Amidst one of the strangest election seasons that this country has experienced, for this full hour we invite Davin Phoenix, UCI political science professor to reflect on the identity politics that has taken place since we discussed his book “The Anger Gap; How Race Shapes Emotions in Politics,” last January. Davin’s book examines both the causes of anger and the consequences. Pointing to Black Americans’ tempered expectations of politics and the stigmas associated with black anger, it shows how race and lived experience moderate the emergence of emotions and their impact on behavior. Accompanying this interview is a list of scholars who have weighed in on the Biden/Harris ticket and the meaning of it for diverse constituencies of color: Nadia Brown, Danielle Lemi, Sarah Sadwhani, Keneishia Grant, and Cheryl Laird.
Music credits: Greg Foat, “Symphonie Pacifique”; Stanley Turrentine, “Junebug”, If I Could album.
Scott Bollens continues his reflection on urban planning in the inflection point of the age of COVID and BLM. http://www.kuci.org/podcastfiles/984/BollensPod26-30-20.mp3
This is the continuation of Danielle Watt’s interview. She offers comprehensive insight as a STEM administrator at the University of Minnesota and of living in these times with mixed feelings. http://www.kuci.org/podcastfiles/984/WattPod26-30-20.mp3
We follow Danielle Watt from her stellar STEM outreach work at UCI physical sciences to the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. While continuing to say lots about how zip codes matter, she’s got news from her own zip code which has seen a lot this last month. In the second segment (min 30:40), UCI Urban professor Scott Bollens also returns to the show. He examines the manner in which urban planning education and practice bakes into the system considerable inequalities.
Each of these interviews has extended portions available in separate podcasts. http://www.kuci.org/podcastfiles/984/WattBollensPod16-30-20.mp3