About Emily Crandall

NBN Episodes hosted by Emily:

Cyril Ghosh, "De-Moralizing Gay Rights: Some Queer Remarks on LGBT Rights Politics in the US" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)

August 9, 2019

De-Moralizing Gay Rights

Cyril Ghosh
Hosted by Emily Crandall

In his book, De-Moralizing Gay Rights: Some Queer Remarks on LGBT+ Rights Politics in the US (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018), Cyril Ghosh interrogates thre…

Serene J. Khader, "Decolonizing Universalism: A Transnational Feminist Ethic" (Oxford UP, 2018)

March 25, 2019

Decolonizing Universalism

Serene J. Khader
Hosted by Emily Crandall

Transnational feminist theory and practice is faced with a dilemma: how should we contest and resist gender-based oppression, while at the same time r…

Helena Rosenblatt, "The Lost History of Liberalism: From Ancient Rome to the Twenty-First Century" (Princeton UP, 2018)

January 4, 2019

The Lost History of Liberalism

Helena Rosenblatt
Hosted by Emily Crandall

How is it that “liberalism” is a word so ubiquitous and yet we can hardly seem to agree on its meaning? In her book The Lost History of Liberalism: Fr…

Julie L. Rose, "Free Time" (Princeton UP, 2018)

November 26, 2018

Free Time

Julie L. Rose
Hosted by Emily Crandall

Though early American labor organizers agitated for the eight-hour workday on the grounds that they were entitled to “eight hours for work, eight hour…

Sandra Harding, "Objectivity and Diversity: A New Logic of Scientific Inquiry" (U Chicago Press, 2015)

September 7, 2016

Objectivity and Diversity

Sandra Harding
Hosted by Emily Crandall

Is the scientific value of objectivity in conflict with the social justice commitment to diversity? In her latest book, Objectivity and Diversity: A N…