Media Archive

Results for: Podcasts
    November 14, 2022

    On the Front Lines of Democracy

    Joel Simon, Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady

    The author of The Infodemic, Joel Simon, and the directors of the HBO documentary Endangered, Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, describe how…

    November 7, 2022

    An Evening with George Saunders

    George Saunders

    Called the “best short-story writer in English,” (Time) George Saunders is back with a masterful collection that explores ideas of…

    October 30, 2022

    Something in Common

    Robert D. Putnam and Dr. Vivek H. Murthy

    U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy and renowned author and social scientist Dr. Robert D. Putnam join ALOUD for…

    October 11, 2022

    An Evening with Cody Keenan

    Cody Keenan

    Join Cody Keenan, President Obama’s chief speechwriter, and Jon Favreau, co-host of Pod Save America and founder of Crooked Media,…

    September 20, 2022

    Dramatizing the Black Experience

    Vivian J.O. Barnes, Inda Craig-Galván, and Dave Harris

    In the wake of the pandemic, the George Floyd protests, and the country’s ongoing efforts to reconcile its racist past…

    October 28, 2021

    Freeman’s: Change

    Featuring Rick Bass, Lana Bastašić, and Lina Mounzer

    Writer and Editor Extraordinaire, John Freeman returns to ALOUD in celebration of the latest installment of his acclaimed literary journal,…

    October 6, 2021

    Better not Bitter, Living in Pursuit of Racial Justice

    Yusef Salaam

    Writer and activist, Yusef Salaam, a member of the Exonerated Five will join ALOUD with his memoir, Better, Not Bitter, whose story of resilience and strength…

    September 14, 2021

    Ian Manuel on the Power of Poetry

    Ian Manuel

    To kick off our fall season and our theme of resilience, author Ian Manuel will return to ALOUD to discuss…

    July 8, 2021

    Erosion: Essays of Undoing

    Terry Tempest Williams

    “Each of us finds our identity within the communities we call home,” writes Terry Tempest Williams in Erosion, a galvanizing…

    May 11, 2021

    The Penguin Book of the Modern American Short Story

    Featuring Sandra Cisneros, Manuel Muñoz, and George Saunders

    Over the last half-century, the American short has changed dramatically. In a new anthology, the best and most representative contemporary…