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Humanities Connection explores the intersection of the humanities and our daily lives, reflects on the past, present, and future, celebrates the power of literature, and demonstrates the importance of the humanities to understand the human experience.
 
A collection of lectures organised by the Humanities Society of Wolfson College, Cambridge.Our aim is to act as a forum for stimulating ideas across the boundaries between the Humanities and other fields of study. We offer a programme with international and interdisciplinary interest, featuring talks on a range of cultural contexts, themes, and from a range of historical periods and perspectives, with a balance between early career researchers, up and coming scholars, and world class professors.
 
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Humanities Talk
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D'Humanities, ongeféier gläichbedeitend mat "sciences humaines" oder "Geisteswissenschaften", si vun den Unversitéiten net ewechzedenken, well se eis nei Erkenntnesser iwwert eis selwer bréngen: iwwert den Impakt vu Facebook op d'Sprooch, d'Geschicht vum Fussball, d'Verännerungen, déi d'Télé an eisen Alldag bruecht huet, d'gesellschaftlech Roll vun der chinesescher Oper, den Afloss vum Hitchcock op de moderne Krimi oder de Stellewäert vun der portugisescher Immigratioun an eise Geschichtsbic ...
 
Medical Humanities is a leading international journal that reflects the whole field of medical humanities. Medical Humanities aims to encourage a high academic standard for this evolving and developing subject and to enhance professional and public discussion. It features original articles relevant to the delivery of healthcare, the formulation of public health policy, the experience of being ill and of caring for those who are ill, as well as case conferences, educational case studies, book ...
 
Welcome to the That Humanities Student podcast, where amazing things happen.
 
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No Dumb Questions
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A Science guy (Destin) from the deep south hashes things out with a Humanities/History guy (Matt) from the wild west.
 
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Dakota Datebook
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Stories of things that happened in North Dakota and vicinity. Sitting Bull to Phil Jackson, cattle to prairie dogs, knoefla to lefse. In partnership with the Historical Society of North Dakota, and funded by the North Dakota Humanities Council, a nonprofit, independent state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the program do not necessarily reflect those of the North Dakota Humanities Council or the National ...
 
The Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities at Bard College is the world's most expansive home for bold and risky humanities thinking about our political world inspired by the spirit of Hannah Arendt, the leading thinker of politics and active citizenship in the modern era.
 
The Thomas Jefferson Hour features conversations with Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States, as portrayed by the award-winning humanities scholar and author, Clay Jenkinson. The weekly discussion features Mr. Jefferson’s views on events of his time, contemporary issues facing America and answers to questions submitted by his many listeners. To ask President Jefferson a question visit his website at www.jeffersonhour.com
 
A read-along podcast exploring the world(s) of Kim Stanley Robinson's Mars Trilogy. Two humanities scholars--and friends!--read and discuss Kim Stanley Robinson's amazing Red Mars, Green Mars, and Blue Mars, one part at a time. Occasional guests! Utopian sci-fi fun and thinking! And fun!Matt and Hilary are humanities professors in Chicago. Matt teaches cinema and media studies at DePaul University and the University of Chicago, and Hilary is the Director of the Masters of Arts Program in the ...
 
Night School explores topics from psychology, the social sciences and the humanities for a general public through light and engaging conversations.
 
Just another SHANTI Pages site
 
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Rhetoricity
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Rhetoricity is a quasi-academic podcast that draws on rhetoric, theory, weird sound effects, and the insights of a lot of other people. It's something that's a little strange and, with luck, a little interesting. The podcast's description will evolve along with it. Most episodes feature interviews with rhetorically oriented rhetoric and writing scholars. The podcast is a project of Eric Detweiler, an assistant professor in the Department of English at Middle Tennessee State University. If yo ...
 
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BackStory
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BackStory is a weekly public podcast hosted by U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh, Nathan Connolly and Joanne Freeman. We're based in Charlottesville, Va. at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.Each week we take a topic that people are talking about and explore it through the lens of American history. Through stories, interviews, and conversation with our listeners, we make history engaging and fun.
 
Podcast focusing on the social sciences, humanities and arts.
 
CivicStory is a cultural news site and producer of short-form videos about humanities, civics, and sustainability in New Jersey and beyond. Our mission is to increase the breadth of news through videos and dialogue about civic growth and constructive change. We bring stories of human achievement and community-building to public attention, report stories that motivate us to contribute to community life, and bring civic involvement to the fore as an essential quality of living a full life.
 
