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Humanities on the High Plains is a podcast focusing on humanities scholarship, with a special emphasis on topics relevant to the Texas Panhandle and the High Plains. Hosted by Ryan M. Brooks, Assistant Professor of English at West Texas A&M University, each episode features in-depth conversations with scholars exploring new ideas and methods in disciplines like literature, film studies, and cultural history.

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Humanities on the High Plains is a podcast focusing on humanities scholarship, with a special emphasis on topics relevant to the Texas Panhandle and the High Plains. Hosted by Ryan M. Brooks, Assistant Professor of English at West Texas A&M University, each episode features in-depth conversations with scholars exploring new ideas and methods in disciplines like literature, film studies, and cultural history.

    Episode 3: Heartland

    Episode 3: Heartland

    In this episode, Ryan is joined by four of his WT colleagues: Dr. Alex Hunt, Dr. Tim Bowman, Dr. Ashley Pinkham, and Dr. Christopher Macaulay. Together we discuss Sarah Smarsh’s bestselling 2018 book Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth.

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Episode 2: Latin American Textualities

    Episode 2: Latin American Textualities

    Ryan's guests for this episode are Heather J. Allen, Assistant Professor of Spanish at the University of Mississippi, and Andrew R. Reynolds, associate professor of Spanish at West Texas A&M University. Allen and Reynolds are co-editors of the collection Latin American Textualities: History, Materiality, and Digital Media, published in December 2018 by the University of Arizona Press.

    • 51 min
    Episode 1: No Longer Newsworthy

    Episode 1: No Longer Newsworthy

    In this episode, Ryan speaks with Christopher R. Martin, Professor of Communication Studies and Digital Journalism at the University of Northern Iowa. Martin is the author of No Longer Newsworthy: How the Mainstream Media Abandoned the Working Class (Cornell University Press /ILR Press), named one of Choice magazine’s Outstanding Academic Titles of 2019.

    • 1 hr 33 min

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