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Humanities Combating Isolation (2020): Podcast as Research

Public Humanities, Building Publics

May 20, 2020

This week’s Building Publics event continues last week’s conversation on podcasting to discuss both historical perspectives and contemporary approaches to radio and podcast communication as modes of imaginative public-to-scholar conversations. Fellows Milan Terlunen and Olivia Branscum will be in conversation with Mary Miss from City as Living Lab and Emily Bloom.

Milan Terlunen studies British, French and German literature at Columbia University. His research is on the history of the plot twist in nineteenth-century literature.

Olivia Branscum is a graduate student of philosophy at Columbia University, where she works on under-appreciated early modern and medieval thinkers. She is particularly interested in how they explain situations where the boundaries between people and objects get blurred.