Aberrant and broken magic with Melissa Caruso

Aberrant and broken magic with Melissa Caruso

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSMany of our favourite narratives feature outsiders. They might be alone by virtue of the burden of prophecy, come from the wrong side of the tracks, or simply don’t adhere to behaviour and interests their society...
Gender in Chivalric Romance

Gender in Chivalric Romance

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: 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 transgender...
Mermaids with Beth Cartwright

Mermaids with Beth Cartwright

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: 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 with their...
Addressing our biases

Addressing our biases

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: 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 long as...