COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY’S “UNPAYABLE DEBT” WORKING GROUP RELEASES DIGITAL RESOURCE TO THINK AND TEACH ABOUT PUERTO RICO’S DEBT CRISIS
Created by working group members and collaborators Yarimar Bonilla (Rutgers University), Marisol Lebrón (Dickinson College), and Sarah Molinari (CUNY Graduate Center), the syllabus provides a list of resources for teaching and learning.
A podcast about East Asian popular culture and media. Hosted by two historians, Stephanie Montgomery and Melissa Brzycki, the podcast uses East Asian pop culture products - including movies, television, fiction, and memoirs - to understand different aspects of East Asia life and culture.
Collection Description (from online finding aid): Vern Ross of Lower Hutt, became interested in professional wrestling as a school boy and began collecting material relating to the sport in 1936. His collection includes yearly scrapbooks (1871-1999), files on the careers of NZ wrestlers, programmes, results sheets, photographs, posters, and a large collection of books and magazines on the sport published particularly in New Zealand, the U.S.A., and Germany.
Includes photographs, video & audio tapes, publications, & posters.
Collection Description (from online finding aid): The First Commonwealth Paraplegic Games were held in Perth, Western Australia from 10 to 17 November 1962. These Games preceded the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games which were held in Perth from 22 November to 1 December of that year. The Commonwealth Paraplegic Games were conceived by Dr George Bedbrook after Perth won the right to host the Commonwealth Games. Great support was received from the Royal Perth Hospital, a leading spinal rehabilitation centre in Australia.
Collection Description (from online finding aid): Herb Elliott was born in Subiaco on 25 February 1938. From the age of 15 until his retirement from athletics at the age of 22, he was never beaten over a mile or 1500 metres. A qualified engineer, he has served on a number of Australian Government committees, mostly in relation to sport.
Collection Description: Records of an organization (mainly 1969-1977) dedicated to sponsoring and managing events and teams involved in the sport of curling. The collection documents the administration of committees, the design and construction of a new curling facility in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin, relations with the Ozaukee Country Club, and the merger with the Ozaukee Curling Club.
This short-lived podcast featured interviews with leading scientists from fields like astrobiology, evolutionary biochemistry, structural biology, and many others, about recent discoveries and research in science and the philosophical implications of these. The series was produced by Dr. Emma Tobin out of the University College London Department of Science and Technology Studies. This podcast is not currently in production.
Started in 2005, Design Matters with Debbie Millman was the first design podcast distributed on iTunes. Produced out of the Masters in Branding program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City and hosted by designer, author, educator, and brand strategist Millman, the show features interviews with designers and a wide variety of luminaries and cultural commentators about design and creative culture.
The US Modernist Radio is hosted by George Smart and Frank King under the auspices of the non-profit preservation and education organization North Carolina Modernist Houses. The show features lively talks with critics, preservationists, homeowners, and architects interested or involved with Modernist architecture. The show does not claim to being academic, but instead aspires to be funny, irreverent, informative, and accessible.
The Archispeak podcast, hosted by Evan Troxel, Neal Pann, and Cormac Phalen, is an every-other-week show about architecture as a profession. The hour-long show features interviews with architects about a variety of topics. Listeners may like to start with the episode on A Day in the Life.
The Vertical City podcast features weekly interviews with experts and scholars about vertical architecture, urban planning, energy, agriculture, and green living. The show comes out of the Verticual City project, a not-for-profit organization that advocates for vertical cities as a solution to a more sustainable future. The podcast is hosted by Lennon Richardson, marketing coordinator for Vertical City.