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Pod Academy
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Sound thinking: podcasts of current research
 
A talkshow on topics of humanities, including history, linguistics, literature, etc.
 
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Pod Academy
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Sound thinking: podcasts of current research
 
Clinical ethics, evidence-based medicine, health policy, medical education, neuroethics, shared decision-making, and more—each month Center for Ethics faculty and their collaborators discuss their ongoing work and research across many areas of bioethics.
 
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Middle East Centre
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The Middle East Centre, founded in 1957 at St Antony’s College is the centre for the interdisciplinary study of the modern Middle East in the University of Oxford. Centre Fellows teach and conduct research in the humanities and social sciences with direct reference to the Arab world, Iran, Israel and Turkey, with particular emphasis on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. However, during our regular Friday seminar series, attracting a wide audience, our distinguished speakers bring topics ...
 
Philosophy Bakes Bread, "food for thought about life and leadership," is a production of the Society of Philosophers in America (SOPHIA), which airs first on WRFL Lexington, 88.1 FM, is subsequently released as a podcast. Philosophy Bakes Bread aims to showcase the public importance of philosophy, both for our everyday lives and for leadership in the policy world. Co-hosts Dr. Eric Thomas Weber and Dr. Anthony Cashio speak with guests each Monday at 2pm Eastern, with episodes to subscribe to ...
 
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Arts and Letters
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Arts and Letters is a program highlighting the arts, humanities, and social sciences. It is hosted by J. Bradley Minnick of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
 
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OMNIA Podcast
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OMNIA is a podcast dedicated to all things Penn Arts & Sciences. Listen to insights and perspectives from the home of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences at The University of Pennsylvania.
 
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Baum on Books
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Joan Baum is a recovering academic from the City University of New York, who spent 25 years teaching literature and writing. She has a long career as a critic and reviewer, covering all areas of cultural history but particularly enjoys books at the nexus of the humanities and the sciences. With an eye on reviewing fiction and nonfiction that has regional resonance for Connecticut or Long Island, Joan considers the timeliness and significance of recently published work: what these books have ...
 
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CBRL Sound
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The CBRL inspires and supports the highest quality research in the humanities and social sciences in the countries of the Levant. Through its events and outreach activities, CBRL encourages the exchange and dissemination of knowledge and ideas for the benefit of all.CBRL is a non-profit organisation. CBRL Sound is currently managed by the CBRL British Institute in Amman. Comments and queries are welcome to: cbrl@bi-amman.org.uk.
 
As digital engineers reinvent our every-day lives in the process of digital transformation, the world changes rapidly. This is a tremendous challenge and opportunity, for which many technology-centred engineering approaches provide only limited support. Often-observable limitations in design processes include (i) an unbalanced dedication of resources: beginning quickly with the development of whatever solution, skipping initial processes of understanding life domains and human needs that cal ...
 
Find shows from Cultural Resource Management Archaeology to technology to anarchy to whatever. We cover it all in this feed.
 
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Texas Originals
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Developed by Humanities Texas in partnership with Houston Public Media, Texas Originals features profiles of individuals whose life and achievements have had a profound influence upon Texas history and culture. The program is also broadcast on public and commercial radio stations throughout Texas.
 
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Monash Arts
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Monash University Performing Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.
 
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Arts & Ideas
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Leading artists, writers, thinkers discuss the ideas shaping our lives & links between past & present and new academic research.
 
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The Story Behind
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The Story Behind tells the extraordinary history of the ordinary. Everyday objects are more closely examined, from their ancient beginnings through the present—all within 5-10 minutes.
 
In a world marked by wicked social problems, The Minefield helps you negotiate the ethical dilemmas, contradictory claims and unacknowledged complicities of modern life.
 
The Spoken History of a Global Language
 
A daily show for everyone who works a regular job and wants to start an income-earning project on the side. In each episode, listeners will hear a different story of someone who's started a side hustle—along with what went well, how that person overcame challenges, and what happened as a result. The show is written and hosted by Chris Guillebeau, the New York Times bestselling author of The $100 Startup, The Happiness of Pursuit, and other books.
 
The simplest questions often have the most complex answers. The Philosopher's Zone is your guide through the strange thickets of logic, metaphysics and ethics.
 
Astronomy to Zoology
 
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Bonfireside Chat
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An undead favourite. From Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross, the creators of "Watch Out for Fireballs!", Bonfireside Chat is a podcast dedicated entirely to the Souls series of games. Starting with Dark Souls, we take a journey through the areas of the game and comment on lore, gameplay, bossfights... everything. Praise the Sun!
 
