Recent Episodes

Ep 107- Burlesque (w/ Annelise Eastes)

Jan. 19, 2021

Annelise grew up a ballet dancer and ended up tou…

Ep 106- A Playmate Story (w/ Jasmin Shojai)

Jan. 11, 2021

Jasmin is an Australian model with German & Persi…

Ep 105- Bemba (w/ Mapalo Chikolwa)

Jan. 4, 2021

The Bemba language (aka ChiBemba) is a Bantu lang…

2021 Outlook

Dec. 28, 2020

Nosa breaks down plans for 2021. Thanks to all o…

Ep 104- Deep Space Entity (w/ Matous Tomaskovic)

Dec. 20, 2020

Matous has Slovakian and Polish heritage. He tal…

Ep 103- Daughter Of Music (w/ Karima Hussen)

Dec. 14, 2020

Karima grew up shy and sheltered in South Dakota …

Ep 102- Gone from Ghazni

Dec. 6, 2020

At 9 years old, Ahmed had to flee his village in …

Ep 101- Once Upon A Time in Refugee Camp (w/ Mohamed Juma)

Nov. 30, 2020

Mohamed is from Sudan but spent 9 years in a Keny…

Bonus Episode- Facts about the Podcast

Nov. 23, 2020

Nosa shares a few facts about Culture Class ; mar…

Recent Blog Posts

Welcome to 2021

Wishing all or listeners a happy new yearand a successful 2021. May the best of your today be the worst of your tommorrow.  

Happy Anniversary

Yay.  Our podcast is 2 years old today. The first episode of the podcast was published in 2018.  Here's to many more years of podcasting, explo…

Some facts about the Podcast

In light of our 100 epsiodes, here are 40 facts about the podcast.  Enjoy: 1.  First Recording Location- American University's School of Commu…

About the Host

Nosa Iyare

Nosa was born in Nigeria to a Military family. This saw him move around a lot as a kid; soaking up cultures from different parts of the country. He ended up moving to Washington DC; a hotbed for international cultures in the USA. His curiosity about other cultures led him to start Culture Class while pursuing a graduate degree at American University.