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Ep 19: History WHAT?! The Thanksgiving Story You Didn’t Get in School with Dr. Shelby Balik: Part 2

 

Today, Dr. Angela and Dr. Stephanie continue their discussion with Dr. Shelby Balik, History Professor. We discuss how women exerted their influence before they even had the right to vote, and Dr. Balik offers her insights as to how history informs our understanding of our current politics.

Shelby M. Balik is an associate professor of history at Metropolitan State University of Denver, specializing in early American history and American religious history. She holds degrees from Brown University, the University of Michigan, and the University of Wisconsin. She has published in the Journal of Social History, the New England Quarterly, and the Journal of Church and State, among others. She is the author of Rally the Scattered Believers: Northern New England’s Religious Geography (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014) and is currently researching a book on household religious practice in eighteenth-century North America.

Ep 18: History WHAT?! The Thanksgiving Story You Didn’t Get in School with Dr. Shelby Balik: Part I

 

Today, Dr. Angela and Dr. Stephanie talk to Dr. Shelby Balik, History Professor, about the things we get wrong about the Thanksgiving story–from the story of Plymouth over that of Jamestown to the “fetishization” of Pocahontas, you won’t want to miss this interview!

Shelby M. Balik is an associate professor of history at Metropolitan State University of Denver, specializing in early American history and American religious history. She holds degrees from Brown University, the University of Michigan, and the University of Wisconsin. She has published in the Journal of Social History, the New England Quarterly, and the Journal of Church and State, among others. She is the author of Rally the Scattered Believers: Northern New England’s Religious Geography (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014) and is currently researching a book on household religious practice in eighteenth-century North America.

Ep. 16: Season of Compassion with Rick Doane

Today, Dr. Angela and Dr. Stephanie talk to Rick Doane, Executive Director of Interfaith Social Services.

http://interfaithsocialservices.org/

ISS is a nonprofit agency that provides services to those suffering from food insecurity, as well as mental health counseling and homelessness prevention.

The doctors discuss the issues surrounding individuals facing food insecurity and the impacts of this kind of stress on individuals and families.

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