Yale Press Podcast

Yale Press Podcast

Latest Episodes

Saving Lake Superior
November 10, 2017

The story of Lake Superior's conservation recovery and what it can teach us in the face of climate change.

The Art of the Iran Deal
October 19, 2017

Trita Parsi explains the Iran Deal: its strengths, weaknesses, and the ramifications of ending it.

Ep. 39 – The History of Fishing
October 12, 2017

A look at the history of fishing from ancient civilizations to modern times and the problems caused by overfishing.

Inside the Human Organ Trade
October 05, 2017

Big ticket items like kidneys, livers, and hearts aren't the only things that can be extracted from you after death. A look inside the cadaver trade and its shadowy history.

The Origin of Early Civilization
September 28, 2017

Early civilizations came about with the domestication of fire, plants, animals, and humans.

The Challenges of Being a Social Media Star
September 21, 2017

The road to social media stardom is difficult and rarely pays well.

An Interview With Monica Penick
August 10, 2017

Interview with Monica Penick about her new book Tastemaker: Elizabeth Gordon, House Beautiful, and the Postwar American Home.

Foreign Policy for a Networked World
August 03, 2017

Anne-Marie Slaughter discusses foreign policy and the roles governments and individuals can play in an increasingly networked world.

Dickens, Darwin, Disraeli, and the Great Stink of 1858
July 20, 2017

The summer of 1858 was hot and stinky in London and filled with stories and scandals.

The Nazi Obsession with the Occult
July 13, 2017

The Nazi obsession with the occult and supernatural are well-known in pop culture. Eric Kurlander gives us the real story beyond what we've seen in Hollywood and comics.