Next Up on 13: Jazz and Comic Book History

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On the latest episode of 13, join Professor of Sociology Paul Lopes for a wide-ranging exploration into the history of jazz, comic books, and the commonalities between Miles Davis and Martin Scorsese.

Professor Lopes specializes in cultural sociology, media studies, and popular culture. His work explores the sociology of art while paying particular attention to social inequality and the influence of race and ethnicity in popular media. Lopes has been published in numerous journal articles and has written several books, including The Rise of a Jazz Art World, Demanding Respect: The Evolution of the American Comic Book, and his most recent work, Art Rebels: Class, Race and Gender in the Art of Miles Davis and Martin Scorsese.

Prior to joining Colgate in 2005, Lopes held teaching positions at the University of California–Berkeley, the University of San Francisco, Tufts University, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College. He earned his bachelor of arts from UC Berkeley, and his master’s from the University of WisconsinMadison. He then went on to earn a PhD from UC Berkeley. 

Each episode of 13, Colgate’s award-winning podcast, digs into the work of a University community member by asking questions. Episodes highlight the wide array of academic disciplines at Colgate, with interviews featuring faculty from political science, sociology and anthropology, physics and astronomy, women’s studies, English, Africana and Latin American studies, and many more.

Previous episodes of 13 have featured: Matt Langel, John Golden '66, C.J. Hauser, Carmine Di Sibio '85, P'18, '21, Rebecca Shiner, Mark Shiner, Rebecca Downing, Mark Divine ‘85, Niranjan Davray, Peter Klepeis, Dan Joseph, Andres Guhl, Marietta Cheng, Jessica Graybill, Lyosha Gorshkov, Masha Hedberg, Valerie Morkevičius, Nancy Ries, Daniel Bertrand Monk, Peter Balakian, Sam Rosenfeld, DeWitt Godfrey, Esther Rosbrook, Rebecca Shiner, Dawn LaFrance, Brittney Dorow ’17, Mari Prauer, Carolyn Guile, Nancy Ries, Joanna Holvey-Bowles, Martin Wong, Pamela Gramlich, Dorsey Spencer Jr., Danielle Nied, Hanna Rodriguez-Farrar, F. Scott Kraly, Kerra Hunter, Joe Levy, Nicki Moore, Ken Valente, Sarah Keen, Daniel Benton ’80, Laura H. Jack, Carrie Keating, Robert Kraynak, Dan Gough, Jennifer Tomlinson, Ana Jimenez, Alicia Simmons, Juan Fernando Ibarra Del Cuentro, Karen Harpp, Kwazi Konadu, Paul McLoughlin II, Anthony Aveni, Robert Garland, Ryan Hall, Craig Hatkoff ’76, Susan Thomson, Nick Kokonas ’91, Jessica Graybill, Brian W. Casey, Jeff Bary, Jennifer Brice, Ellen Percy Kraly, Danielle Lupton, Ynesse Abdul-Malak, Nimanthi Rajasingham, and John Pumilio.

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