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Best West Ohio Conversations podcasts we could find (updated December 2019)
Best West Ohio Conversations podcasts we could find
Updated December 2019
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West Ohio Conversations is a Podcast of The West Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church.The Mission of the West Ohio Conference is to equip local churches to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world…a world of justice, love and peace filled with people growing in the likeness of Jesus Christ.
 
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USCHO Spotlight features conversation with a coach, player, or journalist who covers the sport with an in-depth interview. It’s a chance to sit down and go deeper with top personalities in college hockey.
 
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Army West Point reaches the mid-point of the 2019-20 season with a 10-4-0 record, solid goaltending, and a stingy penalty kill. Hosts Jim Connelly (@jimmyconnelly) and Ed Trefzger (@EdTrefzger) are joined by Black Knights coach Brian Riley to talk about his team, possible Atlantic Hockey expansion, 3v3 OT, video review, and Riley's work with th ...…
 
We’ve all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words, but what if we don’t understand what we’re looking at? Social media has made charts, infographics, and diagrams ubiquitous―and easier to share than ever. We associate charts with science and reason; the flashy visuals are both appealing and persuasive. Pie charts, maps, bar and line grap ...…
 
“My greatest adventure was undoubtedly Proust. What is there left to write after that?” This is what Virginia Woolf said, full of admiration -- and envy, too. Delve into Marcel Proust in this conversation with Caroline Weber, author of Proust's Duchess: How Three Celebrated Women Captured the Imagination of Fin-de-Siecle Paris (Knopf, 2019), wh ...…
 
College Hockey Inc. (@collegehockey) celebrated its 10th anniversary on November 24. Executive director Mike Snee joins hosts Jim Connelly (@jimmyconnelly) and Ed Trefzger (@EdTrefzger) to look at what the organization has accomplished to help grow the sport and awareness of it, and what's ahead as new schools look to add Division I men's hockey.…
 
A funny thing happened to historian Michael Vann* on the way to his PhD thesis. While he was doing his research on French colonialism and the urbanist project in Hanoi, he came across an intriguing dossier: “Destruction of animals in the city”. The documents he found started him on a research path that led to a section of his dissertation, then ...…
 
Harvard coach Ted Donato, in his 16th season behind the bench of his alma mater, has his 5-0-0 Crimson at No. 10 in the USCHO.com men's Division I poll. Donato joins hosts Jim Connelly (@jimmyconnelly) and Ed Trefzger (@EdTrefzger) to talk about this year's team and ECAC Hockey, and speaks in favor of expanding the Ivy League schedule from 29 t ...…
 
Both colonies and insane asylums are well known institutions of power. But what of asylums in Europe’s early 20th-century colonial empires? How did they operate? Who was confined in them? Who worked there? What was daily life like in such an institution? How did Western medical experts and the colonized population understand mental illness and ...…
 
Rochester Institute of Technology is off to its best start in the D-I era for the program at 7-1-2. Hosts Jim Connelly (@jimmyconnelly) and Ed Trefzger (@EdTrefzger) are joined by RIT head coach Wayne Wilson to talk about this season's Tigers, Atlantic Hockey, the 3v3 overtime, video replay, and more.…
 
In Unbecoming Language: Anti-Identitarian French Feminist Fictions (The Ohio State University Press, 2018), Annabel Kim tangles with the question of difference so central to French feminism, theory, and writing. In a series of literary and historical contextualizations and close readings of authors Nathalie Sarraute, Monique Wittig, and Anne Ga ...…
 
Hosts Jim Connelly (@jimmyconnelly) and Ed Trefzger (@EdTrefzger) discuss the implications of the NCAA's recent decision to allow student athletes to "benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness in a manner consistent with the collegiate model" with NCHC commissioner Josh Fenton. Also included in the conversation: putting mics on NCH ...…
 
As you may know, university presses publish a lot of good books. In fact, they publish thousands of them every year. They are different from most trade books in that most of them are what you might called "fundamental research." Their authors--dedicated researchers one and all--provide the scholarly stuff upon which many non-fiction trade books ...…
 
