Episode 7 : Decoding the Many Ways of Perceiving and Recording Indian History Part. 2

March 29, 2021

Episode 6 : Decoding the Many Ways of Perceiving and Recording Indian History, Part 1

March 15, 2021

Episode 4 : Exploring the Legacy of India’s Caste System

February 15, 2021

Continuing our series on India’s history, we will look into India’s infamous caste system and explore its lasting legacy on a 21st century India. Press to play button to find out what we’ve found!

Episode 3 : A History of India’s Struggle for Independence

February 1, 2021

In continuing with our series on the history of India, our topic this week takes us into the heart of the Indian struggle for independence. Press the play button to find out just how significant a victory this was for Indians everywhere!

Episode 2 : An Introduction to the Rich History of India

January 18, 2021

Rarely do we see a region as rich in both culture and history as India. Press the play button to find out what makes its history so special!

Episode 1 : A Foray into Aztec and Incan Art History

January 4, 2021

We live in an era in which technology has come to rule almost every facet of our lives. Dubbed the “Digital Age”, this revolution has consumed a huge part of the world; in order to disconnect, it’s best to get back to our roots and get in touch with our rich history. Find out how right now by pressing the play button!

Episode 24 : A Legacy to Remember – Part 7, Sparks: Dr. Marc Gilbert

January 21, 2019

Dr. Marc Gilbert has contributed immensely to the legend of South Asia. Having taught, researched, and written several books on South Asia, he has done an exemplary job of furthering research in South Asian Studies over the course of his tenured career. He has made—and will continue to make—astounding progress in uncovering a great deal of its many hidden treasures and set a strong foundation for generations of researchers to come, and it is for this reason that we are forever indebted to Dr. Gilbert and his contributions to the South Asian world. The passion with which he carries himself is one that has infected all who have had the privilege of learning from him, including myself. It was an honor to have gotten to know you, Dr. Gilbert, and I wish you nothing but the best in the future!

Episode 23 : A South Asian Futurist – Part 6, Sparks: Dr. Marc Gilbert

January 14, 2019

South Asia is one of the most—if not the most—dynamic regions in the world today. On this episode, Dr. Marc Gilbert discusses the revolutionary path that he believes South Asia has charted for itself, a path that has the potential to leave South Asia at the political and economic pinnacle of our world. Also featuring a thorough analysis of past events, ranging from Confucianism to the origins of orphanages to the best modes of teaching, Dr. Gilbert’s predictive abilities shine, and it is this kind of foresight that our ever-changing, unpredictable society needs. Tune in right now to gain insight about the future of your world!

Episode 22 : The Makings of a Great Teacher – Part 5, Sparks: Dr. Marc Gilbert

January 7, 2019

Dr. Marc Gilbert is a tenured, masterful, and one-of-a-kind professor at Hawaii Pacific University. But the journey to such tenure and mastery was by no means simple. In this episode, Dr. Gilbert reveals to us several anecdotes, all of which explain exactly how his path in life has allowed him to inspire the many students that have been fortunate enough to learn from him. In fact, I bet you’ll be inspired after listening to this episode—hit the play button now!

Episode 21 : A Master Theoretician – Part 4, Sparks: Dr. Marc Gilbert

December 31, 2018

On today’s episode, we gain an intricate understanding of today’s political climate by taking inspiration from South Asian history. From manipulation of images to the U.S.’s sitting president, Dr. Marc Gilbert, an expert on history, connects the past to the future and enhances our understanding of politics in the context of our world.

Episode 20 : Habits of a Seasoned Historian – Part 3, Sparks: Dr. Marc Gilbert

December 24, 2018

In this episode, we dissect some of the confidential tips and tricks that only a seasoned historian has access to. From breaking down reviews to understanding the minds of critics to how history ought to be presented, Dr. Gilbert leads us on a journey during which we break down the anatomy of one of history’s greatest minds. Don’t miss out on your choice to obtain these scholar-only secrets!

Episode 19 : The Beginnings of A Great Historian – Part 2, Sparks: Dr. Marc Gilbert

December 17, 2018

Not all historians were given the easy path in life. Some had to work hard—harder than one could ever imagine. The road to history is not one that is for the faint of mind, and we learn today from Dr. Marc Gilbert that excelling in history requires a combination of the right factors: mental strength, luck, hard work, and passion. These lessons are applicable to all facets of life; have a listen right now!

Episode 18 : A Trailblazer in South Asian History – Part 1, Sparks: Dr. Marc Gilbert

December 10, 2018

A trailblazer in South Asian Studies, Dr. Marc Jason Gilbert has accomplished several significant feats over the course of his star-studded career. The founder and the president of the World History Association, the editor of World History Connected, and a longtime professor at Hawaii Pacific University, Dr. Gilbert is one of the most accomplished scholars in the world. Learning from the best will surely turn you into one of the best, and you can start right now by clicking on the play button!

Episode 17 : Love of Learning: An Award-Winning Harvard Lecturer – Part 4, Sparks: Dr. Thomas Ponniah

December 3, 2018

In this finale to our four part interview with award-winning, world-class Harvard University Lecturer and George Brown College Professor Dr. Thomas Ponniah, we learn several interesting facts about Dr. Ponniah—all of which reveal his undying love of learning. Dr. Ponniah puts forth an exemplary role model for future teachers and students alike, teaching us that under no circumstances should anyone ever stop learning. Join me in tipping my hat in respect to a once-in-a-lifetime scholar. Thank you for all you have done, Dr. Ponniah, and I wish you all the best in the future!

Episode 16 : A Protector of the Past – Part 3, Sparks: Dr. Thomas Ponniah

November 26, 2018

The theorist. The philosopher. The professor. In this third episode of our four part series, Dr. Thomas Ponniah reveals to us a story about an experience at a conference and how a stroke of genius allowed him to steal the show and prove an extremely important point about human life as we know it today.  Furthermore, Dr. Ponniah is currently focused on developing the Global Great Books Program, an ambitious initiative to bring the theories of the past to those who crave it in the present. Curious? I know you are. Tune in to find out!

Episode 15 : The Intricacies of Globalization – Part 2, Sparks: Dr. Thomas Ponniah

November 19, 2018

In this second episode of our four part interview, the award-winning Dr. Thomas Ponniah explains the different reasons behind globalization and reveals what counts as “globalization”. Ranging from trade to technology and even teaching, the far-reaching effects of globalization are felt even when we don’t realize it. Those effects have the potential to change your life; click the play button to learn how from a true scholar!

Episode 14 : A Revolutionary Mind – Part 1, Sparks: Dr. Thomas Ponniah

November 12, 2018

In this first episode of a four part series, Dr. Thomas Ponniah—a thought leader and an accomplished expert on the topic of globalization—joins the show to discuss the power of globalization and how widespread it has become—especially within developing regions such as South Asia. An esteemed Harvard University Lecturer and George Brown College Professor, Dr. Ponniah’s opinion cannot be missed out on!