“America the Borderland” podcast

“America the Borderland” podcast

The second season of Moral Courage Radio, “American the Borderland,” concludes tomorrow with its sixth episode. Each season, a team of undergraduate students from the University of Dayton conduct fieldwork at a site of crisis and human rights abuse. Season one brought us to Ferguson, Missouri and for season two a new team traveled to El Paso, Texas in May 2018. Our goal is to shape narrative and shift debate by centering individuals and communities with first-hand experiences of today’s most divisive issues. Listen here:

New Books in Critical Theory podcast: The Bloomsbury Handbook of 21st-Century Feminist Theory edited by Robin Truth Goodman

The Bloomsbury Handbook of 21st-Century Feminist Theory (Bloomsbury, 2019) is the most comprehensive available survey of the state of the art of contemporary feminist thought. This is a collection of thirty-four chapters written by world-leading scholars representing a diverse range of voices from academia, exploring the latest thinking on key topics in current feminist discourse.

Breaking History podcast- Episode 31: Emigrants, Prostitution, and French Feminist Writing 1897-1962, with Jack Gronau

Breaking History: A World History Podcast  
Episode 31: Emigrants, Prostitution, and French Feminist Writing 1897-1962, with Jack Gronau
Join Jamie Parker, Matt Bowser, and James Robinson as we discuss Jack Gronau's dissertation, "French Women, But Not Citizens:

Recent Episodes of Historically Thinking

Episode 103: Petrarch's War

In 1349 the City-Republic of Florence had just endured a horrific epidemic of bubonic plague, that contagion that became known as the Black Death. Nevertheless, despite the effects upon both their population and treasury, they marshaled their resources to fight the Ubaldini clan who dominated the mountain passes through the Appenines to the north of the city.

New Episode of No Easy Answers in Bioethics - Ethical Implications of Gene-Editing Human Embryos

What are the ethical implications of gene-editing human embryos? Do we risk stifling scientific advancement by banning such medical research? Guests Dr. Leonard Fleck, Acting Director and Professor in the Center for Ethics, and Dr. Marleen Eijkholt of Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands discuss the pros and cons, stemming from the recent news out of China of gene-edited babies.