Radio, Podcast, and Contemporary Cultural Criticism
This yearlong series of conversations features some of the most innovative and incisive commentators on culture. This Spring, we focus on the expansion of cultural criticism into new media, genres, and approaches.
John Horn is host of KPCC’s The Frame, a daily arts and entertainment program. He has covered culture for nearly 30 years, including serving for over a decade at the Los Angeles Times as lead writer on the film industry.
Glynn Washington is host and executive producer of Snap Judgment on National Public Radio. The show’s podcasts have received widespread acclaim, with the episode “Unforgiven” named by the Atlantic as one of the 50 best podcast episodes of 2015.
Ben Manilla teaches at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. One of America's foremost audio producers, he has received some of the field’s highest honors, including the Peabody Award.
The Future of Cultural Criticism series is part of Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMFPA. Learn more at arts.berkeley.edu.
Sponsored by the Townsend Center for the Humanities, Arts Research Center, Arts+Design Initiative, Art of Writing, the Black Room, and Digital Humanities.
This event is free and open to the public. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.