Discovery & Inspiration

Discovery & Inspiration


Latest Episodes

Katherine Mellen Charron, “Women, Rural Communities, and the Struggle for Black Freedom”
July 06, 2020

When mapping the struggle for Black freedom and r…

Jennifer D. Williams, “Black Women Writers and the Legacy of Segregated Urban Spaces”
June 26, 2020

Between the 1930s and the 1970s, racialized legis…

Dennis Trout, “Embedded Epigrams: Poetic Inscriptions of Ancient Rome”
June 19, 2020

After the ancient Roman Empire embraced Christian…

Angela Stuesse, “Making the Story of American Immigration Come Alive”
June 12, 2020

For the millions of undocumented immigrants livin…

Marsha Gordon, “Narrating Modern Women’s Experiences: The Complex Legacy of Ursula Parrott”
June 05, 2020

In the 1930s, the writer Ursula Parrott used her …

Ian Burney, “Presumed Innocent: The Legacy of Erle Stanley Gardner”
May 15, 2020

Erle Stanley Gardner is best remembered as a best…

Emily Lutenski, “Love, Scandal, and the Legacies of Margery Latimer and Jean Toomer”
May 08, 2020

After she tragically died in childbirth in 1932, …

Yolonda Wilson, “Racial Bias, Mortality, and the Pursuit of Justice”
May 01, 2020

Research indicates that African Americans are far…