10 episodes

A Public Humanities & Social Sciences Podcast

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A Public Humanities & Social Sciences Podcast

    “The Water Always Won” with George Homsy

    “The Water Always Won” with George Homsy

    Everyone says, ‘Act Local, Think Global,’ but most people ‘Act Local, Think Local’ because that’s what they know and that’s…

    • 55 min
    “Ever Heard of the Bobbies?” Conversation with John Havard

    “Ever Heard of the Bobbies?” Conversation with John Havard

    Violence can take many forms. George Floyd wasn’t killed by a gun. He was killed by someone carrying a gun.…

    • 57 min
    “Genocides Are Processes, Not Events”: Discussion with Kerry Whigham

    “Genocides Are Processes, Not Events”: Discussion with Kerry Whigham

    There’s this precept by the philosopher George Santayana that gets said again and again: “He who does not remember the…

    • 55 min
    “We Are All Animals” with Leslie Heywood

    “We Are All Animals” with Leslie Heywood

    “Scientifically, no one life form is better than another. It’s all of those evaluative hierarchies that we’re still struggling with…

    • 59 min
    On Collective Memory and the Battle over History with David Mixter

    On Collective Memory and the Battle over History with David Mixter

    “Why do we need gift shops at these kinds of solemn sites?.. It’s important for people to see these places, to…

    • 1 hr
    On Speculative Poetry and the Human Myth with Akua Lezli Hope

    On Speculative Poetry and the Human Myth with Akua Lezli Hope

    “My day is lit again, forever, because I’m reminded of what exists beyond the limitations of the vessel in which I exist.…

    • 57 min

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