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Learn something new in ten(ish) minutes. Hear some of the brightest historical scholars talk about their work for just about as long as you probably want to listen.

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Ten Minute History Taylor Smith

    • Maatschappij & cultuur

Learn something new in ten(ish) minutes. Hear some of the brightest historical scholars talk about their work for just about as long as you probably want to listen.

Theme Song: "Podcast Blues in F" by Taylor Griffin and the Hip-ogriffs.
Graphic by Isaac Young.

    Dr. Chris Willoughby - Racialized Medicine

    Dr. Chris Willoughby - Racialized Medicine

    Medicine has grown in leaps and bounds over the last couple centuries, but some stubborn, troubling ideas still hold sway. Dr. Chris Willoughby explains the history of race as an analytical category in medicine, and how the training of medical students shaped a nation. 
    Chris' Academia Page: http://nypl.academia.edu/ChristopherWilloughby
    Theme song: "Podcast Blues in F" by Taylor Griffin and the Hip-ogriffs.Graphic by Isaac Young. 

    • 10 min.
    Erica Mukherjee — Colonial Indian Failures

    Erica Mukherjee — Colonial Indian Failures

    British imperialism wasn't simply a constant march toward global dominance. Erica Mukherjee explains how and why a generation of British imperialists simply gave up in the face of the environment of South Asia. 
    Theme Song: "Podcast Blues in F" by Taylor Griffin and the Hip-OgriffsGraphic by Isaac Young

    • 12 min.
    Matthew Brown — Nollywood

    Matthew Brown — Nollywood

    Come learn how Nigeria formed one of the largest film industries in the world. Spoiler: it's bigger than Hollywood. 
    Thanks to Prof. Brown for the interview. You can find more of his content through the University of Wisconsin, Madison website. 
    Theme Song: "Podcast Blues in F" by Taylor Griffin and the Hip-ogriffs. Graphic by Isaac Young
    Visit www.pasthappensfast.com to submit your work for consideration for future episodes. 

    • 11 min.
    Sascha Cohen - Humor and AIDS Activism

    Sascha Cohen - Humor and AIDS Activism

    To make activism work, sometimes you have to make 'em laugh. Sascha Cohen unpacks the importance of humor and comedy to social activism during the American AIDS crisis. 
    Theme song: "Podcast Blues in F" by Taylor Griffin and the Hip-ogriffsGraphic by Isaac Young

    • 13 min.
    Kelly Hacker Jones — American Acupuncture

    Kelly Hacker Jones — American Acupuncture

    Why did people decide it was a good idea to start getting poked with needles in the name of health? Dr. Kelly Hacker Jones unpacks why the American medical establishment and individual patients reacted so differently to the stateside rise of acupuncture in the twentieth century.
    Submit your work for consideration at www.pasthappensfast.com. 
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    • 13 min.
    Laura Briere - Shoshone Bannock Education

    Laura Briere - Shoshone Bannock Education

    Go past stereotypes of how American Indians approached education in our conversation with Laura Briere. Learn about how one community was intensely interested in forming a system of education that worked for them, and the means they used to make that happen. 
    Check out www.pasthappensfast.com for information on how to submit your work for inclusion in an episode. 
    Theme Song: "Podcast Blues in F" by Taylor Griffin and the Hip-ogriffsGraphic by Isaac Young

    • 9 min.

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