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  • Performance as an Artform (S2:Ep10)

    Performance as an Artform (S2:Ep10)

    For the season finale, Professor Meiling Cheng talks about what inspired her to study performance art. Join us as we explore the influence of great artists, such as Carolee Schneemann, on contemporary artists like He Chengyao and Yin Xiuzhen. Faculty Info: Courses Taught: THTR 395m: Drama as Human Relations (4 units) THTR 405m: Performing Identities (4 units) THTR 406: Theatre on the Edge (4 units) Air Date: 4/27/2018

  • Marine Transportation & Policy: From Ports to Coasts (S2:Ep9)

    Marine Transportation & Policy: From Ports to Coasts (S2:Ep9)

    This week, Get SChooled! embarks on a trip for a topic as vast as the sea itself, coastal policy and marine transportation! Lecturing today is none other than Dr. James A. Fawcett, a professor of enviromental studies and policy planning at USC. If you would like to know more about ocean pollution concerns or what dredging is, this episode is a prime place to start. Faculty Info: USC Wrigley Institue for Enviromental Studies Courses Taught: ENST 370 Marine & Coastal […]

  • Visiting Tel Aviv (S2:Ep8)

    Visiting Tel Aviv (S2:Ep8)

    Birthright is a concept that many modern Jewish teens have to consider in their lives. On this episode of Get SChooled!, the show pays a visit to Tel Aviv in Israel with Professor Hagit-Arieli-Chai as our guide. Join us as we trace the rich history of this city, from its religious roots to its significance in contemporary Jewish society & culture. Faculty Info HEBR 120: Hebrew I (4 units) HEBR 150: Hebrew II (4 units) HEBR 220: Hebrew III (4 […]

  • Clowning Around for a Purpose (S2:Ep7)

    Clowning Around for a Purpose (S2:Ep7)

    Professor Zachary Steel prescribes a dose of the best medicine there is – laughter – this week on Get SChooled! But more importantly, Professor Steel shares the times when his clowning experience brought forth joy to hospital patients, both young and old. By offering an in-depth look into the field of medical clowning, this episode is guaranteed to bring a smile to your face. Faculty Info Courses Taught: THTR 101: Introduction to Acting (4 units) THTR 122: Improvisation and Theatre […]

  • Observational Intuition v. Statistical Knowledge (S2:Ep6)

    Observational Intuition v. Statistical Knowledge (S2:Ep6)

    From determining whether a coin is weighted to whether a breast cancer screening results are a false positive, statistics play an instrumental role in everyday life, as well as with major business undertakings such as oil drilling. This week on Get SChooled!, Dr. Phil Rogers illustrates that notion by demonstrating the importance of empirical data in assessing factual observations. Faculty Info Courses Taught: BUAD 310g: Applied Business Statistics (4 units) Air Date: March 23, 2018

  • The Importance of Gratitude (S2:Ep5)

    The Importance of Gratitude (S2:Ep5)

    In the realm of business corporations, managers vie for maximum performance from all their employees. While many managers rely on the traditional methods to draw the best out of their workers, one alternative method has typically been overlooked: appreciation. Dr. Glenn Fox, head of the USC Performance Science Institute, appears on Get SChooled! to expand upon the the beneficial impact of gratitude not only on a worker’s performance but also on one’s life as well. Faculty Info Performance Science Podcast […]

  • Keeping LGBTQ History Alive (S2:Ep4)

    Keeping LGBTQ History Alive (S2:Ep4)

    The vibrant history of the LGBTQ community teems with voices and stories encapsulating their struggle at recognition, their endurance in the face of harassment, and their everlasting legacy on society. It was the vision of archivist Jim Kepner to preserve the personal accounts, historically influential documents, and artistic endeavors of this community, lest they be forgotten. And it is a mission that the ONE Archives library carries on to this day. Library director Dr. Joseph Hawkins joins Get SChooled! as […]

  • Adulthood or How I Learned to Stop Worrying & Start Adulting (S2:Ep.3)

    Adulthood or How I Learned to Stop Worrying & Start Adulting (S2:Ep.3)

    Dr. Kimberly Morris-Eggleston offers some guidance for all the young college students grappling with the most confusing phase of life, transitioning into adulthood. In the midst of expanding one’s mind by learning the arts, humanities, and sciences, sometimes the practical activities – doing taxes, self-care, applying for a mortage – are neglected to be taught. Dr. Kim takes the time to expound upon the importance of learning these activities to become self-reliant, gain better confidence, and help navigate through the […]

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

    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)

    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