Parra Pods, Identity

Episode 24 – Identity

Mass human migration in modern history has made identity such an interesting and complex thing, at least we think so!

In this episode join Katherine and Nisa as they discuss two Australian books that focus on ‘Identity’, with a sideways dip into the ‘On’ series of books published by Melbourne University Press.

Some of the books discussed include:

On Identity by Stan Grant, Melbourne University Press, May 2019.

Arab, Australian, Other: Stories on Race and Identity – Randa Abdel-Fattah and Sarah Saleh (eds), Picador, May 2019.

On Freedom by Tory Shepherd, Melbourne University Press, June 2019.

On Artists by Ashleigh Wilson, Melbourne University Press, May 2019.

HAPPY LISTENING!

Nisa & Katherine

Parra Pods – The Booker Prize 2019

In Episode 22 of Parra Pods, Katherine & Nisa discuss some of the great books that had made it on to the 2019 shortlist for the Booker Prize.

Join them as they discuss the books they liked, the books they loved and some they had mixed feelings about…

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HAPPY LISTENING!

Nisa & Katherine

 

Parra Pods – HSC Resources

In Episode 21 of Parra Pods, regular hosts Katherine & Nisa continue their chat with Mohan Dhall our go to person for practical study advice!

Students don’t panic!

Mohan Dhall Educator and CEO of the Australian Tutoring Association, tells you where to find the best HSC resources for all your subjects and how to study effectively.

HAPPY LISTENING!

Katherine & Nisa

Parra Pods HSC Hacks

Episode 20 of Parra Pods HSC Hacks.

HSC is coming up fast!

Students and parents check out these tips and tricks to not just survive, but actually flourish during the HSC season.

All this delivered by the ultimate HSC guru Mohan Dhall, Text book author, CEO of Tutoring Australia and Leader of Potentia Tutoring.

To check out some of the amazing resources City of Parramatta Libraries has for HSC Students, click HERE.

We also have some helpful programs planned in October to support our hardworking students PROGRAMS.

HAPPY LISTENING!

Katherine & Nisa

Podcast – Technology & Us

In this episode of Parra Pods Katherine & Nisa discuss books about the relationship between humans and technology in this IT-saturated world.

Join them while they talk about the future of AI, the impact of social media, the relationship between our private selves and our digital avatars and eroding trust in traditional institutions.

HAPPY LISTENING!

Some of the books discussed in this podcast include:

Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence by Max Tegmark. Penguin Random House, 2017.

Net loss: the inner life in the digital age by Sebastian Smee. Quarterly Essay No. 72, 2018

Who can you trust? How technology brought us together and why it might drive us apart by Rachel Botsman. Public Affairs, 2017