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Media

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Interviews with scholars of media and communications about their new books.

Julia Wojnowska-Radzińska, "Implications of Pre-Emptive Data Surveillance for Fundamental Rights in the European Union" (Brill Nijhoff, 2023)

June 12, 2024

Implications of Pre-Emptive Data Surveillance for Fundamental Rights in the European Union

Julia Wojnowska-Radzińska
Hosted by Caleb Zakarin

In Implications of Pre-Emptive Data Surveillance for Fundamental Rights in the European Union (Brill Nijhoff, 2023) Julia Wojnowska-Radzińska offers a…

Amy E. Wright, "Serial Mexico: Storytelling Across Media, from Nationhood to Now" (Vanderbilt UP, 2023)

June 11, 2024

Serial Mexico

Amy E. Wright
Hosted by Brad Wright

Serial Mexico: Storytelling Across Media, from Nationhood to Now (Vanderbilt UP, 2023) responds to a continued need to historicize and contextualize s…

Pandemic Perspectives 13: The Need for Genuine Communication

June 9, 2024

Pandemic Perspectives 13: The Need for Genuine Communication

Elizabeth Anderson
Hosted by Howard Burton

In this Pandemic Perspectives Podcast, Ideas Roadshow founder and host Howard Burton talks to Elizabeth Anderson, Max Shaye Professor of Public Philos…

Joseph A. Skloot, "First Impressions: Sefer Hasidim and Early Modern Hebrew Printing" (Brandeis UP, 2023)

June 8, 2024

First Impressions

Joseph A. Skloot
Hosted by Jana Byars

Joseph A. Skloot joins Jana Byars to talk about his new book, First Impressions: Sefer hasimdim and Early Modern Hebrew Printing (Brandeis UP, 2023). …

Vivien Marsh, "Seeking Truth in International TV News: China, CGTN, and the BBC" (Routledge, 2023)

June 4, 2024

Seeking Truth in International TV News

Vivien Marsh
Hosted by Jane Richards

In Seeking Truth in International News: China, CGTN and the BBC (Routledge, 2023) Dr Vivien Marsh analyses the differences between journalistic tradit…

Kyle Barnett, "Record Cultures: The Transformation of the U.S. Recording Industry" (U Michigan Press, 2020)

June 2, 2024

Record Cultures

Kyle Barnett
Hosted by Kimberly Mack

In Record Cultures: The Transformation of the U.S. Recording Industry (University of Michigan Press, 2020), Kyle Barnett tells the story of the smalle…

Gretchen McCulloch, "Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language" (Riverhead Books, 2020)

June 1, 2024

Because Internet

Gretchen McCulloch

Brynn Quick speaks with best-selling author and linguist Gretchen McCulloch about her 2019 New York Times bestselling book Because Internet: Understan…

Robert Phillip Kolker and Marsha Gordon, "Film, Form, and Culture" (Routledge, 2024)

May 30, 2024

Film, Form, and Culture

Robert Phillip Kolker and Marsha Gordon
Hosted by Daniel Moran

This fifth edition of Film, Form, and Culture (Routledge, 2024) offers a lively introduction to both the formal and cultural aspects of film. With …

Aakriti Mandhwani, "Everyday Reading: Middlebrow Magazines and Book Publishing in Post-Independence India" (U Massachusetts Press, 2024)

May 29, 2024

Everyday Reading

Aakriti Mandhwani

Everyday Reading: Middlebrow Magazines and Book Publishing in Post-Independence India (U Massachusetts Press, 2024) is a timely book on the history o…

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

Game worlds differ from traditional fictional worlds. While literary and cinematic worlds are written to host character arcs and plots, game worlds ne…

Netta Avineri and Patricia Baquedano-López, "An Introduction to Language and Social Justice: What Is, What Has Been, and What Could Be" (Routledge, 2024)

May 25, 2024

An Introduction to Language and Social Justice

Netta Avineri and Patricia Baquedano-López

An Introduction to Language and Social Justice: What Is, What Has Been, and What Could Be (Routledge, 2024) is designed to provide the who, what, wher…

Alex Beringer, "Lost Literacies: Experiments in the Nineteenth-Century US Comic Strip" (Ohio State UP, 2024)

May 22, 2024

Lost Literacies

Alex Beringer
Hosted by Elizabeth Woock

Lost Literacies: Experiments in the Nineteenth-Century US Comic Strip (Ohio State UP, 2024) is the first full-length study of US comic strips from the…

Timothy P. A. Cooper, "Moral Atmospheres: Islam and Media in a Pakistani Marketplace" (Columbia UP, 2024)

May 22, 2024

Moral Atmospheres

Timothy P. A. Cooper
Hosted by Garima Jaju

Lahore's Hall Road is the largest electronics market in Pakistan. Once the center of film and media piracy in South Asia, it now specializes in smartp…

The Rise of English: A Discussion with Rosemary Salomone

May 20, 2024

The Rise of English

Rosemary Salomone
Hosted by Ingrid Piller

The Rise of English: Global Politics and the Power of Language, which has just been reissued in paperback by Oxford University Press, with a new prefa…

Rob Drew, "Unspooled: How the Cassette Made Music Shareable" (Duke UP, 2023)

May 20, 2024

Unspooled

Rob Drew
Hosted by Miranda Melcher

Well into the new millennium, the analog cassette tape continues to claw its way back from obsolescence. New cassette labels emerge from hipster encla…

Raven Simone Maragh-Lloyd, "Black Networked Resistance: Strategic Rearticulations in the Digital Age" (U California Press, 2024)

May 19, 2024

Black Networked Resistance

Raven Simone Maragh-Lloyd
Hosted by Pete Kunze

Black Networked Resistance: Strategic Rearticulations in the Digital Age (U California Press, 2024)​ explores the creative range of Black digital user…

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

Listen to Episode No.10 of All We Mean, a Special Focus of this podcast. All We Mean is an ongoing discussion and debate about how we mean and why. Th…

Julie A. Cassiday, "Russian Style: Performing Gender, Power, and Putinism" (U Wisconsin Press, 2023)

May 14, 2024

Russian Style

Julie A. Cassiday

Russian Style: Performing Gender, Power, and Putinism (University of Wisconsin Press, 2023) provides a critical and nuanced analysis of the relationsh…

Scott W. Gregory, "Bandits in Print: The Water Margin and the Transformations of the Chinese Novel" (Cornell UP, 2023)

May 13, 2024

Bandits in Print

Scott W. Gregory

Bandits in Print: "The Water Margin" and the Transformations of the Chinese Novel (Cornell UP, 2023) uses the classic novel The Water Margin (Shuihu Z…

City of Voices

May 13, 2024

City of Voices

Shannon Mattern
Hosted by Mack Hagood

This episode we have a single longform interview with a media scholar of note–The New School’s Shannon Mattern. We have teamed up with Mediapolis, a j…