-courses/ Tip Jar: https://intersectionalglam.org/podcast-well-spoken-tokens/
01:23:22
August 10, 2020
Dismantling white supermacy, one statue at a time w/ Alison Lowe
Alison Natalie Kay Lowe is a British Labour politician. She was the first black woman Leeds City Councillor, serving from 1990 to 2019, and has served as the Chief Executive of Touchstone, a mental health charity based in Leeds, since 2004. Lowe won the 2014 Forward Business Woman of the Year award and Stonewall Senior Champion of the Year in 2015. Intersectional GLAM conference tickets available: https://lglam2020.eventbrite.com# Online Courses: https://intersectionalglam.org/online-courses/ Tip Jar: https://intersectionalglam.org/podcast-well-spoken-tokens/
50:51
August 3, 2020
BONUS EPISODE: Juneteenth! w/Lauren Burke
What is Juneteeth? How do people celebrate?! How should the GLAM sector celebrate?  We discuss all this and more with writer and podcaster Lauren from @BonnetsatDawn!  Intersectional GLAM conference tickets available: https://lglam2020.eventbrite.com Online Courses: https://intersectionalglam.org/online-courses/ Tip Jar: https://intersectionalglam.org/podcast-well-spoken-tokens/
54:43
June 7, 2020
Dear White People (How to be an ally)
In the season finale Jass and Esther talk about the ways people can become an ally and their experiences of trying to be allies. Thank you so much for listening to our first season. We will be back soon!  Intersectional GLAM conference tickets available: https://lglam2020.eventbrite.com Online Courses: https://intersectionalglam.org/online-courses/ Tip Jar: https://intersectionalglam.org/podcast-well-spoken-tokens/
43:21
June 1, 2020
Emotional Labour and the importance of networks w/Antonia Canal
Antonia Canal (@Ant_Canal) joins us to chat about the types of emotional labour undertaken by marginalised groups, the importance of creating networks to share experiences resulting in confidence building and feeling supported. Intersectional GLAM conference tickets available: https://lglam2020.eventbrite.com Online Courses: https://intersectionalglam.org/online-courses/ Tip Jar: https://intersectionalglam.org/podcast-well-spoken-tokens/
55:01
May 25, 2020
Impostor Syndrome and Micro-aggressions w/ Simon Demissie
Simon (@Baloun) joins Jass and Esther to discuss climbing the GLAM ladder while battling and overcoming impostor Syndrome and Microaggression to thrive!  Have a question or something you want to talk about? Find Jass at https://intersectionalglam.home.blog/, Esther at @shegeekbham or contact Esther and Jass at wellspokentokens@yahoo.com or follow us at @well_spoken_ts. You can find Simon's Mighty Whites here: https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/about/our-research-and-academic-collaboration/our-research-and-people/staff-profiles/victoria-iglikowski-broad/ https://twitter.com/aliciachilcott?lang=en Networks: @MuseumDetox Intersectional GLAM conference tickets available: https://lglam2020.eventbrite.com Online Courses: https://intersectionalglam.org/online-courses/ Tip Jar: https://intersectionalglam.org/podcast-well-spoken-tokens/
01:14:38
May 18, 2020
Code Switching w/ Adam 'Beyonce' Lowe
Jass and Esther welcome writer, performer educator, publisher, drag queen and all around inspiring person, Adam 'Beyonce' Lowe @beyonce. They discuss changing behaviours to fit in society and how they have over come this, their pop culture references of the week and shout out the @vagina_museum and @home_mcr as part of their mighty whites segment!  Intersectional GLAM conference tickets available: https://lglam2020.eventbrite.com Online Courses: https://intersectionalglam.org/online-courses/ Tip Jar: https://intersectionalglam.org/podcast-well-spoken-tokens/
52:45
May 11, 2020
Creating GLAMours trans inclusive spaces w/ Kit Hayem
Jass and Esther welcome Trans-awareness trainer and Queer trans early modernist academic/activist Dr. Kit Hayem, they discuss how to create GLAMours trans-inclusive spaces.  You can find Dr Kit at @krheyam. Find Jass at https://intersectionalglam.home.blog/, Esther at @shegeekbham or contact Esther and Jass at wellspokentokens@yahoo.com or follow us at @well_spoken_ts.  Info about Kit's Pop Culture Ref can be found here: https://www.leedsqueerfilmfestival.co.uk/ or @LeedsQueerFilm on Twitter. Info about the Unconference can be found here: https://genderunconference.wordpress.com/ Info about D'eon can be found here: https://rylandscollections.com/2019/01/28/hidden-histories-in-john-rylands-lgbtqai-icons/  Intersectional GLAM conference tickets available: https://lglam2020.eventbrite.com Online Courses: https://intersectionalglam.org/online-courses/ Tip Jar: https://intersectionalglam.org/podcast-well-spoken-tokens/
53:60
May 4, 2020
GLAM is not fucking Neutral w/ Nathan Mudyi Sentance
Jass and Esther welcome proud Mowgee Wiradjuri man, Nathan Mudyi Sentance, all the way from Australia! They discuss the myth of neutrality within the cultural Sector and Nathan's excellent pop culture reference choices!  You can find Nathan at his excellent blog archivaldecolonist.com & @SaywhatNathan. Find Jass at https://intersectionalglam.org or @jasskthethi, contact Esther @shegeekbham or both of them at wellspokentokens@yahoo.com Intersectional GLAM conference tickets available: https://lglam2020.eventbrite.com Online Courses: https://intersectionalglam.org/online-courses/ Tip Jar: https://intersectionalglam.org/podcast-well-spoken-tokens/
01:10:52
April 27, 2020
Decolonizing the GLAM sector
In todays episode Jass and Esther talk about, dealing with Ms Rona, Decolonisation in the GLAM sector in relation to Black Panther and James Acaster and their 'Mighty Whites.'  To contact the Well Spoken Tokens with questions or comments email us at: wellspokentokens@yahoo.com  Catch news on Intersectional GLAM at https://intersectionalglam.org/  Intersectional GLAM conference tickets available: https://lglam2020.eventbrite.com Online Courses: https://intersectionalglam.org/online-courses/ Tip Jar: https://intersectionalglam.org/podcast-well-spoken-tokens/
31:09
April 20, 2020