Thursday, April 30, 2009

New podcasts in April 2009 - Anne is a Man

This month I reviewed eleven podcasts for the first time. There were eight in English and three in Dutch. As usual, most of them are in one way or the other a history podcast.

Sparkletack (review, site, feed)
Richard Miller tells the history of San Francisco.

Gilder Lehrmann history podcast (review, site, feed)
Podcast that are recordings of guest lectures at the Gilder Lehrmann Institute of American History.

It was 20 years ago today (review, site, feed)
Jamie Lawson takes us back 20 years and gives her personal view on history back then.

HUM 4104 (Virginia Tech) (review, site, feed)
Professor Matthew Gabriele's podcast that accompanies a lecture series about Medieval Heroes. The podcast gives very brief guidance to the texts about the heroes.

US History since 1877 (Temple College) (review, site, feed)
Gretchen Reilly's straightforward monologue podcast about American History from 1877 until today

Medieval & Renaissance Studies Events (Fall 2008) (Virginia Tech) (review, site, feed)
Virginia Tech's lecture series about the Crusades. As far as I can see only one of the lectures is available on podcast.

History 1c (UCLA) (review, site, feed)
Very valuable modern western history lecture series on podcast. Professor Lynn Hunt from UCLA makes up for the lack of History 5 from Berkeley this semester.

Lyrics Undercover (review, site, feed)
Brian Ibbott initiates us into the world behind your favorite pop songs. The meaning of the lyrics, the origin of the music and the intentions of the artists.

Voor 1 nacht (KRO) (review, site, feed)
Nightly interview program on KRO radio released as podcast. One hour interviews with interesting people. (Dutch)

Flavius (Joodse Omroep) (review, site, feed)
Radio program by the makers of OVT about Jewish culture and history in the Netherlands. (Dutch)

Simek 's Nachts (Elsevier) (review, site, feed)
The return of the lost treasure. After having been removed from radio, Simek 's Nachts exclusively returned as podcast. (Dutch)

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