The Center for Global Humanities

Podcast Ann Kibbie

Ann Kibbie, On the Brink of the Grave: Early Stories of Blood Transfusion

Ann Kibbie, MHC board member and Associate Professor of English at Bowdoin College shares research from her latest project. Professor Kibbie focuses on the the medical and cultural history of transfusion before the twentieth century, from the ill-fated experiments of the late seventeenth century to the re-introduction of the practice in nineteenth-century England. The early… Read more

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Podcast Adrian Johns

The Crisis of Intellectual Property

The Center for Global Humanities is a public forum dedicated to the study of human destiny in the 21st century. Because new discoveries in science and technology are changing our understanding of human nature and raising burning questions about the future of our civilization, the Center uses the lenses of the humanities to provide insight… Read more

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Podcast Ted Gup

How The Great Depression Changed America

The Center for Global Humanities is a public forum dedicated to the study of human destiny in the 21st century. Because new discoveries in science and technology are changing our understanding of human nature and raising burning questions about the future of our civilization, the Center uses the lenses of the humanities to provide insight… Read more

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Podcast David P. Barash

The Hare and the Tortoise: A General Biocultural Theory of Why People Have So Many Problems

The Center for Global Humanities is a public forum dedicated to the study of human destiny in the 21st century. Because new discoveries in science and technology are changing our understanding of human nature and raising burning questions about the future of our civilization, the Center uses the lenses of the humanities to provide insight… Read more

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Podcast Beth Dewolfe

Desperate for Some Kindness: A History of Asking for Help in Hard Times

The Center for Global Humanities is a public forum dedicated to the study of human destiny in the 21st century. Because new discoveries in science and technology are changing our understanding of human nature and raising burning questions about the future of our civilization, the Center uses the lenses of the humanities to provide insight… Read more

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