In Conversation: An OUP Podcast

In Conversation: An OUP Podcast

episodes

Interviews with authors of Oxford University Press books.

Jeremiah Coogan, "Eusebius the Evangelist: Rewriting the Fourfold Gospel in Late Antiquity" (Oxford UP, 2023)

July 18, 2024

Eusebius the Evangelist

Jeremiah Coogan
Hosted by Rob Heaton

The development of Christian scriptures did not terminate once, for example, following Irenaeus and other influential patristic figures, the four gosp…

Diana P. Parsell, "Eliza Scidmore: The Trailblazing Journalist Behind Washington's Cherry Trees" (Oxford UP, 2023)

July 18, 2024

Eliza Scidmore

Diana P. Parsell

Eliza Scidmore (1856-1928) was a journalist, a world traveler, a writer, an amateur photographer, the first female board member of the National Geogra…

Life in a New Language, Part 6: Citizenship

July 17, 2024

Life in a New Language

Emily Farrell

This episode of the Language on the Move Podcast is part of the Life in a New Language series. Life in a New Language is a new book just out from Oxfo…

Emily Wilbourne, "Voice, Slavery, and Race in Seventeenth-Century Florence" (Oxford UP, 2023)

July 16, 2024

Voice, Slavery, and Race in Seventeenth-Century Florence

Emily Wilbourne
Hosted by Miranda Melcher

Grounded in new archival research documenting a significant presence of foreign and racially-marked individuals in Medici Florence, Voice, Slavery, an…

Life in a New Language, Part 5: Monolingual Mindset

July 10, 2024

Life in a New Language

Loy Lising

This episode of the Language on the Move Podcast is part of the Life in a New Language series. Life in a New Language is a new book just out from Oxfo…

Shannon Vallor, "The AI Mirror: How to Reclaim Our Humanity in an Age of Machine Thinking" (Oxford UP, 2024)

July 10, 2024

The AI Mirror

Shannon Vallor
Hosted by Carrie Figdor

There's a lot of talk these days about the existential risk that artificial intelligence poses to humanity -- that somehow the AIs will rise up and de…

Paige Reynolds, "Modernism in Irish Women's Contemporary Writing: The Stubborn Mode" (Oxford UP, 2023)

July 9, 2024

Modernism in Irish Women's Contemporary Writing

Paige Reynolds
Hosted by Helen Penet

Paige Reynolds's book Modernism in Irish Women's Contemporary Writing: The Stubborn Mode (Oxford UP, 2023) examines the tangled relationship between c…

Benjamin J. B. Lipscomb, "The Women Are Up to Something: How Elizabeth Anscombe, Philippa Foot, Mary Midgley, and Iris Murdoch Revolutionized Ethics" (Oxford UP, 2021)

July 9, 2024

The Women Are Up to Something

Benjamin J. B. Lipscomb

The story of four remarkable women who shaped the intellectual history of the 20th century: Elizabeth Anscombe, Philippa Foot, Mary Midgley, and Iris …

Jonathan Tran, "Asian Americans and the Spirit of Racial Capitalism" (Oxford UP, 2021)

July 7, 2024

Asian Americans and the Spirit of Racial Capitalism

Jonathan Tran
Hosted by Shu Wan

Any serious consideration of Asian American life forces us to reframe the way we talk about racism and antiracism. There are two contemporary approach…

Timothy Grieve-Carlson, "American Aurora: Environment and Apocalypse in the Life of Johannes Kelpius" (Oxford UP, 2024)

July 6, 2024

American Aurora

Timothy Grieve-Carlson
Hosted by Ahmed Almaazmi

American Aurora: Environment and Apocalypse in the Life of Johannes Kelpius (Oxford UP, 2024) explores the impact of climate change on early modern ra…

Ailbhe O'Loughlin, "Law and Personality Disorder: Human Rights, Human Risks, and Rehabilitation" (Oxford UP, 2024)

July 3, 2024

Law and Personality Disorder

Ailbhe O'Loughlin
Hosted by Jane Richards

In Law and Personality Disorder: Human Rights, Human Risks, and Rehabilitation (Oxford UP, 2024), Dr Ailbhe O'Loughlin considers the controversial and…

Life in a New Language, Part 4: Parenting

July 3, 2024

Life in a New Language

Shiva Motaghi Tabari

This episode of the Language on the Move Podcast is part of the Life in a New Language series. Life in a New Language is a new book just out from Oxfo…

Pandemic Perspectives 15: The Dynamic Nature of Science

July 2, 2024

The Dynamic Nature of Science

Michael Gordin
Hosted by Howard Burton

In this Pandemic Perspectives Podcast, Ideas Roadshow founder and host Howard Burton talks to Michael Gordin, Rosengarten Professor of Modern and Cont…

Miranda Sachs, "An Age to Work: Working-Class Childhood in Third Republic Paris" (Oxford UP, 2023)

July 2, 2024

An Age to Work

Miranda Sachs
Hosted by Richard Northrop

Childhood as lived during the French Third Republic was very different from childhood during the modern era. Working-class children laboured alongside…

Jason Hannan, "Trolling Ourselves to Death: Democracy in the Age of Social Media" (Oxford UP, 2023)

July 2, 2024

Trolling Ourselves to Death

Jason Hannan
Hosted by Michael LaMagna

We commonly think of trolls as anonymous online pranksters who hide behind clever avatars and screen names. In Trolling Ourselves to Death: Democracy …

Ishita Tiwary, "Video Culture in India: The Analog Era" (Oxford UP, 2024)

June 26, 2024

Video Culture in India

Ishita Tiwary
Hosted by Priyam Sinha

Ishita Tiwary’s book Video Culture in India: The Analog Era (Oxford UP, 2024) is an unprecedented attempt in foregrounding the diverse media history o…

Reeju Ray, "Placing the Frontier in British North-East India: Law, Custom, and Knowledge" (Oxford UP, 2023)

June 26, 2024

Placing the Frontier in British North-East India

Reeju Ray
Hosted by Arighna Gupta

Placing the Frontier in British North-East India: Law, Custom, and Knowledge (Oxford UP, 2023) is a study of the travels of colonial law into the Nort…

Matthijs Lok, "Europe Against Revolution: Conservatism, Enlightenment, and the Making of the Past" (Oxford UP, 2023)

June 24, 2024

Europe Against Revolution

Matthijs Lok

Contemporary Europe seems to be divided between progressive cosmopolitans sympathetic to the European Union and the ideals of the Enlightenment, and c…

Adam B. Seligman and Robert P. Weller, "How Things Count as the Same: Memory, Mimesis, and Metaphor" (Oxford UP, 2019)

June 24, 2024

How Things Count as the Same

Adam B. Seligman and Robert Paul Weller
Hosted by Theo Stapleton

In How Things Count as the Same: Memory, Mimesis, and Metaphor (Oxford UP, 2019), Adam B. Seligman and Robert P. Weller address a seemingly simple que…

Elsa Devienne, "Sand Rush: The Revival of the Beach in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles" (Oxford UP, 2024)

June 23, 2024

Sand Rush

Elsa Devienne
Hosted by Shu Wan

The Los Angeles shoreline is one of the most iconic natural landscapes in the United States, if not the world. The vast shores of Santa Monica, Venice…