The Yale University Press Podcast is a series of in-depth conversations with experts and authors on a range of topics including politics, history, science, art, and more for those who are intellectually curious. Michael Hoak hosts with Jessica Holahan discussing all things art and architecture and occasional appearances by Yale University Press director John Donatich.
Ep. 80 – Exploring Black Visual Satire
Tracing a historical line from commedia dell’arte, Hogarth and others to modern and contemporary artists including Ollie Harrington, Robert Colescott, Spike Lee, and Kara Walker, we discuss Black visual satire with Duke professor Richard J. Powell. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify |
Ep. 79 – The Wild World of Modernist Photobooks in France in the Early 20th Century
Kim Sichel discusses her new book, a richly illustrated look at some of the most important photobooks of the 20th century France experienced a golden age of photobook production from the late 1920s through the 1950s. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify | Soundcloud
Ep. 78 – L.A. graffiti in a whole new light
Susan A. Phillips talks about her deeply researched study of Los Angeles graffiti that includes marks made by hobos, prisoners, pachucos, surfers, punks, grips, taggers, seafarers, and more. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify | Soundcloud
Ep. 77 – The beautiful, atmospheric art of Eileen Hogan
British artist Eileen Hogan, Yale Center for British Art curator Elisabeth Fairman, and Artists’ Lives oral historian Cathy Courtney have a wide-ranging conversation about painting, exhibitions, gardens, poetry, and more. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify | Soundcloud
Ep. 76 – The complex relationship between Frank Lloyd Wright and New York City
Architectural historian Anthony Alofsin offers us an entirely new way of looking at role New York City played in the life and career of Frank Lloyd Wright — and a new way of looking at the city, as well. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify | Soundcloud
Ep. 75 – Charleston Fancy
In this conversation with eminent architectural critic Witold Rybczynski, we discuss some fascinating and truly unique architecture and urban development projects in one the most beautiful cities in the U.S., Charleston, South Carolina. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify | Soundcloud
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If only major cable news networks focused more on this type of in-depth conversations with experts about issues that matter, instead of the constant bias, sensationalism and opinion-based “journalism.” At least podcasts like this exist! Thank you Yale.
I genuinely looked forward to checking-out Yale’s academic podcasts. I always enjoy finding new sources of meaningful material to feed my passion for knowledge. At first glance, many of the topics piqued my interest. Unfortunately, the actual experience was disheartening. What happened to critical thought and balanced analysis in academia?! It appears even Yale has succumbed to the leftists. Sigh. (No, I am not alt-right. Just a “classical liberal.”). The star rating was difficult as the non-ideological lectures are good. Sadly, the leftist dominance ruins the rest.