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On Open Stacks, we bring you conversations with scholars, poets, novelists and activists on books that surprise challenge delight and impress. Here, as in our stores, the most seasoned of readers can once again feel a sense of wonder in discovering a book.
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Now displaying: February, 2018
Feb 25, 2018

This week Marc Lamont Hill and John Joe Schlichtman discuss their book Gentrifier, and local activist Sharon Nelson-Payne, a co-founder of STOP (Southside Together Organizing for Power), talks about gentrification in Woodlawn and nearby neighborhoods of Chicago.

 

 

 

 

Open Stacks is the official podcast of the Seminary Co-operative Bookstores.

Feb 18, 2018

This week's episode explores the world of French-language literature. Alison James talks about literary movements, such as Oulipo. Kit Schluter discusses of the joys and sorrows of the translator. Adam Hocker sends word of new books, including finalists for the Albertine Prize.

 

 

 

 

Open Stacks is the official podcast of the Seminary Co-operative Bookstores.

Feb 11, 2018

This week's episode explores the history and present of Black Musics. Melanie Zeck discusses the influence of Black Musics and how they traveled around the world. Adam Gussow talks about symbolism and resistance. Chief Wicked (Ben Glover) discusses lyricism and rap.

 

Open Stacks is the official podcast of the Seminary Co-operative Bookstores.

Feb 4, 2018

This week's episode examines prejudice in technological development. Marie Hicks discusses her book "Programmed Inequality: How Britain Discarded Women Technologists and Lost Its Edge in Computing." Tom Mullaney talks about "The Chinese Typewriter: A History" which examines the development of a modern, nonalphabetic information infrastructure.

 

Open Stacks is the official podcast of the Seminary Co-operative Bookstores.

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