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1869, the Cornell University Press Podcast
19 minutes | Jul 14, 2021
1869, Ep. 106 with John O'Keefe, author of Stranger Citizens
Transcript here: https://otter.ai/u/HKSiPpEyp5yUbQ9XaP2WK6MZwGo This episode, we speak with John O’Keefe, author of Stranger Citizens: Migrant Influence and National Power in the Early American Republic—https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/9781501756092/stranger-citizens/#bookTabs=1 John is Associate Professor of History at Ohio University-Chillicothe We spoke to John about his interest in the history of what is still an ongoing, modern debate – who can be a citizen and who decides, how migrants responded to attempts to limit their rights in the early formative years of our republic, and what were some of his favorite historical stories that he uncovered in his research.
30 minutes | Jun 24, 2021
1869, Ep. 106 with Arnout van der Meer, author of Performing Power
Transcript: https://otter.ai/u/vx2yyXywDSWhWxkx67o2G9MpVt0?f= This episode, we speak with Arnout van der Meer, author of Performing Power: Cultural Hegemony, Identity, and Resistance in Colonial Indonesia — https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/9781501758584/performing-power/ Arnout van der Meer is an Assistant Professor in History at Colby College. His research explores the importance of material and visual culture, such as dress, architecture, deference rituals, and symbols of power, for both the legitimization of colonial authority as well as its contestation in turn of the twentieth century Indonesia. We spoke to Arnout about how a photographic collection of Dutch colonial officials in Java sparked his interest in researching the topic of his new book, how the use of cultural history has unveiled new insights on the development of Indonesia that have up to this point been missed by other more traditional historical approaches, and how individual acts of rebellion against Dutch colonial power by Indonesians helped subvert the state from the grassroots up. If you’d like to read his new book, you can download the free open access ebook on our website at cornellpress.cornell.edu. You can also use the promo code 09POD to save 30 percent on the paperback. If you live in the UK use the discount code CSANNOUNCE and visit the website combinedacademic.co.uk.
33 minutes | May 19, 2021
1869, Special SMH Ep. 105 with David Silbey, Jay Lockenour, and Edward Westermann
Transcript: https://otter.ai/u/QDqWsQOh01wdMW-2T80h8jYl4mU For this special military history episode, we speak with David Silbey, Jay Lockenour, and Edward Westermann. David Silbey is the series editor for our book series Battlegrounds: Cornell Studies in Military History: https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/series/battlegrounds-cornell-studies-in-military-history/ David is the Associate Director of the Cornell in Washington program and Adjunct Associate Professor at Cornell University. He specializes in the industrialized total wars of the 20th century and the asymmetric responses to those wars that evolved after 1945. Jay Lockenour is Associate Professor of History at Temple University and author of the new book Dragonslayer: The Legend of Erich Ludendorff in the Weimar Republic and Third Reich. He is also the author of Soldiers as Citizens and former host of the New Books in Military History podcast. Edward B. Westermann is Professor of History at Texas A&M University—San Antonio, and author of the new book Drunk on Genocide: Alcohol and Mass Murder in Nazi Germany. He is a Commissioner on the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission, and also the author of Hitler's Ostkrieg and the Indian Wars.
33 minutes | Mar 8, 2021
1869, Ep. 104 with Larry Kirwan, author of Rockaway Blue: A Novel
This episode, we speak with Larry Kirwan, author of the new book Rockaway Blue: A Novel: https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/9781501754227/rockaway-blue/ Larry Kirwan was the leader of the New York-based Irish political rock band Black 47 for twenty-five years. He is the author of five previous books, including Liverpool Fantasy, Rockin' the Bronx, and Green Suede Shoes, as well as sixteen plays and musicals, including Hard Times and Rebel in the Soul. Kirwan also hosts Celtic Crush, a popular radio show on SiriusXM. We spoke to Larry about his own personal experiences during 9/11 and how they informed his new novel, how his book tells the story of regular people who were impacted by the tragedy, including members of the Irish-American community of Rockaway Beach and the Muslim community of South Brooklyn, and how New York City has been transformed in the twenty-years since the Towers fell. If you’d like to purchase his new book, use the promo code 09POD to save 30 percent on our website which is cornellpress.cornell.edu. If you live in the UK use the discount code CSANNOUNCE and visit the website combinedacademic.co.uk.
