Mar 172016
 

Historians Will Kurtz (Excommunicated from the Union), James Robertson (A Rebel War Clerk’s Diary), and Brent Tarter (Daydreams and Nightmares) discuss their Civil War histories, which closely examine the war’s impact on tolerance for religious minorities, the daily life of a Confederate War Department clerk, and the impact of secession on a Virginia family.

The three spoke at The UVa Harrison Institute, Small Special Collections on March 17, 2016 as a part of the 2016 Virginia Festival of the Book. Following the presentation questions were taken from the audience.

Our thanks to the Virginia Festival of the Book and the Mary and David Harrison Institute for American History, Literature and Culture at the University of Virginia for providing this audio.

Mar 172016
 

Editors Farah Griffin and Barbara D. Savage and contributor Corinne Field discuss their work in Toward an Intellectual History of Black Women.

The three spoke at The UVa Harrison Institute, Small Special Collections on March 17, 2016 as a part of the 2016 Virginia Festival of the Book. Following the presentation questions were taken from the audience.

Our thanks to the Virginia Festival of the Book and the Mary and David Harrison Institute for American History, Literature and Culture at the University of Virginia for providing this audio.

Mar 172016
 

Authors Dolores Flamiano (Women, Workers, and Race in LIFE Magazine) and Daphne Spain (Constructive Feminism) discuss their research and writing about the roles of gender and race in the professional world.

The two spoke at The UVa Harrison Institute, Small Special Collections on March 17, 2016 as a part of the 2016 Virginia Festival of the Book. Following the presentation questions were taken from the audience.

Our thanks to the Virginia Festival of the Book and the Mary and David Harrison Institute for American History, Literature and Culture at the University of Virginia for providing this audio.

Mar 162016
 

It’s speculated that photographers see the world differently than the rest of us. Robert Llewellyn, photographer of the book, Seeing Seeds: A Journey into the World of Seedheads, Pods, and Fruit by Teri Dunn Chase, and Carolyn J. Russo, the photographer who created Art of the Airport Tower, will discuss the potential for photographs to represent our world on the page.

The photographers spoke at The UVa Harrison Institute, Small Special Collections on March 16, 2016 as a part of the 2016 Virginia Festival of the Book. The program was moderated by Stacy Evans. Following the presentation questions were taken from the audience.

Our thanks to the Virginia Festival of the Book and the Mary and David Harrison Institute for American History, Literature and Culture at the University of Virginia for providing this audio.

Mar 162016
 

Author Adam Cohen (Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck) exposes the story behind a tremendous injustice and its continuing impact today.

Cohen spoke at the Charlottesville City Council Chambers on March 16, 2016 as a part of the 2016 Virginia Festival of the Book. Following the presentation questions were taken from the audience.

Our thanks to the Virginia Festival of the Book and Charlottesville TV10 for providing this audio.

Mar 162016
 

Authors Edward G. Lengel (First Entrepreneur), Philip Levy (George Washington Written Upon the Land), and Tony Williams (coauthor, Washington & Hamilton) discuss their latest research and new perspectives on George Washington.

The three authors spoke at the Charlottesville City Council Chambers on March 16, 2016 as a part of the 2016 Virginia Festival of the Book. Following the presentation questions were taken from the audience.

Our thanks to the Virginia Festival of the Book and Charlottesville TV10 for providing this audio.

Mar 162016
 

Whitney Johnson, author of Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work, opened the 2016 Virginia Festival of the Book. Johnson spoke at the Omni Hotel in Charlottesville on March 16, 2016. Following the presentation, Charlottesville Tomorrow Executive Director Brian Wheeler led a brief Q&A.

Our thanks to the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities for providing this audio.

Mar 162016
 

With this podcast we begin our coverage of the 2016 Virginia Festival of the Book. Our thanks go out to festival director Jane Kulow for providing us with this audio.

In this podcast Lesley Lee Francis, author of You Come Too, and Nancy Princenthal, author of Agnes Martin, discuss their writing, the subjects of their books, and the impact of Frost and Martin on literature and art.

The authors spoke at The UVa Harrison Institute, Small Special Collections on March 16, 2016. The program was moderated by Molly Schwartzburg, curator of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library. Following the presentation questions were taken from the audience.

Our thanks to the Virginia Festival of the Book and the Mary and David Harrison Institute for American History, Literature and Culture at the University of Virginia for providing this audio.