This is a collection of some of our favorite podcasts from liberal arts faculty members. Don’t forget to rate, review and subscribe.
Hosted by Karma Chavez, Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies
Audio QT is a feature of QT Voices, the online magazine of the LGBTQ Studies Program at the University of Texas at Austin.
The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection is one of the most important collections of Latin American and U.S. Latinx materials on the planet, visited by scholars and students from far and wide. Join faculty and librarians at UT Austin to explore the region through the Benson archives and books.
Hosted by John W. Traphagan, Professor, Department of Religious Studies and John J. Kaag, Chair and Professor, Department of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts Lowell
Explores mistakes, errors and the importance of embracing intellectual humility in a world that seems increasingly dominated by uncritically oppositional thinking. The hosts talk with scholars, artists, authors and others about things that have gone wrong and ask them to discuss the ways this has influenced their lives and work and their ideas about certainty and humility.
IHS podcast is a new podcast series initiated by the Institute for Historical Studies’ Director, Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra. The latest episode highlights the scholarship of Madeline McMahon, a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of History.
Hosted by various Latino studies scholars at UT Austin
The official podcast of Latino studies at UT Austin. An expert is “a person who has a comprehensive and authoritative knowledge of or skill in a particular area.” A LatinXpert occupies this space cautiously. A LatinXpert admits they have knowledge and an important perspective, but leads with questions instead of answers, acknowledges what they don’t know and is always accountable to Latinx communities.
Hosted by Peniel Joseph, Professor, Department of History
Peniel Joseph, founding director of the UT Center for the Study of Race and Democracy, discusses issues of race, democracy, public policy and social justice with expert guests. Race and Democracy asks, Who is America? Where have we been, where do we want to go and how can we get there?
Join the directors of the Texas Politics Project as they dive into the Texas political sphere every week. Henson and Blank analyze current events, crunch the numbers and give you their informed takes on the latest happenings.
Hosted by Philip Butler, Director, Office of Student Success
Listen in as the Office of Student Success in the College of Liberal Arts chats with campus experts about a wide variety of topics focused on how students can succeed at UT Austin.
Hosted by Jeremi Suri, Professor, Department of History.
The future of democracy is uncertain, but we are committed to its urgent renewal today. The past offers hope for the present and the future, if only we can escape the negativity of our current moment. This podcast brings together thoughtful voices from different generations to help make sense of current challenges and propose positive steps forward.
Each week, Markman and Duke explore different aspects of human behavior and the brain. In conversations hosted by producer Rebecca McInroy, the two renowned psychologists cover everything from the effects of sugar on the brain, to what’s happening in our minds while we sleep, and much, much more.
Hosted by Jo Hsu, Assistant Professor, Department of Rhetoric and Writing and Constance Bailey, Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas
The hosts discuss their journeys as academic misfits, unpack pop culture takes on race, gender and disability and wander through neurodivergent tangents. Part demystification of academic genres, part spilling of tea and part wayward conversation, this is a show for students, scholars and non-academics who refuse to take themselves too seriously.
Weekly panelist Troy Kimmel, Senior Lecturer, Department of Geography and the Environment
WeatherBrains is the weekly netcast that’s all about weather. The show unites weather geeks worldwide, covering the world of weather in a fun way with great guests.