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First Impressions #101: Deepa Iyer on Shaping a Multiracial Future in the U.S.

First Impressions #101: Deepa Iyer on Shaping a Multiracial Future in the U.S.

Kristian Petersen January 3, 2017 0

Racial anxiety, bigotry, and anti-immigrant sentiment has escalated in post 9/11 America but that history . . .

Impolite Conversation #19: Religion and Politics in Contemporary China

Impolite Conversation #19: Religion and Politics in Contemporary China

Impolite Conversation January 3, 2017 0

On this month’s Impolite Conversation, our friend Courtney Bruntz stops by the studio to talk . . .

First Impressions # 100: Tim Whitmarsh on Atheism in the Ancient World

First Impressions # 100: Tim Whitmarsh on Atheism in the Ancient World

Joseph Ryan Kelly December 20, 2016 0

Atheists have been battling the gods for as long as the faithful have been admiring . . .

First Impressions #99: Aaron Hughes on the American Jewish Iconoclast, Jacob Neusner

First Impressions #99: Aaron Hughes on the American Jewish Iconoclast, Jacob Neusner

Kristian Petersen December 19, 2016 0

Because of Jacob Neusner, the scholarly study of Judaism flourishes in secular universities, not just . . .

First Impressions #98: Su’ad Abdul Khabeer on Race, Hip Hop, and Muslim Cool

First Impressions #98: Su’ad Abdul Khabeer on Race, Hip Hop, and Muslim Cool

David M. Krueger December 6, 2016 0

African American culture plays a critical role in the construction Muslim American identity. Dave Krueger . . .

Impolite Conversation #18: Waging War on Christmas and Hanukkah

Impolite Conversation #18: Waging War on Christmas and Hanukkah

Impolite Conversation December 6, 2016 0

On this episode of Impolite Conversation, Tim and Dan get into the holiday spirit by talking . . .

The Indie Scholar Podcast w/Dave Krueger

The Indie Scholar Podcast w/Dave Krueger

David M. Krueger November 18, 2016 0

We all know that successful completion of graduate school does not guarantee a job with a living wage. Today, . . .

The Annual Marginalia Radio Book Guide for #SBLAAR16

The Annual Marginalia Radio Book Guide for #SBLAAR16

David M. Krueger November 16, 2016 0

First Impressions is a Marginalia Review of Books podcast featuring authors of some of the . . .

First Impressions #97: Emily Suzanne Clark on Afro-Creole Spiritualism in New Orleans

First Impressions #97: Emily Suzanne Clark on Afro-Creole Spiritualism in New Orleans

David M. Krueger November 14, 2016 0

  Messages from the spirit world offered an Afro-Creole community in New Orleans a forum . . .

Impolite Conversation: Election Results 2016

Impolite Conversation: Election Results 2016

Impolite Conversation November 13, 2016 0

Will there be a difference between Trump the candidate and Trump the president? In this . . .