Revolutionary Thought after the Paris Commune, 1871-1885 (Cambridge University Press, 2019), is the first comprehensive account of French revolutionary thought in the years between the crushing of France's last nineteenth-century revolution and the re-emergence of socialism as a meaningful electoral force, offering new interpretations of the Fr ...…
 
Third-year Northern Michigan head coach Grant Potulny joins hosts Jim Connelly (@jimmyconnelly) and Ed Trefzger (@EdTrefzger) to talk about his No. 20 Wildcats, competing in the WCHA, the Marquette community, and more.By USCHO
 
The things that make people academics -- as deep fascination with some arcane subject, often bordering on obsession, and a comfort with the solitude that developing expertise requires -- do not necessarily make us good teachers. Jessamyn Neuhaus’s Geeky Pedagogy: A Guide for Intellectuals, Introverts, and Nerds Who Want to Be Effective Teachers ...…
 
Robert Morris head coach Derek Schooley, who has been behind the bench for all 250 wins in Colonials history, talks with hosts Jim Connelly (@jimmyconnelly) and Ed Trefzger (@EdTrefzger) about this year's team. Conversation also touches on Atlantic Hockey and the league's 3v3 overtime rule adopted this season, graduate transfers, and his role o ...…
 
What’s the first image that comes to mind when you hear the words “Paris” and “photography”? Is it a famous photo, perhaps an Atget, Brassai, or Doisneau? In her new book, Paris and the Cliché of History: The City in Photographs, 1860-1970 (Oxford UP, 2018), Catherine Clark explores the history of how and why photographic images have been centr ...…
 
Fresh off an Ice Breaker tournament championship, Ohio State coach Steve Rohlik joins hosts Jim Connelly (@jimmyconnelly) and Ed Trefzger (@EdTrefzger) to talk Buckeyes hockey and the Big Ten.By USCHO
 
How can the history of rubber be used as a way to understand the history of 20th-century Vietnam? In this episode of New Books in History, Michael G. Vann talks about Rubber and the Making of Vietnam: An Ecological History, 1897-1975 (University of North Carolina Press, 2018), with Michitake Aso, an Associate Professor of history at SUNY Albany ...…
 
In his second year as head coach at Denver, David Carle is still a month shy of his 30th birthday. Carle talks this year's Denver Pioneers, various aspects of coaching, and the NCHC with hosts Jim Connelly (@jimmyconnelly) and Ed Trefzger (@EdTrefzger).By USCHO
 
Combining Atlantic and imperial perspectives,Caribbean New Orleans: Empire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society (University of North Carolina Press and the Omohundro Institute, 2019), offers a lively portrait of the city and a probing investigation of the French colonists who established racial slavery there as well as the African slaves wh ...…
 
Kate Kirkpatrick a lecturer in Religion, Philosophy and Culture at King’s College London and author of Becoming Beauvoir: A Life (Bloomsbury Academic, 2019). Kirkpatrick has given us a biography that addresses the puzzle and contradictions of the life of the philosopher Simone de Beauvoir drawn from never-before-published diaries and letters to ...…
 
The king’s guards became increasingly nervous as they watched nearly 7,000 individuals march on Versailles on October 5, 1789. The crowd approaching the king’s chateau was overwhelmingly composed of women who were determined to make their grievances known. Furious at the ever rising price and scarcity of bread, Parisian market women, known as D ...…
 
I must’ve been a kid when I first heard the palindrome “Able I was ere I saw Elba”. Napoleon didn’t mean a lot to me at the time. “Elba” meant even less. Decades later, I had learned a little more about Napoleon and his time there, but not that all that much it turns out. And then came Mark Braude’s The Invisible Emperor: Napoleon on Elba from ...…
 
In her book, The Caesar of Paris: Napoleon Bonaparte, Rome, and the Artistic Obsession That Shaped An Empire (Pegasus Books, 2018), Susan Jaques offers up a richly detailed and researched account of Napoleon’s fascination with ancient Rome, and how this obsession shaped not only France in the early part of the nineteenth century, but also the c ...…
 
Emma Kuby’s new book, Political Survivors: The Resistance, the Cold War, and the Fight against Concentration Camps After 1945 (Cornell UP, 2019) traces the fascinating history of the International Commission Against the Concentration Camp Regime (CICRC) established in 1949 by the French intellectual and Nazi camp survivor David Rousset. In the ...…
 
