This Week On The Academic Minute (2016.07.25)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2016.7.25

Monday, July 25
Jonathan Wynn of the University of Massachusetts Amherst discusses why festivals are better for cities than building more concrete buildings.

Tuesday, July 26
Henna-Riikka Peltola of the University of Jyvaskyla explores sadness in music.

Wednesday, July 27
Andrew Ching of the University of Toronto examines whether the use of paid advertisements is needed when good or bad publicity is saying everything for you already.

Thursday, July 28
Joshua Rothman of the University of Alabama details a new portrait of slavery that is emerging.

Friday, July 29
Martin Krieger of the University of Southern California delves into why people cluster together in cities.