Today is International Museum Day, and to celebrate we are posting the first episode of "Filibustering Museology," where Rob Denning, James Fennessy, and Yun Shun Susie Chung interview museum specialists to find out what they do with their lives.
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This is a story of three journeys, by three people, in three very different times. But each of the journeys ends in the same area in the west of Ireland, and each journey is founded on a search for a more perfect world. A search for utopia.
Dr. Gillian Glaes is a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Montana at Missoula. In this episode, we talk about her background, her adventures in accessing classified documents in a foreign country, and the book publication process.
Lauriann Deaver is a history instructor at Southern New Hampshire University. In this episode, we talk about her background and her interest in environmental histoy in the American West. Her current research project is on the collapse of the Teton Dam in eastern Idaho in 1976 and the federal, state, and local responses to the disaster, especially the response among the local Mormon community.
What kinds of organ donation models exist around the world, and how effective are those models? This episode on organ donation models features Assistant Professor Dr. Marleen Eijkholt and Professor Dr. Len Fleck from the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences in the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.
Breaking History: A World History Podcast
In Episode 27 of the AL Hist Podcast, hear author/illustrator Laura Murray discuss her coloring book, Amazing Alabama. A contribution for the upcoming Alabama Bicentennial, Murray talks about her inspiration and work on the book, how schools and families have responded to it, and future projects Amazing Alabama has spurred.
Available at https://soundcloud.com/alabamahistory/aha027 and on ITunes podcasts.
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