May ’68 marked a watershed moment in French society, culture, and political life. The feminist movement was no exception. Women took to the streets and meeting halls around the country, challenging outdated sexual standards, fighting for reproductive freedom, and articulating women’s oppression in radically new ways. In Daughters of 1968: Redef ...…
 
Did the Allied bombing plan for the liberation of France follow a carefully orchestrated plan, or was it executed on an ad-hoc basis with little concern or regard for collateral damage? How did the bombing of French cities and railheads follow – or disregard – existing air power doctrine, and where did the decision making occur, within the Army ...…
 
In Making Space for the Dead: Catacombs, Cemeteries, and the Reimagining of Paris, 1780-1830 (Cornell University Press, 2019), Dr. Erin-Marie Legacey, Assistant Professor of History at Texas Tech University, explores the transformation of burial practices in the aftermath of the French Revolution. Public health concerns under the Old Regime pro ...…
 
The story of Morocco’s independence struggle against France and Spain is a complicated one. Because it occurred around the same time of the long-running war for independence in Algeria, it has received greater scholarly attention. Moreover, Morocco’s continuing alignment with both the United States and France after 1956 has deemphasized Morocco ...…
 
With the announcement of Joe Bertagna's departure as Hockey East commissioner at the end of the 2019-20 season, hosts Jim Connelly (@jimmyconnelly) and Ed Trefzger (@EdTrefzger) look at his stewardship of the conference and its growth during his tenure. Also in this episode: a discussion of the changing landscape of college hockey that has conf ...…
 
Lacan published his Écrits in 1966, a compilation of his written work up to that middle period in his teaching. Notoriously difficult to read, the editors of the book we’re discussing today describe the Écrits as “an unwieldy, conglomerate ‘urtext’ … not a book at all … but ‘the waste’ of his teaching: elements he didn’t discuss in public … and ...…
 
In the summer of 1973, Donald Reid was an undergraduate student who had traveled to France for the first time to work on his Honors thesis in History. It was the “summer of Lip”. Don’s new book, Opening the Gates: The Lip Affair, 1968-1981 (Verso Books, 2018) revisits the years leading up to that momentous summer, the drama of events as they un ...…
 
Joan Wallach Scott’s contributions to the history of women and gender, and to feminist theory, will be familiar to listeners across multiple disciplines. Her latest book, Sex and Secularism (Princeton University Press, 2017) is a compelling analysis of the discourse of secularism in the modern democratic (imperial) nation-states of “the West”. ...…
 
Hosts Jim Connelly (@jimmyconnelly) and Ed Trefzger (@EdTrefzger) discuss what they've learned and provide analysis of the news that broke June 28, 2019, that seven teams would be leaving the WCHA effective with the 2021-22 season. Included are thoughts about what led to the decision, the timing, what other realignments may be in store, and dis ...…
 
In her debut book, Between the Ottomans and the Entente: The First World War in the Syrian and Lebanese Diaspora, 1908-1925 (Oxford University Press, 2019), Stacy Fahrenthold sheds a timely light on Syrian and Lebanese immigrants who established vibrant diaspora communities in the Americas during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Drawing ...…
 
The year 1453 marked the end of an intermittent yet seemingly endless series of wars between the Kingdom of France and the Kingdom of England that, some four hundred years later, was dubbed the Hundred Years War. Depending on how you count even the most conservative estimate of its beginnings would make it longer than that. This conflict led to ...…
 
Feelings have a history and nostalgia has its own. In What Nostalgia Was: War, Empire, and the Time of a Deadly Emotion(University of Chicago Press, 2018) Thomas Dodman explores the history of nostalgia from the late seventeenth to the late nineteenth century. Beginning with the coining of the term by a young Swiss medical student in 1688, the ...…
 
In 1647, the French author Étienne Cleirac asserted in his book Les us, et coustumes de la mer that the credit instruments known as bills of exchange had been invented by Jews. In The Promise and Peril of Credit: What a Forgotten Legend about Jews and Finance Tells Us about the Making of European Commercial Society (Princeton University Press, ...…
 
