Harvard Press Podcast

Harvard Press Podcast

Synopsis

The Harvard Press Podcast brings you interviews with the authors of books currently being published by Harvard University Press. Chris Gondek talks with the authors about their books, their influences and their interests.

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Episodes

  • Harvard Press Podcast- The Missile Next Door
    Harvard Press Podcast- The Missile Next Door
    10/11/2012

    Chris Gondek interviews Gretchen Heefner about the history of the Minuteman Missile System and how its deployment in the Plains altered the lives of ranching and farming communities.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- Brigham Young
    Harvard Press Podcast- Brigham Young
    01/11/2012

    Chris Gondek interviews John Turner about the life of Mormon pioneer, Brigham Young.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- Freaks of Fortune
    Harvard Press Podcast- Freaks of Fortune
    24/10/2012

    Chris Gondek interviews Jonathan Levy about how the idea of risk changed in 19th century America.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- The Omnivorous Mind
    Harvard Press Podcast- The Omnivorous Mind
    16/04/2012

    Chris Gondek interviews John Allen about our evolving relationship with food.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- Gothicka
    Harvard Press Podcast- Gothicka
    21/03/2012

    Chris Gondek interviews Victoria Nelson about the power of the Gothic imagination in modern culture..

  • Harvard Press Podcast- Solar Dance: Van Gogh, Forgery and the Eclipse of Certainty
    Harvard Press Podcast- Solar Dance: Van Gogh, Forgery and the Eclipse of Certainty
    06/03/2012

    Chris Gondek interviews Modris Eksteins about a scandal involving forged Van Gogh's in Weimar Berlin.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- The Accidental City: Improvising New Orleans
    Harvard Press Podcast- The Accidental City: Improvising New Orleans
    28/02/2012

    Chris Gondek interviews Lawrence Powell of Tulane University about the early history of New Orleans.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- To Free a Family: The Journey of Mary Walker
    Harvard Press Podcast- To Free a Family: The Journey of Mary Walker
    09/01/2012

    Chris Gondek interviews Sydney Nathans of Duke University about the efforts of escaped slave Mary Walker to liberate her family from North Carolina.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- The Unintended Reformation: How a Religous Revolution Secularized Society
    Harvard Press Podcast- The Unintended Reformation: How a Religous Revolution Secularized Society
    28/11/2011

    Chris Gondek interviews Brad Gregory of the University of Notre Dame about the ongoing consequences of the Protestant Reformation on modern society.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- The Program Era: Postwar Fiction and the Rise of Creative Writing
    Harvard Press Podcast- The Program Era: Postwar Fiction and the Rise of Creative Writing
    17/10/2011

    Chris Gondek interviews Mark McGurl of Stanford University about the history of Creative Writing Programs at American Universities.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- Galileos Muse: Renaissance Mathematics and the Arts
    Harvard Press Podcast- Galileo's Muse: Renaissance Mathematics and the Arts
    19/09/2011

    Chris Gondek interviews Mark Peterson of Mt. Holyoke about how Galileo's artistic training influenced his scientific methods.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- The Keats Brothers: The Life of John and George
    Harvard Press Podcast- The Keats Brothers: The Life of John and George
    12/09/2011

    Chris Gondek interviews Denise Gigante of Stanford about the lives of the poet, John Keats and his brother, the Anglo-American businessman, George.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- Rising Force: The Magic of Magnetic Levitation
    Harvard Press Podcast- Rising Force: The Magic of Magnetic Levitation
    01/06/2011

    Chris Gondek interviews James Livingston of MIT about the amazing properties of magnetic levitation.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- Listed: Dispatches from Americas Endangered Species Act
    Harvard Press Podcast- Listed: Dispatches from America's Endangered Species Act
    28/04/2011

    Chris Gondek interviews Joe Roman of the University of Vermont about the history and consequences of the Endangered Species Act.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- The Picture of Dorian Gray: An Annotated, Uncensored Edition
    Harvard Press Podcast- The Picture of Dorian Gray: An Annotated, Uncensored Edition
    13/04/2011

    Chris Gondek interviews Nicholas Frankel of VCU about the historical background of this Oscar Wilde classic.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- The Law of Life and Death
    Harvard Press Podcast- The Law of Life and Death
    01/04/2011

    Chris Gondek interviews Elizabeth Price Foley of FIU about the legal issues around life and death in American jurisprudence.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- Deep Secrets: Boys, Friendships and the Crisis of Connection
    Harvard Press Podcast- Deep Secrets: Boys, Friendships and the Crisis of Connection
    23/03/2011

    Chris Gondek interviews Niobe Way of NYU about the problems boys have maintaining emotionally intimate friendships with other boys as they enter their teens.

