Category: Interviews

University of California, Berkeley campus, viewed from the east circa 1874. Photograph courtesy of the Bancroft Library.

The Inside-Out Museum/ The Inside-Out University

Walter Hood Shannon Jackson Editor’s note: In 1873 when California’s flagship public university moved to its present location, then part […]

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A Boom Interview: Kevin Starr

Kevin Starr Editor’s note: Narrator of the desires that gave California rise and the experiences of countless Californians, Kevin Starr […]

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A Boom Interview: Mike Davis in conversation with Jennifer Wolch and Dana Cuff

Mike Davis Editor’s Note: Chronicler of the California dark side and LA’s underbelly, proclaiming a troubling, menacing reality beneath the […]

Photograph of Karen Tei Yamashita by Mary Uyematsu Kao.

A Boom Interview: In conversation with Jonathan Crisman and Jason S. Sexton

A Boom Interview In conversation with Jonathan Crisman and Jason S. Sexton Karen Tei Yamashita Editor’s note: Karen Tei Yamashita […]

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The Boom Interview: Veerabhadran Ramanathan

The Vatican’s Man in Paris Is a California Scientist.

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The Boom Interview: Peter Karieva

A conservation scientist at home in a megacity.

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What Use Is the Future?

The Boom interview, with Alex Steffen

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California’s Heyday

The Boom Interview with Malcolm Margolin.