On French history and why studying history can be for “weirdos.” Nicole Bauer shares about her research on secrecy and transparency in the French government during the 18th century, and she also talks about how studying history provides an intellectual space to belong to for “weirdos” like herself.
On social movements & their charismatic leaders during the late 19th & early 20th centuries. Jeremy C. Young discusses his book, The Age of Charisma: Leaders, Followers, and Emotions in American Society, 1870-1940.
On feminism, higher education, and culture wars during the 1980s and 1990s. Evan talks with Danielle Balderas about her research on historian Elizabeth Fox-Genovese.