Professor of Marketing and Concordia University Research Chair in Evolutionary Behavioural Sciences and Darwinian Consumption, Montreal**this account is managed by a Gadfella, not Prof. Gad Saad. As such, all questions will be answered with a bit of a delayPlease consider donating to his PatreonAll links provided on this page point directly to Prof. Gad Saad's own content
 
Two psychologists drink at least four beers while discussing news and controversies in science, academia, and beyond.
 
An undead favourite. From Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross, the creators of "Watch Out for Fireballs!", Bonfireside Chat is a podcast dedicated entirely to the Souls series of games. Starting with Dark Souls, we take a journey through the areas of the game and comment on lore, gameplay, bossfights... everything. Praise the Sun!
 
A fun weekly radio show about language seen through culture, history, and family. Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers who have questions and stories about linguistics, old sayings, word histories, etymology, regional dialects, slang, new words, word play, word games, grammar, family expressions, books, literature, writing, and more. Email your language questions to words@waywordradio.org or call with your questions toll-free *any* time in the U.S. and Canada at 1 (87 ...
 
The Wessels Living History is an educational web siteon the history of agricultural innovation. It's been recognized by the National Endowment for the Humanities as one of the best learning sites on the web. Look for our Podcasts or oral history in the iTunes Music Store.
 
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Believe to See
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Conversations about art and faith, with Matt Mellema and Marcus Robinson. A podcast of the Anselm Society.
 
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Society & Culture
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Drawing inspiration from the collections of the National Library of Australia, the Society and Culture talks keep you in touch with the Australia of the past, present and future. From the history of settlement through to studies of the environment, these talks will inspire and challenge you.
 
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Teachers on Fire
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Profiling agents of growth and transformation in K-12 education. Advocating for collaboration, communication, creation > consumption, critical thinking, design thinking, growth mindset, inquiry, PBL, and strategic uses of technology in education.
 
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Artist/Materialist
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Susanna is a graphic designer. Dan is a materials scientist. Each week, they discuss a long read about science or culture from their unique points of view. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/artistmaterialist/support
 
Intellectual Dark Web PodcastInspired byJordan Peterson, Camille Paglia, Eric Weinstein, Bret Weinstein, Nassim Taleb, Douglas Murray, Ayaan Ali, Ben Shapiro, Ernest Gellner et al.We don't know what it is, but it's made out of people who love freedom, dignity and education for every human being.Featured Item: Zuboff's "The Age of Surveillance Capitalism":https://amzn.to/2AXlGpHFree Jordan B Peterson Quotes Every Three Days:
 
Literature podcast based in Madrid, Spain. We dive deeper into the books we read, and provide a literary discussion that won't cost you $60,000 and lifelong, soul-crushing debt. That being said, we take no responsibility for your education... thecasualacademic@gmail.com
 
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These days we don’t have to wait for our news. If something happens on the other side of the world, we know about it instantly. But on this date in 1919, North Dakota newspapers were still full of war news even though World War I had been over since November.By info@prairiepublic.org (Prairie Public).
 
"Let me add that a bill of rights is what the people are entitled to against every government on earth, general or particular, & what no just government should refuse or rest on inference." — Thomas Jefferson, 1787 President Jefferson answers a number of listener questions about the United States Constitution. We discuss the meaning of Article ...…
 
On today’s podcast Jessica hosts Dr. Adolfo Iván Batún-Alpuche (Maya) Professor and Investigator at the Universidad del Oriente, Valladolid, Yucatán, and Dr. Khristin Landry-Montes, Project Facilitator and Affiliated Researcher with InHerit: Indigenous Heritage Passed to Present at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Drs. Batún and L ...…
 
Yesterday, on President’s Day, we celebrated the February birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. The observance often recalls the apocryphal cherry tree story of youngster Washington proclaiming “I cannot tell a lie.”By info@prairiepublic.org (Prairie Public).
 
We're back, after an unexpected and unexpectedly long hiatus! This chapter finds Nirgal trying to find himself, to locate and perhaps localize himself on the planet Mars, amid the network of force relations constituted by his family, the Martian political system, the changed and changing environment, and the mythology of his own existence. Matt ...…
 
When Patients and Families Express Hope for a Miracle: Bibler and Stahl - Episode 12
 
Hey everyone - friend of the APN, Alan Garfinkel and his California Rock Art Foundation have a great opportunity that I want to pass on to you. For just $62.50 (the APN is not being paid for this) you get a two-day trip in Ridgecrest, CA full of rock art, film screenings, and lectures on lots of rock art topics. Check out the link below and reg ...…
 
Burleigh and Morton counties were involved in an interesting footnote of North Dakota history. Burleigh County is home to Bismarck, the state capital. And across the Missouri River in Morton County is Mandan, its sister city. But there was a time when Mandan was actually in Burleigh County.By info@prairiepublic.org (Prairie Public).
 
