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Podcast Profile: The UnMute Podcast

podcast imageTwitter: @UnMutePodcast@myishacherry (@myishacherry followed by 366 philosophers)
Site: www.myishacherry.org
67 episodes
2015 to 2021
Average episode: 39 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: I talk with diverse philosophers about the social and political issues of our day. We learn. We laugh. We plot revolutions.

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List Updated: 2022-Dec-04 12:36 UTC. Episodes: 67. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Episodes
2021-Jun-18 • 44 minutes
Episode 064: Carol Hay on Thinking Like a Feminist
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Carol Hay about feminism, what it means to think like a feminist, queer communities, dancing, and more.
2021-Jun-18 • 34 minutes
Episode 063: Victor Kumar on Moral Progress
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Victor Kumar about moral evolution, moral progress, Us and Apes, Tik Tok, and more.
2021-Jun-18 • 46 minutes
Episode 062: Eric Schwitzgebel on Jerks
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Eric Schwitzgebel about jerks, sweet hearts, science fiction, public philosophy, and more.
2021-Jun-18 • 37 minutes
Episode 061: Briana Toole on Identity and Knowledge
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Briana Toole about objectivity, identity and knowledge, being ‘woke', pre-college programs, and more.
2021-Jun-18 • 33 minutes
Episode 060: Bence Nanay on the Fragmented Mind
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Bence Nanay about polarization, temptation, the fragmented mind, films, and more.
2021-Jun-18 • 45 minutes
Episode 059: Sam Fleischacker on Empathy
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Sam Fleischacker about empathy, its political potential, Adam Smith, the opera, and more.
2021-Jun-18 • 50 minutes
Episode 058: Nathifa Greene on Habits
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Nathifa Greene about habits, character, why the revolution will be mundane, learning languages, and more.
2021-Jun-18 • 33 minutes
Episode 057: Alfred Archer on Emotional Imperialism
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Alfred Archer about affective injustice, enforcing emotional norms, admirable figures, soccer, and so much more.
2021-Jun-18 • 52 minutes
Episode 056: Christian Miller on Character
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Christian Miller about honesty, character, why we are not as good as we think we are, the writing practice, and so much more.
2021-Jun-18 • 34 minutes
Episode 055: Skye Cleary on Existentialism and Love
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Skye Cleary about romantic love, friendships, lessons from existentialism, martial arts, and more.
2020-May-05 • 76 minutes
Episode 054: Robert Talisse on Overdoing Democracy
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Robert Talisse about the value of democracy, what it means to overdo democracy, what we should do instead, and so much more.
2020-May-05 • 52 minutes
Episode 053: Michael Burroughs on Children & Agency
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Michael Burroughs about child development, agency in children, holding children responsible, and so much more.
2020-May-05 • 59 minutes
Episode 052: John Torrey on Reparations
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher John Torrey about reparations, public apologies, what kind of justice is needed for African Americans, and so much more.
2020-May-05 • 57 minutes
Episode 051: Ellie Anderson on The Divide in Philosophy
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Ellie Anderson about the continental/analytic divide, methodology, marginalization in the academy, and so much more.
2020-May-05 • 50 minutes
Episode 050: Axelle Karera on Frantz Fanon
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Axelle Karera about anti-colonial thought, Frantz Fanon, existentialism, and so much more.
2020-May-05 • 52 minutes
Episode 049: Adam Hosein on Discrimination
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Adam Hosein about theories of discrimination, inclusion, anti-discrimination norms, and so much more.
2020-May-05 • 43 minutes
Episode 048: Monique Wonderly on Grief
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Monique Wonderly about attachment, grief and celebrities, what Not to say to the bereaved, and so much more.
2020-May-05 • 59 minutes
Episode 047: Nic Bommarito on Buddhism
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Nic Bommarito about the aims of Buddhism, mental habits, karma, and so much more.
2020-May-05 • 50 minutes
Episode 046: Rose Lenehan on Housing Justice
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Rose Lenehan about housing justice, tenant unions, gentrification, and so much more.
2020-May-05 • 39 minutes
Episode 045: Lindsey Stewart on Black Joy
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Lindsey Stewart about Black Joy, Zora Neale Hurston, resistance and refusal, and so much more.
2019-Feb-11 • 45 minutes
Episode 044: Laura Pérez on Seeing Corruption
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Laura Pérez about visual experiences and social institutions, how is corruption inherent in our visual experiences, corruption and authenticity, and so much more.
2019-Feb-11 • 39 minutes
Episode 043: Serena Parekh on Refugees
Myisha Cherry chats with Serena Parekh about refugees and statelessness, the harms of statelessness, our ethical obligations, and so much more.
2019-Feb-11 • 36 minutes
Episode 042: Kathryn Norlock on Complaining & Shaming
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Kathryn Norlock about complaining, its prohibitions, what it does, how to do it well, its connection to shaming, and so much more.
