The Women Writers Project

Since the dawn of the printing press, women have written and published works of prose, poetry, science, and philosophy, and yet these texts have almost always received less attention than books written by men. In the early years of the internet, one project sought to redress this imbalance, and to make women writers not only […]

Interviewing Pop Stars

As listeners of popular music, we can’t help but wonder: What is it like to be up there on that stage, playing for thousands of fans? And what is the creative process like behind the scenes? We’re joined by a former reporter and editor at the Boston Herald, Larry Katz, who for decades interviewed some […]

Data and Public Health

It is far too early to understand what happened in this historic year of 2020, but not too soon to grasp what we will write that history from: data—really big data. Dan was recently on an extremely relevant panel about Data Histories of Health, which aimed to understand what happened in 2020, and to see […]