12 minutes | Feb 24, 2021
1869, Ep. 103 with Allegra Martschenko, CUP Acquisitions Assistant and Mellon Diversity Fellow
https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/careers-and-internships/ Cornell University Press is proud to be a participant in the Andrew W. Mellon University Press Diversity Fellowship Program which was developed in 2016 to help bring more diversity into academic publishing. The Fellowship Program actively works to address diversity issues by providing underrepresented individuals an opportunity to have real work experience in scholarly publishing and a network of peers and mentors to assist them in their professional development. We are excited to inform you that the new Mellon Diversity fellowship position at the Press is officially open for applications. This fourteen-month position, which begins June 1st is within the Cornell University Press acquisitions department where the Mellon Diversity Fellow will provide support to one or more Acquisitions Editors in acquiring scholarly books. The application deadline is midnight of March 14th, 2021. You can learn more information about this position by visiting the Careers and Internships page on our website – https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/careers-and-internships/ as well as listening to this episode as we’ll be speaking with our current Mellon Diversity Fellow at Cornell University Press Allegra Martschenko. Allegra Martschenko joined Cornell University Press in June 2020 as an acquisitions assistant. She has a Bachelors of Arts in Architecture with minors in Urban Studies and Creative Writing, so she’s always looking at the way space shapes people and stories. In her free time, she reads speculative fiction, writes novels, and builds architectural models (just for fun). We spoke with Allegra about how she heard about the position and what inspired her to apply, what are some of her favorite experiences at the Press so far, and the advice she would give to anyone who’s interested in applying.
19 minutes | Feb 18, 2021
1869, Ep. 102 with Danielle Lupton, author of Reputation for Resolve
Transcript available here: https://otter.ai/u/J0NWb3ft4vqGS5x9po05h9-wOOU This episode, we speak with Danielle Lupton, author of the recent book Reputation for Resolve: How Leaders Signal Determination in International Politics: https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/9781501747717/reputation-for-resolve/#bookTabs=0 Danielle L. Lupton is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Colgate University. She has published articles in Political Analysis, Political Research Quarterly, International Interactions, and the Journal of Global Security Studies. Follow her on Twitter @ProfLupton or on her website at daniellelupton.com. We spoke to Danielle about how individual world leaders influence international politics, how Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev personally viewed Presidents Eisenhower and Kennedy in terms of their resolve and reputation, and what reputational challenges will President Biden most likely face as he begins his term. If you’d like to purchase Danielle’s book, use the promo code 09POD to save 30 percent on our website which is cornellpress.cornell.edu. If you live in the UK use the discount code CSANNOUNCE and visit the website combinedacademic.co.uk.
24 minutes | Feb 12, 2021
1869, Ep. 101 with Joel Christensen, author of The Many-Minded Man
Transcript available here: https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/transcript-of-1869-episode-101-with-joel-christensen-author-of-the-many-minded-man/ This episode, we speak with Joel Christensen, author of The Many-Minded Man: The "Odyssey," Psychology, and the Therapy of Epic - https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/9781501752346/the-many-minded-man/ Joel P. Christensen is Associate Professor and Chair of Classical Studies at Brandeis University. He is coauthor of A Beginner's Guide to Homer and Homer's Thebes. Follow him on Twitter @sentantiq. We spoke to Joel about how the Greek epic tradition was not based on the written word, but on large-scale performances in which ancient audiences experienced the stories as a way to think about their own lives, how the Odyssey in particular offered audience a form of folk psychology, and what modern cognitive psychology can learn from Homer. If you’d like to purchase his new book, use the promo code 09POD to save 30 percent on our website which is cornellpress.cornell.edu. If you live in the UK use the discount code CSANNOUNCE and visit the website combinedacademic.co.uk.