History has tended to measure war's winners and losers in terms of its major engagements, battles in which the result was so clear-cut that they could be considered "decisive." Marathon, Cannae, Tours, Agincourt, Austerlitz, Sedan, Stalingrad--all resonate in the literature of war and in our imaginations as tide-turning. But were they? As Catha ...…
 
In one of his latest books, The World at War, 1914-1945 (Rowman & Littlefield, 2019), Professor of History at Exeter University, Jeremy Black, the most prolific historian in the Anglo-phone world, if not indeed on the entire planet, explores the forty-one years from the beginning of the Great War in August 1914 to the surrender of Japan in Augu ...…
 
Many of our presumptions about the Panama Canal Zone are wrong; it was not carved out of uninhabited jungle, the creation of Lake Gatún did not flood towns and force them to move, people living in the zone prior to the construction of the canal were not out of step with modernity. In her new book Marixa Lasso, Erased: The Untold Story of the Pa ...…
 
Harold J. Cook talks about the travels and trials of the young Descartes, a man who spent as much time traveling and fighting as he did studying philosophy. Cook is John F. Nickoll Professor of History at Brown University. He is the author of The Young Descartes: Nobility, Rumor, and War out this year with University of Chicago Press (2018). Mi ...…
 
Though she died in 1847 at a young age, Marie Duplessis inspired one of the greatest operas ever composed. In The Real Traviata: The Song of Marie Duplessis (Oxford University Press, 2015), René Weis recounts the life of the remarkable woman who overcame poverty and abuse to become the toast of Parisian society. Born Alphonsine Plessis, as a yo ...…
 
Our guests: Hockey Humanitarian Award recipient Jake Bunz, Hockey East commissioner Joe Bertagna, WCHA commissioner Bill Robertson, College Hockey Inc. executive director Mike Snee, ECAC Hockey commissioner Steve Hagwell, and a preview of the championship game with Matt Wellens of the Duluth News Tribune and Andrew Mahoney of the Boston Globe.…
 
Hosts Jim Connelly and Ed Trefzger are live from (716) Food and Sport inside Harborcenter, 7 Scott St. Friday’s broadcast includes live audio of ESPN’s annual fan event with John Buccigross and Barry Melrose, along with their guests, including Massachusetts head coach Greg Carvel.By USCHO
 
Hosts Jim Connelly and Ed Trefzger are live from (716) Food and Sport inside Harborcenter, 7 Scott St. Thursday's live broadcast includes a discussion on rules and officiating with Steve Piotrowski and Frank Cole, NCHC commissioner Josh Fenton, the Big Ten's Brad Traviolia and a preview of the semifinal games with beat writers from Providence, ...…
 
Hosts Jim Connelly and Ed Trefzger are live from (716) Food and Sport inside Harborcenter, 7 Scott St. Wednesday's live broadcast includes Atlantic Hockey commissioner Bob DeGregrio, Zig Fracassi from Sirius/XM radio, Niagara coach Jason Lammers, ESPN's Chris Peters, College Hockey Inc. deputy executive director Nate Ewell, and veteran college ...…
 
With the NCAA D-I men's Frozen Four just nine days away, hosts Jim Connelly (@jimmyconnelly) and Ed Trefzger (@EdTrefzger) catch up with the coach of the defending national champs, Minnesota Duluth's Scott Sandelin. We also feature some highlights from the NCAA Frozen Four coaches news conference that included Denver's David Carle, Massachusett ...…
 
Kathleen Keller’s new book, Colonial Suspects: Suspicion, Imperial Rule, and Colonial Society in Interwar French West Africa (University of Nebraska Press, 2018) is teeming with mysterious persons, foreigners, misfits, and the surveillance of numerous figures who appeared to threaten the stability of empire. In this detailed and compelling stud ...…
 
ESPN's John Buccigross makes a return visit to the show to talk NCAA D-I Men's Ice Hockey Regionals this coming weekend. The play-by-play voice of the network's Frozen Four and Northeast Regional coverage also shares his thoughts on the Hobey Baker Award candidates for this season with hosts Jim Connelly (@JimmyConnelly) and Ed Trefzger (@EdTre ...…
 
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