Semi-Intellectual Musings

Podcast on social sciences, humanities and arts. Join Matt and Phil as they embark on Semi-Intellectual Musings from social theory to how to cook with wine.

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This week Matt chats with Kristaps Andrejsons, from the Eastern Border Podcast, about the Soviet Union’s mass athletics program. Sport is always political, by examining the intentions behind the pro...
June 27, 2018
On this episode, Phil sits down with Sean McGuire, the creator and host of the Share A Slice Podcast. In the first part, Sean tell us about his podcast, atheism and what it’s like talking with peopl...
June 4, 2018
Matt sat down with disability advocate, educator, public speaker and podcaster Jahmeelah Gamble. If you like going down rabbit holes, this is the episode for you. We chatted about balancing conflictin...
May 21, 2018
At times, our furry friends bring us joy, pleasure and happiness. Their company is valued, and they too are valued members of our homes. Other times, they bring us closer to understanding why not swea...
April 23, 2018
There comes a moment in time when the things that we could once do, the things that we did easily and without much effort, become more difficult. Maybe even impossible. It is in those moments that the...
April 18, 2018
This is a podcast mini-series on chronic pain and Illness. Over the course of this mini-series, you will hear the real stories of folks living with chronic pain and chronic illness. We have over 20 h...
April 2, 2018
Games of chance have long been a part of societies. From dice, spinning tops, or playing cards, we have always wanted to win big on luck. The modern casino, however, offers an interesting perspective ...
March 25, 2018
On this episode we talk about teaching practices and the idea that social media has a place in the classroom. We discuss our views of pedagogy (the art, science, and even craft of teaching), classroom...
March 11, 2018
Guest co-host Anthony Von Dessauer, creator of the popular podcast The Curse of Silverlake, joins Phil to discuss music preservation, art, the potential impacts of technology, and the stratified chara...
March 3, 2018
This week we deep dive into the world of resilience. From Francis Bacon’s musings of how sound bounces off walls, to the proposal that colouring can help block the nasty world around us: we explore ...
February 19, 2018

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