Writing Westward Podcast Episode 019
(Harvard University Press, 2018)
Monica Munoz Martinez is the Stanley J. Bernstein Assistant Professor of American Studies at Brown University, an award winning author, and engaged public historian. She is the primary investigator for Mapping Violence, a digital project that documents histories of racial violence in Texas, and a founding member of Refusing to Forget, a non-profit organization that calls for a public reckoning with racial violence in Texas.
Her first book, The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas (Harvard University Press Sept 2018) was awarded the Lawrence Levine Award from the Organization of American Historians; Caughey Western History Prize and the Robert G. Athearn Award from the Western History Association; the Best Non-Fiction Book Award from the National Association for Chicano Chicana Studies Tejas FOCO; the TCU Texas Book Award from TCU Press and Friends of the TCU Library; and was a finalist for the Fredrick Jackson Turner Award from the Organization of American Historians.
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- Host and Producer Brenden W. Rensink is Associate Director of the Redd Center, an Associate Professor of History at BYU, General Editor of the Intermountain Histories project, and author of the 2018 book Native but Foreign: Indigenous Immigrants and Refugees in the North American Borderlands.
- Podcast Music was written and recorded by local Provo composer by Micah Dahl Anderson.
- Episodes are recorded via Skype or in person and amateurishly engineered and produced by Professor Rensink.
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