  • Harvard Press Podcast- Peculiar Institution: Americas Death Penalty in an Age of Abolition
    Harvard Press Podcast- Peculiar Institution: America's Death Penalty in an Age of Abolition
    16/11/2010

    David Garland is Arthur T. Vanderbilt Professor of Law and Professor of Sociology at New York University. Interview by Michael Orey, Public Affairs Director, NYU School of Law..

  • Harvard Press- What Was African American Literture?
    Harvard Press- What Was African American Literture?
    21/10/2010

    Chris Gondek interviews Kenneth Warren about the relationship between Jim Crow and African American Literature.

  • Harvard Press- The Nesting Season: Cuckoos, Cuckolds and the Invention of Monogamy
    Harvard Press- The Nesting Season: Cuckoos, Cuckolds and the Invention of Monogamy
    17/05/2010

    Chris Gondek interviews Bernd Heinrich, the author of The Nesting Season: Cuckoos, Cuckolds and the Invention of Monogamy.

  • Harvard Press- An Anthology of Modern Irish Poetry
    Harvard Press- An Anthology of Modern Irish Poetry
    17/03/2010

    Chris Gondek interviews Wes Davis, the Editor of An Anthology of Modern Irish Poetry.

  • Harvard Press- We Aint What We Ought To Be: The Black Freedom Struggle from Emancipation to Obama
    Harvard Press- We Ain't What We Ought To Be: The Black Freedom Struggle from Emancipation to Obama
    22/01/2010

    Chris Gondek interviews Stephen Tuck, the author of We Ain't What We Ought To Be: The Black Freedom Struggle from Emancipation to Obama.

  • Harvard Press- To Serve the Living: Funeral Directors and the African American Way of Death
    Harvard Press- To Serve the Living: Funeral Directors and the African American Way of Death
    17/11/2009

    Chris Gondek interviews Suzanne E. Smith, the author of To Serve the Living: Funeral Directors and the African American Way of Death.

  • Harvard Press- Americas Cold War: The Politics of Insecurity
    Harvard Press- America's Cold War: The Politics of Insecurity
    26/10/2009

    Chris Gondek interviews Campbell Craig and Fredrik Logevall, the authors of America's Cold War: The Politics of Insecurity.

  • Harvard Press- Teaching What You Dont Know
    Harvard Press- Teaching What You Don't Know
    12/10/2009

    Chris Gondek interviews Therese Huston, the author of Teaching What You Don't Know.

  • Harvard Press- Selling Sounds:The Commercial Revolution in American Music
    Harvard Press- Selling Sounds:The Commercial Revolution in American Music
    13/08/2009

    Chris Gondek interviews David Suisman, the author of Selling Sounds: The Commercial Revolution in American Music.

  • Harvard Press- The Annotated Wind in the Willows
    Harvard Press- The Annotated Wind in the Willows
    23/06/2009

    Chris Gondek interviews Seth Lerer, the editor of The Annotated Wind in the Willows.

  • Harvard Press- The Supreme Court and the American Elite: 1789-2008
    Harvard Press- The Supreme Court and the American Elite: 1789-2008
    10/06/2009

    Chris Gondek interviews Lucas Powe Jr., the author of The Supreme Court and the American Elite: 1789-2008.

  • Harvard Press- Life in Space: Astrobiology for Everyone
    Harvard Press- Life in Space: Astrobiology for Everyone
    27/05/2009

    Chris Gondek interviews Lucas Mix, the author of Life in Space: Astrobiology for Everyone.

  • Harvard Press- The Generalissimo
    Harvard Press- The Generalissimo
    18/05/2009

    Chris Gondek interviews Jay Taylor, the author of The Generalissimo.

  • Harvard Press- How Professors Think
    Harvard Press- How Professors Think
    10/05/2009

    Chris Gondek interviews Michele Lamont, the author of How Professors Think

  • Harvard Press- The Poltical Worlds of Slavery and Freedom
    Harvard Press- The Poltical Worlds of Slavery and Freedom
    28/04/2009

    Chris Gondek interviews Steven Hahn, the author of The Poltical Worlds of Slavery and Freedom.

