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Reclaiming Our Canon

Dr. Anika Prather herself, over many years, has engaged the fire and light that the classics have brought to African American throughout the history of America. She is uniquely gifted and trained to help us reclaim the canon that has been a source of liberty and humanity. As a scholar of the black intellectual tradition, she passionately argues for bringing the best that has been thought and said to African Americans and all Americans.

Tracks

Episode 08: When We Were Together and When We Were Not
In this episode, Anika shares how everything that unites us is deeper than what separates us as she continues her invitation to attend the Redefining Classics gathering at Catholic University on June 15th. Learn more and register at Redefining Classics!
29:14 6/3/24
Episode 07: Invitation to Redefining Classics at Catholic University on June 15th
In this episode, hear Anika's introduction and welcome for Redefining Classics at Catholic University on June 15th. Learn more and register for this gathering at Redefining Classics!
32:13 5/17/24
Episode 06: Dr. Prather Discusses the Relevance of Chinua Achebe to Classical Education
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31:04 4/20/23
Episode 05: Dr. Prather Shares a Narrative of Hope
Dr. Anika Prather tells a new narrative of hope that will alter your perspective on classical learning, how to teach history, and on America.
40:59 8/11/22
Episode 04: Dr. Prather Shares the Blessings of Marva Collins and Others on Her Journey to Love Classics
Dr. Anika Prather tells her story with the last of three stages along her journey into falling in love with the classics, including the help of Marva Collins and several graduate school professors as a help to her.
67:26 7/14/22
Episode 03: Dr. Prather Shares the Blessings of W. E. B. Du Bois on Her Journey to Love Classics
Dr. Anika Prather tells her story with the second of three stages along her journey into falling in love with the classics. This episode focuses on W. E. B. Du Bois as a help to her in her early years of teaching.
25:38 6/9/22
Episode 02: Dr. Prather Shares How She First Fell in Love with the Classics
Dr. Anika Prather tells her story with the first of three steps along her journey into falling in love with the classics.
30:23 5/12/22
Episode 01: Welcome to Reclaiming the Canon
Dr. Anika Prather welcomes you to her new podcast and lets you know where you will be journeying with her in coming episodes. The canon is for all of us, and we need to reclaim it.
25:35 4/12/22