26 minutes | Jan 13, 2021
1869, Ep. 100 with Cornell University Press Director Jane Bunker
This episode we speak with Cornell University Press Director Jane Bunker: https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/contact/administration/ Jane has been serving as director since March of 2020 and is the first woman to lead Cornell University Press. She was previously the Director of Northwestern University Press, where she served since 2010. Under her leadership NUP significantly developed its profile, growing widely respected lists in poetry, philosophy, theater and performance studies, and Chicago regional books, as well as enacting a comprehensive digital strategy. Jane has also served on the board of directors and a wide range of committees for the Association of University Presses. She previously served as Associate Director and Editor-In-Chief at the State University of New York Press, and holds a BA in philosophy from St. Norbert College and an MA in philosophy from Fordham University. We spoke to Jane about her background and how her career in university publishing began, what inspires her most working at the Press, and the new initiatives she envisions Cornell University Press will implement in the next three to five years. If you’d like to purchase any of our books, know that as a loyal listener to our podcast you can use the promo code 09POD and save 30 percent on our website – visit our website at cornellpress.cornell.edu.
28 minutes | Dec 17, 2020
1869, Ep. 99 with Jessie Hewitt, author of Institutionalizing Gender
This episode we speak with Jessie Hewitt, editor of the new book Institutionalizing Gender: Madness, the Family, and Psychiatric Power in Nineteenth-Century France - https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/9781501753329/institutionalizing-gender/#bookTabs=1 Jessie Hewitt is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Redlands. Follow her on Twitter @jessie_hewitt. We spoke to Jessie about how psychiatric professionals in the 19th century dealt with gender, how men and women would often crack under the pressure of the strict Bourgeois gender expectations of the time, and how the psychiatric system dramatically oppressed women and at the same time had an extremely damaging impact on men as well.
17 minutes | Oct 19, 2020
1869, Ep. 98 with Lisa A. Tucker, editor of Hamilton and the Law
This episode we speak with Lisa Tucker, editor of the new book Hamilton and the Law: Reading Today’s Most Contentious Legal Issues through the Hit Musical - https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/9781501753381/hamiltonand-the-law/ Lisa A. Tucker is Associate Professor of Law at the Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University and author of the novel Called On, as well as eleven books for children. She has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, People, Time, and NBC Nightly News. We spoke to Lisa about how she assembled a star-powered cast of legal minds to come together to write a book looking at the phenomenally popular musical Hamilton through the lens of the law, how Hamilton makes us challenge our opinions now matter what side of the aisle you are on, and how the musical really makes us think about power – who holds it, and how it is used.
19 minutes | Aug 13, 2020
1869, Ep. 97 with Patricia Norland, author of The Saigon Sisters
This episode we speak with Patricia Norland, author of the new book The Saigon Sisters: Privileged Women in the Resistance - https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/9781501749735/the-saigon-sisters/ https://www.thesaigonsisters.com/ Patricia D. Norland most recently worked as a public diplomacy officer within the US Department of State. She is the translator of Beyond the Horizon and the author of Vietnam in the Children of the World series. We spoke to Patricia about how her chance encounter with a social worker in Ho Chi Minh City set the stage for writing her new book, why we desperately need to diversify the voices chronicling the history of 20th century Vietnam, and why personal oral histories are irreplaceable in truly understanding the region’s rich history.
