The American Age

Season 5


Thursday Jun 15, 2023

0228 - The hosts welcome Dr. Deborah Cullen-Morales to the podcast, Program Officer at the Mellon Foundation. They discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with championing the work of Latin American artists in the United States. Cultural assimilation, agglomeration, recognition, and visibility are discussed.

Thursday Mar 02, 2023

227 - This month's guest is Sydney Baloue, a TV writer, scholar, and advocate for trans rights. Seph, Steven, Travis and Sydney talk about Ballroom culture, gender, race, and how careful we should be with language.

Tuesday Jan 31, 2023

226 - Welcome to The (new) American Age podcast. Seph, Steven, and Travis welcome their first guest, Nick Mirzoeff. Nick is a visual culture theorist, New York University professor and author of White Sight: Visual Politics and Practices of Whiteness. The hosts and their guest discuss confederate statues, structural racism, and his new book White Sight. We hope you enjoy!

Monday Dec 05, 2022

225 - The hosts catch up about Kanye West, and discuss their new podcast format. Beginning in January, the podcast will move to a monthly format with guests and a longer runtime. Listen in on the reasons and catch up about current events.

Monday Nov 21, 2022

224 - What are “weak” social connections, and why are they so important? The hosts discuss the role of weak connections in US civic life.

Monday Nov 07, 2022

223 - Seph and Travis work towards understanding their differences. Republicans, populism, pandemics, empathy, and friendship are all up for discussion.

No Place Like Home

Monday Oct 24, 2022

Monday Oct 24, 2022

222 - Seph, Steven, and Travis discuss finding, making, and feeling at home.

Tuesday Oct 11, 2022

221 - The hosts talk about the natural conflict between living in the moment and thinking about the future. What do climate change, Zen, and empire have in common? Find out.

Monday Sep 26, 2022

220 - Steven and Travis talk movies, cities, and more. Their favorite things and why they love them. Get ready for Russian Sci-fi and Mel Brooks.

Wednesday Sep 14, 2022

219 - This week on the podcast Steven and Travis discuss the crazy ideas they've ever believed, or maybe kind of still believe. Get ready for UFOs and the apocalypse.

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