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Impertinent Questions

Laura Claridge, author of Emily Post: Daughter of the Gilded Age

Impertinent Questions with Laura Claridge

On the private life of Emily Post.

Duane W. Roller, professor emeritus of Greek and Latin at Ohio State University

Impertinent Questions with Duane W. Roller

On the elusive Cleopatra.

Edwin L. Battistella

Impertinent Questions with Edwin L. Battistella

On the self-help career of grammarian Sherwin Cody.

Melvin I. Urofsky

Impertinent Questions with Melvin I. Urofsky

On the life of Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis.

Marguerite Rippy

Impertinent Questions with Marguerite Rippy

On the creative life of Orson Welles.

Kathleen Fitzpatrick

Impertinent Questions with Kathleen Fitzpatrick

On scholarly communities in the digital age.

Image of Alan Houston

Impertinent Questions with Alan Houston

On the cosmopolitan Benjamin Franklin.

James Leve

Impertinent Questions with James Leve

On the composers of Cabaret and Chicago.

Philip Nel

Impertinent Questions with Philip Nel

On the man behind the Grinch.

Image of Madonna and Saints with Two Cherubs (detail)

Impertinent Questions with William M. Reddy

William M. Reddy has made a career of demonstrating how honor, love, shame, fear, and desire operate as historical forces.