Discovery & Inspiration

Discovery & Inspiration

Latest Episodes

Nancy F. Cott, “Accidental Internationalists: American Journalists Abroad Between the World Wars”
November 21, 2022

This lecture illuminates the field of internation…

Paul S. Sutter, “Public Health and the Panama Canal”
November 07, 2022

When the Panama Canal opened in 1914, it not only

Paul Ushang Ugor, “Socially Responsible Cinema: Femi Odugbemi’s Artistic Vision”
October 31, 2022

For the past twenty years, Nigerian filmmaking ha

Maggie M. Cao, “Imperial Painting: Nineteenth-Century Art and the Making of American Empire”
October 24, 2022

Nineteenth-century American paintings frequently

Howard Chiang, “Psychoanalysis in China”
October 17, 2022

In the early twentieth century, psychoanalytic id

Elizabeth S. Manley, “Imagining the Tropics: Women and Tourism in the Caribbean”
October 11, 2022

Widely understood as a destination for leisure an

Tony Frazier, “Slavery, English Law, and Abolition in the Eighteenth Century”
October 04, 2022

In the 1772 court case Somerset v Stewart, an E

Cara Robertson, “The Trial of Lizzie Borden”
September 29, 2022

Cara Robertson (NHC Trustee; NHC Fellow, 200405;

Joy Connolly, “The Life of Roman Republicanism”
September 29, 2022

Joy Connolly (NHC Trustee), President, American C

Andrew Delbanco, “The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America’s Soul”
September 29, 2022

Andrew Delbanco (NHC Fellow, 201314), Alexander