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The Oxford Comment is a monthly podcast featuring insights from Oxford University Press authors, editors, and more.



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The Oxford Comment is a monthly podcast featuring insights from Oxford University Press authors, editors, and more.



© Oxford University Press

    A Spotlight on Native American Language and Religion

    A Spotlight on Native American Language and Religion

    On today’s episode of The Oxford Comment, the last for 2023, we spotlight two aspects of Native American culture that transcend tribe and nation and have been the recent focus of OUP scholars: language and religious beliefs. For our first interview, we were joined by Rosemarie Ostler, author of The United States of English: The … Continue reading A Spotlight on Native American Language and Religion – Episode 89 – The Oxford Comment →

    • 51 min
    Infrastructure, Public Policy, and the Anthropocene

    Infrastructure, Public Policy, and the Anthropocene

    On today’s episode of The Oxford Comment, we discuss the state of human infrastructure in the Anthropocene with a particular focus on how research can best be used to inform public policy. First, we welcomed Patrick Harris, co-editor-in-chief of the new transdisciplinary journal, Oxford Open Infrastructure and Health, to speak about the aims and scopes … Continue reading Infrastructure, Public Policy, and the Anthropocene – Episode 88 – The Oxford Comment →

    • 47 min
    Supporting the Future of Peer Review

    Supporting the Future of Peer Review

    On today’s episode, we’re joined by three OUP colleagues to discuss current changes in academic publishing and what they will mean for the future of peer review.  First, we talk with Laura Jose, a Publisher in the Owned and Product Tower at OUP, about bias reduction in peer review. Next, we speak with Dr. Amanda … Continue reading Supporting the Future of Peer Review – Episode 87 – The Oxford Comment →

    • 39 min
    The Revelation of the Book of Mormon at 200

    The Revelation of the Book of Mormon at 200

    On today’s episode, we’re joined by two preeminent scholars on the history and theology of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as this September marks the 200th anniversary of Joseph Smith’s first vision of the angel Moroni. We welcomed Richard Lyman Bushman, the author of Joseph Smith’s Gold Plates: A Cultural History, to … Continue reading The Revelation of the Book of Mormon at 200 – Episode 86 – The Oxford Comment →

    • 41 min
    Revisiting Toxic Masculinity and #MeToo

    Revisiting Toxic Masculinity and #MeToo

    On today’s episode, we explore two recognizable components in contemporary conversations on gender and gendered violence. First, we welcomed Robert Lawson, the author of Language and Mediated Masculinities: Cultures, Contexts, Constraints, to share how language intersects with masculinity in media spaces and how it may be our best weapon in combatting rising misogyny. We then … Continue reading Revisiting Toxic Masculinity and #MeToo – Episode 85 – The Oxford Comment →

    • 56 min
    The Great Gun Conundrum - Episode 84 - The Oxford Comment

    The Great Gun Conundrum - Episode 84 - The Oxford Comment

    On today’s episode of The Oxford Comment, we explore the history of gun ownership in the United States and practical solutions for resolving contemporary gun violence. First, we welcomed Robert J Spitzer, the author of The Gun Dilemma: How History is Against Expanded Gun Rights, to share new historical research on America’s gun law history as it … Continue reading The Great Gun Conundrum – Episode 84 – The Oxford Comment →

    • 59 min

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