Episodes List

Here you’ll find the master list of the podcast episodes we’ve released so far, along with links to listen to them.

Fall 2020

  1. September 11, 2020 – SOC401 – “You’re all sociologists!” Part 3: Don’t get senioritis!
  2. September 23, 2020 – SOC402 – Intro to Sociology of Education (Guest Edition)
  3. October 7, 2020 – SOC403 – Empathy: “It’s more than a feeling”
  4. October 14, 2020 – SOC404 – Manifesting Masculinities (Guest Edition)
  5. October 28, 2020 – SOC405 – The Political Spectacle 2: GO VOTE!
  6. November 1, 2020 – SOC406 – Pre-election Special: The Politics of Higher Education (Guest Edition)
  7. November 2, 2020 – SOC407 – Deinstitutionalization and Politics (Guest Edition)
  8. November 11, 2020 – SOC408 – Gentrification Through Food (Guest Edition)

Spring 2020

  1. January 15, 2020 – SOC307 – The Social Construction of Rock n’ Roll
  2. January 29, 2020 SOC308 – Grounded Theory: It’s Not A Theory
  3. February 12, 2020 SOC309 – PhD’s Guide to Relationships
  4. February 26, 2020 Breakaway Episode 8 – Girl Power and the #Girlboss Movement
  5. March 11, 2020 – SOC310 – PhD’s Guide to BOOK$
  6. March 20, 2020 – (out)Breakaway Episode 9 – “It’s not just the ‘flu’”
  7. March 28, 2020 – SOC311 – Intro to Popular Culture: “It’s all about popular”
  8. April 1, 2020 – SOC312 – Zen and the White Male Savior in Film (Guest Edition)
  9. April 15, 2020 – (Don’t) Ask a Sociologist Episode 1: What is Society?
  10. April 22, 2020 – SOC313 – To Err is Human: A Look at Medical Error
  11. May 6, 2020 – SOC314 – Family Demography and Intergenerational Solidarity Theory (Guest Edition)
  12. May 20, 2020 – SOC315 – The Political Spectacle: Symbols in Politics
  13. June 3, 2020 – SOC316 – PhD’s Guide to Teaching
  14. June 15, 2020 – #BlackLivesMatter Miniseries 1: What is #BLM?
  15. June 17, 2020 – #BlackLivesMatter Miniseries 2: Vive la Resistance!
  16. June 19, 2020 – #BlackLivesMatter Miniseries 3: Defunding the Police
  17. July 1, 2020 – Breakaway Episode 10 – Inequality at Bon Appetit

Fall 2019

  1. September 25th, 2019 – SOC301 – Intro to Sociology of Emotions: Did you cry at Avengers: Endgame?
  2. October 9th, 2019 – SOC302 – Podcasting w/ The Annex (Guest Edition)
  3. October 23rd, 2019 – Breakaway Episode 7 – Monster Artists: When something you love is created by a monster
  4. November 6th, 2019 – SOC303 – The “Myth” of Mental Illness
  5. November 20th, 2019 – SOC304 – PhD’s Guide to Money in Grad School
  6. December 4th, 2019 – SOC305 – Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Discrimination (pt. 1): “Can I call you ‘Mulan’?”
  7. December 18th, 2019 – SOC306 – Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Discrimination (pt. 2): “I don’t see color”

Spring 2019

  1. February 6th, 2019 – SOC210 – PhD’s Guide to Research Ethics
  2. February 20th, 2019 – SOC211 – “It Ain’t a Rug!”: Edward Said’s Orientalism
  3. March 4th, 2019 – SOC 212 – Our Imagined Communities: Intro to Migration Studies (Guest Edition)”
  4. March 20th, 2019 – SOC 213 – Doulas and Midwives and Women’s Health, Oh My!
  5. April 3rd, 2019 – SOC 214 – Reproductive Politics: The Body as a Site of Political Struggle
  6. April 17th, 2019 – Breakaway Episode 6 – “JPOP, KPOP, and Boy Bands”: A Rant by Dr. Penn
  7. May 1st, 2019 – SOC215 – Social Stratification, Capitalism, and Inequality: All the Sad Things
  8. May 15th, 2019 – SOC216 – Feminist & Critical Criminology: Problematizing the State (Guest Edition)

