Noted historian and author Carlos Eire breaks down some of the myths about Martin Luther and the Reformation and provides an insightful look at the history of the Catholic and Protestant religions from medieval to modern times.
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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.
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
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).
Joe Moran, author of Shrinking Violets: The Secret Life of Shyness, discusses his own experiences with shyness as well as the history of this common and misunderstood aspect of the human condition.
North Korea expert and author Jieun Baek discusses how information gets in and out of North Korea and addresses common myths about the secretive country.
An interview with Francesco Dal Co, author of the new book Centre Pompidou: Renzo Piano, Richard Rogers, and the Making of a Modern Monument, about the history of this famed museum on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.
Yale University Press director John Donatich and Anthony Kronman discuss religion, philosophy, and what it means to be a born-again pagan in society today.