Next week, Nebraska’s newest state poet will be formally introduced at the State Capitol. Matt Mason of Omaha is a poet and author and is executive director of the Nebraska Writer’s Collective. He replaces Twyla Hansen and will serve a five-year renewable term as State Poet, advocating for poetry an...…
 
SPONSORED BY: HELLOFRESH For $80 off your first month of HelloFresh, visit hellofresh.com/ndq80 and enter ndq80 at checkout. ▶ DISCUSS THE EPISODE BY CLICKING HERE ◀ STUFF IN THIS EPISODE: Risk Settlers of Catan The Space Trilogy by C.S. Lewis Fertile Crescent Game of Thrones: There’s a Scientific Reason for Westoros’s Years-Long Winters What i ...…
 
SPONSORED BY: HELLOFRESH For $80 off your first month of HelloFresh, visit hellofresh.com/ndq80 and enter ndq80 at checkout. ▶ DISCUSS THE EPISODE BY CLICKING HERE ◀ STUFF IN THIS EPISODE: Risk Settlers of Catan The Space Trilogy by C.S. Lewis Fertile Crescent Game of Thrones: There’s a Scientific Reason for Westoros’s Years-Long Winters What i ...…
 
In this episode, Joanne, Brian, and Nathan discuss stories of love that challenged social norms and transcended class, race, and gender. They explore how people subverted laws banning interracial marriage, and why a wave of heiresses running away with their coachmen caused a moral panic in the Gilded Age. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit ...…
 
In this episode, Joanne, Brian, and Nathan discuss stories of love that challenged social norms and transcended class, race, and gender. They explore how people subverted laws banning interracial marriage, and why a wave of heiresses running away with their coachmen caused a moral panic in the Gilded Age. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit ...…
 
North Dakota is not widely known for harness racing. But on this date in 1913, a North Dakota horse was causing a stir in harness racing circles. It was announced that a great North Dakota star athlete would be leaving the state to compete in the East. Champion harness racing horse Don Densmore and stablemate Don Connomore were relocating to Me ...…
 
Erika L. Sánchez explains what it was like to live in Spain and to feel like she spoke a different language, even though it was still Spanish. Find Us Online: Hear the full interview with Sandra Cisneros Website: http://wfmt.com/bughouse Twitter: @StudsArchive Eve L. Ewing: @eveewing, https://eveewing.com/ Erika L. Sánchez is the daughter of Me ...…
 
In this episode we discuss Professor Main's recent book, The Rise of the Alt-Right, in which he sketches a genealogy of alt-right thought, and places it in the broader context of right-wing and conservative politics. You can find the book here: https://www.amazon.com/Rise-Alt-Right-Thomas-J-Main/dp/0815732880…
 
Mahatma Gandhi led the liberation of India from British rule in the first half of the 20th Century, by massive and peaceful resistance. He is said to be out of political fashion in India these days; he was not a man of fashion. He is thrillingly, dauntingly alive again in a grand biography, the project of decades by India’s leading popular scho ...…
 
Did you know before serving on the Supreme Court, Thurgood Marshall worked on the B"O Railroad? A new exhibit at the B"O Railroad Museum explores the railroad’s African American history. Kris Hoellen, the museum’s executive director, tells us more.
 
It was 1898 when General W.D. Washburn decided to buy 113,000 acres of land in the northern areas of Burleigh and McLean county. The former senator and wealthy businessman wanted to re-sell the land to incoming settlers. In the meantime, he hired his friend and fellow businessman W.P. Macomber to manage the land and investigate possible coal de ...…
 
There is a Bill going before Congress today, February 13th, 2019 regarding setting up an African-American Burial Grounds Network within the National Park Service. Below in the links are the summary document and the actual bill. If you’re listening to this in the future then hopefully this was successful. If it wasn’t, well, let’s try again! Lin ...…
 
In celebration of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday week and Presidents’ Day, host Bill Goodman is joined by Dr. Greg Waltermire, who portrays Lincoln for Kentucky Chautauqua. Waltermire holds a PhD in Educational Policy Studies & Evaluation from the University of Kentucky and is a minister at Heritage Baptist Church in Lexington. On today's episode, ...…
 
