What are we doing when we research and tell stories of families, whether other peoples’ families or our own? Julia Laite and guests discuss in this episode of the History Workshop Podcast.
Author: Marybeth Hamilton
In this year’s Raphael Samuel Memorial Lecture, Hazel Carby uses the lens of her own family history to explore Imperial Sexual Economies. Listen now on the latest episode of the History Workshop Podcast.
Julia Laite’s new book The Disappearance of Lydia Harvey is at once an absorbing historical detective story that puts human faces on the global history of sex trafficking and a riveting meditation on the politics of storytelling. She discusses researching and writing the book with Marybeth Hamilton in this episode of the History Workshop Podcast.
How can we write the history of AIDS activism so that all stories are equally important? In this episode of the History Workshop podcast, Sarah Schulman discusses how she navigated that challenge in her new book Let The Record Show: a Political History of ACT-UP New York.
What lessons does the history of AIDS activism hold as we navigate the COVID pandemic? Matt Cook and Debra Levine join Marybeth Hamilton in discussion for the History Workshop podcast.
How might we think about the history of walls, real and metaphorical, and their place in today’s political rhetoric? In this episode of the History Workshop Podcast, we talk to historian Paul Betts, author of Within Walls: Private Life in the German Democratic Republic.
How should we place the incomparable Little Richard in history? Marybeth Hamilton reflects on his legacy.