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Writing Westward features conversations with authors of new books on the North American West and is hosted by Brenden W. Rensink and the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University. The Redd Center is an interdisciplinary research center committed to increasing knowledge and understanding of the American West. Dr. Brenden W. Rensink is the Asst. Director of the Redd Center, an Asst. Professor of History, General Editor of the Intermountain Histories project and author of the 2018 book Native but Foreign: Indigenous Immigrants and Refugees in the North American Borderlands

Writing Westward features conversations with authors of new books on the North American West and is hosted by Brenden W. Rensink and the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University. The Redd Center is an interdisciplinary research center committed to increasing knowledge and understanding of the American West. Dr. Brenden W. Rensink is the Asst. Director of the Redd Center, an Asst. Professor of History, General Editor of the Intermountain Histories project and author of the 2018 book Native but Foreign: Indigenous Immigrants and Refugees in the North American Borderlands
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Writing Westward features conversations with authors of new books on the North American West and is hosted by Brenden W. Rensink and the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University. The Redd Center is an interdisciplinary research center committed to increasing knowledge and understanding of the American West. Dr. Brenden W. Rensink is the Asst. Director of the Redd Center, an Asst. Professor of History, General Editor of the Intermountain Histories project and author of the 2018 book Native but Foreign: Indigenous Immigrants and Refugees in the North American Borderlands

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Episodes

013 - Leah Sottile - The Bundyville Podcast and Longform Western Journalism

9/18/2019
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A conversation with Leah Sottile about her Bundyville podcast and longform journalism. Visit https://longreads.com/bundyville. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter or get more information @ https://www.writingwestward.org. Theme music by Micah Dahl Anderson @ www.micahdahlanderson.com

Duration:00:56:59

012 - Debra Gwartney - I Am a Stranger Here Myself

8/12/2019
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A conversation with Debra Gwartney about her book "I Am a Stranger Here Myself," published by the University of New Mexico Press in 2019. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter or get more information @ https://www.writingwestward.org. Theme music by Micah Dahl Anderson @ www.micahdahlanderson.com

Duration:00:48:34

011 - Eric Perramond, Unsettled Waters

7/22/2019
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A conversation with Eric Perramond about water in the American West and his book, "Unsettled Waters: Rights, Law, and Identity in the American West," published by the California University Press in 2019. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter or get more information @...

Duration:01:04:42

010 - John Branch - The Last Cowboys: A Pioneer Family in the New West

6/21/2019
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Conversation with John Branch about his book "The Last Cowboys: A Pioneer Family in the New West," published by the W. W. Norton in 2018. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter or get more information @ http://www.writingwestward.org. Theme music by Micah Dahl Anderson @ www.micahdahlanderson.com

Duration:00:47:25

009 - David A. Chang - Native Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration

5/15/2019
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Conversation with David A. Chang about his award-winning book "The World and All Things Upon It: Native Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration," published by the University of Minnesota Press in 2016. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter or get more information @...

Duration:01:04:42

008 - Beth Lew-Williams - The Chinese Must Go

4/12/2019
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Conversation with Beth Lew-Williams about her 2018 book, "The Chinese Must Go: Violence, Exclusion, and the Making of the Alien in America," published by Harvard University Press in 2018. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter or get more information @...

Duration:00:51:08

007 - Terence Young - Heading Out, A History of American Camping

3/22/2019
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Conversation with Terence Young about his book "Heading Out: A History of American Camping," published by the Cornell University Press in 2017. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter or get more information @ http://reddcenter.byu.edu/pages/writing-westward-podcast. Theme music by Micah Dahl...

Duration:01:09:00

006 - Flannery Burke - A Land Apart: The Southwest and the Nation in the 20th Century

2/15/2019
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Conversation with Flannery Burke about her book "A Land Apart: The Southwest and the Nation in the Twentieth Century," published by the University of Arizona Press in 2017. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter or get more information @ http://reddcenter.byu.edu/pages/writing-westward-podcast....

Duration:00:57:05

005 - Tacey M. Atsitty - Rain Scald, Poems

1/28/2019
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Conversation with Tacey M. Atsitty about "Rain Scald," her new collection of poetry recently published by the University of New Mexico Press. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter or get more information @ http://reddcenter.byu.edu/pages/writing-westward-podcast. Theme music by Micah Dahl...

Duration:00:41:16

004 - Pyne, Stephen - Fire in the American West

12/12/2018
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Conversation with Stephen Pyne about his books on Fire in the American West, recently and yet being published by The University of Arizona Press. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter or get more information @ http://reddcenter.byu.edu/pages/writing-westward-podcast. Theme music by Micah Dahl...

Duration:00:54:05

003 - Johnson, Benjamin - Escaping the Dark Gray City

11/6/2018
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Conversation with Benjamin Johnson about his book "Escaping the Dark Gray City: Fear and Hope in Progressive-Era Conservation," published in 2017 by Yale University Press. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter or get more information @ http://reddcenter.byu.edu/pages/writing-westward-podcast....

Duration:00:57:28

002 - Lamont, Victoria - Westerns, A Women's History

10/3/2018
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Conversation with Victoria Lamont about her book "Westerns: A Women's History," published in 2016 by the University of Nebraska Press. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter or get more information @ http://reddcenter.byu.edu/pages/writing-westward-podcast. Theme music by Micah Dahl Anderson @...

Duration:00:48:20

001 - Louis Warren - God's Red Son

9/21/2018
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Conversation with Louis S. Warren about his book God's Red Son: The Ghost Dance Religion and the Making of Modern America, published in 2017 by Basic Books and winner of the 2018 Bancroft Prize. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter Theme music by Micah Dahl Anderson @ www.micahdahlanderson.com

Duration:01:04:40