The Lower Frequencies
By Nicholas Forster, Yale Faculty
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Host Nicholas Forster interviews academics, activists, artists, and scholars from numerous disciplinary perspectives whose experience relates to African American studies. Examining their research as well as the processes behind their work, The Lower Frequencies amplifies stories not often told. Part oral history and part interview, this show reveals the life behind the scholarship and art, and the relationship between the “Ivory Tower” and communities outside of academia.
||Episode 6: Professor Christopher Lebron||Political Philosopher Christopher Lebron joins Nicholas Forster to discuss the oft-neglected nexus of African American Studies and Philosophy.||12/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 5: A History of African American Studies at Yale University||With decades of experience at Yale University, professors Hazel Carby, Gerald Jaynes and Robert Stepto join host Nicholas Forster in this episode to discuss the history of African American Studies at Yale University.||7/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 4: Professor Crystal Feimster||Historian and professor Crystal Feimster joins host Nicholas Forster to describe her journey to graduate school and the critical mentoring required of professors and academics.||3/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 3: Professor Erica Moiah James||Art Historian and professor Erica Moiah James joins host Nicholas Forster this episode to discuss her life as an artist, curator and scholar.||10/16/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Lower Frequencies - Interview with Professor Marcus Anthony Hunter||Professor Marcus Anthony Hunter joins host Nicholas Forster to discuss the writing process behind his debut book Black Citymakers on the one year anniversary of its publication.||4/1/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Lower Frequencies - Interview with Professor Jonathan Holloway||Host Nicholas Forster welcomes Jonathan Holloway, professor of African American Studies and History, who discusses his new book Jim Crow Wisdom, collective memory his path to professorship at Yale.||10/30/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 7: Professor Jacqueline Goldsby||A Yale Professor of English and African American Studies and current chair of African American Studies, Jacqueline Goldsby discusses her life and education prior to pursuing graduate school in the 1990s.||5/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|