Education

Education

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Interviews with scholars of education about their new books.

Margaret A. Hagerman, "Children of a Troubled Time: Growing Up with Racism in Trump's America" (NYU Press, 2024)

June 9, 2024

Children of a Troubled Time

Margaret A. Hagerman
Hosted by Deidre Tyler

Kids are at the center of today's "culture wars"--pundits, politicians, and parents alike are debating which books they should be allowed to read, whi…

Nicholas Tampio, ed., "Democracy and Education" (Columbia UP, 2024)

June 5, 2024

Democracy and Education

John Dewey
Hosted by Max Jacobs

John Dewey's Democracy and Education (1916) transformed how people around the world view the purposes of schooling. This new edition makes Dewey's ide…

Transforming Hispanic-Serving Institutions for Equity and Justice

May 30, 2024

Transforming Hispanic-Serving Institutions for Equity and Justice

Gina Ann Garcia

What makes Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) uniquely Latinx? And how can university leaders, staff, and faculty transform these institutions into …

Chris Haufe, "Do the Humanities Create Knowledge?" (Cambridge UP, 2023)

May 28, 2024

Do the Humanities Create Knowledge?

Chris Haufe

There is in certain circles a widely held belief that the only proper kind of knowledge is scientific knowledge. This belief often runs parallel to th…

Larry Roeder and Barry Harrelson, "Dirt Don't Burn: A Black Community's Struggle for Educational Equality Under Segregation" (Georgetown UP, 2023)

May 27, 2024

Dirt Don't Burn

Larry Roeder and Barry Harrelson
Hosted by Deidre Tyler

The system of educational apartheid that existed in the United States until the Brown v. Board of Education decision and its aftermath has affected ev…

Disrupting Academic Bullying: A Discussion with Bryan Hanson

May 27, 2024

Disrupting Academic Bullying

Bryan Hanson
Hosted by Lee Vinsel

Peoples & Things host Lee Vinsel talks with Bryan Hanson, ombudsperson for Virginia Tech's Graduate School, about a program he developed called Disrup…

Jennifer Liu, "Indoctrinating the Youth: Secondary Education in Wartime China and Postwar Taiwan, 1937-1960" (U Hawaii Press, 2024)

May 18, 2024

Indoctrinating the Youth

Jennifer Liu
Hosted by Li-Ping Chen

Indoctrinating the Youth: Secondary Education in Wartime China and Postwar Taiwan, 1937-1960 (U Hawaii Press, 2024) examines how the Guomindang (GMD o…

En Li, "Betting on the Civil Service Examinations: The Lottery in Late Qing China" (Harvard UP, 2023)

May 17, 2024

Betting on the Civil Service Examinations

En Li
Hosted by Laurie Dickmeyer

During the Qing dynasty in China, a wide variety of people participated in a lottery game named weixing (“surname guessing”), which had participants p…

Matthew Berland and Antero Garcia, "The Left Hand of Data: Designing Education Data for Justice" (MIT Press, 2024)

May 15, 2024

The Left Hand of Data

Matthew Berland and Antero Garcia
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

Educational analytics tend toward aggregation, asking what a “normative” learner does. In The Left Hand of Data: Designing Education Data for Justice …

Ketaki Chowkhani, "The Limits of Sexuality Education: Love, Sex, and Adolescent Masculinities in Urban India" (Routledge, 2024)

May 13, 2024

The Limits of Sexuality Education

Ketaki Chowkhani

The Limits of Sexuality Education: Love, Sex, and Adolescent Masculinities in Urban India (Routledge, 2024) explores different strands of thinking abo…

Rachelle Winkle-Wagner, "The Chosen We: Black Women's Empowerment in Higher Education" (SUNY Press, 2023)

May 12, 2024

The Chosen We

Rachelle Winkle-Wagner
Hosted by Deidre Tyler

The Chosen We: Black Women's Empowerment in Higher Education (SUNY Press, 2023) elevates the oral histories of 105 accomplished, college-educated Blac…

Donald Opitz and Derek Melleby, "Learning for the Love of God: A Student's Guide to Academic Faithfulness" (Brazos Press, 2014)

May 11, 2024

Learning for the Love of God

Donald Opitz and Derek Melleby
Hosted by Justin McGeary

Today I talked to Donald Opitz and Derek Melleby about their book Learning for the Love of God: A Student's Guide to Academic Faithfulness (Brazos Pre…

Ariana Mangual Figueroa, "Knowing Silence: How Children Talk about Immigration Status in School" (U Minnesota Press, 2024)

May 7, 2024

Knowing Silence

Ariana Mangual Figueroa
Hosted by Laura Kelly

Learning from children about citizenship status and how it shapes their schooling. There is a persistent assumption in the field of education that c…

Matteo Pangallo and Emily B. Todd, "Teaching the History of the Book" (U Massachusetts Press, 2023)

May 7, 2024

Teaching the History of the Book

Matteo Pangallo and Emily B. Todd
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

Edited by Matteo Pangallo and Emily Todd, Teaching the History of the Book (University of Massachusetts Press 2023) is the first collection of its kin…

Community and Heritage Languages Schools Transforming Education

May 6, 2024

Community and Heritage Languages Schools Transforming Education

Ken Cruickshank, Joseph Lo Bianco, and Merryl Wahlin

Today we talked to Joseph Lo Bianco about the edited volume Community and Heritage Languages Schools Transforming Education (Routledge, 2023). The con…

Leading from the Margins: College Leadership from Unexpected Places

May 2, 2024

Leading from the Margins

Mary Dana Hinton

Today’s book is: Leading From the Margins: College Leadership from Unexpected Places (Johns Hopkins UP, 2024), by Dr. Mary Dana Hinton, which is a gui…

Diana Chapman Walsh, "The Claims of Life: A Memoir" (MIT Press, 2023)

April 21, 2024

The Claims of Life

Diana Chapman Walsh
Hosted by Caleb Zakarin

The engaging memoir of a legendary president of Wellesley College known for authentic and open-hearted leadership, who drove innovation with power and…

Brooke Larson, "The Lettered Indian: Race, Nation, and Indigenous Education in Twentieth-Century Bolivia" (Duke UP, 2023)

April 11, 2024

The Lettered Indian

Brooke Larson
Hosted by Miranda Melcher

Bringing into dialogue the fields of social history, Andean ethnography, and postcolonial theory, The Lettered Indian: Race, Nation, and Indigenous Ed…

Shardé M. Davis, "Being Black in the Ivory: Truth-Telling about Racism in Higher Education" (UNC Press, 2024)

April 9, 2024

Being Black in the Ivory

Shardé M. Davis
Hosted by Deidre Tyler

When Sharde M. Davis turned to social media during the summer of racial reckoning in 2020, she meant only to share how racism against Black people aff…

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

Student parents can feel unwelcome and invisible in their institutions. And for every student parent who is struggling to complete an education despit…