Aug 19, 2021
Rafael Acosta Morales, author and University of Kansas associate professor of Spanish language and literature, argues traditional American media stereotypes of cowboys, desperadoes and drug lords don’t jibe with actual perceptions of people living on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border.
Jul 1, 2021
Increasingly, people are learning about historical events via video games. Guest Andrew Denning looks at just what versions of history are depicted in video games and considers how historians should react.
May 11, 2021
People might think it’s inappropriate to discuss recent anti-Asian and anti-Asian American discrimination and violence in the classroom. In this episode, researcher Hyesun Cho explains why school is one of the best places to talk about the topic.
Feb 22, 2021
The next time you go for a job interview, you might want to ditch the Che Guevara shirt or the MAGA hat — because what you reveal about your political leanings could determine if you land the gig.
Jan 15, 2021
Teri Finneman, associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Kansas, recounts the problematic history of media covering women in U.S. politics, from Victoria Woodhull, a.k.a “Mrs. Satan,” in 1872 to recent coverage of Kamala Harris’ shoes.