1888 Center Podcast

1888 Center programs are recorded and archived as a free educational resource on our website or with your favorite podcast app including Apple and Spotify. Each interdisciplinary episode is designed to provide a unique platform for industry innovators to share stories about art, literature, music, history, science, or technology. Produced in partnership with Brew Sessions.

208 – Emma Lord with Peter Afrasiabi


Peter interviews fan fiction author and writer Emma Lord to discuss the critical role fan fiction plays in developing writing talent, in broadening writing environments, and in finding outlets for different viewpoints. In exploring these issues, we learn more about the role of copyright law and fair use law when exploring existing characters in different settings or new characters in existing content universes.READ MORE

207 – Sara Saedi


A live recording of our educational podcast The How, The Why with Sara Saedi. Sara was born in Tehran, Iran smack-dab in the middle of a war and an Islamic Revolution. She received a B.A. in Film and Mass Communications from the University of California, Berkeley and began her career as a creative executive for ABC Daytime.READ MORE

206 – Tara Cavosie with Peter Afrasiabi


Inventing in the Trenches is the theme for this episode of The Arts Counsel. We connect with designer Tara Cavosie of HookedUp Shapewear and explore intellectual property in fashion design.READ MORE