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Undisciplined is a podcast produced in collaboration with the African and African American Studies program with the University and KUAF Public Radio. Hosted by Dr. Caree Banton, this podcast will push the confines of your traditional academic disciplines and unveil how the objectives of African and African American studies can be found in the everyday if you just look.

Latest Episodes
  • Professor Todd Cleveland currently teaches History of Africa and History of Football at the university of Arkansas. In this episode we explore the complicated relationship between the love of football in Africa, labor and social relations.
  • Professor Trish Starks currently teaches race and medicine (Bad Medicine Honors course) at the University of Arkansas. This episode will explore how medical abuse has persisted and flourished in the modern era, with a specific focus on black people at the receiving end of such abuses.
  • Dr. Caree Banton, Director of the African and African American Studies Program at the University of Arkansas, returns to host season 5 of Undisciplined. In the first episode of the new season, Dr. Banton introduces some of the concepts she will explore with new co-host Nenebi Tony, a writer and researcher hailing from Ghana, West Africa and a graduate student pursuing a Master's in Food and Agricultural Law at the University of Arkansas School of Law.
  • Feeding America ranks Arkansas—the home of Tyson Foods and Walmart—as the second most food insecure state in the United States. What does it look like to have a better understanding of where our food comes from and what does food justice mean? Terrius Bruce is a doctoral student studying these questions and is the guest on the latest episode of Undisciplined.
  • Mary Church Terrell was described in her eulogy as an "unceasing militant" by legendary singer Paul Robeson. Dr. Alison Parker recently wrote a biography of Mary Church Terrell and wrestles with the idea of what it means to be unceasing in your activism over many decades and across many political movements.
  • Dr. Alexia Angton joins the podcast to discuss her research on youth and crime as well as the school to prison pipeline in the United States.
  • In the final installment of Undisciplined Live during Black History Month, we recorded at Art Ventures in Fayetteville to discuss Arkansas' agricultural relationship with rice as well as an exploration of the Black diaspora through the making of rice.
  • Coming to you live from Memorial Hall on the University of Arkansas campus, we discuss the history and current work being done on food insecurity in Northwest Arkansas. Our panel includes, David Street, Judy Kamau, Terrius Bruce, Denise Garner, Monique Jones, and Casey Cowan.
  • Coming to you live from the Squire Jehagan Outreach Center in Fayetteville, we take the podcast on the road to discuss the story of black erasure in northwest Arkansas. Our panel includes Sharon Killian, Chris Seawood, Tommie Davis, and Ngozi Brown. For details on upcoming live recordings, head to https://kuaf.com/livepodcast
  • There's been a lot of conversation around bail reform nationwide. What would it actually look like if the justice system took a hard look at the impact of the excessive bail prices? Jon Comstock of the Arkansas Justice Reform Coalition comes to Undisciplined to talk about the history and hopeful progress of bail reform.