2019-Feb-11 • 45 minutes
Episode 041: Yolonda Wilson on Health Justice
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Yolonda Wilson about health disparities, factors that contribute to it, race, class, and medical treatment, health justice, and so much more.
2019-Feb-11 • 48 minutes
Episode 040: Erin Tarver on Sports and Identity
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Erin Tarver about sports fandom, hero worship vs mascotting, the logics of white supremacy and misogyny in sports, and so much more.
2019-Feb-11 • 41 minutes
Episode 039: Kris Sealey on Bad Faith
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Kris Sealey about decolonialism, the role of the stereotype, Bad Faith's subversive potential, and so much more.
2019-Feb-11 • 34 minutes
Episode 038: Carrie Jenkins on Love & Happiness
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Carrie Jenkins about the nature of love and happiness, can you have one without the other, what is love-crafting in private and public, and so much more.
2019-Feb-11 • 40 minutes
Episode 037: Michele Moody-Adams on Monuments & Memorials
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Michele Moody-Adams about monuments and memorials, their similarities and differences, arguments for their destruction, the democratic possibilities of both, and so much more.
2019-Feb-11 • 38 minutes
Episode 036: Colleen Murphy on Reconciliation
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Colleen Murphy about reconciliation, its connection with forgiveness, its role in transitional justice, and so much more.
2019-Feb-11 • 48 minutes
Episode 035: Kate Manne on HIMpathy
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Kate Manne about over-sympathy for men, its connection to misogyny, why women are prone to it, some strategies to resist it, and so much more.
2018-May-14 • 40 minutes
Episode: 034 Andrea Pitts on Indigenous Resistance to Neoliberalism
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Andrea Pitts about neoliberalism, how it uniquely affects indigenous communities, projects of resistance, Latinx philosophy, and so much more.
2018-Mar-12 • 27 minutes
Episode 033: Adrienne Martin on Hope
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Adrienne Martin about the nature of hope, why we should hope in humanity, differences and connections between hope, faith, and motivation, and much more.
2018-Feb-05 • 32 minutes
Episode 032: Kyle Whyte on Indigenous Resilience and Environmental Change
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Kyle Whyte about climate injustice, settler colonialism, anthropogenic environmental change, Indigenous resilience, and much more.
2017-Dec-21 • 56 minutes
Episode 031: Serene Khader on Cross-Border Feminist Solidarity
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Serene Khader about transnational feminism, solidarity, neoliberalism and women in the global south, writng advice, and so much more.
2017-Dec-08 • 30 minutes
Episode 030: Winston Thompson on Educational Justice
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Winston Thompson about justice and education, potential and formation, charter schools, decolonizing the curriculm, and more.
2017-Oct-03 • 36 minutes
Episode 029: Wendy Salkin on Informal Representation
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Wendy Salkin about informal representation, its powers, duties, and problems, Du Bois & Coates on the issue, and more. | |
2017-Aug-31 • 42 minutes
Episode 028: David Livingstone Smith on Dehumanization
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher David Livingstone Smith about dehumanization, it's history, the role of race in dehumanizing practices, how monsters are made, and more.
2017-Jun-14 • 42 minutes
Episode 027: Lori Gruen on Prisons
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Lori Gruen about carceral spaces, teaching philosophy in prisons, the animal, prisoner, and blacks analogy, is animal rights for white people, and much more.
2017-May-17 • 48 minutes
Episode 026: Elizabeth Barnes on Disability and Well-Being
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Elizabeth Barnes about theories of disability, abnormal bodies and a flourishing life, diabilty pride, valuing disability, and much more.
2017-Apr-05 • 30 minutes
Episode 025: Cassie Herbert on Risky Speech
Myisha Cherry chats with philosoher Cassie Herbert about risky speech, the difference between accusations and reports, how to respond to accounts of racism, sexism, etc, and much more.
2017-Apr-04 • 48 minutes
Episode 024: Larry Blum on Teaching Race
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Larry blum about teaching race, dealing with guilt and resentment in the classroom, teaching race in a Trump era, and much more.
2017-Feb-01 • 37 minutes
Episode 023: Tommie Shelby on Dark Ghettos
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Tommie Shelby about dark ghettos, integration, single black mothers, the moral permissibility of crime, hip-hop, and much more.
2016-Dec-27 • 27 minutes
Episode 022: John Corvino on Homosexuality
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher John Corvino about homosexuality, traditional marriage, religious liberty and discrimination, being out in academia, and so much more.
2016-Dec-02 • 55 minutes
Episode 021: Denise James on Political Illusions
Myisha cherry chats with philosopher Denise James about Political Illusions, Lorraine Hansberry, the problem of integration, dying cities, and much more.
2016-Nov-16 • 39 minutes
Episode 020: Post-Election Panel on Trump and the Age of Ignorance
Myisha Cherry chats with Meena Krishnamurthy and Rachel McKinnon about their reactions to the election, ignorance during the election season, how to overcome and survive ignornace, the future role of the media as vehicles of knowledge, and so much more.