11 minutes | Jul 23, 2020
1869, Ep. 96 with Benno Weiner, author of The Chinese Revolution on the Tibetan Frontier
This episode we speak with Benno Weiner, author of the new book The Chinese Revolution on the Tibetan Frontier - https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/9781501749391/the-chinese-revolution-on-the-tibetan-frontier/ Benno Weiner is Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Carnegie Mellon University and co-editor of Conflicting Memories. We spoke to Benno about how the public has been asking the wrong question about the Tibet question, why it is essential that historians of China study how China tried to integrate its borderland regions into the modern Chinese nation, and where the People’s Republic of China looks to be heading today in regards to ethnic minority issues.
14 minutes | Jun 17, 2020
1869, Ep. 95 with Jasmine-Kim Westendorf, author of Violating Peace
This episode we speak with Jasmine-Kim Westendorf, author of the new book Violating Peace: Sex, Aid, and Peacekeeping - https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/9781501748059/violating-peace/ Jasmine-Kim Westendorf is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at La Trobe University, Australia, and a Research Associate at the Developmental Leadership Program. She is author of Why Peace Processes Fail. Follow her on Twitter @jasminekimw. We spoke to Jasmine-Kim about the consolidated data that she has collected in her book showing that sexual exploitation and abuse has happened in every peace operation and every peacebuilding process that the international community has been involved in, and that it continues to happen to this day. This ongoing sexual misconduct has significant and long-term impacts on the capacity and credibility of the international community involved in peacekeeping, and Jasmine-Kim’s new book offers concrete policy suggestions that more effectively address this phenomenon in future peace operations.
15 minutes | May 25, 2020
1869, Ep. 94 with Ray Brescia, author of The Future of Change
This episode we speak with Ray Brescia, author of the new book The Future of Change: How Technology Shapes Social Revolutions - https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/9781501748110/the-future-of-change/ Ray Brescia is the Hon. Harold R. Tyler Chair in Law & Technology and a Professor of Law at Albany Law School. Before, he was a lawyer and community organizer in New York City, working in Harlem, Washington Heights, the South Bronx, and Chinatown to promote housing rights, worker rights, and economic development. He has held positions at the Urban Justice Center, the New Haven Legal Assistance Association, and the Legal Aid Society of New York, where he was a Skadden Fellow, and as a law clerk to the Hon. Constance Baker Motley, United States District Court Judge. Follow him on Twitter: @rbrescia We spoke to Ray about how new means of communication have sparked social movements, the many “social innovation moments” found throughout history, and how social change activism can become more effective by learning from the social movement failures and successes in the past.
13 minutes | May 20, 2020
1869, Ep. 93 with Richard W. Maass, author of The Picky Eagle
This episode we speak with Richard W. Maass, author of the new book The Picky Eagle: How Democracy and Xenophobia Limited U.S. Territorial Expansion - https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/9781501748752/the-picky-eagle/#bookTabs=2 Richard W. Maass is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Evansville. Follow him on Twitter @richardmaass. We spoke to Richard about why the United States stopped annexing territory, and why U.S leaders often declined even profitable opportunities for annexation due to xenophobia and overtly racist rationales fearing that new territory would bring into the United States large populations they saw as alien in terms of race, ethnicity, language, or religion. As a loyal listener to the podcast we’d like to offer you a special 30% discount on her new book. To receive your discount please go to cornellpress.cornell.edu and use the promo code 09POD. If you live in the UK use the discount code CSANNOUNCE and visit the website combinedacademic.co.uk.
11 minutes | Apr 15, 2020
1869, Ep. 92 with Melissa M. Lee, author of Crippling Leviathan
This episode we speak with Melissa M. Lee, author of the new book Crippling Leviathan: How Foreign Subversion Weakens the State. https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/9781501748363/crippling-leviathan Melissa M. Lee is Assistant Professor of Political and International Affairs at Princeton University. Visit her website at melissamlee.com. We spoke to Melissa about the problem of ungoverned space–pockets of territory outside the control of the central government; why ungoverned space is a consequence of foreign subversion; and the impressive array of evidence demonstrating how foreign subversion undermines state authority and impedes state consolidation. As a loyal listener to the podcast we’d like to offer you a special 30% discount on her new book. To receive your discount please go to cornellpress.cornell.edu and use the promo code 09POD. If you live in the UK use the discount code CSANNOUNCE and visit the website combinedacademic.co.uk.
