Folk U Radio – With a high stakes election in the U.S., a sudden BC election called amidst a pandemic, and numerous local elections across Canada, the role of democracy is on many people’s minds. What works? What doesn’t? How is it that democracies can be used for personal gain and it can seem so hard to change things even when they seem to so obviously go wrong.Continue reading how do democracies go wrong?
Achaeology 102: the BC edition of the Science of Once and Future Things.
It’s fascinating to think about how human civilization evolved. In Archaeology 102: The Science of Once and Future Things BC edition professor and neighbour Dr. Brian Hayden, archaeologist, takes us through thousands of years of human history and what it can tell us about the peoples of BC.Continue reading Archaeology 102: the BC edition
Folk U Radio: 101 Series. Archaeology: the science of once and future things and I am joined in the studio by our neighbour Dr. Brian Hayden, archeologist extraordinatire. Brian got his doctoral degree from the University of Toronto and taught archaeology at Simon Fraser University for 40 years and is now a Research Associate at the University of British Columbia, fellow of the Royal Society of Canada: and, of course, a professor here at the esteemed Folk University. His archeological and ethnoarchaeological research has taken him to Australia, Southeast Asia, France, Guatemala, Mexico, Ontario, and here to British Columbia.Continue reading Archaeology – the science of once and future things
What can going back to school in a pandemic teach us about the future of education? Five Educators from the live listening area of Cortes Radio chime in to discuss what their districts are doing to get kids safely back to school and how the future of education in our area may change forever from what we learn in this time.Continue reading What going Back to School During a Pandemic Will Teach Us
On the September 1st, 2020 broadcast, Manda played a recording from back in the pre-COVID days when Folk U offered a series of weekly lectures at Linnaea Farm. The Brain 101 with Hayley Newell, RTC.
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