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On "Diligence" (zerizut) in Naso

June 13, 2024

On "Diligence" (zerizut) in Naso

This week, Modya and David dive into parshat Naso (Num. 4:21-7:89), the longest portion in the entire Torah -- 70 verses of which are identical! This …

Branding Foreign Aid: Soft Power and Popular Attitudes in International Development

June 13, 2024

Branding Foreign Aid: Soft Power and Popular Attitudes in International Development

Matthew Winters
Hosted by Petra Alderman

Why do international donors brand foreign aid? And what impact does it have on popular attitudes towards them? Join Matthew Winters and Petra Alderman…

"Conjunctions" Magazine: A Discussion with Bradford Morrow

June 13, 2024

"Conjunctions" Magazine

Bradford Morrow
Hosted by Dan Hill

Bradford Morrow is an American novelist, editor, essayist, poet, and children’s book author. A professor of literature and Bard Center Fellow at Bard …

Sudev Sheth, "Bankrolling Empire: Family Fortunes and Political Transformation in Mughal India" (Cambridge UP, 2024)

June 13, 2024

Bankrolling Empire

Sudev Sheth
Hosted by Nicholas Gordon

Running and securing an empire can get expensive–especially one known for its opulence, like the Mughal Empire, which conquered much of northern India…

Matthew Robertson, "Puruṣa: Personhood in Ancient India" (Oxford UP, 2024)

June 13, 2024

Puruṣa

Matthew I. Robertson
Hosted by Raj Balkaran

Personhood is central to the worldview of ancient India. Across voluminous texts and diverse traditions, the subject of the puruṣa, the Sanskrit term …

More Than A Glitch: Confronting Race, Gender, and Ability Bias in Tech

June 13, 2024

More than a Glitch

Meredith Broussard

Today’s book is: More Than A Glitch: Confronting Race, Gender, and Ability Bias in Tech (MIT Press, 2024), by Meredith Broussard. When technology rein…

Gale L. Kenny, "Christian Imperial Feminism: White Protestant Women and the Consecration of Empire" (NYU Press, 2024)

June 13, 2024

Christian Imperial Feminism

Gale L. Kenny
Hosted by Miranda Melcher

Amidst the global instability of the early twentieth century, white Christian American women embraced the idea of an “empire of Christ” that was racia…

Nivedita Menon, "Secularism As Misdirection: Critical Thought from the Global South" (Duke UP, 2024)

June 13, 2024

Secularism As Misdirection

Nivedita Menon
Hosted by Arnav Adhikari

In this episode, we speak to Nivedita Menon about her new book, Secularism as Misdirection: Critical Thought from the Global South (Duke University Pr…

Duana Fullwiley, "Tabula Raza: Mapping Race and Human Diversity in American Genome Science" (U California Press, 2024)

June 13, 2024

Tabula Raza

Duana Fullwiley
Hosted by Reighan Gillam

In Tabula Raza: Mapping Race and Human Diversity in American Genome Science (University of California Press, 2024), Duana Fullwiley has penned an inti…

Mark Gilbert, "Italy Reborn: From Fascism to Democracy" (Norton, 2024)

June 13, 2024

Italy Reborn

Mark Gilbert
Hosted by Tim Jones

Italy's resurrection from 20 years of fascism, three years of war, and two years of civil war is one of the 20th century's great, under-told stories. …

On "Diligence" (zerizut) in Naso

June 13, 2024

On "Diligence" (zerizut) in Naso

This week, Modya and David dive into parshat Naso (Num. 4:21-7:89), the longest portion in the entire Torah -- 70 verses of which are identical! This …

Branding Foreign Aid: Soft Power and Popular Attitudes in International Development

June 13, 2024

Branding Foreign Aid: Soft Power and Popular Attitudes in International Development

Matthew Winters
Hosted by Petra Alderman

Why do international donors brand foreign aid? And what impact does it have on popular attitudes towards them? Join Matthew Winters and Petra Alderman…

"Conjunctions" Magazine: A Discussion with Bradford Morrow

June 13, 2024

"Conjunctions" Magazine

Bradford Morrow
Hosted by Dan Hill

Bradford Morrow is an American novelist, editor, essayist, poet, and children’s book author. A professor of literature and Bard Center Fellow at Bard …

Sudev Sheth, "Bankrolling Empire: Family Fortunes and Political Transformation in Mughal India" (Cambridge UP, 2024)

June 13, 2024

Bankrolling Empire

Sudev Sheth
Hosted by Nicholas Gordon

Running and securing an empire can get expensive–especially one known for its opulence, like the Mughal Empire, which conquered much of northern India…

Matthew Robertson, "Puruṣa: Personhood in Ancient India" (Oxford UP, 2024)

June 13, 2024

Puruṣa

Matthew I. Robertson
Hosted by Raj Balkaran

Personhood is central to the worldview of ancient India. Across voluminous texts and diverse traditions, the subject of the puruṣa, the Sanskrit term …

