Talking in the Library

Talking in the Library serves as an audio platform for researchers to share the incredible work they’re pursuing using the rich collections at the Library Company of Philadelphia.

Episodes will be available on SoundCloud, Google Play, and Apple iTunes.

You may expect a new episode on the first of each month during the academic calendar year.

Talking in the Library is hosted by Will Fenton, the Director of Scholarly Innovation, and produced by Ann McShane, Digital Collections Archivist at the Library Company of Philadelphia.

Logo design by Nicole Graham. Theme music by Krestovsky (“Terrible Art”).

Season 2, Episode 2: Mother is a Verb (Dr. Sarah Knott)

Season 2, Episode 1: The Alchemy of Slavery (Dr. Scott Heerman)

Bonus Episode: From Negro Pasts to Afro-Futures (Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens)

Season 1, Episode 5: Designing Afrofuturism (Dr. Walter Greason)

Season 1, Episode 4: Benjamin Franklin and Immigration (Dr. Carla J. Mulford)

Season 1, Episode 3: Woman in Silk (Dr. Zara Anishanslin)

Season 1, Episode 2: Specters of Peace (Dr. Michael Goode)

Season 1, Episode 1: Talking with Michael (Dr. Michael Barsanti)