In this episode, Neil, Niki, and Natalia discuss the significance of major cutbacks at West Virginia University.
Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:
- The announcement of major cutbacks to academic programs at West Virginia University has drawn ire from students and alumni. Natalia cited this Atlantic article by Tom Nichols and this Nation essay by Lisa M. Corrigan. Niki drew on this PBS article.
In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History:
- Natalia discussed the edited collection, Who Would Believe a Prisoner?: Indiana Women’s Carceral Institutions, 1848-1920.
- Neil recommended the Netflix film, “Red, White, and Royal Blue” and this BBC article about hate-watching.
- Niki shared about Kathryn Cramer Brownell’s new book, 24/7 Politics, and her Los Angeles Review of Books essay, “Propaganda, Outrage, and Entertainment.”