More Than A Glitch: Confronting Race, Gender, and Ability Bias in Tech

June 13, 2024

More than a Glitch

Meredith Broussard

Today’s book is: More Than A Glitch: Confronting Race, Gender, and Ability Bias in Tech (MIT Press, 2024), by Meredith Broussard. When technology rein…

Gale L. Kenny, "Christian Imperial Feminism: White Protestant Women and the Consecration of Empire" (NYU Press, 2024)

June 13, 2024

Christian Imperial Feminism

Gale L. Kenny
Hosted by Miranda Melcher

Amidst the global instability of the early twentieth century, white Christian American women embraced the idea of an “empire of Christ” that was racia…

Nivedita Menon, "Secularism As Misdirection: Critical Thought from the Global South" (Duke UP, 2024)

June 13, 2024

Secularism As Misdirection

Nivedita Menon
Hosted by Arnav Adhikari

In this episode, we speak to Nivedita Menon about her new book, Secularism as Misdirection: Critical Thought from the Global South (Duke University Pr…

Duana Fullwiley, "Tabula Raza: Mapping Race and Human Diversity in American Genome Science" (U California Press, 2024)

June 13, 2024

Tabula Raza

Duana Fullwiley
Hosted by Reighan Gillam

In Tabula Raza: Mapping Race and Human Diversity in American Genome Science (University of California Press, 2024), Duana Fullwiley has penned an inti…

Mark Gilbert, "Italy Reborn: From Fascism to Democracy" (Norton, 2024)

June 13, 2024

Italy Reborn

Mark Gilbert
Hosted by Tim Jones

Italy's resurrection from 20 years of fascism, three years of war, and two years of civil war is one of the 20th century's great, under-told stories. …

On "Diligence" (zerizut) in Naso

June 13, 2024

On "Diligence" (zerizut) in Naso

This week, Modya and David dive into parshat Naso (Num. 4:21-7:89), the longest portion in the entire Torah -- 70 verses of which are identical! This …

Branding Foreign Aid: Soft Power and Popular Attitudes in International Development

June 13, 2024

Branding Foreign Aid: Soft Power and Popular Attitudes in International Development

Matthew Winters
Hosted by Petra Alderman

Why do international donors brand foreign aid? And what impact does it have on popular attitudes towards them? Join Matthew Winters and Petra Alderman…

"Conjunctions" Magazine: A Discussion with Bradford Morrow

June 13, 2024

"Conjunctions" Magazine

Bradford Morrow
Hosted by Dan Hill

Bradford Morrow is an American novelist, editor, essayist, poet, and children’s book author. A professor of literature and Bard Center Fellow at Bard …

Sudev Sheth, "Bankrolling Empire: Family Fortunes and Political Transformation in Mughal India" (Cambridge UP, 2024)

June 13, 2024

Bankrolling Empire

Sudev Sheth
Hosted by Nicholas Gordon

Running and securing an empire can get expensive–especially one known for its opulence, like the Mughal Empire, which conquered much of northern India…

Matthew Robertson, "Puruṣa: Personhood in Ancient India" (Oxford UP, 2024)

June 13, 2024

Puruṣa

Matthew I. Robertson
Hosted by Raj Balkaran

Personhood is central to the worldview of ancient India. Across voluminous texts and diverse traditions, the subject of the puruṣa, the Sanskrit term …

More Than A Glitch: Confronting Race, Gender, and Ability Bias in Tech

June 13, 2024

More than a Glitch

Meredith Broussard

Today’s book is: More Than A Glitch: Confronting Race, Gender, and Ability Bias in Tech (MIT Press, 2024), by Meredith Broussard. When technology rein…

Gale L. Kenny, "Christian Imperial Feminism: White Protestant Women and the Consecration of Empire" (NYU Press, 2024)

June 13, 2024

Christian Imperial Feminism

Gale L. Kenny
Hosted by Miranda Melcher

Amidst the global instability of the early twentieth century, white Christian American women embraced the idea of an “empire of Christ” that was racia…

Nivedita Menon, "Secularism As Misdirection: Critical Thought from the Global South" (Duke UP, 2024)

June 13, 2024

Secularism As Misdirection

Nivedita Menon
Hosted by Arnav Adhikari

In this episode, we speak to Nivedita Menon about her new book, Secularism as Misdirection: Critical Thought from the Global South (Duke University Pr…

Duana Fullwiley, "Tabula Raza: Mapping Race and Human Diversity in American Genome Science" (U California Press, 2024)

June 13, 2024

Tabula Raza

Duana Fullwiley
Hosted by Reighan Gillam

In Tabula Raza: Mapping Race and Human Diversity in American Genome Science (University of California Press, 2024), Duana Fullwiley has penned an inti…

Mark Gilbert, "Italy Reborn: From Fascism to Democracy" (Norton, 2024)

June 13, 2024

Italy Reborn

Mark Gilbert
Hosted by Tim Jones

Italy's resurrection from 20 years of fascism, three years of war, and two years of civil war is one of the 20th century's great, under-told stories. …