The Invisible Home of Frederick Douglass, John W. Jones, & Mark Twain with Jill Spivey Caddell & Shirley Samuels

Special Emancipation Week Episode of The American Vandal Podcast!

Why Trust in Antitrust? with Sanjukta Paul & Marshall Steinbaum

Final episode of second season of The American Vandal Podcast focuses on antitrust in Mark Twain’s Gilded Age and our own.

Generation Z, Mark Twain’s Poetry, & Teaching English From East Texas To Harvard with Jocelyn Chadwick

New episode of American Vandal preview Summer Teachers Institute.

Teaching With Tension & The Illusion of Postracialism with Philathia Bolton, Cassander Smith, & Lee Bebout

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 […]

Exterminate All The Brutes with Sheri-Marie Harrison, Andrew Hoberek, & Ignacio Sanchez Prado

New episode of The American Vandal Podcast focuses on Raoul Peck’s HBO documentary series.

A Music Box, Minstrel Songs, & Mark Twain’s Emo Playlist

Mark Twain’s complicated relationship with music reveals much about his writing process, personality, politics, and family relationships.

Unsealing the Archive of T.S. Eliot’s Love Letters to Emily Hale

In 2020, Princeton unsealed an archive left behind by a fairly anonymous teacher and dramatist with a very famous friend…

2021 Season of The American Vandal Podcast Begins With “The Myths of Reconstruction in the Wake of Insurrection”

Brook Thomas discusses the myths of Reconstruction on new episode of The American Vandal.