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Remarkable Receptions is podcast about popular and critical responses to African American novels.

The episodes are available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Buzzsprout, PlayerFM, and Podcast Republic.

Season 1

  1. Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad – episode by Howard Rambsy II and Elizabeth Cali
  2. Jesmyn Ward's Sing, Unburied, Sing – episode by Ebony Lumumba
  3. Toni Morrison's Beloved – episode by Courtney Thorsson
  4. Richard Wright's infamous review – episode by Howard Rambsy II
  5. Alice Randall's The Wind Done Gone – episode by Richard Schur
  6. 3 Novels, 3 Years: Pauline Hopkins – episode by Elizabeth Cali
  7. The Largest Vocabulary in African American Literature – episode by Howard Rambsy II

Season 2

  1. Alice Walker’s The Color Purple – episode by Kathy Lou Schultz
  2. Pauline Hopkins’s Hagar's Daughter – episode by Alisha Knight
  3. Octavia Butler and Wikipedia – episode by Howard Rambsy II and Kenton Rambsy
  4. Reading Jesmyn Ward at Parchman – episode by Ebony Lumumba
  5. Paul Beatty and Vocabulary – episode by Howard Rambsy II
  6. Ernest Gaines and Film – episode by Keith Clark
  7. Black cultural mythology and Song of Solomon – episode by Christel Temple

Season 3

  1. Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937) – episode by Shanna Benjamin
  2. Toni Morrison and Vocabulary – episode by Howard Rambsy II
  3. Nella Larsen’s Passing (1929) – episode by Donavan Ramon
  4. Trudier Harris’s Prolific Scholarship on African American Novels – episode by Howard Rambsy II
  5. Paul Beatty and the Booker Prize – episode by Cameron Leader-Picone
  6. Colson Whitehead and Vocabulary – episode by Howard Rambsy II
  7. Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man – episode by Laura Vrana

Season 4

  1. Toni Morrison and the Seven Days – episode by Abbey Morgan
  2. Richard Wright's Native Son – episode by Joseph G. Ramsey
  3. The Evolving Reception of The Bluest Eye – episode by Richard Schur
  4. Black Writers & Afro-Mississippians – episode by C. Liegh McInnis
  5. The Sisterhood, 1977 Photograph – episode by Courtney Thorsson
  6. The Story of Battle Royal – episode by Kenton Rambsy
  7. Graphic Novel--Red, White & Black – episode by Stephyn Phillips