Fall 2018

  1. September 26th, 2018- SOC201-PhD’s Guide to Time Management
  2. October 3rd, 2018- SOC202-#FreeTheGenitals: Why Japanese Porn is Blurred
  3. October 10th, 2018-SOC203-PhD’s Guide to Grad School Applications
  4. October 17th, 2018-SOC204-The Spectrum: An Introduction to Sex and Gender
  5. October 24th, 2018 – SOC205 – The Matrices of Oppression: An Introduction to Intersectionality
  6. October 31st, 2018 – SOC206 – Intention vs. Perception: On Human Aggression
  7. November 7th, 2018 – Breakaway Episode 4 – Context Collapse
  8. November 28th, 2018 – SOC207 – Three Schools of Thought: Conflict Theory, Structural Functionalism, and Symbolic Interactionism
  9. December 5th, 2018 – Breakaway Episode 5 – Black Friday and Holiday Shopping
  10. December 12th, 2018 – SOC208 – Left Handed Devils: The Social Construction of Deviance

Spring 2018

  1. January 24th, 2018 – SOC115 – I Do (Not): Marriage and Family in the 21st Century 
  2. January 31st, 2018 – SOC116 – Constructing Race and Black History Month
  3. February 7th, 2018 – SOC117 – The Forgotten Founding Father: W.E.B. Du Bois
  4. February 14th, 2018 – SOC118 – Love Struck or Love Sick? 
  5. February 21st, 2018 – SOC119 – Mom is the Panopticon:Modern Day Surveillance
  6. February 28th, 2018 – SOC120 – PhD’s Guide to Conferences
  7. March 7th, 2018 – SOC121 – ‘X’ Number of Asians: The Model Minority Myth
  8. March 14th, 2018 – SOC122 – PhD’s Guide to Research Methods
  9. March 21st, 2018 – SOC123 – Spranng Break Mini Episode
  10. April 4th, 2018 – SOC124 – Life is but a Stage: Goffman and Dramaturgy
  11. April 11th, 2018 – Breakaway Episode 2 – The Middle Finger
  12. April 18th, 2018 – SOC125 – Conformity, Whaddup?
  13. April 25th, 2018 – SOC126 – Medicalizing Behavior: Common or “Abnormal”? 
  14. May 2nd, 2018 – SOC127 – The Dark Web (Part 1): The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
  15. May 9th, 2018 – SOC128 – The Dark Web (Part 2): The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
  16. May 16th, 2018 – Breakaway Episode 3 – Self-Esteem and Race
  17. May 23rd, 2018 – SOC129 – PhD’s Guide to Writing
  18. May 30th, 2018 – SOC130 – Obedience, Whaddup?
  19. June 6th, 2018 – SOC131 – How Do We Do It (Behind the Scenes)

Fall 2017

  1. September 18, 2017 – SOC 000 – teaser
  2. September 20, 2017 – SOC 100 – “You’re all sociologists!”
  3. September 22, 2017 – SOC101 – Red, White, and Blue: Defining American Culture
  4. September 27, 2017 – SOC102 – Buddha Heads and Crosses: Cultural Appropriation
  5. October 4, 2017 – SOC103 – Status and the Paradox of the Celebrity
  6. October 11, 2017 – SOC104 – Consumption, Prosumption, What’s Your Function?
  7. October 18, 2017 – SOC105 – “You’re Beautiful, No Matter What They Say”
  8. October 25, 2017 – SOC106 – “You’re all sociologists!” Pt.2 (AKA Don’t be a dumbass)
  9. November 1, 2017 – SOC107 – Who You Gonna Call? The Crimebusters!
  10. November 8, 2017 – SOC108 – Vive La Résistance!
  11. November 15, 2017 – SOC109 – Illness & Morality: A Look at Medical Sociology
  12. November 22, 2017 – SOC110 – Violence: Nature VS Nurture
  13. November 29, 2017 – SOC111 – A PhDer’s Guide to the PhD
  14. December 6, 2017 – SOC112 – (Neo)liberalism and its Discontents
  15. December 13, 2017 – SOC113 – Christmas Rituals & Traditions: Mariah Carey VS Chipmunks
  16. December 20, 2017 – SOC114 – Mini-Episode: Winter Vacay is here to stay yay!
  17. January 3, 2018 – Breakaway Episode 1 – The Infamous N-Word