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“Talking in the Library” is an audio platform for scholars to share the projects they’re pursuing using the rich collections at America’s oldest cultural institution, the Library Company of Philadelphia. This podcast is hosted by Will Fenton, the Director of Scholarly Innovation, and produced by Nicole Scalessa, the Chief Information Officer at the Library Company of Philadelphia. Logo design by Nicole Graham. Theme music by Krestovsky ("Terrible Art").

“Talking in the Library” is an audio platform for scholars to share the projects they’re pursuing using the rich collections at America’s oldest cultural institution, the Library Company of Philadelphia. This podcast is hosted by Will Fenton, the Director of Scholarly Innovation, and produced by Nicole Scalessa, the Chief Information Officer at the Library Company of Philadelphia. Logo design by Nicole Graham. Theme music by Krestovsky ("Terrible Art").
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United States

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“Talking in the Library” is an audio platform for scholars to share the projects they’re pursuing using the rich collections at America’s oldest cultural institution, the Library Company of Philadelphia. This podcast is hosted by Will Fenton, the Director of Scholarly Innovation, and produced by Nicole Scalessa, the Chief Information Officer at the Library Company of Philadelphia. Logo design by Nicole Graham. Theme music by Krestovsky ("Terrible Art").

Language:

English

Contact:

215-546-3181


Episodes

Talking in the Library: Episode 3

4/1/2019
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Dr. Will Fenton speaks with Dr. Zara Anishanslin, associate professor of history and art history at the University of Delaware. A self-professed “historian with a thing for things,” Anishanslin specializes in eighteenth-century material culture. In this episode, Anishanslin discusses her first book, Portrait of a Woman in Silk: Hidden Histories of the British Atlantic World, which was recently awarded the Library Company’s first biennial book prize. Fenton and Anishanslin began their...

Duration:00:43:40

Talking with Michael(Michael Barsanti)

2/24/2019
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In this introductory episode, Dr. Michael Barsanti, the Edwin Wolf 2nd Director of the Library Company of Philadelphia, discusses the values that animate and the aspirations that drive this podcast.

Duration:00:08:16

Specters of Peace (Michael Goode)

2/24/2019
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In our first episode, we'll hear from Dr. Michael Goode an assistant professor of early American history at Utah Valley University. Michael is no stranger to the Library Company: in fact, his book project, “A Colonizing Peace: The Quaker Struggle for Gospel Order in Early America,” emerged during his time here as a Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow. In a new co-edited volume published by Brill, The Specter of Peace: Rethinking Violence and Power in the Colonial Atlantic (Brill, 2018),...

Duration:00:51:35