History Archive

Marist’s Robyn Rosen records at WAMC

Professor of history at Marist College, Robyn Rosen stopped by WAMC’s studios on Central Ave. in

Douglas Bruster, UT Austin – Shakespeare’s Brand

  We’re still making discoveries about Shakespeare! Douglas Bruster, a professor of American and English literature

William Parker, Duke University – Historical Stress

Are we more or less stressed than our ancestors? William Parker, association professor in the Department of

Ted Steinberg, Case Western Reserve University – Over-development

Can a city become so developed, it’s grown becomes a hindrance? Ted Steinberg, history professor at

Robert Pallitto, Seton Hall University – 800th Anniversary of the Magna Carta

Today, we celebrate the 800th birthday of the signing of the Magna Carta. Today on The

Jon Mikolashek, APU – False Historical Narratives

Is the history we’re presented actually accurate? Jon Mikolashek,¬†associate professor for the department of history and

Kristen Ghodsee, Bowdoin College – The Left Side of History

The term “communist” certainly has an associated stigma, especially in the United States. Kristen Ghodsee, a

Martin Krieger, USC – Urban Tomography

Photographs can surely capture a visual depiction of a city, but is that enough? Martin Krieger,

Greg Bell, Winthrop University – Day to Day Life of Medieval Crusaders

Depictions of The Crusades usually entail throngs of pillaging troops sacking cities and running amok. Greg

Glenn Geher, SUNY New Paltz – Neanderthal DNA

Are you a Neanderthal? According to Glenn Geher, psychologist at New Paltz, you might very well