The Other Side of Campus

Episode 3: The Stories We Tell Ourselves

September 18th, 2020

On this episode, Jen and Katie speak with one of UT's leading faculty on racism, Peniel Joseph. He discusses the impact and power of narratives and what he's discovered works and doesn't work in the classroom when trying to teach racism. Thank you for joining us on The Other Side of Campus!

Peniel E. Joseph holds a joint professorship appointment at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and the History Department in the College of Liberal Arts at The University of Texas at Austin. He is also the founding director of the LBJ School’s Center for the Study of Race and Democracy. His career focus has been on “Black Power Studies,” which encompasses interdisciplinary fields such as Africana studies, law and society, women’s and ethnic studies, and political science. Peniel has written a number of award winning books, with his most recent book entitled The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.

PRODUCER'S NOTE: This episode was recorded on July 7th, 2020 via Zoom.

Assistant Producers/Hosts: Jennifer Moon, Stephanie Seidel Holmsten, Kathryn Dawson
(Intro theme features additional PTF fellows Patrick Davis, Keith Brown, David Vanden Bout)
Music by: Charlie Harper

Produced and Edited by: Michelle S Daniel

Creator & Executive Producer: Mary Neuburger

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