Faculty Highlight

  • How the Pandemic Has Exposed America's Deep Divide

    Monday, Jan 11, 2021
    2020 has been a year unlike any within living memory, and one that exposed some of America's deepest divides. Judy Woodruff spoke with emergency medical physician Dr. Uche Blackstock, Eddie Glaude, of Princeton University, New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore, and Yuval Levin, editor of National Affairs magazine, to discuss the pandemic, America's race problem, and the country’s leadership.
  • Exploring Black Religion: An eBook Special

    Monday, Jan 11, 2021
    This month, as we celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., we look to his role as a leading figure in the African American church. MLK’s important work inspires us to explore the history, complexity, and influences of Black religion in American life. Browse the eBooks below to find studies on Black women’s Christian activism, the connections between Black religion and cooking traditions, the influence of religion on the poetry of Langston Hughes, and other important interventions in the study of Black religion. Get each eBook for just $1.99 through the end of January!
  • The Quarantine Tapes 147: Reverend William Barber

    Monday, Jan 11, 2021
    On episode 147 of The Quarantine Tapes, guest host Eddie Glaude is joined by Reverend William Barber. Eddie and Williams have a stirring conversation about how this moment of death and grief fits into a long history of acceptable deaths in the United States.
  • The Quarantine Tapes 146: Kiese Laymon

    Monday, Jan 11, 2021
    Guest host Eddie Glaude is joined by writer Kiese Laymon on episode 146 of The Quarantine Tapes. They connect over their shared background as writers from Mississippi and Eddie asks Kiese about his worries prior to the release of his recent memoir.
  • The Quarantine Tapes 145: Natasha Trethewey

    Wednesday, Dec 23, 2020
    Guest host Eddie Glaude is joined by poet Natasha Trethewey on episode 145 of The Quarantine Tapes. Natasha’s most recent book is her memoir, Memorial Drive. In their conversation, Eddie asks her about the process of writing and releasing that book into this moment of political and social reckoning.
  • The Quarantine Tapes 144: Sarah Broom

    Wednesday, Dec 23, 2020
    On episode 144 of The Quarantine Tapes, guest host Eddie Glaude is joined by writer Sarah Broom. Eddie and Sarah’s conversation dives deep into the craft and practice of writing. Sarah reflects on the time she is spending with visual art lately and the influence of painting and color theory on how she thinks about writing.


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