Episode 0017: Multicultural America: "Ethnic Hair Care and Entrepreneurship in America"

In 2007, Arizona State University and Johnson C. Smith University sent three scholars -- William Brashears, Yvette Hall, and Jemayne King -- to three American Cultural Centers to present on aspects of race in the United States. In this podcast, Yvette Hall of Johnson C. Smith University ("Ethnic Hair Care and Entrepreneurship in America") examines race through the intersection of hair care and corporate culture following a brief question and answer session, in which she is joined by William Brashears of Arizona State University ("Discussing Race in America: Whiteness Studies") and Jemayne King of Johnson C. Smith University ("The Development of American Sneaker Culture") engage with two facets of the topic.

This recording was made at Sichuan University on March 30. The two prior lectures took place at Guangdong Baiyun University (March 27) and Guangzhou University (March 28).

Episode 0016: Multicultural America: "Discussing Race in America" and "The Development of American Sneaker Culture"

In 2007, Arizona State University and Johnson C. Smith University sent three scholars -- William Brashears, Yvette Hall, and Jemayne King -- to three American Cultural Centers to present on aspects of race in the United States. In this podcast, William Brashears of Arizona State University ("Discussing Race in America") and Jemayne King of Johnson C. Smith University ("The Development of American Sneaker Culture") engage with two facets of the topic.

This recording was made at Sichuan University on March 30. The two prior lectures took place at Guangdong Baiyun University (March 27) and Guangzhou University (March 28).  

Episode 0015: "The Catalytic Moment in Art and Life" -- Cheryl Butler Brayboy's Cato Professor Address

This edition of the Archways Podcast features Dr. Cheryl Butler Brayboy's Cato Par Excellence Teaching Award Address, entitled "The Catalytic Moment in Art and Life", to the Johnson C. Smith University Honors Convocation. This celebration, which recognizes students who have made the President's List (Those students who have maintained a perfect 4.0 grade point average while taking 15 or more credit hours with no Incomplete course work.).

Programing Note: Some of her address is in Spanish. She translates these sections into English.

Episode 0012: The Electoral College

Hosts of the Archways Podcasts Dr. Brian Madison Jones and Dr. Matthew DeForrest sit down to discuss the Electoral College, its function, and its history.

We welcome, in this episode, Reginald Paige as our intern and podcast producer.

Episode 0010: The Black Panther Party and the Black Lives Matter Movements

Hosts of the Archways Podcasts Dr. Brian Madison Jones and  Dr. Matthew DeForrest speak with Ms. Sharika Comfort about her research on the literature of the Black Panther Movement, the Movement's historical significance, and its parallels with the Black Lives Matter Movement.

PROGRAMMING NOTE: At the end of the podcast, there is some echoing in the recording. Additional conversation, where the echoing continues, follows the close of the podcast. While the quality of the audio leaves something to be desired, we are posting it here to make sure the information is made available to our audience.

Episode 0009: Partners in Podcasting III

Hosts of the Archways Podcasts Dr. Brian Madison Jones and  Dr. Matthew DeForrest briefly speak with Ms. Haiyan Song (Sonya) and Ms. Hanjing Zeng (Hanna) about their impressions of the US and how our podcast can impact the English language students at Guangdong Baiyun University and throughout China.

Episode 0006: Cheryl Butler Brayboy on the John and Lucy Sutton Story

Host of the Archways Podcasts Dr. Matthew DeForrest briefly speak with Dr. Cheryl Butler Brayboy, Associate Professor of English in Johnson C. Smith University's Department of Languages and Literature, about her research into John and Lucy Sutton, her slave-owning and enslaved ancestors who made a life together during a time when such a relationship was legally and socially forbidden and how their legacy has been passed down in her family.

Episode 0003: American Slavery

Hosts of the Archways Podcasts Dr. Brian Jones and Dr. Matthew DeForrest speak with Dr. Michael Aradas, Assistant Professor of History, and Dr. Tiffany Packer, Assistant Professor of History, about the history and the context(s) of American Slavery. 

Programing Note: We apologize for the strange echo artifact that is present at the end of the podcast.