- Date posted: January 30, 2015
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In this talk, Professor Hernandez interprets texts from Puerto Rican educator and sociologist Eugenio María de Hostos as well as the Cuban poet and scholar José Martí.
- Date posted: October 8, 2014
- Download Podcast | 58min 21sec | 84.04 MB
In this panel discussion, Pablo Mitchell, Virginia Sánchez Korrol, and Andrés Reséndez deliberate on ways to incorporate Latino/a histories into Anglo American history, often portrayed as distinct narratives.
- Date posted: January 4, 2013
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In this thirteen minute presentation, historian Martha Sandweiss challenges assumptions and some of the uses of Civil War photographs as historical documents. Although biased, unreliable, and unrepresentative, the images are mostly used as illustrations of events. .
- Date posted: January 3, 2013
- Download Podcast | 16min 37sec | 15.95 MB
In this 15 minute talk, art historian, curator, and photographer Anthony Lee provocatively examines Civil War era photography by way of one case study. The discovery, in June 2010, of a supposedly rare carte-de-visite depicting two African-American boys began a contentious ordeal over the monetary and historic value of the artifact
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Historian Mary Niall Mitchell uses less known and difficult to understand photographs to discuss the use of photography as propaganda during the Civil War.
- Date posted: May 15, 2012
- Download Podcast | 22min 16sec | 21.38 MB
Andrea Ades Vasquez interviews Ellen Noonan about her forthcoming book The Strange Career of Porgy and Bess (University of North Carolina Press, fall 2012) and the current Broadway revival of the show.
- Date posted: March 28, 2012
- Download Podcast | 35min 49sec | 34.39 MB
Craig Steven Wilder, professor of history at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, speaks to New York City teachers about the influence of school districting on the racial segregation of Brooklyn neighborhoods.
- Date posted: January 27, 2012
- Download Podcast | 16min 38sec | 15.97 MB
At the Professional Staff Congress's CUNY and Race Forum, attorney and professor Frank Deale provides historical context for issues surrounding affirmative action and the City University of New York.
- Date posted: January 20, 2012
- Download Podcast | 30min 45sec | 29.53 MB
Historian Vincent DiGirolamo discusses the historiography of early 20th-century immigration through Ellis Island.
- Date posted: January 4, 2012
- Download Podcast | 18min 19sec | 17.59 MB
Professor, curator, photographer Deborah Willis discusses the pictorial record and a "new memory of photography."
- Date posted: December 11, 2011
- Download Podcast | 34min 40sec | 50.01 MB
Historian Gregory Downs explains how grassroots political movements powered both the radical political possibilities and the ultimate violent defeat of Reconstruction.
- Date posted: November 24, 2011
- Download Podcast | 18min 18sec | 17.57 MB
Historian Scott Reynolds Nelson presents three rarely explored aspects of the Civil War.
- Date posted: November 17, 2011
- Download Podcast | 16min 00sec | 15.35 MB
Historian Gary W. Gallagher discusses the concept of union in the nineteenth century and its importance in the Civil War.
- Date posted: October 18, 2011
- Download Podcast | 18min 37sec | 17.88 MB
Historian Gregory Downs (City College of New York, City University of New York) explains the range of scholarly approaches that shape our understanding of the Civil War.
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- Download Podcast | 17min 14sec | 16.54 MB
Historian Stephanie McCurry (University of Pennsylvania) explains why understanding the Confederacy from the inside out changes our understanding of the Civil War.
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- Download Podcast | 22min 40sec | 21.76 MB
Historian James Oakes describes how the interpretation of the Emancipation Proclamation as a turning point in the Civil War has obscured its pre-war origins.
- Date posted: September 26, 2011
- Download Podcast | 34min 59sec | 33.59 MB
In the first part of this two-part panel discussion, held at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference, distinguished contemporary American writers Frank Bidart, Vijay Seshadri, and Kevin Young talk about writing about the Civil War 150 years after it began.
- Date posted: September 9, 2011
- Download Podcast | 17min 46sec | 17.13 MB
As part of the 100th anniversary remembrance of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, historian Mae Ngai explores the relationship between organized labor and immigration policies.
- Date posted: September 6, 2011
- Download Podcast | 30min 28sec | 29.33 MB
In the second part of this two-part panel discussion, held at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference, distinguished contemporary American writers Frank Bidart, Vijay Seshadri, and Kevin Young talk about writing about the Civil War 150 years after it began.
- Date posted: July 20, 2011
- Download Podcast | 13min 17sec | 12.83 MB
Stan Deaton (Georgia Historical Society) discusses the challenges his institution is facing when discussing and commemorating the 150 anniversary of the start of the Civil War.
- Date posted: May 19, 2011
- Download Podcast | 50min 04sec | 48.14 MB
Historian Annelise Orleck (Dartmouth College) tells the incredible story of a gutsy band of former cotton-pickers and hotel maids who led the welfare reform movement in Las Vegas and around the nation.
- Date posted: February 25, 2011
- Download Podcast | 52min 52sec | 50.76 MB
Historian Carol Groneman, whose dissertation grounds the scholarship of ASHP's documentary "The Five Points: New York's Irish Working Class in the 1850s," looks at what happened when immigrants of the Irish famine came to the United States (1845-1855)
- Date posted: February 10, 2011
- Download Podcast | 01hrs 00min | 57.93 MB
In this three-part video podcast, ASHP/CML's Donna Thompson Ray shares the benefit of her area of expertise with New York City Department of Education teachers in a discussion about the work of artist Jacob Lawrence.
- Date posted: January 18, 2011
- Download Podcast | 29min 41sec | 42.81 MB
Historian Fritz Umbach and Anthropologist Kojo Dei (John Jay College, CUNY) put the history of the transatlantic slave trade into a long and complex global context.
- Date posted: January 7, 2011
- Download Podcast | 50min 36sec | 72.95 MB
In this Now and Then podcast, Donna Thompson Ray (ASHP) interviews Peter H. Wood (Duke University, professor emeritus) about the life of Thomas Day, a free black cabinetmaker in the Antebellum South.
- Date posted: April 21, 2010
- Download Podcast | 34min 15sec | 49.41 MB
Gregory Downs (City College of New York, CUNY) explores how, in building their own worlds, slaves both sustained their own humanity and altered the institution of slavery.
- Date posted: November 2, 2009
- Download Podcast | 32min 04sec | 46.25 MB
Carlos Sanabria (Hostos Community College, CUNY) discusses Hispanic migration to the U.S. in the post-World War Two era.
- Date posted: May 18, 2009
Former Tuskegee Airman Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. shares his personal history of race in the United States during World War II.
- Date posted: May 14, 2009
- Download Podcast | 39min 30sec | 56.96 MB
Jeanie Attie (Long Island University) examines the significance of slavery to the people who fought in and lived during the American Civil War.
- Date posted: April 28, 2009
- Download Podcast | 45min 53sec | 66.15 MB
Martha Hodes (New York University) explores the many meanings of freedom that emerged at the end of the Civil War.
- Date posted: January 5, 2009
- Download Podcast | 14min 55sec | 17.98 MB
In this talk to New York City schoolteachers, historian Matthew Jacobson challenges conventional notions about America's immigrant past.