18 minutes | Apr 2, 2020
1869, Ep. 91 with Mary Brazelton, author of Mass Vaccination
This episode we speak with Mary Brazelton, author of the new book Mass Vaccination: Citizen’s Bodies and State Power in Modern China - https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/9781501739989/mass-vaccination/ Mary Augusta Brazelton is University Lecturer in Global Studies of Science, Technology and Medicine at the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge. We spoke to Mary about the striking parallels between China’s success in eradicating smallpox and their current efforts in combating COVID-19—the systems of surveillance and intervention that China developed to implement and monitor vaccinations have created increasingly effective strategies to control epidemics, demonstrated most recently in the coronavirus epicenter of Wuhan. As a loyal listener to the podcast we’d like to offer you a special 30% discount on her new book. To receive your discount please go to cornellpress.cornell.edu and use the promo code 09POD. If you live in the UK use the discount code CSANNOUNCE and visit the website combinedacademic.co.uk.
14 minutes | Mar 25, 2020
1869, Ep. 90 with Cecilia Gaposchkin & Anne Lester, Editors of the new MSRC series
This episode we speak with Cecilia Gaposchkin and Anne Lester, editors of our exciting new series Medieval Societies, Religions, and Cultures: https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/series/medieval-societies-religions-and-cultures/ Sign up here to get updates on new books in this series and all of our new books in medieval studies: https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/sign-up/ M. Cecilia Gaposchkin is Professor of History at Dartmouth College. She is the author of The Making of Saint Louis: Kingship, Sanctiity, and Crusade in the Later Middle Ages and Invisible Weapons: Liturgy and the Making of Crusade Ideology, among others. Anne E. Lester holds the John W. Baldwin and Jenny Jochens Associate Chair in Medieval History at Johns Hopkins University. She is the author of Creating Cistercian Nuns: The Women's Religious Movement and Its Reform in Thirteenth-Century Champagne.
13 minutes | Mar 24, 2020
1869, Ep. 89 with Mila Dragojević, author of Amoral Communities
This episode we speak with Mila Dragojević, author of the new book Amoral Communities: Collective Crimes in Time of War - https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/9781501739828/amoral-communities/#bookTabs=2 Mila Dragojević is Associate Professor of Politics at the University of the South. She is the author of The Politics of Social Ties. We spoke to Mila about what inspired her to write her new book, how it is possible for peaceful places to suddenly transform into areas of unspeakable violence, and why we should listen more closely to those who have lived through such experiences so that we can potentially avoid similar violence in the future. As a loyal listener to the podcast we’d like to offer you a special 30% discount on her new book. To receive your discount please go to cornellpress.cornell.edu and use the promo code 09POD. If you live in the UK use the discount code CSANNOUNCE and visit the website combinedacademic.co.uk.
12 minutes | Mar 5, 2020
1869, Ep. 88 with Taomo Zhou, author of Migration in the Time of Revolution
This episode we speak with Taomo Zhou, author of the new book Migration in the Time of Revolution: China Indonesia, and the Cold War - https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/9781501739934/migration-in-the-time-of-revolution/ Taomo Zhou is Assistant Professor in the School of Humanities at Nanyang Technological University. We spoke to Taomo about why the close partnership between Indonesia and China started unraveling in the mid 1960s, what this meant to ethnic Chinese living in Indonesia, and how newly available sources from China prove that it is highly unlikely that Mao Zedong dictated the behavior of Indonesian communist leaders as was assumed at the time. As a loyal listener to the podcast we’d like to offer you a special 30% discount on her new book. To receive your discount please go to cornellpress.cornell.edu and use the promo code 09POD. If you live in the UK use the discount code CSANNOUNCE and visit the website combinedacademic.co.uk.
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