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Politics and the Humanities

Politics and the Humanities

Politics and the Humanities is a podcast hosted by Tom Merrill (Government) and Sarah Marsh (Literature) on books, ideas, and liberal education. We discuss books we are reading with our students and new books by interesting authors, and we often have guests.

Comments or reactions? Write to politicsandthehumanities@gmail.com.


Episode 9
The Fire is Upon Us: Nick Buccola on Baldwin, Buckley, and the Debate over Race in America


Episode 8
Great Books and the Left


Episode 7
What the 1619 Project Got Wrong, and Right


Episode 6
Borden Flanagan on Thucydides and the Plague


Episode 5
Ross Douthat--Do the Humanities Have a Future?

Episode 4
Aristophanes: Obscene Conservative, with Paul Ludwig


Episode 3
Self-Deception in Pride and Prejudice


Episode 2
John McGowan on Mill's On Liberty


Episode 1
Can the Humanities Survive?