Sinopsis

The Harvard Press Podcast brings you interviews with the authors of books currently being published by Harvard University Press. Chris Gondek talks with the authors about their books, their influences and their interests.

Episodios

  • Harvard Press Podcast- The Missile Next Door

    Harvard Press Podcast- The Missile Next Door

    10/11/2012 Duración: 16min

    Chris Gondek interviews Gretchen Heefner about the history of the Minuteman Missile System and how its deployment in the Plains altered the lives of ranching and farming communities.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- Brigham Young

    Harvard Press Podcast- Brigham Young

    01/11/2012 Duración: 19min

    Chris Gondek interviews John Turner about the life of Mormon pioneer, Brigham Young.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- Freaks of Fortune

    Harvard Press Podcast- Freaks of Fortune

    24/10/2012 Duración: 19min

    Chris Gondek interviews Jonathan Levy about how the idea of risk changed in 19th century America.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- The Omnivorous Mind

    Harvard Press Podcast- The Omnivorous Mind

    16/04/2012 Duración: 16min

    Chris Gondek interviews John Allen about our evolving relationship with food.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- Gothicka

    Harvard Press Podcast- Gothicka

    21/03/2012 Duración: 18min

    Chris Gondek interviews Victoria Nelson about the power of the Gothic imagination in modern culture..

  • Harvard Press Podcast- Solar Dance: Van Gogh, Forgery and the Eclipse of Certainty

    Harvard Press Podcast- Solar Dance: Van Gogh, Forgery and the Eclipse of Certainty

    06/03/2012 Duración: 17min

    Chris Gondek interviews Modris Eksteins about a scandal involving forged Van Gogh's in Weimar Berlin.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- The Accidental City: Improvising New Orleans

    Harvard Press Podcast- The Accidental City: Improvising New Orleans

    28/02/2012 Duración: 16min

    Chris Gondek interviews Lawrence Powell of Tulane University about the early history of New Orleans.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- To Free a Family: The Journey of Mary Walker

    Harvard Press Podcast- To Free a Family: The Journey of Mary Walker

    09/01/2012 Duración: 16min

    Chris Gondek interviews Sydney Nathans of Duke University about the efforts of escaped slave Mary Walker to liberate her family from North Carolina.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- The Unintended Reformation: How a Religous Revolution Secularized Society

    Harvard Press Podcast- The Unintended Reformation: How a Religous Revolution Secularized Society

    28/11/2011 Duración: 26min

    Chris Gondek interviews Brad Gregory of the University of Notre Dame about the ongoing consequences of the Protestant Reformation on modern society.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- The Program Era: Postwar Fiction and the Rise of Creative Writing

    Harvard Press Podcast- The Program Era: Postwar Fiction and the Rise of Creative Writing

    17/10/2011 Duración: 15min

    Chris Gondek interviews Mark McGurl of Stanford University about the history of Creative Writing Programs at American Universities.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- Galileos Muse: Renaissance Mathematics and the Arts

    Harvard Press Podcast- Galileo's Muse: Renaissance Mathematics and the Arts

    19/09/2011 Duración: 16min

    Chris Gondek interviews Mark Peterson of Mt. Holyoke about how Galileo's artistic training influenced his scientific methods.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- The Keats Brothers: The Life of John and George

    Harvard Press Podcast- The Keats Brothers: The Life of John and George

    12/09/2011 Duración: 15min

    Chris Gondek interviews Denise Gigante of Stanford about the lives of the poet, John Keats and his brother, the Anglo-American businessman, George.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- Rising Force: The Magic of Magnetic Levitation

    Harvard Press Podcast- Rising Force: The Magic of Magnetic Levitation

    01/06/2011 Duración: 13min

    Chris Gondek interviews James Livingston of MIT about the amazing properties of magnetic levitation.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- Listed: Dispatches from Americas Endangered Species Act

    Harvard Press Podcast- Listed: Dispatches from America's Endangered Species Act

    28/04/2011 Duración: 15min

    Chris Gondek interviews Joe Roman of the University of Vermont about the history and consequences of the Endangered Species Act.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- The Picture of Dorian Gray: An Annotated, Uncensored Edition

    Harvard Press Podcast- The Picture of Dorian Gray: An Annotated, Uncensored Edition

    13/04/2011 Duración: 14min

    Chris Gondek interviews Nicholas Frankel of VCU about the historical background of this Oscar Wilde classic.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- The Law of Life and Death

    Harvard Press Podcast- The Law of Life and Death

    01/04/2011 Duración: 16min

    Chris Gondek interviews Elizabeth Price Foley of FIU about the legal issues around life and death in American jurisprudence.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- Deep Secrets: Boys, Friendships and the Crisis of Connection

    Harvard Press Podcast- Deep Secrets: Boys, Friendships and the Crisis of Connection

    23/03/2011 Duración: 13min

    Chris Gondek interviews Niobe Way of NYU about the problems boys have maintaining emotionally intimate friendships with other boys as they enter their teens.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- Peculiar Institution: Americas Death Penalty in an Age of Abolition

    Harvard Press Podcast- Peculiar Institution: America's Death Penalty in an Age of Abolition

    16/11/2010 Duración: 11min

    David Garland is Arthur T. Vanderbilt Professor of Law and Professor of Sociology at New York University. Interview by Michael Orey, Public Affairs Director, NYU School of Law..

  • Harvard Press- What Was African American Literture?

    Harvard Press- What Was African American Literture?

    21/10/2010 Duración: 15min

    Chris Gondek interviews Kenneth Warren about the relationship between Jim Crow and African American Literature.

  • Harvard Press- The Nesting Season: Cuckoos, Cuckolds and the Invention of Monogamy

    Harvard Press- The Nesting Season: Cuckoos, Cuckolds and the Invention of Monogamy

    17/05/2010 Duración: 14min

    Chris Gondek interviews Bernd Heinrich, the author of The Nesting Season: Cuckoos, Cuckolds and the Invention of Monogamy.

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