Author: Joshua Justice
I’ve pulled out a handful of my “winter records” to create mix of songs to suit this dreary weather. Sorry they’re mostly all by dudes. A misplaced 45 adapter kept me from digging into the 7 inches I brought to the station. Enjoy anyhow.
Zach Birdwell is back trading off records with me. Lots of weird, groovy tunes and obviously more Eden Ahbez. If you dig this, then you’ll probably also enjoy our podcast Cold Discovery.
Doctor Cynthia Culver Prescott, author and professor of history at the University of North Dakota, joins us to discuss her work on Avard Fairbanks, pioneer monuments and gender on the frontier. + More information on pioneer monuments + An interactive map and timeline of pioneer monuments in the United States
Haunting folk gems, gloomy pop lullabies and slow burning soul. Lots of stuff in between, naturally. There were some weird ground issues with the KPSU turntables, so apologies in advance.
This is how I make Elissa listen to music.
We’re joined by Laura Robson, a professor of modern Middle East history at Portland State University. Her research focuses on the history of religious and ethnic minorities in the twentieth century Arab world. We discuss her forthcoming book, the Mandate system in the Middle East and the current refugee crisis. Further Reading: More about Laura […]
We are joined by two Portland State University master’s students of history who are researching two of the Native American leaders: Wilson Charley and David Sohappy, Sr. In the 1950s Charley fought the construction of The Dalles Dam which submerged Celilo Falls. In the 1980s, Sohappy and his son were imprisoned for defying restrictions upon […]
Katie Nelson, a second year graduate student of Public History at Portland State University, joins us to discuss her thesis research. She is examining how communities in Portland responded to the 1975 police killing of Ricky Johnson, an African-American high school student.
An end of the year vinyl mix consisting of songs to help you wind down and kick back. Static + Distance will return in January.
In this episode, we sit down with Jenna Barganski to discuss the relationship between masculinity and domestic violence on the Oregon frontier, the Charity Lamb case and her research process. Oregon State Penitentiary circa 1880 (Courtesy of Oregon.gov) Oregon Hospital for the Insane (Courtesy of Oregon State Hospital Museum Project)