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Past Tense podcast with Adam Arenson, part 2

This episode of the Making History podcast is the second half of Adam Arenson’s talk at the Past Tense seminar, “This is Not How My Book Starts: Looking Back at Writing and Framing.” Adam is the author of The Great … Continue reading

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Past Tense podcast with Adam Arenson, part 1

This episode of the Making History podcast is the first half of Adam Arenson’s talk at the Past Tense seminar, “This is Not How My Book Starts: Looking Back at Writing and Framing.” Adam is the author of The Great … Continue reading

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Past Tense podcast: Miriam Pawel

The latest podcast is now out! This episode features journalist-historian Miriam Pawel, speaking at the Past Tense seminar at the Huntington Library. Subscribe the the Making History Podcast

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Past Tense Seminar: 2011-12 Dates and 2010-11 Podcasts

The 2011-2012 schedule for the Past Tense seminar is in the works; we have dates, listed below, and we are discussing logistics with our speakers. Our new time is Fridays at noon, so we can have lunch and discuss our … Continue reading

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Past Tense at the Huntington Library: Fall and Winter Schedule

In collaboration with the USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute and the USC-Huntington Institute on California and the West, we are happy to announce the fall and winter schedule for the Past Tense seminar. These gatherings focus on the craft of … Continue reading

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History over the Air

How much history do you listen to? What are the best history radio shows and podcasts, after this one? What makes them great? Continue reading

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The Challenge of Writing about a Fast-Changing China: Notes from the Borderland Between Scholarship and Journalism, with Jeff Wasserstrom and Mara Hvistendahl

This episode is another joint venture with The China Beat blog, a recording of the conversation between Jeff Wasserstrom and Mara Hvistendahl held at UC Irvine on April 23rd.  As described on the China Beat, “The lively discussion covered Hvistendahl’s … Continue reading

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COUNTRY DRIVING: Peter Hessler in Conversation with Kenneth L. Pomeranz

This episode of the Making History Podcast features New Yorker writer Peter Hessler (author of the books River Town, Oracle Bones, and  Country Driving: A Journey Through China from Farm to Factory) in conversation with Professor Kenneth L. Pomeranz, on … Continue reading

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PDP Podcast: Keynote Address with Peter Stallybrass

The Keynote address at The Past’s Digital Presence conference, given by Peter Stallybrass on Feb. 20, 2010 at Yale University.  Stallybrass is Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Humanities and Professor of English and of Comparative Literature … Continue reading

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PDP Podcast: Jacqueline Goldsby

This podcast is an audio recording of the February 19, 2010 Colloquium with Jacqueline Goldsby (University of Chicago), at the opening session of The Past’s Digital Presence conference.  Goldsby discusses her work with Mapping the Stacks: A Guide to Black … Continue reading

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