Leuven University Press Podcast

Leuven University Press Podcast


Interviews with authors of Leuven UP books.

Peter J. Freeth and Rafael Treviño, "Beyond the Translator’s Invisibility: Critical Reflections and New Perspectives" (Leuven UP, 2024)

May 2, 2024

Beyond the Translator’s Invisibility

Peter J. Freeth and Rafael Treviño
Hosted by Ibrahim Fawzy

The question of whether to acknowledge a text as a translation and thereby bring attention to the translator’s role has been a central topic in discus…

Jo Shaw and Ben Fletcher-Watson, "The Art of Being Dangerous: Exploring Women and Danger through Creative Expression" (Leuven UP, 2021)

September 13, 2023

The Art of Being Dangerous

Jo Shaw and Ben Fletcher-Watson
Hosted by Marshall Poe

The idea that women are dangerous - individually or collectively - runs throughout history and across cultures. Behind this label lies a significant s…

Lesly Deschler Canossi and Zoraida Lopez-Diago, "Black Matrilineage, Photography, and Representation: Another Way of Knowing" (Leuven UP, 2022)

February 12, 2023

Black Matrilineage, Photography, and Representation

Lesly Deschler Canossi and Zoraida Lopez-Diago
Hosted by Deidre Tyler

Lesly Deschler Canossi and Zoraida Lopez-Diago's edited volume Black Matrilineage, Photography, and Representation: Another Way of Knowing (Leuven UP,…

Mark McKinney, "Postcolonialism and Migration in French Comics" (Leuven UP, 2021)

December 24, 2022

Postcolonialism and Migration in French Comics

Mark McKinney
Hosted by Michael Vann

Regarded as the “9th Art”, French bande desinée have a much longer history of serious socio-political engagement than American comics. Since the Alger…

Irene Hilden, "Absent Presences in the Colonial Archive: Dealing with the Berlin Sound Archive's Acoustic Legacies" (Leuven UP, 2022)

December 3, 2022

Absent Presences in the Colonial Archive

Irene Hilden
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

Dealing with the colonial archive entails acknowledging the inability to know everything, accounting for the archive’s limited and incomplete conditio…

Andrew Shortland and Patrick Degryse, "When Art Isn’t Real: The World's Most Controversial Objects under Investigation" (Leuven UP, 2022)

June 3, 2022

When Art Isn’t Real

Andrew Shortland and Patrick Degryse
Hosted by Miranda Melcher

In When Art Isn’t Real: The World's Most Controversial Objects under Investigation (Leuven University Press, 2022), Dr. Andrew Shortland and Dr. Patri…

Wim Van Petegem et al., "Evolving as a Digital Scholar: Teaching and Researching in a Digital World" (Leuven UP, 2021)

February 1, 2022

Evolving as a Digital Scholar

Wim Van Van Petegem, J. P. Bosman, and Miné de de Klerk
Hosted by Deidre Tyler

What does it take to become a digitally agile scholar? This manual explains how academics can comfortably navigate the digital world of today and tomo…

Margareta von Oswald and Jonas Tinius, "Across Anthropology: Troubling Colonial Legacies, Museums, and the Curatorial" (Leuven UP, 2020)

January 31, 2022

Across Anthropology

Margareta von Oswald and Jonas Tinius
Hosted by Adam Bobeck

How can we rethink anthropology beyond itself? In this book, twenty-one artists, anthropologists, and curators grapple with how anthropology has been …

Anke Gilleir, "Strategic Imaginations: Women and the Gender of Sovereignty in European Culture" (Leuven UP, 2020)

March 2, 2021

Strategic Imaginations

Anke Gilleir and Aude Defurne
Hosted by Jana Byars

This episode of New Books in History features an interview with Anke Gilleir, professor of Modern German Literature at KU Leuven, about her new edited…

Sebastiaan Loosen, et al., "The Figure of Knowledge: Conditioning Architectural Theory, 1960s-1990s" (Leuven UP, 2020)

February 12, 2021

The Figure of Knowledge

Sebastiaan Loosen, Rajesh Heynickx, and Hilde Heynen
Hosted by Bryan Toepfer

It is a major challenge to write the history of post-WWII architectural theory without boiling it down to a few defining paradigms. An impressive anth…