The Northeastern University History Graduate Student Association has published two new episodes of the Breaking History podcast: conversations with professors Cameron Blevins and Laura Frader. Enjoy! - Adam Tomasi, second-year PhD student in history at Northeastern, podcast director
Professor Cameron Blevins has taught excellent courses at Northeastern about digital/computational methods, the Western United States, and the Civil War and Reconstruction periods. His book Gossamer Network: The U.S. Post and State Power in the American West is under contract with Oxford University Press. Our host, Adam Tomasi, will be talking with Cameron about graduate education, digital history, the Twitter-verse, and teaching topics of contemporary significance.
Dr. Laura Frader, retiring after forty years of teaching in Northeastern's history department, has produced excellent scholarship on French social history and European gender history. Our host, Adam Tomasi, will be talking with her about graduate education, social justice, historical objectivity and data, teaching, and stories about running into Malcolm X and Michel Foucault.