Can pop artists be poets? Adam Bradley, professor of English, founding director of the Laboratory for Race & Popular Culture (RAP Lab), and author of The Poetry of Pop discusses this and more in a wide-ranging conversation on all things music from Gershwin to Chance the Rapper.
Monthly Archives: March 2017
In this episode James Walvin, Professor of History Emeritus at the University of York, discusses how traces of slavery are often overlooked in the material culture we value, from porcelain sugar bowls to mahogany tables.
Kathleen A. Foster, curator at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, discusses the blockbuster new book and exhibition about American watercolor in the late 19th and early 20th century
We try to unlock the secrets of the Voynich Manuscript with Raymond Clemens from the Beinecke Library and Joseph Calamia, senior editor at Yale University Press
Attorney Arden Shenker joins Yale Law School student Conor Dwyer Reynolds in the studio to discuss the power of private lawsuits in public environmental policy, with a specific focus on the 1963 case Renken v. Harvey Aluminum.
An interview with Yale University Art Gallery assistant curator Keely Orgeman about the book and exhibition Lumia, Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light
Everyone could use more sleep, and Dr. Meir Kryger, global sleep expert and author of The Mystery of Sleep, tells us how to get it. We have tips for identifying common sleep problems and getting a better night’s sleep as well as a discussion on what actually happens to your body when you sleep (or don’t sleep).
YaleGlobal Article: The Futile Goal of Winning Wars – Developed nations have specific operational vulnerabilities and much to lose; the US president needs to understand the meaning of victory and defeat
YaleGlobal Article: Disrupting US-China Relations Will Incur High Costs – Efficient production lines, millions of jobs and affordable consumer products of all types depend on stable US-Chinese relations
YaleGlobal article: The Hidden Global Trade in Patient Medical Data – The goal to global trade in health data is new treatments, but government regulations do not keep pace.