R2i2 with Jacqui Lee - Episode 63

September 24, 2018

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the Richland Two Institute of Innovation literary events and more with Jacqui Lee. Jacqui has been in the event planning business for 30 years now and has worked with several big name celebrities ranging from T.I. to Paula Deen. She is currently the Director of the Conference Center at the Richland School District Two Institute of Innovation also known as R2i2. 

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Summer Reading with Rebecca Antill - Episode 58

July 24, 2018

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses summer reading with Rebecca Antill. Rebecca is the Youth Services Consultant here at the South Carolina State Library. She received her Master’s in Library and Information Science from Kent State University in Ohio, and has been working and volunteering in libraries since the age of eleven. Rebecca has worked in public libraries of all types in Ohio, North Carolina, and most recently Charleston, South Carolina.

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Culturally Relevant Practices for Classroom Management - Episode 56

June 28, 2018

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses educating African-American students and more with Dr. Gloria Swindler Boutte and Dr. Erin Miller. Dr. Boutte is a Professor at the USC College of Education’s Instruction and Teacher Education Department. She is the author of three books, has received more than $1.7M in grants, has more than 87 publications, and has presented her work internationally in China, Africa, Australia, South America, and Canada. She has served as a Fulbright Scholar and Visiting Scholar at several universities in the U.S. and abroad. Dr. Erin Miller is an Assistant Professor of Language and Diversity in the Reading and Elementary Education Department at UNC Charlotte. She teaches undergraduate courses in elementary language arts methods and diversity in urban education.  She is currently serving as chair of the Early Childhood Education Assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English and investigating signs and symbols of whiteness with elementary aged children.

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Global Studies with Dr. Agnes Mueller - Episode 51

May 24, 2018

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the University of South Carolina's new Global Studies major with program director, Dr. Agnes Mueller. Dr. Mueller received her M.A. from Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany and her Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University and is an expert on recent and contemporary German literature. She is a core faculty member in Comparative Literature and is also affiliated with Women's and Gender Studies and with Jewish Studies at the University of South Carolina. Her publications are on German-American relations, multicultural studies, gender issues in contemporary literature, German-Jewish studies, and Holocaust studies. Her 2004 anthology German Pop Culture: How "American" Is It? (Published by the University of Michigan Press) is widely used for teaching and research.

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