  • Harvard Press- Galileo Goes to Jail and Other Myths About Science and Religion
    Harvard Press- Galileo Goes to Jail and Other Myths About Science and Religion
    21/04/2009

    Chris Gondek interviews Ronald L. Numbers, the editor of Galileo Goes to Jail and Other Myths About Science and Religion.

  • Harvard Press- Naming Infinity: A True Story of Religious Mysticism and Mathematical Creativity
    Harvard Press- Naming Infinity: A True Story of Religious Mysticism and Mathematical Creativity
    24/03/2009

    Chris Gondek interviews Loren Graham, the co-author of Naming Infinity: A True Story of Religious Mysticism and Mathematical Creativity.

  • Harvard Press- Hysterical Men: The Hidden History of Male Nervous Illness
    Harvard Press- Hysterical Men: The Hidden History of Male Nervous Illness
    16/03/2009

    Chris Gondek interviews Mark Micale, the author of Hysterical Men: The Hidden History of Male Nervous Illness.

  • Harvard Press- Who Owns the Sky: The Struggle to Control Airspace from the Wright Brothers On
    Harvard Press- Who Owns the Sky: The Struggle to Control Airspace from the Wright Brothers On
    09/03/2009

    Chris Gondek interviews Stuart Banner, the author of Who Owns the Sky: The Struggle to Control Airspace from the Wright Brothers On.

  • Harvard Press- Loneliness as a Way of Life
    Harvard Press- Loneliness as a Way of Life
    02/03/2009

    Chris Gondek interviews Timothy Dumm, the author of Loneliness as a Way of Life.

  • Harvard Press- What Happened at Vatican II
    Harvard Press- What Happened at Vatican II
    23/02/2009

    Chris Gondek interviews Father John W. O'Malley, the author of What Happened at Vatican II.

  • Harvard Press- The Latino Education Crisis: The Consequences of Failed Social Policies
    Harvard Press- The Latino Education Crisis: The Consequences of Failed Social Policies
    16/02/2009

    Chris Gondek interviews Patricia Gandrea and Frances Contreras, the authors of The Latino Education Crisis: The Consequences of Failed Social Policies.

  • Harvard Press- The Triumph of Music: The Rise of Composers, Musicians and Their Art
    Harvard Press- The Triumph of Music: The Rise of Composers, Musicians and Their Art
    09/02/2009

    Chris Gondek interviews Tim Blanning, the author of The Triumph of Music: The Rise of Composers, Musicians and Their Art.

  • Harvard Press- The Warping of Government Work
    Harvard Press- The Warping of Government Work
    20/10/2008

    Chris Gondek interviews John Donahue, the author of The Warping of Government Work.

  • Harvard Press- Unmaking the Public University: The Forty Year Assualt on the Middle Class
    Harvard Press- Unmaking the Public University: The Forty Year Assualt on the Middle Class
    13/10/2008

    Chris Gondek interviews Christopher Newfield, the author of Unmaking the Public University: The Forty Year Assualt on the Middle Class.

  • Harvard Press- Fatal Misconception: The Struggle to Control World Population
    Harvard Press- Fatal Misconception: The Struggle to Control World Population
    01/09/2008

    Chris Gondek interviews Matthew Connelly, the author of Fatal Misconception: The Struggle to Control World Population.

  • Harvard Press- Starved for Science: How Biotechnology is Being Kept Out of Africa
    Harvard Press- Starved for Science: How Biotechnology is Being Kept Out of Africa
    25/08/2008

    Chris Gondek interviews Robert Paarlberg, the author of Starved for Science: How Biotechnology is Being Kept Out of Africa.

  • Harvard Press- Innovation Corrupted: The Origins and Legacy of Enrons Collapse
    Harvard Press- Innovation Corrupted: The Origins and Legacy of Enron's Collapse
    28/07/2008

    Chris Gondek interviews Malcolm Salter, the author of Innovation Corrupted: The Origins and Legacy of Enron's Collapse.

  • Harvard Press- Inside Beethovens Quartets: History, Performance, Interpretation
    Harvard Press- Inside Beethoven's Quartets: History, Performance, Interpretation
    30/06/2008

    CChris Gondek interviews Lewis Lockwood, co-author, along with the Julliard String Quartet, of Inside Beethoven's Quartets: History, Performance, Interpretation.

  • Harvard Press- Academic Freedom in the Wired World: Political Extremism, Corporate Power and the University
    Harvard Press- Academic Freedom in the Wired World: Political Extremism, Corporate Power and the University
    24/06/2008

    Chris Gondek interviews Robert O'Neil, author of Academic Freedom in the Wired World: Political Extremism, Corporate Power and the University.

