Sagecast The Podcast of Pomona College

The first season of Sagecast, titled “Backstories,” features Pomona faculty members discussing how they came to study what they study, teach what they teach and love the field they love. Sagecast offers our extended community a chance to listen in on vibrant intellectual conversations—whether on the train, in the car, at the gym or at home. Listen at Pomona College Sagecast or look us up on the podcast sites of Apple, Google or Spotify. Here’s a look at season 1:

Episode 1
Nicole Holliday
Linguistics & Cognitive Science
How does language build our own identities and vice versa?

Episode 2
Miguel Tinker Salas
History & Latin American Studies
Oil and politics: Growing up in Venezuela

Episode 3
Erica Dobbs
Citizenship as it relates to immigration and social protections

Episode 4
Lynne Miyake
Japanese literature: From the Tales of Genji to Manga

Episode 5
Kevin Dettmar
The beginnings of literature and rock and roll

Episode 6
Guillermo Douglass-Jaimes
Environmental Analysis
When the environment, technology and public health tell untold stories

Episode 7
Gizem Karaali
Math, the liberal arts, and math education

Episode 8
Tony Shay
The politics of choreography and dance

Episode 9
Lupe Bacio
Psychology & Chicana/o-Latina/o Studies
Addiction among immigrant communities

Episode 10
Sandeep Mukherjee
How an industrial engineer became an artist

Episode 11
Genevieve Lee
The life of a concert pianist

Episode 12
Nicole Weekes
The physical and psychological sides of stress

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