Podcasts

Our Current Series

Quiddity

Join the CiRCE Podcast Network for new conversations in the classical spirit of inquiry.

Overdue Classics

Overdue Classics is a reading podcast dedicated to reading Classic texts, aka Great Books. CiRCE wants to invite you into the literature that has stood the test of time and remove the idea that these works are too hard or require some specialized knowledge.

Proverbial

On every episode of Proverbial, teacher and author Joshua Gibbs (How to Be Unlucky: Reflections on the Pursuit of Virtue and Something They Will Not Forget: A Handbook for Classical Teachers) explores a single proverb, some old bit of wisdom, and tries to discern what it means for modern men.

Dwell

Join Emily Hill, Renee Mathis, and Karen Kern as they explore what it means to dwell with others in relationship, dwell in wisdom as educating moms, and dwell at home such that  our families flourish. Episodes post 3 times each month and consider a variety of topics related to motherhood, homeschooling, homemaking, and much more.

Ask Andrew

The Ask Andrew Podcast features weekly reflections on the purpose and nature of classical education from Andrew Kern, author of Classical Education: The Movement Sweeping America, and President of the CiRCE Institute. Each week Andrew will tackle a key idea, term, or theme in classical education, briefly defining it and explaining its purpose and place within classical pedagogy.

The Play's the Thing

Brought to you by The Close Reads Podcast Network, The Play’s the Thing is the ultimate resource for lovers of Shakespeare. Dedicating six episodes to each play (one per act, plus a Q&A episode), this podcast explores the themes, scenes, characters, and lines that make Shakespeare so memorable. In the end, we will cover every play The Bard wrote, thus permitting an ongoing contemplation and celebration of the most important writer of all time. Join us.

Our Completed Series

Forma

The audio companion to FORMA JOURNAL, this bi-weekly podcast features conversations with authors, teachers, creators, and community leaders that are carefully contemplating the nature and practice of classical education, aesthetic wonder, and Christian community.

A Perpetual Feast

Join historian Wes Callihan (of the Old Western Culture series) and Andrew Kern, (author of Classical Education: The Movement Sweeping America and President of the CiRCE Institute) for an ongoing and contemplative conversation about Homer, Homer, and all the things Homer makes them think about.

Café Scholé

Join Dr. Christopher Perrin for lively explorations of the marvelous, traditional idea of schole and why it’s the very heart of school. We may not all be able to gather in an actual coffee shop (you know, one with large wooden tables and bookshelves and delicious espresso), but we can do our best to talk about the kinds of things we’d talk about if we could!

The Commons

The Commons, hosted by Brian Phillips, features conversations and contemplations about school life and leadership. Whether you are a headmaster or a homeschooling mom, these conversations are here to help your vocation with purpose, wisdom, and virtue.

The Weight of Fatherhood

Join Dr. Brian Phillips for a series of conversations about the important and powerful role that is being fatherhood. He’ll be chatting with a wide array of guests, from psychologists and pastors to authors and even a few friends, about the challenges, joys, goals, and frustrations that almost every dad faces–especially dads who work really hard to be decent fathers.

Victoria's World

Join Noah Tetzner (The History of Vikings podcast) for this fifteen-episode exploration of life and death during one of the most important periods in world history. Through interviews with scholars, biographers, and artists, the show will consider everyday life during the era, the battles that shaped the kingdom, the artists who gave voice to the people, and much more.