For the last six year's we've been podcasting about the field of CRM Archaeology. We've had our ups and downs, just like the industry, but through it all we've continued to bring you awesome topics, great interviews, and educated commentary. Thanks for the past six years and here's to another six! Special thanks to Bill’s kids, Ruckus the Cat, ...…
 
24-year-old Theodore Roosevelt suffered a sorrow of volcanic proportions in February of 1884. Responding to an urgent cable from his brother, TR hastened from Albany to New York City where his wife Alice lived with his mother, Mittie. Alice was in a dangerous state of health after giving birth to their first child. In another room, Mittie was o ...…
 
150 years ago today, Nebraska lawmakers took about 24-hours to establish a brand-new land grant university, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. It was a lightning-quick process and part of the Morrill Act of 1862, which gave federal land to states if they established new colleges. The early years of...…
 
We answer listener questions this week, and we identify a specific melon seed that Pat Brodowski, the head gardener at Monticello, mentioned on a past episode. We also discuss Clay’s new ukulele. The most mail we received was about Robert Kagan's new book, The Jungle Grows Back, which Tom Friedman of The New York Times called "An incisive, eleg ...…
 
On this week’s episode, Alex and Calvin chat with Carnegie Mellon Associate Professor of English Dr. John Oddo about his most recent work, The Discourse of Propaganda: Case Studies from the Persian Gulf War and the War on Terror. In the book, Dr. Oddo uses discourse analysis techniques to study U.S. war propaganda. Today’s discussion centers ar ...…
 
In connection with the Holberg Committee meeting in Rome on 8 January, 2019, Committee member Mary Beard held a lecture at the Royal Norwegian Embassy on 7 January. The title of the lecture was: "What's the Point of Ancient Rome".Mary Beard is Professor of Classics at the University of Cambridge, a fellow of Newnham College, and Royal Academy o ...…
 
One of President Buchanan’s last acts was to sign the Organic Act, which created Dakota territory. Consequently, the territory was just two days old when President Lincoln took office in 1861. He appointed many of Dakota’s first officials, including two governors, four territorial Supreme Court justices and three marshals. But after his assassi ...…
 
The Rev. C. Y. Snell, once a minister of the Baptist church in Grand Forks, took to farming, acquiring land near Inkster in Grand Forks County. He and his wife Abbie were industrious and turned the homestead into a prosperous farm of horses, cattle, and tilled fields.By info@prairiepublic.org (Prairie Public).
 
Brexit, it's a word we hear all too often, no doubt we are fatigued by it. But in the cusp of its realization perhaps we should look how we got here. What helped create the narrative and what information was drawn upon in order to make it seem that leaving the EU was the decision to vote for, at least for three majority of people. I speak to Ke ...…
 
Today’s episode is actually a recording of the first interview I did as a radio host at KNVC 95.1 in Carson City Nevada. They cut off the first few minutes so we pick it up with one of my next questions. I talk to Dr. Garfinkel about Rock Art, his career and how he got into it, and what it all means in the greater cultural context. Links Carson ...…
 
Just last year, Johns Hopkins University Press published a history of our state: the second edition of MARYLAND: A HISTORY, which covers 1634 to 2015. Today, co-author Sue Chapelle brings to life Maryland in the 1800s as she shares a chapter of the book, amended for radio. During this time, national, state, and local governments became more inv ...…
 
Nathan talks with historian Rhae Lynn Barnes about Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s 1984 yearbook page and its link to a long and disturbing history of blackface minstrelsy. They discuss how white civic organizations used minstrel shows for fundraising, why the era known as Jim Crow is named after a minstrel character, and what must happen to ...…
 
Nathan talks with historian Rhae Lynn Barnes about Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s 1984 yearbook page and its link to a long and disturbing history of blackface minstrelsy. They discuss how white civic organizations used minstrel shows for fundraising, why the era known as Jim Crow is named after a minstrel character, and what must happen to ...…
 
When the Dakota Territories first made laws in 1865, they based them on the New York penal code, which dictated that murder was always punishable by hanging. In 1883, the option of life in prison was added. Subsequently, imposition the death penalty began to fall off as North Dakota juries were reluctant to make such final decisions.…
 
A conversation on the crisis in Venezuela with Alejandro Velasco, Jeff Sachs, Greg Grandin, and Leo Blanco. The ruin of Venezuela and the world’s answer to it mark the climax of an epic, late in the Age of Oil. We might understand it better if Steven Spielberg and Marlon Brando hadn’t abandoned their movie Nostromo back in the day. The novel No ...…
 
