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48 minutes | Jan 27, 2021
Beyond Footnotes - The American Circus
New Host Abigail Preston and PSU Alumni Sam Schrader discuss a broad history of the American traveling tented circus in a new remote recording format.
42 minutes | Feb 10, 2020
Iran and the United States of America
Join me as I discuss the history of relations between Iran and the United States of America with professor Robson, as specialist in the Middle East. After the beginning of the New Year, it is important to contextualize the events which unfolded surrounding these two nations. The possible outbreak of war is still a very real possibility and to understand how tensions became so heated, professor Robson explains the complex historical relationship between the two countries.
53 minutes | Jan 23, 2020
The Gold Rush: Lynching in the Pacific West
In this interview with Professor David Johnson we discuss general trends of lynching in the Pacific West. Professor Johnson discusses two projects he is currently working on. The first is a digital project which maps lynchings in the Pacific West. The second is a book discussing the legendary lynching of a hispanic woman in California during the Gold Rush. Join us as we discuss the practice of lynching in a part of the United States where occurrences of lynching may be surprising to some.
45 minutes | Jun 12, 2019
Public History with Professor Schechter
Ever wanted to know: what in the world is “public history?” Well, this week we spoke with Professor Patricia Schechter about just what it means to be a public historian, the nitty gritty details of the important work involved, and specifically, a public installation she coordinated at the Multnomah County Library celebrating the newspaper “Street Roots.”
48 minutes | Mar 7, 2019
The Progressive Era: How much do you know?
Join us as we talk with Professor Jennifer Kerns about the Progressive era. political activism and social change colored the world. Workers rose up and demanded higher wages and humane working conditions from the corporations and factories they worked for. Industrialization, urbanization, picketing, strikes fires, labor movements, all you wanted to know about the progressive era, and especially women and immigrants during the progressive era and much more.
40 minutes | Feb 22, 2019
Navigating the Waters of Past and Present: A conversation with Prof. Marc Rodriguez
Navigating the murky waters of past and present we have a striking conversation with Professor Marc Simon Rodriguez about Chicano and Race history in the United States. Join us to learn about the Pacific Historical Review, the history of the Carceral State in the West, and how the Chicano Movement changed the ethnic identities of Mexican Americans.
41 minutes | Feb 11, 2019
Mary Queen Of Scots: Entertaining or edifying?
Have you ever wondered how accurate those period movies are? Maybe you haven't, but if you have...never fear Christian and I are here! We recently saw the 2018 version of Mary Queen of Scots, and boy did we have a lot to say. With its high budget and award winning cast, it's sure to entertain, but does it educate? Did Mary and Elizabeth ever meet? Was Mary Stuart’s life as tragic as it seemed? Was Elizabeth an eccentric genius? Is this what sixteenth century Scotland was really like? Who betrayed whom? Listen to our latest podcast to find out.
55 minutes | Feb 6, 2019
Medieval Hour: with our resident medievalist, Professor John Ott
He’s back! Professor John Ott kindly returned to the show to discuss religion in medieval Europe and the different relationships it created and affected. Join Christian and myself as we discuss the role of religion in the lives of the average Medieval European as well as some of the important events and evolutions of the clergy and the Church. We discuss bishops and their role in the community, how the act of marriage became a religious ceremony, and much more. Also, please excuse the music in the background. We had some technical difficulties and were not able to edit it out all the way. Thank you for your understanding.
41 minutes | Nov 14, 2018
I've got a new host! His name is Christian and he is awesome! Check us out as we interview one of the funniest and wisest professors around, Professor George Armantrout.
20 minutes | Oct 25, 2018
The Witch Hunts in Early Modern Europe with Dr. Jennifer D. Selwyn
Learn the real story behind the Witch Hunts of early modern Europe as we talk with Dr. Jennifer Selwyn about a subject that is more than just a popular Halloween costume.
32 minutes | Oct 23, 2018
Meet Your New Host: Emile Nelson
Hello all! My name is Emile and this is an interview done by me, your new host of Beyond Footnotes. I interviewed your former hosts, Lily and Maddy in regards to their thesis projects and future plans, now that they have graduated. Have a listen and get to know the women behind the scenes.
45 minutes | Aug 18, 2018
Dr. Tim Garrison
In this episode, we interview Dr. Tim Garrison, who is the Department Chair of the History Department at Portland State University. He received his PhD at the University of Kentucky. He studies the history of the Native American south, American Indian legal history, and the history of the removal crisis.
42 minutes | Jun 4, 2018
Courtney Yilk : Rock Art and Program Management
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31 minutes | Apr 3, 2018
Dr. Danny Kim
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16 minutes | Mar 21, 2018
Interview with Catherine McNeur: Trees, Bugs, and Environmental History
Join us as we talk with Dr. Catherine McNeur, environmental historian here at PSU, whose recent research into the oft-maligned ailanthus tree tells of how humans make sense of the world around us and apply meaning to trees and plants.
39 minutes | Feb 4, 2018
In this episode we interview Dr. Katrine Barber, professor at PSU and public historian.
28 minutes | Feb 4, 2018
Let's Talk About Archives! with Bryce Henry and Cris Paschild
In this episode we interview Bryce Henry, archivist at the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Archive, and Cris Paschild, University Archivist and head of Special Collections here at Portland State. We discuss the various pathways to a career in archival, library, and records management, talk about the differences between archivists and historians, and get an idea of what each repository offers to a student wanting to work with primary sources. Where to find Bryce: https://www.pdx.edu/construction/aec-archives Where to find Cris: https://library.pdx.edu/research/special-collections-university-archives/
29 minutes | Jan 9, 2018
Dr. Vivek Shandas
We sit down with Dr. Vivek Shandas to discuss the Canopy Story project, interdisciplinary public history, and the histories of some of our favorite trees in Portland.
18 minutes | Dec 7, 2017
Get to know the hosts
Get to know two members of the Beyond Footnotes team! Learn about our projects outside of podcasting and why we love history.
30 minutes | Dec 6, 2017
In this episode we interview Mary Rose, the Executive Director of the Friends of Fort Vancouver.
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