The Write Mode Podcast
Season 4, Episode 2: “Writer’s Mode: Memoir with Kathy Curto, Author of Not for Nothing: Glimpses Into a Jersey Girlhood” | February 13, 2019

Season 4, Episode 2: “Writer’s Mode: Memoir with Kathy Curto, Author of Not for Nothing: Glimpses Into a Jersey Girlhood” | February 13, 2019

March 4, 2019

On the latest episode of The Write Mode, your hosts speak with Kathy Curto, author, educator, fellow Jerseyan, and all-around good egg.  Kathy speaks with your hosts about her new memoir, Not For Nothing: Glimpses Into a Jersey Girlhood and all things New Jersey (Bruuuuuuuuuce!).  Kathy also reads an enchanting excerpt from her book.  You don't want to miss this one! Follow along with the episode transcript [forthcoming!]. Music included: "Mala Femmina" by Jerry Vale and "Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)" by Bruce Springsteen.  TWM theme music from "The Streets of 1986" by Mana Junkie ft. Donnie Ozone.

Season 4, Episode 1: “University College - Montclair State University” | January 30, 2019

Season 4, Episode 1: “University College - Montclair State University” | January 30, 2019

February 8, 2019

In the Season 4 Opener, Henry and Dayna speak to the U-Team, that is, the folks from University College at Montclair State. University College helps students find the right major for them and does a lot of work to help connect students with programs and to promote departments on campus.  Your co-hosts chat it up about all things multidisciplinary, promotional and, of course, Harry Potter-esque. Guests: Daphen Galkin, Assistant Dean for Academic Programming; Academic Program Coordinators: Amanda Cosenza, Bobby Serrani, and Jeronimo Valcarcel. Follow along with the episode transcript [forthcoming!]. TWM theme music from "The Streets of 1986" by Mana Junkie ft. Donnie Ozone.

Season 3, Episode 4: “Frosty, Inc.: The Packaging and Branding of the Holidays” | December 6, 2018

Season 3, Episode 4: “Frosty, Inc.: The Packaging and Branding of the Holidays” | December 6, 2018

January 4, 2019

This final Bonus Episode of 2018, features Henry and Dayna talking about the rhetoric of the holiday season in everything from jingles, to ceremonial foods, to dreaded last-minute shopping. Henry talks about his theory of "Brown Thursday", while Dayna discusses her guilty pleasure. You don't want to miss it! Follow along with the episode transcript. TWM opening dialogue from Scrooged (1988; Section 107, Fair Use) and theme music from "The Streets of 1986" by Mana Junkie ft. Donnie Ozone.

Season 3, Episode 3: “First Year Writing Director, Dr. Caroline Dadas” | November 29, 2018

Season 3, Episode 3: “First Year Writing Director, Dr. Caroline Dadas” | November 29, 2018

December 16, 2018

This episode features Henry and Dayna speaking with Dr. Caroline Dadas, the new director of First-Year Writing at Montclair State University. Dr. Dadas speaks with your hosts about mulitmodal and digitial composition, rhetorics of all kinds and, of course, knitting. Follow along with the episode transcript. TWM theme music is courtesy of "The Streets of 1986" by Mana Junkie ft. Donnie Ozone.

Season 3, Episode 2: BONUS Episode: Mod-Tober: Multimodality + Horror Films | October 18, 2018

Season 3, Episode 2: BONUS Episode: Mod-Tober: Multimodality + Horror Films | October 18, 2018

October 25, 2018

This BONUS episode features Henry and Dayna getting into the spook-tacular Halloween spirit and taking a look at multimodality in the horror film genre. Our ghastly guides discuss the multimodal expeirence of horror film viewing, theater-going, and their picks for some of the top horror films of all time. You don't want to miss this episode! Make sure to listen with the lights on! Follow along with the episode transcript. TWM theme music is courtesy of "The Streets of 1986" by Mana Junkie ft. Donnie Ozone. 

Season 3, Episode 1: Writing Studies Department Chair, Ron Brooks | September 14, 2018

Season 3, Episode 1: Writing Studies Department Chair, Ron Brooks | September 14, 2018

September 24, 2018

This episode features Dr. Ron Brooks, Chair of The Department of Writing Studies at Montclair State University. Follow along with the episode transcript. TWM theme music is courtesy of "The Streets of 1986" by Mana Junkie ft. Donnie Ozone.

Season 2, Episode 9: BONUS Episode: Special Announcement! | August 8, 2018

Season 2, Episode 9: BONUS Episode: Special Announcement! | August 8, 2018

September 3, 2018

On this bonus episode, Henry and Dayna catch up after a few weeks apart and talk about the upcoming semester.  Also, a special announcement!  Big news!  Things on the horizon! Follow along with the episode transcript.

Season 2, Episode 8: Multimodal K-12: Blogging in the Classroom with Gary Pankiewicz | June 29, 2018

Season 2, Episode 8: Multimodal K-12: Blogging in the Classroom with Gary Pankiewicz | June 29, 2018

July 15, 2018

This episode features Gary Pankiewicz, the K-12 Language Arts and Literacy Supervisor for the Fair Lawn, NJ school district as well as a doctoral candidate and adjunct professor at Montclair State University. Gary discusses multimodality in K-12 education, the Common Core, teacher education, and using blogs as a means to incorporate multimodal composition in the K-12 and higher education classroom. Follow along with the episode transcript.

 

Season 2, Episode 7: Talking Literature & Multimodality with Dr. Amanda Golden, NYIT | May 29, 2018

Season 2, Episode 7: Talking Literature & Multimodality with Dr. Amanda Golden, NYIT | May 29, 2018

June 5, 2018

​This episode features Dr. Amanda Golden, Assistant Professor of English at New York Institute of Technology, as she talks about technology, literature, and, of course, multimodality with Henry and Dayna. Follow along with the episode transcript.

Season 2, Episode 6: Director of First-Year Writing, Jessica Restaino | April 19, 2018

Season 2, Episode 6: Director of First-Year Writing, Jessica Restaino | April 19, 2018

May 4, 2018

This episode features outgoing First-Year Writing Director, Jessica, Restaino, of Montclair State University's First-Year Writing Program. Dr. Restaino transitions from her role, in the Department of Writing Studies, to the Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program. Follow along with the episode transcript.