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Salsa Consciente: Politics, Poetics, and Latinidad in the Meta-Barrio

On today’s episode, we’re joined by Andrés Espinoza Agurrrto to discuss his book Salsa Consciente: Politics, Poetics, and Latinidad in the Meta-Barrio.

Nearly Nuclear: A Mismanaged Energy Transition

On today’s episode, we’re joined by LeRoy Smith to discuss his book Nearly Nuclear: A Mismanaged Energy Transition. Thanks for tuning in.

Turntables and Tropes: A Rhetoric of Remix

On today’s episode, we’re joined by Scott Haden Church to discuss his book Turn Tables and Tropes: A Rhetoric of Remix.

Louise Erdrich's Justice Trilogy: Cultural and Critical Contexts

Connie A. Jacobs and Nancy J. Peterson, the editors of a new book on Louise Erdrich’s “Justice Trilogy,” join us to discuss Erdrich, justice, and the excellent work of the volumes’ contributors.

Late Self-Portraits

In this episode, Mary Morris joins us to discuss her new book of poems Late Self-Portraits

We Kept Our Towns Going: The Gossard Girls in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Phyllis Michael Wong discusses her book We Kept Our Towns Going: The Gossard Girls of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Under a Bad Sun: Police, Politics, and Corruption in Australia

On today’s episode, we’re joined by Paul Bleakley to discuss his book Under a Bad Sun: Police, Politics, and Corruption in Australia. Thanks for tuning in.

The Call: Eloquence in Service of Truth

On today’s episode, we’re joined by Craig R. Smith and Michael Hyde to discuss their book The Call: Eloquence in Service of Truth. Thanks for tuning in.

Coffin Honey

Welcome to the MSU Press podcast, where we talk about University Press publishing with some of the authors, editors, and publishers who make it happen from the campus of Michigan State University. On today’s episode, to kick off the fifth season of the show, we’re joined by Todd Davis to discuss his latest book of poetry, Coffin Honey. Thanks for tuning in.

Innovations in Collaborative Modeling

On today’s episode, we’re joined by Laura Schmitt Olabisi and Miles McNall to discuss another book in MSU Press’s Transformations in Higher Education Series: Innovations in Collaborative Modeling. Thanks for tuning in.

Encountering the Sovereign Other: Indigenous Science Fiction

On this episode, we’re joined by Miriam C. Brown Spiers to discuss her book Encountering the Sovereign Other: Indigenous Science Fiction.

Ships & Shipwrecks: Stories from the Great Lakes

On today’s episode, we’re joined by Richard Gebhart to discuss his exciting book Ships & Shipwrecks: Stories from the Great Lakes. Thanks for tuning in.

Mid-Michigan Modern: From Frank Lloyd Wright to Googie

Today on the show we continue what’s become a bit of a series on midwestern architecture in conversation with Susan J. Bandés to discuss the expanded paperback edition of her book Mid-Michigan Modern: From Frank Lloyd Wright to Googie. Thanks for tuning in.

Waterfront Porch: Reclaiming Detroit's Industrial Waterfront as a Gathering Place for All

On today’s episode, we’re joined by John H. Hartig to discuss his book Waterfront Porch: Reclaiming Detroit’s Industrial Waterfront as a Gathering Place for All. Thanks for tuning in.

Spit

On today’s episode, we’re joined by Daniel Lassell to discuss his book Spit. Thanks for tuning in.

A World of Turmoil: The United State, China, and Taiwan in the Long Cold War

On today’s episode, we’re joined by Stephen J. Hartnett to discuss his book A World of Turmoil: The United States, China, and Taiwan in the Long Cold War. Thanks for tuning in.

The Accidental Reef and Other Ecological Odysseys in the Great Lakes

On today’s episode, we’re joined by Lynne Heasley to discuss her book The Accidental Reef and Other Ecological Odysseys in the Great Lakes.

Architectural Missionary: D. Fred Charlton in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, 1887-1918

On today’s episode, we’re joined by Steven C. Brisson to discuss his book Architectural Missionary: D. Fred Charlton in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, 1887-1918.

Strains of Dissent: Popular Music and Everyday Resistance in WWII France

In this episode, we’re joined by Kelly Jakes to discuss her book, Strains of Dissent: Popular Music and Everyday Resistance in WWII France, 1940-1945.

Smuggling Elephants through Airport Security

In the preface to their 1798 Lyrical Ballads, Wordsworth and Coleridge remind us that “It is the honorable characteristic of Poetry that its materials are to be found in every subject which can interest the human mind. The evidence of this fact,” they go on, “is to be sought, not in the writings of Critics, but in those of the Poets themselves.” I’m excited to be joined today by Brad Johnson, just such a poet, who finds something of interest in every subject that presents itself before the human mind in his excellent book Smuggling Elephants through Airport Security.

The Beautiful Skin: Football, Fantasy, and Cinematic Bodies in Africa

On today’s episode, we’re joined by Vlad Dima to discuss his book The Beautiful Skin: Football, Fantasy, and Cinematic Bodies in Africa. Thanks for tuning in.

Engaging Social Media in China: Platforms, Publics, and Production

On today’s episode, we’re joined by Guobin Yang to discuss the edited collection Engaging Social Media in China: Platforms, Publics, and Production. Thanks for tuning in.

Resowing the Seeds of War: Presidential Peace Rhetoric Since 1945

Stephen J. Heidt joins us to discuss his book Resowing the Seeds of War: Presidential Peace Rhetoric since 1945.

The Resistance Network: The Armenian Genocide and Humanitarianism in Ottoman Syria

On this episode, we discuss The Resistance Network: The Armenian Genocide and Humanitarianism in Ottoman Syria, 1915-1918 with the book's author Khatchig Mouradian.

Community Engagement Abroad

On today's episode we're joined by Pat Crawford and Brett Berquist to discuss their book, Community Engagement Abroad: Perspectives and Practices on Service, Engagement, and Learning Overseas.

Writing That Breaks Stones

On today’s episode, we’re joined by Joya Uraizee to discuss her book Writing That Breaks Stones: African Child Soldier Narratives.

On Poetry and Nature with Noah Davis and Derek Sheffield

I have with me today two poets from MSU Press’s Wheelbarrow Books series, Derek Sheffield and Noah Davis, who both know a thing or two about feeling, understanding, and expressing greatly the natural beauty of the world in language of poetry. Join us for a conversation about poetry, nature, and life in community with each other and other beings.

Desire

In this episode, we’re joined by Per Bjørnar Grande to discuss his book, Desire: Flaubert, Proust, Fitzgerald, Miller, Lana Del Rey. Thanks for tuning in.

Divided Loyalties: Young Somali Americans and the Lure of Extremism

Today on the show, we’re joined by Joseph Weber to discuss his book, Divided Loyalties: Young Somali Americans and the Lure of Extremism.

Sovereign Traces

Gordon Henry, Jr. and Elizabeth LaPensée join us to discuss their comics project Sovereign Traces. In two volumes, the Sovereign Traces series brings contemporary Indigenous literature into form with imaginative illustrations.

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