Architecture

Architecture

episodes

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

Jorge Almazán et al., "Emergent Tokyo: Designing the Spontaneous City" (Oro Editions, 2024)

June 19, 2024

Emergent Tokyo

Jorge Almazán and Studiolab
Hosted by James Wunsch
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
Art

Art

episodes

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

Children's Literature

Children's Literature

episodes

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

The Business of Publishing Children's Books: A Discussion with Elizabeth Law

June 19, 2024

The Business of Publishing Children's Books

Elizabeth Law
Hosted by Mel Rosenberg
Lesléa Newman, "Like Father, Like Son" (Abrams, 2024)

June 5, 2024

Like Father, Like Son

Lesléa Newman
Hosted by Mel Rosenberg
Comics and Graphic Novels

Comics and Graphic Novels

episodes
Alan Jenkins and Gan Golan, "1/6, The Graphic Novel: What if the Attack on the U.S. Capitol had Succeeded?" (Sun Print Solutions, 2023)

May 26, 2024

1/6, The Graphic Novel

Alan Jenkins and Gan Golan
Hosted by Kishauna Soljour
Jan Baetens, "Rebuilding Story Worlds: The Obscure Cities by Schuiten and Peeters" (Rutgers UP, 2020)

May 26, 2024

Rebuilding Story Worlds

Jan Baetens
Hosted by Elizabeth Woock
Digital Humanities

Digital Humanities

episodes

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

AI and the Humanities: Nina Beguš Discusses "Artificial Humanities"

June 3, 2024

AI and the Humanities

Nina Beguš
Hosted by Latent Knowledge
Joanna Guldi, "The Dangerous Art of Text Mining: A Methodology for Digital History" (Cambridge UP, 2022)

May 28, 2024

The Dangerous Art of Text Mining

Joanna Guldi
Hosted by Shu Wan
Fantasy

Fantasy

episodes

Interviews with fantasy writers about their new books.

C. J. Spataro, "More Strange Than True" (Sagging Meniscus Press, 2024)

June 15, 2024

More Strange Than True

C. J. Spataro
Hosted by Rebekah Buchanan
Eliza Chan, "Fathomfolk" (Orbit, 2024)

May 8, 2024

Fathomfolk

Eliza Chan
Hosted by A. E. Lanier
Film

Film

episodes

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

Budhaditya Chattopadhyay, "Sound in Indian Film and Audiovisual Media: History, Practices and Production" (Amsterdam UP, 2023)

June 17, 2024

Sound in Indian Film and Audiovisual Media

Budhaditya Chattopadhyay
Hosted by Priyam Sinha
Folklore

Folklore

episodes

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

Thersa Matsuura, "The Book of Japanese Folklore: An Encyclopedia of the Spirits, Monsters, and Yokai of Japanese Myth" (Adams Media, 2024)

June 1, 2024

The Book of Japanese Folklore

Thersa Matsuura
Sohini Pillai, "Krishna's Mahabharatas: Devotional Retellings of an Epic Narrative" (Oxford UP, 2024)

May 30, 2024

Krishna's Mahabharatas

Sohini Pillai
Hosted by Raj Balkaran
Food

Food

episodes
John Soluri, "Banana Cultures: Agriculture, Consumption, and Environmental Change in Honduras and the United States" (U Texas Press, 2021)

June 16, 2024

Banana Cultures

John Soluri
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Adam Zientek, "A Thirst for Wine and War: The Intoxication of French Soldiers on the Western Front" (McGill-Queen's UP, 2024)

May 24, 2024

A Thirst for Wine and War

Adam Zientek
Hosted by Jana Byars
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.

Edwin McRae, "Narrative Worldbuilding: A Player Centric Approach to Designing Story Rich Game Worlds" (Narrative, 2024)

May 28, 2024

Narrative Worldbuilding

Edwin McRae and Rachel Rees
Historical Fiction

Historical Fiction

episodes

Interviews with writers of historical fiction about their new books.

Joanna Lowell, "A Shore Thing" (Berkley Books, 2024)

June 18, 2024

A Shore Thing

Joanna Lowell
Hosted by C. P. Lesley
Katherine Mezzacappa, "The Maiden of Florence" (Fairlight Books, 2024)

June 11, 2024

The Maiden of Florence

Katherine Mezzacappa
Hosted by G. P. Gottlieb
Library Science

Library Science

episodes

Interviews with authors about new books in library science.

