By Sarah Alberstein
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Independent Study is a podcast which combines storytelling, ethnographic, and documentary methods to create compelling, experimental radio. Join host, Sarah Alberstein, as she embraces and explores an array of communities and stories within UVA's walls and beyond. Independent Study is a production of TEEJ.fm, the University of Virginia podcast network.
||Clean#Charlottesville Preview||On August 11th and 12th hundreds of Nazis, Klansmen, and white nationalists brought violence and death to Charlottesville. What happened? What does it mean? What do we do now? Next time, on Independent Study.||10/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDebtor's Prison||Join us for the last episode of this season of Independent Study as we explore a local story involving discrimination, the law, and drivers licenses.||6/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHangin' with Mama||What if everything really does happen for a reason? What if people don't stop living once they die? In this episode of Independent Study, we're taking a look at a very special relationship between a grandmother and her...||4/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDeath in a Hospital||"We put death in a hospital." A frank conversation with death's colleague. How does working alongside the threat of death impact one's own understandings of mortality? How does our cultural categorization and response to death influence the way...||2/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIndependent Study Preview||Coming up on the first episode of Independent Study: an exploration of the relationship between death and emergency medicine. Host, Sarah Alberstein, spends a night in the shoes of an EMT and discovers some frank truths about death. Tune in for the...||2/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Smart, interesting, and innovative! Sarah Alberstein explores that which often goes unnoticed or overlooked, inviting listeners to invest themselves in the stories of others. Brilliant.