The Other Side of Campus

Episode 27: "There's Always a Crisis": Global Conflicts in the Classroom with Lorinc Redei and Michael Mosser

March 24th, 2022

On this episode, Stephanie and Katie talk with two excellent albeit very different teachers and European affairs experts, Lorinc Redei and Michael Mosser, on how they handle global conflicts, such as Putin's war in Ukraine, in the classroom. When is it important to provide space for discussion about major world events in a class setting? How should earth-shattering news be handled if it has nothing to do with the course syllabus or is in no way connected to the subject being studied? Mosser and Redei attempt to tackle such questions based on their own lived experiences. Thanks for joining us on the Other Side of Campus.

PRODUCER'S NOTE: This episode was recorded on March 8th, 2021 via Zoom.

Assistant Producers/Hosts: Stephanie Seidel Holmsten, Katie Dawson
(Intro theme features the following faculty in order: Jen Moon, Daron Shaw, Rich Reddick, Diane McDaniel Rhodes, Siobhan McCusker, Moriba Jah, and Stephanie Seidel Holmsten)
Music by Charlie Harper (
Additional Background music by Charlie Harper, Scott Holmes, Ketsa, and Blue Dot Sessions
Produced by Michelle S. Daniel
Creator & Executive Producer: Mary C. Neuburger

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