Sommer Browning and Isabel Soto-Luna, "Serving Hispanic, Latine, and Latinx Students in Academic Libraries" (Library Juice Press, 2022)

June 15, 2024

Serving Hispanic, Latine, and Latinx Students in Academic Libraries

Sommer Browning and Isabel Soto-Luna
Hosted by Jen Hoyer
Laura Helton, "Scattered and Fugitive Things: How Black Collectors Created Archives and Remade History" (Columbia UP, 2024)

May 22, 2024

Scattered and Fugitive Things

Laura Helton
Hosted by Jen Hoyer
Literary Studies

Literary Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of literature about their new books.

Escape Velocity: Sarah Manguso in Conversation with Tess McNulty (EH)

June 20, 2024

Escape Velocity

Sarah Manguso and Tess McNulty
Hosted by Novel Dialogue
Suganya Anandakichenin, "For My Blemishless Lord: Commentaries on Tiruppāṇāḻvār's Amalaṉ Āti Pirāṉ" (de Gruyter, 2023)

June 20, 2024

For My Blemishless Lord

Suganya Anandakichenin
Hosted by Raj Balkaran
Literature

Literature

episodes

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

Escape Velocity: Sarah Manguso in Conversation with Tess McNulty (EH)

June 20, 2024

Escape Velocity

Sarah Manguso and Tess McNulty
Hosted by Novel Dialogue
Joanna Lowell, "A Shore Thing" (Berkley Books, 2024)

June 18, 2024

A Shore Thing

Joanna Lowell
Hosted by C. P. Lesley
Museum Studies

Museum Studies

episodes

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

Laura Helton, "Scattered and Fugitive Things: How Black Collectors Created Archives and Remade History" (Columbia UP, 2024)

May 22, 2024

Scattered and Fugitive Things

Laura Helton
Hosted by Jen Hoyer
Rubina Raja, "Shaping Archaeological Archives: Dialogues Between Fieldwork, Museum Collections, and Private Archives" (Brepols, 2023)

May 19, 2024

Shaping Archaeological Archives

Rubina Raja
Hosted by Hallel Yadin
Music

Music

episodes

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

Laura Davis-Chanin and Liz Lamere, "Infinite Dreams: The Life of Alan Vega" (Backbeat Books, 2024)

June 11, 2024

Infinite Dreams

Laura Davis-Chanin and Liz Lamere
Hosted by Rebekah Buchanan
Screwed and Chopped

June 10, 2024

Screwed and Chopped

Langston Collin Wilkins
Hosted by Mack Hagood
Performing Arts

Performing Arts

episodes

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

Harry R. McCarthy, "Boy Actors in Early Modern England" (Cambridge UP, 2022)

June 17, 2024

Boy Actors in Early Modern England

Harry R. McCarthy
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Photography

Photography

episodes

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

Image as Form in a Transpositional Grammar: The Example of Photography

May 17, 2024

Image as Form in a Transpositional Grammar

Bill Cope, Mary Kalantzis, and John Jones
Hosted by Daniel Shea
Nathanial Gardner, "The Study of Photography in Latin America: Critical Insights and Methodological Approaches" (U New Mexico Press, 2023)

April 18, 2024

The Study of Photography in Latin America

Nathanial Gardner
Hosted by Candela Marini
Poetry

Poetry

episodes

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

Anusha Rao and Suhas Mahesh, "How to Love in Sanskrit" (HarperCollins, 2024)

May 16, 2024

How to Love in Sanskrit

Anusha Rao and Suhas Mahesh
Hosted by Raj Balkaran
Steve Mentz, "Sailing without Ahab: Ecopoetic Travels" (Fordham UP, 2024)

April 8, 2024

Sailing without Ahab

Steve Mentz
Hosted by John Yargo
Popular Culture

Popular Culture

episodes

Interviews with scholars of popular culture about their new books.

Anahit Behrooz, "BFFs: The Radical Potential of Female Friendship" (404 Ink, 2023)

June 20, 2024

BFFs

Anahit Behrooz
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Science Fiction

Science Fiction

episodes

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

Emily Strand and Amy H. Sturgis, "Star Wars: Essays Exploring a Galaxy Far, Far Away" (Vernon Press, 2023)

May 10, 2024

Star Wars

Emily Strand and Amy H. Sturgis
Wole Talabi, "Convergence Problems" (Astra Publishing House, 2024)

April 7, 2024

Convergence Problems

Wole Talabi
Hosted by Rebekah Buchanan