Best african american literature podcasts we could find (Updated May 2018)
Related podcasts: African American Literature Arts Books Society Writers Black African American Stories Films History Education Exerpts African American Literature Cherie Ann Turpin African Diaspora Ghanaian Afrofuturism Thegivensfoundationforafricanamericanliterature  
African american literature public [search 0]
show episodes
 
W
With Good Reason
Weekly
 
Each week on With Good Reason, our ever-curious host Sarah McConnell explores a world of ideas with leading scholars in literature, history, science, philosophy, and the arts. With Good Reason is created by Virginia Humanities and the Virginia Higher Education Broadcasting Consortium.
 
Afrofuturism/Futurism: knowledge, production, performative, & liminality: At the Edge: An Afrofuturist Salon discusses ideas about Afrofuturism/Futurism, crossing cultural and racial boundaries to expand ideas about art, writing, knowledge, publishing, and production, while contending with challenges about access, virtual space, political context/challenges, and incursion of cyber cultures.
 
Where African books and films collide
 
Black Books Live! seeks to address the dearth of audio material available from Black Authors. Every week, hosts Jason Harris, Cher Jey and guests will read excerpts from a Black author's classic works. Links to the print and audio copies of the featured author will be included with each episode.
 
Join us Sunday & Thursday @ 8 PM The Gist of Freedom weekly live online discussion is a celebration of the African American experience—honoring all the people, past and present, black and white—who have determined to preserve history in literature, craftsmanship and artifact.
 
Join The Gist of Freedom weekly live online discussion in celebration of the African American experience—honoring all the people, past and present, black and white—who have determined to preserve history in literature, craftsmanship and artifact.
 
The Souls of Black Folk is a well-known work of African-American literature by activist W.E.B. Du Bois. The book, published in 1903, contains several essays on race, some of which had been previously published in Atlantic Monthly magazine. Du Bois drew from his own experiences to develop this groundbreaking work on being African-American in American society. Outside of its notable place in African-American history, The Souls of Black Folk also holds an important place in social science as on ...
 
Black Market Reads is a menu for Black literary consumption and all of its spin-offs. Featuring Black artists who love to read and write and engage in arts and culture. PRODUCER: The Givens Foundation for African American Literature PRODUCTION SERVICES: iDream.tv SEASON TWO & THREE: HOSTED BY Lissa Jones, INTRO/CLOSE Derek Emery SEASON ONE: BMR was originated by Tana Hargest on behalf of The Givens Foundation, HOSTED BY Erin Sharkey and Junauda Petrus of Free Black Dirt, and other guest host ...
 
Loading …
show series
 
Uzodinma Iweala is an award winning writer, film maker, editor and medical doctor whose long awaited second novel, Speak No Evil, has just been published. He grew up in Nigeria and the United States, and his first book Beasts of No Nation - a portrait of West African child soldiers - was translated into 14 languages and adapted into a feature f ...…
 
Ubuntu People's Podcast, Ep #63--Dr. Bertram Ashe: Black Dread Locked In The Post Soul Aesthetic (Part 1 of 2)Dr Bertram Ashe teaches and writes about contemporary American culture, primarily post-Civil Rights Movement African American literature and culture (often referred to as “post-blackness” or the “post-soul aesthetic”), as well as the bl ...…
 
Culturally specific and alternative newspapers play an important role in providing news and information to communities which have traditionally been underserved or ignored by mainstream media, including community members whose first language isn’t English. And while all news outlets are struggling as they compete with online content and the adv ...…
 
Welcome to the Genealogy News from Geneatopia I’m Patty Roy, also known as Dinah Larkham in Second Life. Today is Tuesday March 13, 2018 and this is Episode 115. RootsTech 2018 This episode is devoted to RootsTech 2018 which took place from Wednesday, February 28, to Saturday, March 3. The first day on Wednesday consisted of sessions but the Ex ...…
 
Mandeville, LA – Why is Hillary Clinton still bellyaching about how Trump and Putin conspired to deprive the smartest, most success oriented spawn of Satan and Margaret Sanger, ever. Mike reminds the audience “no one thought Trump could win, even on the day of the election….save for your kind, humble host. How did I know? Our Lady told me to st ...…
 
oday Laura Grace is speaking with Dr. Bethany Jacobs - a Marion L. Britain Postdoctoral Fellow at Georgia Tech in the writing and communication program. She received her PhD in American Literature from the University of Oregon. She teaches African American women’s writing and science fiction and narratives of social protest. Here she discuss th ...…
 
In this show, we're discussing world building in African American science fiction literature, as part of our Black History Month Series. Dr. Bethany Jacobs is our guest host. Bethany Jacobs is a Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow at Georgia Tech in the writing and communication program. She received her PhD in American Literature from the U ...…
 
On the Bookshelf A considerable amount of the world’s most influential inventors have been African-American, a fact that is often overlooked. Throughout history, African-Americans inventors have played a pivotal role in creating revolutionary inventions that has impacted our lives in various ways. African-American men and women have left their ...…
 
Cozys for the Cure with Jordan Phillips & Books N Bros Book Club with Sidney Keys III Co-Host 13yr.old Jordan Phillips Founder of Cozy for the Cure, as seen on NBC "Hi, I’m Jordan! I started making Cozy for the Cure products in 2015 to support my mom during her fight with breast cancer. I was just 11 years old when I started, but since then, I’ ...…
 
