ULEAD: Dal/UKing’s News
Hosted By: Karli Zschogner
Karli Zschogner reports and hosts ULead, a news and current affairs show for Dalhousie University and the University of King's College, with a human rights focus.
ULead aired on CKDU.fm Fridays 10:30am from February to April 2018 in Halifax. Theme song by Siddharth Kedare.
- ULead Episode 9: UKing’s and Dalhousie Sexual Assault Policy to King’s WUSC student refugee program experiences Fri, Apr 06, 2018
This week: Host and reporter Karli Zschogner speaks with KSU Financial Vice President Marie Dolcetti-Koros on last week’s student government member meeting cancelation with the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education.
King’s students Antoin Merce and Adam Yemming reflect on meeting alumna Stephanie Dick in the last Automatons lecture series on Artificial Intelligence and career paths.
Hear from Ava Whitney-Coulter of UKing’s World University Services of Canada (WUSC) and their annual fundraiser and Jeniffer Mukasa, at UKing’s under the WUSC Student Refugee Program on her experiences being a Rwandan refugee in Kenya and coming to Halifax.
- ULead Episode 8: Slavery, Black Women Reproduction and writing in The Watch Magazine Fri, Mar 30, 2018
This Week: Dr. Afua Cooper discusses with host and reporter Karli Zschogner after talk at UKing’s “The Ownership of Her Womb”: Black Women, Reproduction, and Slavery in Canada. She says we have much to learn through the impacts of colonization and slavery today.
King’s Journalism student Jayde Tynes, member of the King’s Equity Committee reflects on Cooper’s talk and the connection of slavery in laws that had been in Canada and US, and King’s Inquiry on its connection to slavery.
Members of King’s The Watch Magazine Jessica MacIssac, Isabele Ruitenbeek, and Nicolas Frew discuss what this opportunity means for them and students.
- ULead Episode 7: First DSU Mi’kmaq President Aaron Prosper, Tenant Rights & social responsibility in technology Fri, Mar 23, 2018
This week, Karli Zschogner hosts an in-depth discussion with Dalhousie’s new and first Mi’kmaq Dalhousie Student Union President Aaron Prosper. From Eskasoni First Nation, he discusses his plan, with discussion on incorporating traditional knowledge into academia, two-eyed seeing, and into the next steps of incorporating.
Libby Scofield, organizer of a King’s Tenants Rights Workshop discusses commonly unknown rights of tenants.
King’s Professor Gordon McOuat of the Automatons! From Ovid to AI lecture series reflects from a public debate with Noel Sharkey, a professor of robotics and popular BBC commentator, and Duncan MacIntosh, Professor of Philosophy at Dalhousie University, on the role of autonomous weapons and killer machines in our society and to what degree should we be concerned. McOuat says people need to get out of their silos and to think beyond the paycheck.
- ULEAD Episode 6: Human Rights Law with Dennis Edney and Halifax poet El Jones Fri, Mar 16, 2018
Host and reporter Karli Zschogner brings a law special in discussion on the barriers & efforts to address with Fabian Suárez-Amaya on Dalhousie’s IDEALaw 2018 Conference. Then a one-on-one interview with Omar Khadr’s lawyer Dennis Edney. He reflects on his time represents Omar through four prime ministers, the public’s understanding of a child soldier, while providing recommendations to law school.
This is followed by reflections from Halifax poet El Jones on Khadr’s talk as well as Dalhousie University Student Union Election results.
- ULead Episode 5: “The Benchmark”: Questions from Haligonians to Chris Hadfield and Dalhousie Student Union Nominees Fri, Mar 09, 2018
Astronaut, musician, author and educator Col. Hadfield stopped at Dalhousie University for his Canada 151 tour. Host and reporter Karli Zschogner interviewed Halifax attendees on what Chris Hadfield means to them including students who dressed up.
CKDU’s Francella Fiallos and Darryl Smith interview Dalhousie Student Union Nominees.
- ULead Episode 4: 2018 Dalhousie and King’s Student Union Elections Season to Artificial Intelligence Fri, Mar 02, 2018
With the opening of the Dalhousie Student Union Election season, host and reporter Karli Zschogner survey’s Dalhousie student and what they believe is most important including support for international students, mental services, attendance policies.
Hear from Izzy Ortner who was elected as Communications Vice President during the King’s Student Union Elections.
Professor of Humanities Gordan McOuat is the brainchild of the King’s lecture series on the historical to modern view into robots to artificial intelligence. As a research fellow from Cambridge University to the Max Planck Institute in Berlin, he speaks on bridging the academic silos to the role of science fiction.
- ULead Episode 3: UKing’s Elections to Journalism during African Heritage Month Fri, Feb 23, 2018
Host and reporter Karli Zschogner breaks down the University of King’s College Elections alongside interviews with elected Michael Greenlaw and Marie Dolcetti-Koros.
King’s Journalism student Sandra Hannebohm was a panelist alongside Desmond Cole and poet El Jones during African Heritage Month. She speaks on how she got involved, and her reflection around the discussion around journalistic objectivity and the current effects of black communities.
- ULead Episode 2: Racial Justice, Child Soldiers Initiative, Slavery Inquiry & Anna-Maria Tremonti Fri, Feb 16, 2018
As Dalhousie hosts a Radical Justice Symposium focusing on black and Indigenous Issues, speaker Mercedes Peters, a Dal Masters in History student shares with host Karli Zschogner of her research on intergenerational trauma including the impacts of assimilation policies on Indigenous lives and identities over time.
Kelsie Young of Dream Webs was a vendor at the Racial Justice Symposium shares how she interweaves arts and crafts into addressing human rights and culture.
Students from King’s and Dal attend an evening Halifax protest in solidarity of Justice for Colton Bushie and what it means to be an ally.
Shelly Whitman, Executive Director of the Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative breaks down what $3.1 million dollars granted by the Liberal government will help with funding a mission in South Sudan to stopping the use of child soldiers by armed groups.
King’s announces an inquiry on its possible colonial links to slavery. King’s Professor Dorota Glowacka and chair of the review panel of scholars discuss the need for the Inquiry.
Dalhousie student Laura Cutmore discusses her role DivestDal in the push for the divestment of funding in fossil fuel companies.
On World Radio Day, CBC The Current’s Anna Maria Tremonti visits King’s Journalism students sharing her experiences in foreign correspondence to the future of journalism. Host Karli Zschogner continues the discussion with her on being a better storyteller.
Enjoy the end of the show with sounds of the International Music Concert for Halifax World Music Museum.
- ULead – Episode 1 – What is reconciliation without truth?: Discussions with Anishinaabe Comedian Ryan McMahon Fri, Feb 09, 2018
In light of its 200th anniversary, Dalhousie hosted the Dal Lead Conference the first week of February. Alongside Senator Wanda Thomas, Anishinaabe Comedian and media producer Ryan McMahon was invited to share his understanding of what needs to be done going forward.
Host Karli Zschogner asks what the role of comedy means to him, the qualities of leadership, career building, and personalizing reconciliation.