Gender in Chivalric Romance

Gender in Chivalric Romance

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe Story of Silence is based on a 13th century French chivalric romance, distinguished by its prominent discussion of gender. Reimagined by Alex Myers, we found it to be a compelling exploration of...
Mermaids with Beth Cartwright

Mermaids with Beth Cartwright

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSTraditional stories of mermaids describe the creatures as beautiful maidens who sing sweetly as they lounge on rocks and comb their long, flowing hair… but like sirens, mermaids lure sailors to their death...
Addressing our biases

Addressing our biases

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSEntrenched racism is all around us. This is not a new phenomenon nor the first time racism has been headline news – and yet we have a seemingly incredible ability to forget the atrocities committed daily as...
Horror and isolation with Melinda Salisbury

Horror and isolation with Melinda Salisbury

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSYou know the drill, you are alone in the middle of a foggy field and there’s no one within miles… except the person following you. There’s no one coming to help you. Isolation is an ever-present theme in...
Back to the 80s: Willow

Back to the 80s: Willow

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWell, it’s that time again: 80s family film funtime! Today we are looking at 1988’s Willow, starring Warwick Davis and Val Kilmer, directed by Ron Howard with a story by George Lucas. But first,...