2016-Sep-02 • 41 minutes
Episode 019: Paul C. Taylor on Black Aesthetics
Myisha Cherry chats with Philosopher Paul C. Taylor about black invisibility, art and politics, authenticity and cultural appropriation, beauty and race, and much more.
2016-Jul-15 • 37 minutes
Episode 018: Linda Alcoff on Whiteness
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher, Linda Alcoff, about white exceptionalism, white double consciousness, the future of whiteness, and much more.
2016-Jun-10 • 30 minutes
Episode 017: Tom Digby on Masculinity
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Tom Digby about masculinity and militarism, rape culture, the gender war, cultural programming, and more.
2016-May-15 • 45 minutes
Episode 016: Nancy Bauer on Pornography
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher, Nancy Bauer, about pornography, the sexiness of taboos, feminism and porn, hookup culture, and more.
2016-Apr-11 • 45 minutes
Episode 015: Jose´ Mendoza on Immigration
Myisha Cherry chats with José Mendoza about whiteness and immigration, open borders, the myth surrounding Mexican immigration, 'alien' and 'illegals' discourse, and so much more.
2016-Mar-01 • 31 minutes
Episode 014: Luvell Anderson on Slurs
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Luvell Anderson about slurs, swearing, the N-Word, appropriating language, and racial humor.
2016-Feb-01 • 39 minutes
Episode 013: Meena Krishnamurthy on Distrust
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Meena Krishnamurthy about Martin Luther King jr. and political distrust, the global poor, and a phenomena known as "misidentification".
2015-Dec-29 • 26 minutes
Episode 012: Chike Jeffers on W.E.B. Dubois
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Chike Jeffers about double consciousness, Dubois' predictions, Black art, Dubois and Booker T. Debate, race, and more.
2015-Dec-28 • 38 minutes
Episode 011: Chike Jeffers on Black Thought
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Chike Jeffers about africana philosophy, Ethiopian political philosophy, black life and black solidarity in Canada, and why we need black Canadian philosophy.
2015-Dec-11 • 42 minutes
Episode 010: Joel Reynolds on Disability
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Joel Reynolds about the stigmas and oppressions surrounding disability, technology and mortality, 'inspiration porn', and sex and disability.
2015-Oct-21 • 47 minutes
Episode 009: Kristie Dotson on Ignorance
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Kristie Dotson about ignorance, problems facing black girls, academic passing, and black feminist thought.
2015-Oct-19 • 39 minutes
Episode 008: David McClean on Money
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher, David McClean, on money and the philosophical life, hip-hop culture and materialism, occupy wall street, and why what happens on wall street matters to the poor.
2015-Aug-17 • 33 minutes
Episode 007: Vanessa Wills on Marxism
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher, Vanessa Wills, on marxism and its misconceptions, and what today's social movements can learn from marxist thought.
2015-Jul-14 • 30 minutes
Episode 006: Rachel McKinnon on Allies & Active Bystanders
Myisha Cherry chats with Philosopher Rachel McKinnon about what is ally culture and its problems, how we can become active bystanders, why blogs are as informative as books, and more.
2015-Jun-08 • 35 minutes
Episode 005: Amir Jaima on Philosophy and Literature
Myisha Cherry chats with Philosopher, Amir Jaima, about what philosophy can learn from literature, what makes black literature so philosophically rich, Why is Toni Morrison a philosopher, and more.
2015-Apr-12 • 37 minutes
Episode 004: Douglas Ficek on Frantz Fanon & Social Protest
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher, Douglas Ficek about Fanon, existentialism, #BlackLivesMatter, and current day activism
2015-Mar-09 • 26 minutes
Episode 003: Rachel Ann McKinney
Myisha Cherry chats with Philosopher, Rachel Ann McKinney about the power of words, language and police interactions, and women and the philosophical life.
2015-Mar-08 • 3 minutes
Snippet Episode: Justin Clardy on Love
This is a 3-minute "mixtape" consisting of snippets of our interview with Justin Clardy.
2015-Feb-09 • 25 minutes
EPISODE 002: Justin Clardy on Love
Myisha Cherry talks with philosopher, Justin Clardy, about the nature of love, polyamory, love & politics, and why the movie "Love Jones" should be a college course.
2015-Feb-09 • 3 minutes
Snippet Episode: Jason Stanley
This is a 3-minute "mixtape" consisting of snippets of our interview with Jason Stanley.
2015-Jan-11 • 29 minutes
Episode 001: Jason Stanley
Myisha Cherry talks with Yale University philosophy professor, Jason Stanley, about satire, liberalism, public intellectualism, and why Ice Cube is a philosopher.
2015-Jan-07 • 4 minutes
Episode 000: What is UnMute?
Host, Myisha Cherry, explains the purpose of the UnMute podcast and provides a preview of whats to come.