Writing Westward Podcast

Writing Westward Podcast

Writing Westward features conversations with writers and scholars of the North American West. Hosted by Brenden W. Rensink, it is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University. The Redd Center is an interdisciplinary research center committed to increasing knowledge and understanding of the American West. Dr. Brenden W. Rensink is Associate Director of the Redd Center, an Associate Professor of History at BYU, General Editor of the Intermountain Histories project, and author of the award-winning 2018 book Native but Foreign: Indigenous Immigrants and Refugees in the North American Borderlands... Show More

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A conversation with author Dr. Robert Lee about his High Country News article "Land-grab Universities" and companion website, landgrabu.org. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Subscribe to the Writing Westward Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play, and other podcast distribution apps and...
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A conversation with author Miroslava Chávez-García about her book, Migrant Longing: Letter Writing across the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands (University of North Carolina Press, 2018). The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Subscribe to the Writing Westward Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play, and other ...
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A conversation with author Monica Muñoz Martinez about her book, "The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas," published in 2018 by Harvard University Press. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink.
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A conversation with writer and historian Megan Kate Nelson about her new book, "The Three-Cornered War: The Union, the Confederacy, and Native Peoples in the Fight for the West" (Scribner Books, 2020). The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Subscribe to the Writing Westward Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Stitch...
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A conversation with author Jack Nisbet about his dual-biography, "The Dreamer and the Doctor: A Forest Lover and a Physician on the Edge of the Frontier," published in 2018 by Sasquatch Books. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitt...
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December 6, 2019 57 min
A conversation with Frank Bergon about his 2019 collection of essays, "Two-Buck Chuck & The Marlboro Man: The New Old West." The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter or get more information @ https://www.writingwestward.org...
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November 1, 2019 58 min
A conversation with Prof. Manu Karuka about his 2019 book, Empire's Tracks: Indigenous Nations, Chinese Workers, and the Transcontinental Railroad. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter or get more information @ https://www.writ...
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A conversation with Leah Sottile about her Bundyville podcast and longform journalism. Visit https://longreads.com/bundyville. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter or get more information @ https://www.writingwestward.org. Theme mu...
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A conversation with Debra Gwartney about her book "I Am a Stranger Here Myself," published by the University of New Mexico Press in 2019. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter or get more information @ https://www.writingwes...
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A conversation with Eric Perramond about water in the American West and his book, "Unsettled Waters: Rights, Law, and Identity in the American West," published by the California University Press in 2019. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebo...
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Conversation with John Branch about his book "The Last Cowboys: A Pioneer Family in the New West," published by the W. W. Norton in 2018. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter or get more information @ http://www.writingwest...
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Conversation with David A. Chang about his award-winning book "The World and All Things Upon It: Native Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration," published by the University of Minnesota Press in 2016. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or ...
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Conversation with Beth Lew-Williams about her 2018 book, "The Chinese Must Go: Violence, Exclusion, and the Making of the Alien in America," published by Harvard University Press in 2018. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter or...
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Conversation with Terence Young about his book "Heading Out: A History of American Camping," published by the Cornell University Press in 2017. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter or get more information @ http://reddcente...
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Conversation with Flannery Burke about her book "A Land Apart: The Southwest and the Nation in the Twentieth Century," published by the University of Arizona Press in 2017. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter or get more infor...
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Conversation with Tacey M. Atsitty about "Rain Scald," her new collection of poetry recently published by the University of New Mexico Press. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter or get more information @ http://reddcenter....
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Conversation with Stephen Pyne about his books on Fire in the American West, recently and yet being published by The University of Arizona Press. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter or get more information @ http://reddcenter.byu....
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Conversation with Benjamin Johnson about his book "Escaping the Dark Gray City: Fear and Hope in Progressive-Era Conservation," published in 2017 by Yale University Press. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter or get more inform...
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Conversation with Victoria Lamont about her book "Westerns: A Women's History," published in 2016 by the University of Nebraska Press. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted by Brenden W. Rensink. Follow the BYU Redd Center and the Writing Westward Podcast on Facebook or Twitter or get more information @ http://reddcenter.byu...
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