July 15 – Wrongful Convictions; Making Whiteness

adminAOS, Talk

Deirdre Enright, director of the Innocence Project Clinic at the University of Virginia School of Law. The clinic investigates wrongful convictions of inmates throughout Virginia. You also may know Deirdre from her appearances on the viral podcast, Serial.… Read More

July 1 – Cosmonaut Fan Mail, Gender Politics & Protest, and Beekeeping

Ellen DanielsAOS, Charlottesville, Talk

We spoke to Kate Seidel, who did her Columbia University dissertation on the fan mail sent to Russian Cosmonauts in the 60’s; University of Virginia Professor Paromita Sen on “Gendered Violence and Mobilized Populations: Citizens Taking to Gendered Streets”; and we heard about all things bees — from hive to honey— from beekeeper Kent Rademacher, President of the Central Virginia Beekeepers Association.Read More