Architecture

Architecture

episodes

Interviews with architects and scholars of architecture about their new books.

Victoria Perry, "A Bittersweet Heritage: Slavery, Architecture and the British Landscape" (Hurst, 2022)

March 14, 2024

A Bittersweet Heritage

Victoria Perry
Hosted by Katrina Anderson
Piotr Florczyk, "Swimming Pool" (Bloombury, 2024)

March 12, 2024

Swimming Pool

Piotr Florczyk
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Art

Art

episodes

Interviews with artists and scholars of art about their new books.

Paul Williams, "The US Graphic Novel" (Edinburgh UP, 2022)

April 12, 2024

The US Graphic Novel

Paul Williams
Hosted by Elizabeth Woock
Children's Literature

Children's Literature

episodes

Interviews with authors of children's literature about their new books

Laura Bower, "The Imposter" (Gnome Road Publishing, 2024)

March 30, 2024

The Imposter

Laura Bower
Hosted by Mel Rosenberg
Comics and Graphic Novels

Comics and Graphic Novels

episodes
Stephen R. O'Sullivan, "The Comic Book as Research Tool: Creative Visual Research for the Social Sciences" (de Gruyter, 2023)

April 13, 2024

The Comic Book as Research Tool

Stephen R. O'Sullivan
Hosted by Elizabeth Woock
Digital Humanities

Digital Humanities

episodes

Interviews with digital humanists and scholars of digital humanities about their new work.

Grazia Ingravalle, "Archival Film Curatorship: Early and Silent Cinema from Analog to Digital" (Amsterdam UP, 2024)

April 12, 2024

Archival Film Curatorship

Grazia Ingravalle
Hosted by Jen Hoyer
Tonia Sutherland, "Resurrecting the Black Body: Race and the Digital Afterlife" (U California Press, 2023)

March 22, 2024

Resurrecting the Black Body

Tonia Sutherland
Hosted by Pete Kunze
Fantasy

Fantasy

episodes

Interviews with fantasy writers about their new books.

Rachel Greenlaw, "Compass and Blade" (Inkyard Press, 2024)

April 12, 2024

Compass and Blade

Rachel Greenlaw
Hosted by Rebekah Buchanan
Alix E. Harrow, "Starling House" (Tor Books, 2023)

January 26, 2024

Starling House

Alix E. Harrow
Hosted by A. E. Lanier
Film

Film

episodes

Interviews with film makers and scholars of film about their new books.

Sharrona Pearl, "Mask" (Bloombury, 2024)

April 14, 2024

Mask

Sharrona Pearl
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Grazia Ingravalle, "Archival Film Curatorship: Early and Silent Cinema from Analog to Digital" (Amsterdam UP, 2024)

April 12, 2024

Archival Film Curatorship

Grazia Ingravalle
Hosted by Jen Hoyer
Folklore

Folklore

episodes

Interviews with folklorists and scholars of folklore about their new books.

Shakuntala Gawde, "Narrative Analysis of Bhagavata Purana: Selected Episodes from the Tenth Skandha" (Dev Publishers, 2023)

March 21, 2024

Narrative Analysis of Bhagavata Purana

Shakuntala Gawde
Hosted by Raj Balkaran
John O’Connor, "The Secret History of Bigfoot: Field Notes on a North American Monster" (Sourcebooks, 2024)

March 16, 2024

The Secret History of Bigfoot

John O’Connor
Hosted by Daniel Moran
Food

Food

episodes
Grazia Ting Deng, "Chinese Espresso: Contested Race and Convivial Space in Contemporary Italy" (Princeton UP, 2024)

April 14, 2024

Chinese Espresso

Grazia Ting Deng
Hosted by Shu Wan
JJ Johnson and Danica Novgorodoff, "The Simple Art of Rice: Recipes from Around the World for the Heart of Your Table" (Flatiron Books, 2023)

April 13, 2024

The Simple Art of Rice

JJ Johnson and Danica Novgorodoff
Hosted by N'Kosi Oates
Game Studies

Game Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of games and gaming about their new books. For more information about the Game Studies special series, please contact Rudolf Thomas Inderst at rudolf.inderst@googlemail.com.

Nick Jones, "Gooey Media: Screen Entertainment and the Graphic User Interface" (Edinburgh UP, 2023)

March 15, 2024

Gooey Media

Nick Jones
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Peter D. McDonald, "Run and Jump: The Meaning of the 2D Platformer" (MIT Press, 2024)

March 15, 2024

Run and Jump

Peter D. McDonald
Historical Fiction

Historical Fiction

episodes

Interviews with writers of historical fiction about their new books.

