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Back to Black with Kehinde Andrews, Part Two

Bloomsbury Academic Podcast

Release Date: 08/12/2021

Love, Activism, and the Respectable Life of Alice Dunbar-Nelson by Tara T. Green, part two show art Love, Activism, and the Respectable Life of Alice Dunbar-Nelson by Tara T. Green, part two

Bloomsbury Academic Podcast

Tara T. Green is CLASS Distinguished Professor and Chair of African American Studies at the University of Houston, USA. She is the author of several books including See Me Naked: Black Women Defining Pleasure during the Interwar Era (2022) and editor of two books, including From the Plantation to the Prison: African American Confinement Literature (2008).   In the second half of this conversation on activist, educator, writer, and bisexual icon Alice Dunbar-Nelson, Tara T. Green discusses Alice’s queerness and her life as a queer person in the 19th century United States....

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Love, Activism, and the Respectable Life of Alice Dunbar-Nelson by Tara T. Green, part one show art Love, Activism, and the Respectable Life of Alice Dunbar-Nelson by Tara T. Green, part one

Bloomsbury Academic Podcast

Tara T. Green is CLASS Distinguished Professor and Chair of African American Studies at the University of Houston, USA. She is the author of several books including See Me Naked: Black Women Defining Pleasure during the Interwar Era (2022) and editor of two books, including From the Plantation to the Prison: African American Confinement Literature (2008).   Love, Activism, and the Respectable Life of Alice Dunbar-Nelson has received starred reviews from Publisher’s Weekly and Booklist. Pulitzer-prize winning poet Jericho Brown praised the book as “a brilliant...

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A Guide to the Psychology of Eating by Leighann R. Chaffee and Stephanie P. da Silva, part 2 show art A Guide to the Psychology of Eating by Leighann R. Chaffee and Stephanie P. da Silva, part 2

Bloomsbury Academic Podcast

Leighann Chaffee is Associate Teaching Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington, Tacoma, and Stephanie P. da Silva is a psychology professor at Columbus State University, USA. Together, they are the co-authors of The Guide to the Psychology of Eating. In part two of our episode, we delve into the relationship between public policy and societal thinking about food as well as how our perception of food habits or diets is tied up in race, class, gender, age. Then we chat with the authors about fatphobia, how can we decrease the prevalence of disordered eating, and what the future...

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A Guide to the Psychology of Eating by Leighann R. Chaffee and Stephanie P. da Silva, part 1 show art A Guide to the Psychology of Eating by Leighann R. Chaffee and Stephanie P. da Silva, part 1

Bloomsbury Academic Podcast

Leighann Chaffee is Associate Teaching Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington, USA, and Stephanie P. da Silva is a psychology professor at Columbus State University, USA. Together, they are the co-authors of The Guide to the Psychology of Eating. In this episode, we will be talking about all things eating, including how our brains make sense of the chemicals in food to allow us to taste. Then, we’ll be answering why hunger makes us “hangry, why comfort food is so comforting, how food reflects our cultural knowledge and values, and much much more. Take a listen.   ...

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Indigenous Women's Voices: 20 Years on from Linda Tuhiwai Smith’s Decolonizing Methodologies edited by Emma Lee and Jennifer Evans, part two show art Indigenous Women's Voices: 20 Years on from Linda Tuhiwai Smith’s Decolonizing Methodologies edited by Emma Lee and Jennifer Evans, part two

Bloomsbury Academic Podcast

Emma Lee is a trawlwulwuy woman of tebrakunna country, north-east Tasmania, Australia. Her research fields over the last 25 years have focused on Indigenous affairs, land and sea management, natural and cultural resources, regional development, policy and governance of Australian regulatory environments.   Jen Evans is a dharug woman with dual connections to dharug and palawa country. She is a Research Fellow with the Rural Clinical School at the University of Tasmania whose research is focused on the valuing of natural environments, land use conflict, participatory GIS mapping and...

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Indigenous Women's Voices: 20 Years on from Linda Tuhiwai Smith’s Decolonizing Methodologies edited by Emma Lee and Jennifer Evans, part one show art Indigenous Women's Voices: 20 Years on from Linda Tuhiwai Smith’s Decolonizing Methodologies edited by Emma Lee and Jennifer Evans, part one

Bloomsbury Academic Podcast

Emma Lee is a trawlwulwuy woman of tebrakunna country, north-east Tasmania, Australia. Her research fields over the last 25 years have focused on Indigenous affairs, land and sea management, natural and cultural resources, regional development, policy and governance of Australian regulatory environments.   Jen Evans is a dharug woman with dual connections to dharug and palawa country. She is a Research Fellow with the Rural Clinical School at the University of Tasmania whose research is focused on the valuing of natural environments, land use conflict, participatory GIS mapping and...

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Britney Spears' Blackout by Natasha Lasky, part two show art Britney Spears' Blackout by Natasha Lasky, part two

Bloomsbury Academic Podcast

If you would like to buy your own copy of Britney Spears’s Blackout, go to the Bloomsbury website and use code pod35 followed your respective country code, US, UK, CA, AU, depending on where you are located.   Natasha Lasky is a writer and filmmaker living in Chicago and author of our 33 1/3 book Britney Spears’s Blackout. In part two of this episode, we discuss Spears’ conservatorship, and the public discussion around it as well as disability rights in general. Then, we look at stan culture and the influence of (social) media on celebrity and vice versa and how social media has...

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Britney Spears' Blackout by Natasha Lasky, part one show art Britney Spears' Blackout by Natasha Lasky, part one

Bloomsbury Academic Podcast

If you would like to buy your own copy of Britney Spears’s Blackout, go to the Bloomsbury website and use code pod35 followed your respective country code, US, UK, CA, AU, depending on where you are located.   Natasha Lasky is a writer and filmmaker living in Chicago and author of our 33 1/3 book Britney Spears’s Blackout. In part one of this episode, we discuss Britney Spears’ 2007 album Blackout, which was released at a harrowing time in Spears’ life. We discuss the album in relation to Spears’ personal life as well as in relation to popular culture. Then, we look at the...

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Nuclear Russia by Paul Josephson, part 2 show art Nuclear Russia by Paul Josephson, part 2

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This is part two of our episode on Nuclear Russia, and we are continuing our conversation with Paul Josephson, Professor of History at Colby College, USA. We’ll be discussing the groups that have suffered as a result of Russia’s pursuit of nuclear power, a nuclear themed beauty contest, and the evolution of Russia’s nuclear culture. Then looking forward, we consider what Russia’s recent self-proclaimed nuclear power ‘renaissance’ could mean for international security and the environment and what could be done to combat this nuclear resistance. Take a listen.   If you would...

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Nuclear Russia by Paul Josephson, part 1 show art Nuclear Russia by Paul Josephson, part 1

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Paul Josephson is Professor of History at Colby College, USA, and he is the author of twelve books, including Nuclear Russia: The Atom in Russian Politics and Culture. We start off with an overview of the history of nuclear physics and how its emergence in Russia compares with other parts of the world. We’ll then delve into the ways in which nuclear power influenced the Cold War and vice versa before moving into a discussion of the ramifications Chernobyl had on the Soviet Union and the rest of the world. Take a listen.   If you would like to buy your own copy of Nuclear Russia and use...

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Back to Black seeks to show us the long, powerful and painful history of Black radical politics. Born out of resistance to slavery and colonialism, its rich past encompasses figures such as Marcus Garvey, Angela Davis, the Black Panthers and the Black Lives Matter activists of today. In part two of this episode, we discuss systemic racism in academia, the future of the Black Lives Matter movement, and much more.