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episode 192: S. Daulatzai and J. Rana, “With Stones in Our Hands: Reflections on Racism, Muslims and US Empire” (U Minnesota Press, 2018)


The book focuses on the intersection of racecraft around Muslims and imperial projects of domination by gathering committed scholars and activists to reflect on how we’ve gotten here and how we can move forward...


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episode 48: Vesna Kittelson, "Lost and Found in America" (U Minnesota Press, 2020)


The prolific artistic production of Vesna Kittelson always maintains autobiographical connections: her installations of deconstructed books and her luminous drawings of fountains recall her childhood in Split, Croatia...


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episode 51: Satyan Devadoss, "Mage Merlin's Unsolved Mathematical Mysteries" (MIT Press, 2020)


There are very few math books that merit the adjective ‘charming.' This is one of them.


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   57m
 
 

episode 163: Erik Gellman, "Troublemakers: Chicago Freedom Struggles Through the Lens of Art Shay" (Chicago UP, 2020)


What does democracy look like? And when should we cause trouble to pursue it?


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episode 68: Naomi Appleton, "Many Buddhas, One Buddha: A Study and Translation of Avadānaśataka 1-40" (Equinox, 2020)


Appleton introduces a significant section of the important early Indian Buddhist text known as the Avadānaśataka, or “One Hundred Stories”...


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   47m
 
 

episode 42: Paul De Grauwe, "Economics of Monetary Union" (Oxford UP, 2020)


First published in 1992 before the creation of the euro, Paul De Grauwe’s "Economics of Monetary Union" has become a standard text....


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   45m
 
 

episode 77: Annette Joseph-Gabriel, "Reimagining Liberation: How Black Women Transformed Citizenship in the French Empire" (Illinois UP, 2020)


Centering the experiences and stories of Black women as ‘political protagonists,’ the book considers questions of race, gender, and political agency.


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   1h2m
 
 

episode 103: Kyle Barnett, "Record Cultures: The Transformation of the U.S. Recording Industry" (U Michigan Press, 2020)


Barnett also engages the early recording industry as entertainment media, considering the ways in which sound recording, radio, and film converge in the late 1920s...


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episode 14: Art Markman, "Bring Your Brain to Work: Using Cognitive Science to Get a Job, Do It Well, and Advance Your Career" (HBR Press, 2019)


What does it take to both fit in and yet also prosper and grow as a person in the workplace?


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episode 462: Andrea Benjamin, "Racial Coalition Building in Local Elections: Elite Cues and Cross-Ethnic Voting" (Cambridge UP, 2017)


What explains voting behavior in local elections? More specifically, what explains how ethnic and racial blocs vote in local elections, especially when the candidate may be of a different race or ethnicity?


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