Amanda and Jenn discuss Moroccan authors, secret societies, nonfiction audiobooks, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert and our library cart giveaway. Questions 1. Hi! I'm going on a trip to Morocco in March and I'm looking for some books to read to get me in the mood and h ...…
 
Kim Knight is the owner of Between The Lines Bookstore which specializes in African American literature. On today’s show Kim shares how she got started, the trials of being a small book store owner and some of the awarding winning authors she has worked with. In addition to being a book store owner, Kim also offers coaching services for authors ...…
 
In this episode, Lissa Jones speaks with Twin Cites based actress, comedian, and educator Joy Dolo of Blackout Improv. Dolo is a founding member of Blackout, Minnesota’s first and only all-Black improv ensemble whose performances use sketch comedy, improv, and stand-up to tackle current events, race, and social justice issues. This podcast is m ...…
 
On this episode we will be looking into and discussing Eileen Southern, a scholar of Renaissance and African-American music and the first black woman to be appointed a tenured full professor at Harvard University, and her works. After that, I have the honor to speak with Shirley Moodey Turner, an associate professor of English and African Ameri ...…
 
INTERVIEW - JEFF DOVE - African American Republican, military veteran and running against Rep. Gerry Connolly in VA-11 • Discuss the VA governors race and his run for Connolly's seat • Ralph Northam campaign defends deleting black running mate from campaign literature • Virginia's Eleventh Congressional District is a U.S. congressional district ...…
 
On August 17, 2017, the global community of China scholars erupted in outrage over one particular and unusual case of censorship in China — the decision of Cambridge University Press (CUP) to comply with requests to censor 315 articles deemed sensitive by the Chinese government. Jim Millward, a professor of history at Georgetown University, who ...…
 
This month I’m joined by Tai. We discuss the women (and a couple men) of the Harlem Renaissance. Tai offers his scholarly knowledge of this era, which makes for a great discussion. References Biography.com Gwendolyn Bennett BlackPast.org Grimke, Angelina Weld (1880-1958) ThoughtCo.com Harlem Renaissance Women African American Women Dreaming in ...…
 
[archive] This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes: the passing of a legend, Fake Shakespeare Facts, diversity, and pop-ups. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history. Story Links African-American Shakespeare’s Caribbean take on Midsummer Sir Peter Hall, Royal Shakespeare Company founder, dies age ...…
 
Professor Blight narrates the momentous events of 1857, 1858, and 1859. The lecture opens with an analysis of the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858. Next, Blight analyzes the Dred Scott decision and discusses what it meant for northerners--particularly African Americans--to live in "the land of the Dred Scott decision." The lecture then sh ...…
 
Amanda and Jenn discuss Infinite Jest read-alikes, Muslim protagonists, horror, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Book of the Month Club and Portrait of Vengeance by Carrie Stuart Parks. Questions 1. I am trying to expand my perspective by reading more diversely, but my general disinterest in contempora ...…
 
The Poetry Foundation calls Gregory Pardlo, winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, “a different kind of Derek Jeter.” Pardlo is the second African American male poet to win the Pulitzer and the sixth African American poet overall to capture the highly coveted honor. Pulitzer judges praise Pardlo’s prize winning book, “Digest” as literatu ...…
 
How can the humanities help to recover and celebrate the literature, history, and arts of African-American communities in West Baltimore? Lawrence Jackson, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor in the Departments of English and History at Johns Hopkins University, tells us about his new initiative, set to operate through JHU?s Center for Africana S ...…
 
Wynton Marsalis joined us for Behind The Note Podcast today! We talked many things including leadership, building a team, and turning vision into reality.Rate Behind The Note Podcast on the platform you're using right now to read this script and to listen to the show.Press Play. Enjoy. Share. ---------------------------------------------------- ...…
 
July 10, 2017 – Segment 2 We hosted a special 1997 archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show, when I interviewed cultural critic, feminist theorist, activist, and author Bell Hooks on her memoir Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood. Hooks has published more than 30 books, held positions as Professor of African-American Studies and English at Yale Un ...…
 
July 10, 2017 – Segment 2 We hosted a special 1997 archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show, when I interviewed cultural critic, feminist theorist, activist, and author Bell Hooks on her memoir Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood. Hooks has published more than 30 books, held positions as Professor of African-American Studies and English at Yale Un ...…
 
In this podcast, Judith Weisenfeld talks to Brad Stoddard about her new book, New World A-Coming: Black Religion and Racial Identity during the Great Depression. In this book, Weisenfeld explores several social groups in the early 1900s who combined religious and racial rhetoric to fashion new identities. These groups include the Nation of Isla ...…
 
Annette is an African-American, a Kansan, a poet, a playwright, an actress and a nurse, based in Topeka, KS. Since 2015, Annette has immersed herself in the boundless waters of writing and sharing her poetry and prose, and inspiring others. She has written two collections of poetry, and numerous one-act plays and short stories. Known for her pe ...…
 
In this interview, M. Cooper Harriss, author the book Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Theology, discusses his thoughts on the unseen theological dimensions of Ralph Ellison’s writings. Harriss begins with the figure of Ellison, whose novel, Invisible Man, offers a now-classic metaphor (“invisibility”) depicting the socio-cultural and political issues ...…
 
Google login Twitter login Classic login