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Jim Nog Pod

Aug 18, 2017

James Noguera (@jimnog) is a writer, teacher, and podcaster. On this special episode, Bronx musician Marcos & la Guagua (@MarcosylaGugua) acts as host, and Jim is guest. Jim reads excerpts from several of his works, and the two discuss such topics as the process of writing, teaching, and making art.

Jul 31, 2017

Jaroslav Grytsayo is a Ukrainian-born writing tutor. He joins host Jim Noguera in a park near his home in the Bronx to discuss his background and such topics as '90's rap music, the Left, President Trump, and President Putin.

Jul 21, 2017

Dominick Gaffney is former Vice President of the Student Government Association of Bronx Community College. We talk, among other things, about his childhood, growing up, his tenure, and about the president of the college. 

Jun 17, 2017

Jose Luis Reyes is an ESL instructor, working for the CUNY Language Immersion Program (CLIP). We talk childhood experiences in the DR, his studies at NYU, learning English, language learning strategies, and his pedagogy for teaching ESL learners. 

May 27, 2017

Daniel Boateng has taught in Africa (Ghana), China, and in the US. He is very well educated and performs and composes for several churches. We talk about his experiences teaching in various countries, his educational experiences, acquiring a foreign language (Chinese), and he even plays the keyboard for us and sings!