Atlantic Studies Podcasts of Note: 1/10-1/17

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H-Atlantic Subscribers,

This week, the Atlantic Studies Podcasts of Note blog focuses much on race and the meanings of freedom for different psychologies of the Atlantic World.

As well, podcasts from this week relate often to HOST through analysis of the meanings of circumnavigation and the history of gardening.

Scholars of race and gender in the Atlantic World should also look below to the Remembrance of Past Podcasts section for episodes on the meanings of white supremacy during the Jim Crow Era and the roots of feminist thought within the works of Mary Wollstonecraft.

As well, the Atlantic Studies Podcasts of Note blog offers a few links to episodes from his week that focused on canonical literary works for scholars of early America and the Atlantic World.

Atlantic Studies Podcasts of Note:

1) Ben Franklin’s World – Joyce Chaplin - Round About the Earth: Circumnavigation from Magellan to Orbit

2) New Books Network – Gonzalo Lamana – How “Indians” Think: Colonial Indigenous Intellectuals and the Question of Critical Race Theory

3) New Books Network - Jacquelyn Dowd Hall – Sisters and Rebels: A Struggle for the Soul of America

4) Stuff You Missed in History Class – André Le Nôtre, Part I and Part II

5) New Books Network – Christopher Cameron – Black Freethinkers: A History of African American Secularism

This Day in History Class:

1/17/1794 – First Recorded C-Section in the United States

1/16/1362 - Saint Marcellus’s Flood

1/11/1879 – British Invade Zululand

Remembrance of Past Podcasts:

The Atlantic Studies Podcasts of Note blog specifically also highlights this week’s episode of Fresh Air on NPR, which focuses on Wilmington, North Carolina through an interview with David Zucchino on “The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy.”

New Books Network also posted an interview of value for scholars of Atlantic Studies regarding early feminism within Eileen Botting’s The Wollstonecraftian Mind.

For Postcolonial theorists who also explore the Atlantic World, New Books Network also posted an interview with Jessica Lynne Pearson on The Colonial Politics of Global Health: France and the United Nations in Postwar Africa.

Proximately afield in Latin American Studies of historiography, colonization, and nationalism, New Books Network provided an interview with Benjamin Dangl on The Five Hundred Year Rebellion: Indigenous Movements and the Decolonization of History in Bolivia.

Often of literary interest to scholars in Atlantic Studies, the National Review recently provided a two-episode analysis of Herman Melville’s Moby Dick (1851) through a discussion with Dwight Lindley.

In similar literary fields for scholars of early America and the Atlantic World, New Books Network also offered an interview with Carol Gilligan on Nathanial Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter.


Andrew Kettler

Co-Editor, H-Atlantic

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