Episode 158: Julian Chambliss

The Drunken Odyssey

Episode 158 of The Drunken Odyssey, your favorite podcast about creative writing and literature is available on iTunes, or right click here to download.

In this week’s episode, I talk to the historian Julian Chambliss,

Julian Chamblissplus Dmetri Kakmi writes about how reading Paul Bowles’s The Sheltering Sky taught him how to write about psycho-geographic dis-associations.

Dmetri Kakmi


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Check out Julian Chambliss’s site here.

Check out John Sims’ site devoted to the Confederate flag project.

Check out the news coverage of the Flag Funerals Project by (in order of decreasing journalistic competence) WESH, WKMG Local 6, and WFTV.

Read The Association for the Study of African American Life and History’s statement about the Massacre at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church here.

Check out the pro-slavery comment made at a diversity panel at CPAC in 2013 here.

To read about the Stop Owlcatraz movement…

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About J. Chambliss

Julian Chambliss is professor of History and coordinator of the Africa and African-American Studies program at Rollins College in Orlando, Florida. With research, teaching, and service centered real and imaginary urban spaces, he is an interdisciplinary scholar and award-winning teacher. He has designed digital humanities projects to investigate community and document black culture in the United States. Follow him on Twitter @JulianChambliss.
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