Episode 12: Ryan Engley

LCLC Oral History

22-07-2022 • 1 hr 4 mins

In this episode conference director Matthew Biberman talks with Ryan Engley. Currently an Assistant Professor of English at Pamona College, Engley researches the intersection of psychoanalytic theory and media studies. Along with Todd McGowan, Engley co-hosts the popular podcast Why Theory, which brings Continental philosophy and psychoanalytic theory together to examine contemporary phenomena. This LCLC podcast episode is intended for graduate students, advanced undergraduates and anyone interested in sharing their (humanities oriented) work at academic conferences. Ryan and Matthew review all the nuts and bolts of conferencing including preparing submission documents, presenting, handling Q and A, networking and other related concerns about socializing in such intellectual settings.