About This Show
Amplifying the voices of college inclusion innovators in higher education. The Resilient Campus Podcast is a weekly source of resilience, created in response to college professionals experiencing burnout and exhaustion doing college inclusion and social justice work. Host, Dr. Saby Labor, will interview coaches and influencers to strengthen our daily mindset so that we can sustain this work collectively. Whether you have diversity and inclusion in your professional responsibilities or you work in another functional area and build campus movements because that's just who you are - this podcast is for you.
Most Recent Episode
Dr. Jessica Lopez Lyman “Manifesting Your Dream Job, Writing as a Spiritual Practice, and Engaging In Daily Acts of Discipline”
2 days ago
In this episode, Dr. Jessica Lopez Lyman recalls her earliest memories of learning and the resulting availability of new worlds and possibilities. She centralizes this question for our deep consideration in order to imagine ideal conditions for a better tomorrow: “What do you want?” She directly connects the act of manifesting, something as simple as writing and keeping our dreams and visions in order to make them a reality. She offers guidance for today’s higher education inclusion innovators that includes a practice of discipline as a form of liberation, of having agency in our lives and outcomes.
About Dr. Lopez Lyman:
Jessica Lopez Lyman, Ph.D. is an interdisciplinary performance artist and Xicana feminist scholar interested in how People of Color create alternative spaces to heal and imagine new worlds. She received her PhD in Chicana and Chicano Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her manuscript, tentatively titled Midwest Mujeres: Chicana/Latina Performance explores racialized and gendered geographies of urban Minnesota. Jessica is a member of Electric Machete Studios, a Chicanx/Latinx/Indigenous art collective on St. Paul’s West Side. She is a Postdoctoral Associate at the University of Minnesota in the Department of Chicano and Latino Studies where she will join the faculty as an Assistant Professor in 2019.