“The History Carousel” is a podcast by members of The Junto in which we connect the history of early America with issues in the present day. It is hosted and produced by Rachel Herrmann, and features a rotating cast of Juntoists and guest contributors.
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Ep. 1: Gender History and Female Academics (February 3, 2014)
- Rachel Herrmann, Sara Damiano, and Glenda Goodman discuss the history of gender in early America, the challenges of teaching gender history, and the quandaries of being early career female academics.
Ep. 2: Historical Fatherhood and Junto Dads (March 19, 2014)
- Rachel Herrmann, Joseph Adelman, Christopher Jones, and Ben Park discuss historical ideas about fatherhood in early America, and the challenges of being dads in academia.
Ep. 3: Teaching Across the Pond (April 21, 2014)
- Rachel Herrmann, Tom Cutterham, Ken Owen, and Ben Park discuss historical teachers, and debate the merits and pitfalls of teaching in the U.S. compared to the U.K.