Lauren Fournier, writer, independent curator, artist, and author of Autotheory as Feminist Practice in Art, Writing, and Criticism discusses her forthcoming book with writer, educator and philosopher McKenzie Wark (A Hacker Manifesto, Gamer Theory, Capital Is Dead, Reverse Cowgirl.)
Authors and Editors discuss topics, themes, and trends explored within the pages of MIT Press books and journals.
In the final episode of this series, Brandon Terry, political theorist and African American Studies scholar at Harvard discusses the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr.
Terry is the editor of Fifty Years Since MLK, published in 2018 by MIT Press and Boston Review and co-edited To Shape a New World, alongside Tommie Shelby, which was published in 2018 by Harvard University Press.
In the third episode of the America & Democracy series, we hear from Carol A. Stabile, author of The Broadcast 41 (published in April of last year by Goldsmiths Press.)
Her book traces the history of forty-one women who were forced out of American television and radio in the 1950s as part of a censorship program often referred to as the Red Scare. More info can be found here: https://broadcast41.com/
On November 3rd, America chooses its next president and in this series of interviews from The MIT Press Podcast, we'll be drawing on the research of various authors to reflect on some of the issues shaping the American political landscape of today.
The second episode of this series features a discussion with the author of Anti-vaxxers, Jonathan M. Berman. We discuss the history of the anti-vaccination movement, as well as the strategies for refuting its claims.
On November 3rd, America chooses its next president and in this series of interviews from the MIT Press Podcast, we'll be drawing on the research of various authors to reflect on some of the issues shaping the American political landscape of today.
In this, the first episode, Robert I. Rotberg (author of Anticorruption) discusses corruption - What is it? Where is it? And is it getting worse?
Michael Hollingshead, the man who turned Timothy Leary onto LSD, managed to fundamentally influence modern drug culture whilst remaining virtually anonymous in popular culture at large. In this episode, biographer Andy Roberts talks us through the life of a key character in psychedelic history.