Gary Lachman discusses his journey from playing bass with Blondie and Iggy Pop to becoming a historian of the occult and a biographer of people like Swedenborg, Madame Blavatsky and Colin Wilson. We go on to discuss the relationship between politics and the occult in the context of his new book about Donald Trump. Check out Gary's blog here: ht ...…
 
Today on the show Paul and I discuss chat bots and whether they can good, bad, or indifferent for heritage communication. We also discuss a Munsell reader and Paul’s new drone! Links Episode 77 - Digital Extensions of Physical Collections Around Me bot Messenger Developers Heritage Granny Episode 90 - So You Want to be a Drone Pilot Trace Snow ...…
 
2018 Nils Klim Laureate Franscesca R. Jensenius discusses her research, her background and more.Dr. Jensenius, Senior Research Fellow at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), will receive the 2018 Nils Klim Prize for her research on elections, development patterns, and the empowerment of minority groups and women in India and ...…
 
President Abraham Lincoln was a friend with Theodore Roosevelt’s parents. As a youngster at his grandfather’s house, young six-year-old “Teedie” (as he was called), witnessed Lincoln’s coffin procession along New York City’s Broadway. Lincoln was TR’s presidential hero. Fittingly, these two venerated chief executives earned their destiny to be ...…
 
Host Bill Goodman is joined by the new executive director of the Kentucky Historical Society, Scott Alvey, who has been with KHS for over a decade. Goodman and Alvey address the relevance of Kentucky history in today’s environment and the importance of making history accessible to all. Alvey discusses the variety of programs and services offere ...…
 
Nick Westcott (Director Royal African Society and Associate at SOAS) gives a talk for the Middle East Studies Centre on 1st February 2019. Chaired by Eugene Rogan (St Antony's College). Since the Lisbon Treaty came into force in 2011 and the European Union pledged to reinforce its foreign policy cooperation, it has struggled to articulate and i ...…
 
Nick Westcott (Director Royal African Society and Associate at SOAS) gives a talk for the Middle East Studies Centre on 1st February 2019. Chaired by Eugene Rogan (St Antony's College). Since the Lisbon Treaty came into force in 2011 and the European Union pledged to reinforce its foreign policy cooperation, it has struggled to articulate and i ...…
 
Jocelyn Burdick was the first woman to serve in the U.S. Senate from North Dakota, although it was never her plan. Born in Fargo on this date in 1922, her parents named her after her great-grandmother, Matilda Jocelyn Gage, who was a suffragette in the 1870s.By info@prairiepublic.org (Prairie Public).
 
How can schools and museums team up to give students agency and deepen their engagement with history? The Sandy Spring Museum in Montgomery County and the Barnesville School of Arts and Sciences recently collaborated for a student exhibit entitled, “Honoring Our Past, Celebrating the Future.” The museum’s Marketing Director, Lauren Peirce, and ...…
 
"nothing is more certainly written in the book of fate than that these people are to be free." — Thomas Jefferson, 1821 Clay Jenkinson returns from his cultural retreat held at Lochsa Lodge in Idaho last week and reports in on this year's meetings. Also, perhaps prompted by the 50th anniversary of the famous Beatles "rooftop concert," we wander ...…
 
Felis catus is the domesticated form of the African wildcat Felis s. lybica. The latter is believed to have been domesticated in the Near East at the time of the Neolithic agricultural revolution, where keeping pests away from grain storage would have been paramount. It likely that, much like other domesticates, several domestication attempts w ...…
 
It was on this date in 1949 that the North Dakota Air National Guard was called upon to drop feed for stranded starving animals in the western part of the state where a storm had dumped 16 inches of snow. Anybody who has lived in North Dakota for any length of time knows about snowstorms. The state is often accused of being the worst of the low ...…
 
In this episode, Matt and Hilary discuss the Nadia chapter "Making Things Work," as Nadia figures out what it means to be the first President of Mars, ponders what it will be like to have a new pinkie finger, and wishes she could get her hands dirty with some real work. Matt and Hilary share tales of the polar vortex, which include chickens com ...…
 
About eight miles north of Bismarck is a bluff on which the Mandan Indians once had a thriving village called Double Ditch Village, which is designated as a significant historic site. Double Ditch overlooks the Missouri River. It was made up of at least 150 earthlodges that used a sturdy architectural system unique to the Mandan, Hidatsas and A ...…
 
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