Final episode of second season of The American Vandal Podcast focuses on antitrust in Mark Twain’s Gilded Age and our own.
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Apple | Spotify | Google | Stitcher | TuneIn | CastBox | ListenNotes A new episode of The American Vandal Podcast features the co-editors of Teaching With Tension: Race, Resistance, & Reality in The Classrooom (Northwestern, 2019). In their introduction to this collection, they write that the book “advances pedagogical scholarship by examining the discourse of race in a particular cultural moment when the idea of postraciality and color-blind logics […]
Apple | Spotify | Google | Stitcher | TuneIn | CastBox | ListenNotes In 2011, a Northwestern journalism professor invited two graduating students to join him for a three-month road trip. They loosely followed the path set by Mark Twain and it took them to 38 states, covering over 14,000 miles. Interviewing other journalists, scholars, immigrants, nomads, and many others, they were looking for what John Steinbeck had called Genus Americanus, or “what was uniquely American about Americans.” They reported their trip […]
New episode of The American Vandal Podcast focuses on Raoul Peck’s HBO documentary series.
Fellow Twainiacs read aloud to friend and colleague, Hal Bush, as he recovers from a severe brain injury.
On the past, present, & future of the Suez Canal.
Mark Twain’s complicated relationship with music reveals much about his writing process, personality, politics, and family relationships.
In 2020, Princeton unsealed an archive left behind by a fairly anonymous teacher and dramatist with a very famous friend…
New episode of The American Vandal Podcast focuses on The Mandalorian and Twainian SciFi