After a long summer break (longer than I intended, because in late August I contracted COVID-19 and lost about a month of work), the podcast is finally back! Thanks to everyone who has been waiting so patiently.
I thought I’d share who we have lined up so far for season three.
James K. Smith, philosopher, Calvin College. We’ll be chatting about Christopher Beha’s latest novel, The Index of Self-Destructive Acts.
Ian Marcus Corbin, philosopher, Harvard Medical School. We’re chatting about solitude in the letters of Rilke and the essays of Merton.
Matthew Rothaus Moser, theologian, Azusa Pacific University. Finally, a series of episodes on Dante’s Divine Comedy! There will be arguments about it!
Karen Swallow Prior, English literature, SEBTS. We’ll discuss her book, On Reading Well and Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness.
Tara Isabella Burton, writer. We’ll discuss Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray alongside Kierkegaard’s The Seducer’s Diary.
Jessica Hooten Wilson, English literature, University of Dallas. Jessica and I will be talking about John Kennedy Toole’s, A Confederacy of Dunces.
Anastasia Berg, philosopher, Hebrew University, Jerusalem. We’ll be discussing George Eliot’s Middlemarch.
Agnes Callard, philosopher, University of Chicago. Agnes and I will be discussing Sophocles’s Antigone.
David O’Connor, philosopher, University of Notre Dame. We’ll be talking about Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure.
Jon Baskin, philosopher, The New School; editor of The Point Magazine. We’ll be discussing David Foster Wallace, which Jon wrote a book about!
Agnes Mueller, Comparative Literature, University of South Carolina. We’ll be chatting about Thomas Mann’s Death in Venice.
Nick Ripratazone, writer, topic TBD
New episodes coming very soon!