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15 Minute History Podcast

15 Minute History Podcast

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15 Minute History is a history podcast designed for historians, enthusiasts, and newbies alike. This is a joint project of Hemispheres, the international outreach consortium at the University of Texas at Austin, and Not Even Past, a website with articles on a wide variety of historical issues, produced by the History Department at the University of Texas at Austin. This podcast series is devoted to short, accessible discussions of important topics in world history, United States history, and Texas history with the award winning faculty and graduate students at the University of Texas at Austin, and distinguished visitors to our campus. They are meant to be a resource for both teachers and students, and can be enjoyed by anyone with an interest in history. For more information and to hear our complete back catalog of episodes, visit our website!


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Episode 92: Disability History in the United States

Author: The University of Texas at Austin
Wed, Jan 18, 2017


Host: Augusta DellíOmo,†Graduate Student, Department of History Guest: John Carranza,†Graduate Student, Department of History Americans with disabilities compose approximately 50 million people today, and yet remains largely removed from the historical record. The road to recognition has been long and … Continue reading

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Episode 91: The History of the Family

Author: The University of Texas at Austin
Wed, Dec 14, 2016


Host: Joan Neuberger, Professor, Department of History Guest: Steven Mintz, Professor, Department of History “Kids today.” Everyone says it, it seems, in reference to the idea that children today are spoiled, raised with poor values, and somehow have it worse … Continue reading

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Episode 90: Stokely Carmichael: A Life

Author: The University of Texas at Austin
Wed, Nov 30, 2016


Host: Joan Neuberger, Professor, Department of History, UT-Austin Guest: Peniel E. Joseph,†Barbara Jordan Chair in Ethics and Political Values, and Founding Director,†Center for the Study of Race and Democracy, LBJ School of Public Affairs, and Professor, Department of History, UT-Austin … Continue reading

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Episode 89: Seven Skeletons

Author: The University of Texas at Austin
Wed, Nov 02, 2016


Host: Christopher Rose, Department of History, University of Texas at Austin Guest: Lydia Pine, Research Affiliate, Institute for Historical Studies, University of Texas at Austin Over the last century, the search for human ancestors has spanned four continents and resulted … Continue reading

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Episode 88: The Search for Family Lost in Slavery

Author: The University of Texas at Austin
Wed, Oct 19, 2016


Host: Joan Neuberger, Professor, Department of History Guest: Heather Andrea Williams, Presidential Professor and Professor of Africana Studies, University of Pennsylvania One of the most callous and tragic aspects of slavery in the United States was the slave ownersí practice … Continue reading

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Episode 87: Nigeria’s Civil War & The Origins of American Humanitarian Interventions

Author: The University of Texas at Austin
Tue, Sep 27, 2016


Host: Samantha Rose Rubino, UT School of Law Guest: Brian McNeil, Fellow, Institute for Historical Studies, UT-Austin Humanitarian intervention has become such an accepted part of international relations, and our news headlines are full of stories about humanitarian efforts from … Continue reading

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Episode 86: Rethinking the Agricultural ‚ÄúRevolution‚ÄĚ

Author: The University of Texas at Austin
Wed, Sep 07, 2016


Host: Christopher Rose, Department of History Guest: Rachel Laudan, independent scholar Thousands of years before recorded human history, anthropologists have traced the evolution of human society from a nomadic hunter-gatherer phase to the rise of agricultural practices, which allowed people … Continue reading

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Episode 85: Brexit

Author: The University of Texas at Austin
Wed, Aug 24, 2016


Host: Christopher Rose, Department of History Guest: Philippa Levine,†Mary Helen Thompson Centennial Professor in the Humanities; Co-Director, Program in British Studies On June 23, 2016, British voters stunned many political observers (if not themselves) by voting to leave the European … Continue reading

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Episode 84: Behind the Tower: New Histories of the UT Tower Shooting

Author: The University of Texas at Austin
Mon, Aug 01, 2016


Fifty years ago, on August 1, 1966, twenty-five year old student Charles Whitman killed 16 people and wounded at least 32†more at UT Austin. †A former Marine sharpshooter, he went†to the 28th-floor observation deck†of the UT Tower and began shooting†people … Continue reading

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Episode 83: Simone de Beauvoir and ‚ÄėThe Second Sex‚Äô

Author: The University of Texas at Austin
Wed, May 11, 2016


Host: Joan Neuberger, Department of History, University of Texas at Austin Guest: Judith Coffin, Department of History, University of Texas at Austin Simone de Beauvoir was one of the most important intellectuals, feminists, and writers of the 20th century. Her … Continue reading

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