Going Public

October 19, 2023 | 19:26

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In this brief opener for Season Six of Phantom Power, Mack discusses his new project of writing a trade press book, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. What are the implications for the podcast? Why pivot away from traditional scholarship and toward public-facing work? In this “rant” you’ll hear about the challenges and opportunities facing humanities scholars in the current era of funding cuts, legislative challenges, and new platforms for public outreach.