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  • From Kabuki to Manga: Japanese Literature & Culture Today (S2:Ep.2)

    Get SChooled! takes a trip to the East as Dr. Satoko Shimazaki unveils the nature of Japanese literature in contemporary times. From the everlasting nature and appeal of kabuki theatre to the popularity of manga such as Ghost in the Shell, Dr. Shimazaki & Madeleine Benn guides us through it all. ゴジラはここにいた Faculty Info. Air Date: February 16, 2018

  • In a Picture: A Snapshot of Photojournalism In the Digital Age (S2:Ep1)

    The season opens with show host Madeleine Benn interviewing Professor Miki Turner, an award-winning photojournalist, producer, and author. Check out as Professor Turner charts the journey that her photos have taken her through and explores photography’s role in social justice! Faculty Info! Air Date: February 9, 2018

  • What is Philosophy? (S1:Ep6)

    Dr. Mark Schroeder sits down with Get SChooled! this week to expand upon why knowing philosophy is important. And it starts with understanding what is knowledge itself.

  • Stanislavsky and Systematic Acting (S1:Ep8)

    After working under his very own assistant, Dr. Sharon Carnicke is USC’s very own renowned expert on Konstantin Stanislavsky. Today, she’ll be discussing about the lasting legacy of his acting system and its contribution to the world of theatre. “Our demands are simple, normal, and therefore they are difficult to satisfy. All we ask is that an actor on the stage live in accordance with natural laws” – Konstantin Stanislavsky

  • Expedition Into the Antarctic Ecosystem

    In this episode of Get SChooled!, Dr. Cornelius Sullivan joins us to discuss everything about Antarctica, “from penguins to policy.” From the microscopic flora that thrives in the frozen ocean to the curious penguins that waddle the icy plateau, Dr. Sullivan shares the important biological research conducted there and explains the region’s importance within the international community. Dr. Sullivan’s Bio

  • The Architects of Sustainable Communities & Urban Change (S1:Ep5)

    The Architects of Sustainable Communities & Urban Change (S1:Ep5)

    Building a city is difficult in itself. Building a sustainable city is even more difficult. Appearing on Get SChooled! this week is Dr. Robert Vos, a professor of Spatial Science, to shine a light on the challenges in designing livable yet less resource intensive communities. This renewed focus on sustainability has also led to a rise in geodesign studies, the apex of urban planning, spatial science, and architecture professions, in order to address these urgent challenges of the 21st century. […]

  • On Judaism & Society (S1:Ep4)

    On Judaism & Society (S1:Ep4)

    The intersection of faith with ordinary life has been a matter that many Jews have wrestled with since Biblical times. Dr. Joshua David Holo, a professor of Jewish history, outlines the different approaches towards and about Judaism in this wonderful episode of Get SChooled! From Jewish mysticism to religious ponderings, an enlightening time awaits for all.

  • Jammin’ with Japanese Music Theory (S1:Ep3)

    Jammin’ with Japanese Music Theory (S1:Ep3)

    Musical theory is neither boring nor reserved solely for classical music! In this episode, Dr. Jonathan “Capital” Patterson sits down with show host Vaibhav Ramrakhani and sets out to demonstrate just that. Drawing together a Japanese music theory perspective, a few pop songs, and a fine-tuned guitar, Get SChooled is guaranteed to be a showstopper this time around. Dr. Jonathan “Capital” Patterson  Personal Website: http://www.capitalguitar.com/

  • The Contended Limits of China

    The Contended Limits of China

    China knows no boundaries when it comes to defending the placement of their borders. This week, Get SChooled! provides some insight on the ongoing territorial disputes between China and its neighboring countries. Joining us is Dr. Brett Sheehan, a Chinese history professor & the Director of the East Asian Studies Center at USC. This is an episode not to miss out on!  

  • An Introduction to Improv

    An Introduction to Improv

    The premiere episode of Get Schooled! Professor Kirsten Eggers joins us to talk about the role of improv on and off-stage. Then, watch as show host Vaibhav Ramrakhani takes part in an improv scene during the second half! Professor Kirsten Eggers page: http://dramaticarts.usc.edu/kirstin-eggers