Jesse Hake

Episode 12: Danielle Bennette Dukes and Teaching with a Golden Thread

Danielle Bennette Dukes reflects on her course Teaching with a Golden Thread and shares about ideas for a retreat in New Orleans with a small number of educators seeking to spend more time reflecting on the theme of place and its relation to our capacities as Christians to see goodness and beauty in our world…

Read More

Episode 11: Introducing our Women in the Liberal Arts Tradition course with Brian Williams

Brian Williams (Dean of the Templeton Honors College as well as the College of Arts & Humanities at Eastern University, and General Editor of Principia: A Journal of Classical Education) talks with Jesse Hake about “Women in the Liberal Arts Tradition” which is the third graduate course available in partnership with Templeton Honors College’s MAT.

Read More

Episode 10: Introducing our Women in the Liberal Arts Tradition course with Joelle Hodge

Joelle Hodge (author and Classical Academic Press executive leader) shares with Jesse Hake about the forthcoming ClassicalU course “Women in the Liberal Arts Tradition” that will be available for graduate credit with the Templeton Honors College’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) and that Joelle developed as part of her masters degree work in the MAT program.

Read More

Episode 09: Recovering the Lost Tools of Leadership with David Seibel

David Seibel, the Head of School at Coram Deo Academy (in Carmel, Indiana), discusses his forthcoming book and ClassicalU course on Recovering the Lost Tools of Leadership.

Read More

Episode 08: Karen Moore on her CU Course

In episode 8, Jesse talks with Latin educator Karen Moore about her experiences as a teacher, her recent graduate studies, and as she visits to record two new courses on ClassicalU: one on Virgil’s Aeneid and another on Teaching Latin with Art & Archaeology. 

Read More

Episode 07: Karen Moore and the Tournament of Laurels

In this episode, Jesse chats with Karen Moore about her work with the new Tournament of Laurels event for Latin students. Karen has a couple of new courses coming soon on ClassicalU.com, and don’t miss her existing course on Essential Latin. (Please note that this episode will be followed by another with Karen Moore focused…

Read More

Episode 06: Interview with Nate Antiel

In this episode, ClassicalU Director Jesse Hake speaks with Nate Antiel who is an editor with Classical Academic Press, currently working primarily on our new Humanitas line. He also supports the team of the classcial education journal Principia. Nate also has teaching experience in the Trinity Schools and holds three masters degrees related to literature,…

Read More

Episode 05: Interview with Bill Carey

In this episode ClassicalU Director Jesse Hake speaks with Bill Carey about teaching mathematics. A course with Bill Carey named “Contemplative Mathematics: Leading Math Discussion Groups” was recently published to ClassicalU and several other recorded conversations between Bill and Christopher Perrin are available to watch as part of our “Teaching Math Classically” course.

Read More

Episode 04: Interview with Junius Johnson

ClassicalU Director Jesse Hake speaks with Junius Johnson about imagination and fairy stories. Watch for two forthcoming courses on ClassicalU.com with Dr. Johnson about teaching fairy stories (also to release as a book!) and the theology of beauty and the imagination. ClassicalU will also have lectures from Dr. Johnson posting soon on how to teach…

Read More

Episode 03: Interview with Junius Johnson

ClassicalU Director Jesse Hake speaks with Junius Johnson about the challenges that students and teachers are facing in the modern world and how the classical tradition approach can alleviate some of these problems. Watch for two forthcoming courses on ClassicalU with Dr. Johnson about teaching fairy stories (also to release as a digital book) and…

Read More