Politics/Talk - “Upstate” With James Wood, Part II

April 21, 2018

James Livingston, Bruce Robbins, and Laura Kipnis talk with the critic and novelist James Wood about producing meaning, writing, and his new novel in the first of a two-part series.

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Politics/Talk - “Upstate” With James Wood, Part I

April 21, 2018

James Livingston, Bruce Robbins, and Laura Kipnis talk with the critic and novelist James Wood about producing meaning, writing, and his new novel in the first of a two-part series.

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Politics/Talk - Jackson Lears Part II: The Public Intellectual

January 8, 2018

James Livingston talks with the historian Jackson Lears (No Place of Grace, Fables of Abundance, Rebirth of a Nation) about the early, indirect trajectory of his academic career, and how it shaped his scholarship.

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Politics/Talk - Jackson Lears Part I: The Scholar as a Young Man

November 30, 2017

James Livingston talks with the historian Jackson Lears (No Place of Grace, Fables of Abundance, Rebirth of a Nation) about the early, indirect trajectory of his academic career, and how it shaped his scholarship.

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Politics/Talk - Mark Bray and Antifa, Part II

October 22, 2017

James Livingston and Bruce Robbins continue their discussion with the writer and historian Mark Bray about his new book Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook (Melville House) and how anti-fascist activists are confronting the alt-right.

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Politics/Talk - Mark Bray and Antifa, Part I

October 3, 2017

James Livingston and Bruce Robbins speak to the writer and historian Mark Bray about his new book Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook (Melville House) and how anti-fascist activists are confronting the alt-right.

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Politics/Talk - Laura Kipnis and Sexual Paranoia on Campus

May 22, 2017

Bruce Robbins talks to Laura Kipnis about her new book, Unwanted Advances: Sexual Paranoia Comes to Campus (HarperCollins), Title IX, and contemporary feminism. A Humanist Media production.

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Politics/Talk - Jessa Crispin and Reimagining Feminism

May 1, 2017
 
James Livingston speaks with the literary critic and journalist Jessa Crispin about feminism, capitalism, radicalism, and her new book Why I am Not a Feminist (Melville House).
 
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Politics/Talk - Corey Robin and the Life of the Mind

March 30, 2017

James Livingston speaks with author and political theorist Corey Robin about activism, scholarship, the academy, and being a public intellectual in the 21st century.

 
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Politics/Talk - Corey Robin and the Reactionary Mind

February 26, 2017

James Livingston speaks with author and political theorist Corey Robin to probe the filial relation between conservatism and what he calls the reactionary mind.

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