The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York


Podcast- Observations About the Hard-Born Wisdom of Old Age (with David Troyansky)

In this episode of International Horizons David Troyansky from the History departments of Brooklyn College and the  CUNY Graduate Center, refers to the demographics of aging and the causes of the unprecedented disproportion of the amount old with respect to younger generations. Troyansky also discusses how older individuals’ perspectives can inform research on aging, and whether the intergenerational gap between old and youngsters may (or may not) yield to conflict. Finally, the author addresses sexuality issues in aging people and why it is seen as taboo.


Click Here to Listen to the Podcast Episode

Need help with the Commons? Visit our
help page
Send us a message