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Let 'Em Speak

Let ‘Em Speak is a podcast about the risks and rewards of real talk by real people in the real world.

Your hosts are David, Christineand Bjørn.

Nov 1, 2021

Dr. Lisa M. Corrigan is a Professor of Communication and Director of the Gender Studies Program at the University of Arkansas. She has written two books, Prison Power: How Prison Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation (University Press of Mississippi, 2016) and Black Feelings: Race and Affect in the Long Sixties (University Press of Mississippi, 2020). Her third book is an edited collection titled: #MeToo: A Rhetorical Zeitgeist and it will be out in July 2021 published by Routledge.

Lisa also co-hosts a popular podcast with Laura Weiderhaft called Lean Back: Critical Feminist Conversations

By listening to this conversation with Lisa, you’ll learn about:  

-           Antiblack public policy
-           The fantasy of civility
-           Communication about power and freedom
-           Collective struggle, navigating conflict, and shared power
-           Whiteness of the American public speech tradition and how to increase inclusion
-           Risk and the roots of speech anxiety
-           Persuasion and flexing capital
-           Black social protest and violence
-           Listening, empathy, and cultural competency as tools of inclusion