Zhang Ling, "Aftershock" (Amazon Crossing, 2024)

April 12, 2024

Aftershock

Zhang Ling
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Robin Oliveira, "A Wild and Heavenly Place" (Putnam, 2024)

March 19, 2024

A Wild and Heavenly Place

Robin Oliveira
Hosted by C. P. Lesley
Library Science

Library Science

episodes

Interviews with authors about new books in library science.

Grazia Ingravalle, "Archival Film Curatorship: Early and Silent Cinema from Analog to Digital" (Amsterdam UP, 2024)

April 12, 2024

Archival Film Curatorship

Grazia Ingravalle
Hosted by Jen Hoyer
Kelsey Keyes and Ellie Dworak, "Supporting Student Parents in the Academic Library: Designing Spaces, Policies, and Services" (ACRL, 2024)

April 9, 2024

Supporting Student Parents in the Academic Library

Kelsey Keyes and Ellie Dworak
Hosted by Michael LaMagna
Literary Studies

Literary Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of literature about their new books.

Ihsan Abdel Kouddous, "A Nose and Three Eyes" (Hoopoe, 2024)

April 14, 2024

A Nose and Three Eyes

Ihsan Abdel Kouddous
Hosted by Tugrul Mende
Literature

Literature

episodes

Interviews with writer of creative fiction and non-fiction about their new books.

Ihsan Abdel Kouddous, "A Nose and Three Eyes" (Hoopoe, 2024)

April 14, 2024

A Nose and Three Eyes

Ihsan Abdel Kouddous
Hosted by Tugrul Mende
Museum Studies

Museum Studies

episodes

Interviews with authors and scholars about new books in museum studies.

Grazia Ingravalle, "Archival Film Curatorship: Early and Silent Cinema from Analog to Digital" (Amsterdam UP, 2024)

April 12, 2024

Archival Film Curatorship

Grazia Ingravalle
Hosted by Jen Hoyer
Heather Akou, "On the Job: A History of American Work Uniforms" (Bloomsbury, 2024)

March 21, 2024

On the Job

Heather Akou
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Music

Music

episodes

Interviews with musicians and scholars of music about their new books.

Adele Oliver, "Deeping It: Colonialism, Culture & Criminalisation of UK Drill" (404 Ink, 2023)

April 7, 2024

Deeping It

Adele Oliver
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Joseph M. Thompson, "Cold War Country: How Nashville's Music Row and the Pentagon Created the Sound of American Patriotism" (UNC Press, 2024)

April 6, 2024

Cold War Country

Joseph M. Thompson
Hosted by Katie Coldiron
Performing Arts

Performing Arts

episodes

Interviews with performing artists and scholars of the performing arts about their new books.

Sharrona Pearl, "Mask" (Bloombury, 2024)

April 14, 2024

Mask

Sharrona Pearl
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Leah Broad, "Quartet: How Four Women Changed the Musical World" (Faber & Faber, 2023)

April 5, 2024

Quartet

Leah Broad
Hosted by Joseph Edwards
Photography

Photography

episodes

Interviews with photographers and scholars of photography about their new books.

Marcia Bricker Halperin, "Kibbitz and Nosh: When We All Met at Dubrow's Cafeteria" (Cornell UP, 2023)

February 25, 2024

Kibbitz and Nosh

Marcia Bricker Halperin
Hosted by Robert Snyder
Matthew Fox-Amato, "Exposing Slavery: Photography, Human Bondage, and the Birth of Modern Visual Politics in America" (Oxford UP, 2019)

February 24, 2024

Exposing Slavery

Matthew Fox-Amato
Poetry

Poetry

episodes

Interviews with poets and scholars of poetry about their new books.

Steve Mentz, "Sailing without Ahab: Ecopoetic Travels" (Fordham UP, 2024)

April 8, 2024

Sailing without Ahab

Steve Mentz
Hosted by John Yargo
David Ferry, Roger Reeves, and the Underworld

March 21, 2024

David Ferry, Roger Reeves, and the Underworld

David Ferry and Roger Reeves
Popular Culture

Popular Culture

episodes

Interviews with scholars of popular culture about their new books.

Paul Williams, "The US Graphic Novel" (Edinburgh UP, 2022)

April 12, 2024

The US Graphic Novel

Paul Williams
Hosted by Elizabeth Woock
Maaheen Ahmed, "Openness of Comics: Generating Meaning within Flexible Structures" (UP of Mississippi, 2016)

April 10, 2024

Openness of Comics

Maaheen Ahmed
Hosted by Elizabeth Woock
Science Fiction

Science Fiction

episodes

Interviews with writers of science fiction and scholars of science fiction about their new books.