Archived Public Humanities Monthly E-Newsletters

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November 2023

September 2023

May 2023

February 2023

November–December 2022

September–October 2022

April 2022

March 2022

February 2022

January 2022

October–December 2021

September 2021

April 2021

March 2021

January 2021

Recordings: Matt Jacobson in conversation with Luis Chavez-Brumell, Marian Huggins, Seth Godfrey, and Isaac Shub about the New Haven Free Public Library and their work during the pandemic. 

December 2020

Recordings:  Matt Jacobson in conversation with Akram Khater about his documentary and  Matt Jacobson in conversation with Jennifer Richeson about the backlash against diversity

November 2020

Recordings:  Matt Jacobson in conversation with Amitava Kumar and Leah Mirakhor and  Matt Jacobson  in conversation with Philip F. Rubio about the US Post Office.  

October 2020

Recording: Matt Jacobson in conversation with Andy Horowitz about his new book, Katrina, A History: 1915-2015 (Harvard University Press, 2020)

September 2020

Podcast: Matt Jacobson interviews Claudia Rankine about her newest book, Just Us: An American Conversation, which comes out this month. 

June 2020

Podcast: Matt Jacobson interviews Kathryn Lofton about how her work and teaching are helping to make sense of the pandemic during a particularly challenging moment in history. 

May 2020

Podcast: Matt Jacobson interviews cultural anthropologist Douglas Rogers about capitalism and corporations in regards to the current moment in history

April 2020 

Podcast: Matt Jacobson interviews Professor Tracey Meares about her work on policing and the public good

March 2020

Podcast: Matt Jacobson interviews Daniel HoSang about race and the new right-wing politics

February 2020 

Podcast: Emily Bernard reads two essays from her widely acclaimed book Black is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother’s Time, My Mother’s Time, and Mine

January 2020 

Podcast: Daphne Brooks discusses the words and ideas of Nobel-prize winning American author Toni Morrison

December 2019

Podcast: Professor Alicia Schmidt Camacho interviews Sylvia Ryerson and Luis G. Luna about their new bilingual podcast: Melting the ICE / Derritiendo el Hielo.

November 2019

Podcast: Sylvia Ryerson interviews Ryan Brasseaux about his experience teaching Introduction to Public Humanities

October 2019

Podcast: Laura Wexler discusses the history of her involvement with photography and two ongoing projects: Photogrammar and Collaboration: A Potential History of Photography 

September 2019

Podcast: Matthew Jacobson introduces Democracy in America and the History of Right Now