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Circus Voices Podcast– CircusTalkPRO Launches New Series Journeys Through Queer Circus with Charles Batson

Circus Voices, a podcast brought to you by CircusTalk, is pleased to present an interview with Charles Batson on Audio Explorations with the Editor.

Our guest on the podcast today is Dr. Charles Batson. Batson is a Professor of French and Francophone Studies and current past President of the American Council for Québec Studies and also the Florence B. Sherwood Professor of History and Culture at Union College where he also co-chairs the LGBTQ+ Affairs committee. Among the circus people of Quebec and beyond, Batson is best known for his writing and of course co-directing the annual academic seminar titled Circus & its Others. Join us as we explore his work and mission and discover what insights the upcoming series Journeys Through Queer Circus with Charles Batson will offer to the circus world.

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Kim Campbell
Chief Content Officer, Editor-in-Chief -USA
Kim Campbell is the chief content officer of CircusTalk and the editor-in-chief of CircusTalk News. They have written about circus for Spectacle magazine, Circus Now, Circus Promoters and were a resident for Circus Stories, Le Cirque Vu Par with En Piste in 2015 at the Montreal Completement Cirque Festival. They are the former editor of American Circus Educators magazine, as well as a staff writer for the web publication Third Coast Review, where they write about circus, theatre, arts and culture. Kim is a member of the American Theater Critics Association.
In 2019 as the editor for CircusTalk News, Kim was on the jury at el Festival Iberoamericano de Circo (FIRCO) and presented the first CircusTalk Critic's Choice Award. In 2021, Kim was on the voting committee for the International Circus Awards.

Kim Campbell

Kim Campbell is the chief content officer of CircusTalk and the editor-in-chief of CircusTalk News. They have written about circus for Spectacle magazine, Circus Now, Circus Promoters and were a resident for Circus Stories, Le Cirque Vu Par with En Piste in 2015 at the Montreal Completement Cirque Festival. They are the former editor of American Circus Educators magazine, as well as a staff writer for the web publication Third Coast Review, where they write about circus, theatre, arts and culture. Kim is a member of the American Theater Critics Association. In 2019 as the editor for CircusTalk News, Kim was on the jury at el Festival Iberoamericano de Circo (FIRCO) and presented the first CircusTalk Critic's Choice Award. In 2021, Kim was on the voting committee for the International Circus Awards.