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txt msgs: A Common Reading podcast

English, Education, 1 season, 6 episodes, 3 hours, 22 minutes
A podcast by the Common Reading program at Appalachian State University. Includes interviews with authors & other individuals who contribute to Common Reading. See our website for more information about the program:
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Research, Resources, & (Vinyl) Records: A Conversation with Mark Coltrain

In this episode, I have a conversation with Mark Coltrain, Associate Professor & First Year Experience Librarian at Appalachian State University. We talk about the rewards and importance of solid research not just for students but for everyone. We also discuss Nora Krug's Belonging (this year's Common Reading selection at App State) and Mark's interest in vinyl records and how both involve–wait for it–research! 
2/23/202240 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Pleasures of Poetry & Teaching: A Conversation with Adrian Rice

In this episode, I travel to Ireland....well, not really. Kind of. Join me as I spend time with friend & colleague Adrian Rice, App State First Year Seminar Lecturer...and Irish poet!
12/10/202129 minutes, 19 seconds
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Talking Birds & Books with App State student Adrianna Nelson

In this episode, I talk with biology major & ornithology researcher Adrianna Nelson about birds she's researching and books she's reading...
7/18/202132 minutes, 50 seconds
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A Conversation with Dr. Rick Klima, Director of First Year Seminar at App State

In this episode, I talk with friend & colleague Dr. Rick Klima, Director of First Year Seminar at Appalachian State University. Our conversation ranges from the German Enigma Machine to living & learning in a pandemic and post-pandemic world, and the Beatles. Join us!
6/21/202139 minutes, 55 seconds