  • Harvard Press- Biobazaar: The Open Source Revolution and Biotechnology
    Harvard Press- Biobazaar: The Open Source Revolution and Biotechnology
    19/06/2008

    Chris Gondek interviews Janet Hope, author of Biobazaar: The Open Source Revolution and Biotechnology.

  • Harvard Press- Burning to Read: English Fundamentalism and its Reformation Opponents
    Harvard Press- Burning to Read: English Fundamentalism and its Reformation Opponents
    18/05/2008

    Chris Gondek interviews James Simpson, the author of Burning to Read: English Fundamentalism and its Reformation Opponents.

  • Harvard Press- The Road to Dallas: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy
    Harvard Press- The Road to Dallas: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy
    24/04/2008

    Chris Gondek interviews David Kaiser, author of The Road to Dallas: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy.

  • Harvard Press- On Nuclear Terrorism
    Harvard Press- On Nuclear Terrorism
    27/03/2008

    Chris Gondek interviews Micheal Levi, author of On Nuclear Terrorism.

  • Harvard Press- Artscience: Creativity in the Post-Google Generation
    Harvard Press- Artscience: Creativity in the Post-Google Generation
    25/02/2008

    Chris Gondek interviews David Edwards, author of Artscience: Creativity in the Post-Google Generation.

  • Harvard Press- Sexual Fluidity: Understanding Womens Love and Desire.
    Harvard Press- Sexual Fluidity: Understanding Women's Love and Desire.
    08/02/2008

    Chris Gondek interviews Lisa Diamond, author of Sexual Fluidity: Understanding Women's Love and Desire.

  • Harvard Press- The Denial of Aging: Perpetual Youth, Eternal Life and other Dangerous Fantasies
    Harvard Press- The Denial of Aging: Perpetual Youth, Eternal Life and other Dangerous Fantasies
    04/02/2008

    Chris Gondek interviews Dr. Muriel Gillick, author of The Denial of Aging: Perpetual Youth, Eternal Life and other Dangerous Fantasies.

  • Harvard Press- Worst Cast Scenarios
    Harvard Press- Worst Cast Scenarios
    27/11/2007

    Chris Gondek interviews Cass R. Sunstein, author of Worst Cast Scenarios.

  • Harvard Press- Our Secret Discipline: Yeats and Lyrical Form
    Harvard Press- Our Secret Discipline: Yeats and Lyrical Form
    09/11/2007

    Chris Gondek interviews Helen Vendler, author of Our Secret Discipline: Yeats and Lyrical Form.

  • Harvard Press- Henry Kissinger and the American Century
    Harvard Press- Henry Kissinger and the American Century
    05/11/2007

    Chris Gondek interviews Jeremi Suri, author of Henry Kissinger and the American Century.

  • Harvard Press- Green Sisters: A Spiritual Ecology
    Harvard Press- Green Sisters: A Spiritual Ecology
    29/10/2007

    Chris Gondek interviews Sarah McFarland Taylor, author of Green Sisters: A Spiritual Ecology.

  • Harvard Press- My Dearest Friend: The Letters of Abigail and John Adams.
    Harvard Press- My Dearest Friend: The Letters of Abigail and John Adams.
    25/10/2007

    Chris Gondek interviews Margaret Hogan, one of the editors of My Dearest Friend: The Letters of Abigail and John Adams.

  • Harvard Press- The Roman Triumph
    Harvard Press- The Roman Triumph
    22/10/2007

    Chris Gondek interviews Mary Beard, author of The Roman Triumph.

  • Harvard Press- Slicing the Silence: Voyaging to Antarctica
    Harvard Press- Slicing the Silence: Voyaging to Antarctica
    17/10/2007

    Chris Gondek interviews Tom Griffiths, author of Slicing the Silence: Voyaging to Antarctica.

  • Harvard Press- 1812: War With America
    Harvard Press- 1812: War With America
    26/09/2007

    Chris Gondek interviews Jon Latimer, author of 1812: War With America.

  • Harvard Press- That the World May Know: Bearing Witness to Atrocity
    Harvard Press- That the World May Know: Bearing Witness to Atrocity
    19/09/2007

    Chris Gondek interviews James Dawes, author of That the World May Know: Bearing Witness to Atrocity.

