Now This Is Monumental The Podcast

In our first episode, Lauren, Zoe and Alina kick us off with an investigation into Dolly Parton and her reaction to the proposed monument in her name, featuring an interview with musician and Assistant Professor of Musicology at Vanderbilt University, Jen Gunderman.

Jasmine, Ethan, and Isabelle talk with Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Musicology and Professor of German Studies Joy Calico about the new National Museum of African American Music, and why no one seems to know about it.



Luke, Thomas, Davis, and Jackson bring us this episode on Nashville’s historic Fort Negley, including an interview with postdoctoral fellow Dr. Angela Sutton, who was a part of the effort to have Ft. Negley recognized as a ‘Site of Memory’ by UNESCO as part of the Slave Route Project.
Listen to the sounds of memory on college campuses as Kate, Hannah, and Chandler hear about one of Nashville’s most important civil rights activities with Dr. Lucius Outlaw, W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University.






In this episode Meghan, Schuyler, and Kathryn interview local educator and activist Nivedhan Singh and Tennessee House Speaker Cameron Sexton (R) about the controversial bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest in the Tennessee State Capital.






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