September Wrap Up/October Preview

September has just flown by. It’s a month filled with so many holidays for some people, the unofficial end to summer (and the beginning of the Rabbit Season/Duck Season style debate between the pumpkin crowd and the apple crowd.) We spent the month in the Boiler Room observing holidays and heading Back to the Books,Continue reading “September Wrap Up/October Preview”

(Season 5, Ep. 5) Peculiar Affairs in Academia with Dr. Michael Nevradakis

Our podcast episodes will now premiere on Mondays at 5pm. We’re taking a break from the Big Think this week, but it will be back next Monday. Look out for some exciting Banned Books Week content on our blog page and on twitter @ivoryboilerroom. Listen to the Episode Dr. Nevradakis’ interview acts as a sortContinue reading “(Season 5, Ep. 5) Peculiar Affairs in Academia with Dr. Michael Nevradakis”

(Podcast Release) ‘The Professor Is In’ Meets ‘The Ivory Tower Boiler Room’

The Professor Is In team, Dr. Karen Kelsky and Kel Weinhold join Adam and Andrew in the Ivory Tower Boiler Room. Their discussion centers on ending gaslighting and how to push for more equity in academia. Listen to the Podcast Some Topics Covered: -Academia is a cult in need of transparency -Who is expected toContinue reading “(Podcast Release) ‘The Professor Is In’ Meets ‘The Ivory Tower Boiler Room’”

Friday Preview: The Professor is In

Friday is upon us once again, and pumpkin spice season has already descended on the Ivory Tower Boiler Room… as evidenced by a lively discussion in one of our recent meetings about pumpkin spice vs apple as the better autumn flavor. Erika, who is usually the one encouraging us to “embrace the and” came downContinue reading “Friday Preview: The Professor is In”

(Podcast Release) Teaching and Writing to Transgress: Behind the Scenes of Academic Editing

Today’s episode is one that any teacher, writer or editor will want to listen to… whether you’re a “teacher” in the traditional sense or not. Andrew sits down with editors of “Teaching to Transgress,” the special pedagogy issue of the open-access journal Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies. As a public humanities organization, we aim to bring you accessibleContinue reading “(Podcast Release) Teaching and Writing to Transgress: Behind the Scenes of Academic Editing”

Podcast Preview

Friday is here once again. To our readers and listeners who celebrated Rosh Hashanah this week, we wish you L’Shanah Tovah–a sweet new year. Tomorrow’s podcast is one that any teacher, writer or editor will want to listen to… whether you’re a “teacher” in the traditional sense or not. Andrew sits down with editors ofContinue reading “Podcast Preview”

(A Special Rebroadcast) The Performing Arts During a Pandemic with Renee Chambers Liciaga

Welcome to our new Fall season and to our September theme, “Back to the Books.” But before we bring you new content, we want to celebrate Broadway’s reopening with Renee Chambers Liciaga‘s October 2020 Ivory Tower Boiler Room interview “The Performing Arts During a Pandemic.” Listen to Renee’s Episode “We need to have human contactContinue reading “(A Special Rebroadcast) The Performing Arts During a Pandemic with Renee Chambers Liciaga”

(Podcast Release) Our First Year Is In the Books, an Open Mic Poetry Event

To anyone who has listened for a minute or an hour while going for a long drive or shopping or going for a walk; to anyone who has shared their story with us in an interview or in the comments section or a voice-message or a facebook-message: thank you. You made it possible for usContinue reading “(Podcast Release) Our First Year Is In the Books, an Open Mic Poetry Event”

Midweek Teaser: Celebrating out Loud

“The universe took its time on you Crafted you to offer the world Something different from everyone else When you doubt How you were created You doubt an energy greater than us both –“irreplaceable” (Rupi Kaur)    What better way for a podcast like ours to celebrate the accomplishments of our first year than byContinue reading “Midweek Teaser: Celebrating out Loud”

Midweek Teaser: Anniversary Edition

Now that all of the Ivory Tower Boiler Room team are back in our respective homes, we’re going to continue the extended birthday celebrations with a look back at where it all began. You may have noticed, if you’ve stuck with us this far, that there’s a lot going on in the Ivory Tower BoilerContinue reading “Midweek Teaser: Anniversary Edition”

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