  • Harvard Press- The Sandbox Investment: The Preschool Movement and Kids First Politics
    Harvard Press- The Sandbox Investment: The Preschool Movement and Kids First Politics
    17/08/2007

    Chris Gondek interviews David Kirp, author of The Sandbox Investment: The Preschool Movement and Kids First Politics.

  • Harvard Press- The Conservative Ascendancy: How the GOP Right Made Poltical History
    Harvard Press- The Conservative Ascendancy: How the GOP Right Made Poltical History
    14/08/2007

    Chris Gondek interviews Donald Critchlow, author of The Conservative Ascendancy: How the GOP Right Made Poltical History.

  • Harvard Press- The New Americans: A Guide to Immigration Since 1965
    Harvard Press- The New Americans: A Guide to Immigration Since 1965
    08/08/2007

    Chris Gondek interviews Mary Waters, a co-editor of The New Americans: A Guide to Immigration Since 1965.

  • Harvard Press- A Nation of Counterfeiters: Capitalists, Con Men and the Making of the United States
    Harvard Press- A Nation of Counterfeiters: Capitalists, Con Men and the Making of the United States
    07/08/2007

    Chris Gondek interviews Stephen Mihm, author of A Nation of Counterfeiters: Capitalists, Con Men and the Making of the United States.

  • Harvard Press- The Lost Promise of Civil Rights
    Harvard Press- The Lost Promise of Civil Rights
    13/07/2007

    Chris Gondek interviews Risa Goluboff, author of The Lost Promise of Civil Rights.

  • Harvard Press- Songs of Ourselves: The Uses of Poetry in America
    Harvard Press- Songs of Ourselves: The Uses of Poetry in America
    08/06/2007

    Chris Gondek interviews Joan Shelley Rubin, author of Songs of Ourselves: The Uses of Poetry in America.

  • Harvard Press- The Jamestown Project
    Harvard Press- The Jamestown Project
    06/06/2007

    Chris Gondek interviews Karen Ordahl Kupperman, author of The Jamestown Project.

  • Harvard Press- The Case Against Perfection: Ethics in the Age of Genetic Engineering
    Harvard Press- The Case Against Perfection: Ethics in the Age of Genetic Engineering
    05/05/2007

    Chris Gondek interviews Michael Sandel, author of The Case Against Perfection: Ethics in the Age of Genetic Engineering.

  • Harvard Press- Cold War at 30,000 Feet: The Anglo-American Fight for Aviation Supremacy
    Harvard Press- Cold War at 30,000 Feet: The Anglo-American Fight for Aviation Supremacy
    05/05/2007

    Chris Gondek interviews Jeffrey Engel, author of Cold War at 30,000 Feet: The Anglo-American Fight for Aviation Supremacy.

  • Harvard Press- Surviving Large Losses: Financial Crises, the Middle Class, and the Development of Capital Markets
    Harvard Press- Surviving Large Losses: Financial Crises, the Middle Class, and the Development of Capital Markets
    04/05/2007

    >Chris Gondek interviews Phillip T. Hoffman, co-author of Surviving Large Losses: Financial Crises, the Middle Class, and the Development of Capital Markets.

  • Harvard Press- Made to Break: Technology and Obsolescence in America
    Harvard Press- Made to Break: Technology and Obsolescence in America
    04/05/2007

    Chris Gondek interviews Giles Slade, author of Made to Break: Technology and Obsolescence in America.

  • Harvard Press- Prophet of Innovation: Joseph Schumpeter and Creative Destruction
    Harvard Press- Prophet of Innovation: Joseph Schumpeter and Creative Destruction
    12/04/2007

    Chris Gondek interviews Thomas McCraw, author of Prophet of Innovation: Joseph Schumpeter and Creative Destruction.

  • Harvard Press- Off the Books: The Underground Economy of the Urban Poor
    Harvard Press- Off the Books: The Underground Economy of the Urban Poor
    28/03/2007

    Chris Gondek interviews Sudhir Alladi Venkatesh, author of Off the Books: The Underground Economy of the Urban Poor.

  • Harvard Press- Capital Rules: The Construction of Global Finance
    Harvard Press- Capital Rules: The Construction of Global Finance
    14/03/2007

    Chris Gondek interviews Rawi Abdelal, author of Capital Rules: The Construction of Global Finance.

  • Harvard Press- Gamer Theory
    Harvard Press- Gamer Theory
    14/03/2007

    Chris Gondek interviews McKenzie Wark, author of Gamer Theory.

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