This Week on The Academic Minute (2021.02.08)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2021.02.08


Monday, February 8th

David Primo, professor of political science and business administration at the University of Rochester, wonders if our fears about money in politics are overblown.

Tuesday, February 9th

Deborah Bennett, professor of liberal arts at the Berklee College of Music, explores limits of teaching languages with only male or female pronouns.

Wednesday, February 10th

Kyle Fruh, assistant professor of philosophy at Duke Kunshan University, wonders if fair-weather fans have it right after all.

Thursday, February 11th

Jacqueline Evans, associate professor of psychology at Florida International University, discusses memory and contract tracing during COVID-19.

Friday, February 12th

Lisa Bitel, professor of history and religion at the University of Southern California Dornsife, delves into the past to find St. Valentine’s origin story.