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So… I’ve been forgetting to make posts, so I’m throwing 3 at you this week. 2020-07-06: This Is Fresh/Old Skool Peace, love, unity, respect, and responsibility, PLURR. You might have seen it at the end of a Break the Core show post here and there but perhaps didn’t know the meaning. PLURR is a term […]

Ever wanted to know: what in the world is “public history?” Well, this week we spoke with Professor Patricia Schechter about just what it means to be a public historian, the nitty gritty details of the important work involved, and specifically, a public installation she coordinated at the Multnomah County Library celebrating the newspaper “Street […]

Join us as we talk with Professor Jennifer Kerns about the Progressive era. political activism and social change colored the world. Workers rose up and demanded higher wages and humane working conditions from the corporations and factories they worked for. Industrialization, urbanization, picketing, strikes fires, labor movements, all you wanted to know about the progressive […]

Navigating the murky waters of past and present we had a striking conversation with Professor Marc Simon Rodriguez about Chicano and Race history in the United States. Join us to learn about the Pacific Historical Review, the history of the Carceral State in the West, and how the Chicano Movement changed the ethnic identities of […]

    Have you ever wondered how accurate those period movies are? Maybe you haven’t, but if you have…never fear Christian and I are here! We recently saw the 2018 version of Mary Queen of Scots, and boy did we have a lot to say. With its high budget and award winning cast, it’s sure […]

   He’s back! Professor John Ott kindly returned to the show to discuss religion in medieval Europe and the different relationships it created and affected. Join Christian and myself as we discuss the role of religion in the lives of the average Medieval European as well as some of the important events and evolution of […]

Join us this week on a new episode of Beyond Footnotes, in which I’m very excited to introduce my new co-host, Christian. In this episode we take on Ancient Greece with one of the funniest professors around, Professor George Armantrout. Listen while we talk just why Greek pottery is so iconic, why buildings aren’t important […]

With Halloween approaching, I thought it would be fun to take a historical look at one of October’s favorite players: the witch. I sat down with Dr. Jennifer D. Selwyn, to talk about some of the details, causes, and motivations behind the Witch-Hunts of Early Modern Europe. Listen as Dr. Selwyn de-mystifies something that has […]

In this episode, we interview Dr. Tim Garrison, who is the Department Chair of the History Department at Portland State University. He received his PhD at the University of Kentucky. He studies the history of the Native American south, American Indian legal history, and the history of the removal crisis. We discussed a recent article […]