Jonathan Judaken

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6:30 pm
Fri March 13, 2015

Preston Lauterbach on "the South's First Black Millionaire," Robert Church

Credit Preston Lauterbach / W.W. Norton and Company, Inc.

Following the Civil War, Memphis emerged a center of black progress, optimism, and cultural ferment, after a period of turmoil. Preston Lauterbach joins host Jonathan Judaken for an in-depth discussion in advance of the launch of Lauterbach's latest book, Beale Street Dynasty: Sex, Song, and the Struggle for the Soul of Memphis.


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6:35 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Brian Greene on Mathematics, Theoretical Physics, Quantum Mechanics, and More

Author, Professor, and Theoretical Physicist Brian Greene
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Through a remarkable series of theoretical and observational breakthroughs, science has given a sharp insight into the universe's earliest moments and future. Author and physicist Brian Greene joins host Dr. Jonathan Judaken for an in-depth discussion.  


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6:30 pm
Wed February 11, 2015

Nell Irvin Painter on the History of White People

Credit Nell Irvin Painter

Nell Irvin Painter, author of The History of White People, and host Jonathan Judaken talk about race and whiteness, discussing how many ethnic groups now regarded as white were once excluded from mainstream American society as non-white.


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4:22 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Scott Samuelson on Suffering and Soul-Making: On the Deep Value of the Liberal Arts

Dr. Scott Samuelson writes, "Wisdom isn’t a doctrine: it’s a style." Host Jonathan Judaken and Samuelson discuss his new book, The Deepest Human Life: An Introduction to Philosophy for Everyone.  


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7:03 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

James Le Sueur on Algeria as an Example of Major Global Shifts in the Middle-East

Algeria has been on the front lines of the major global shifts playing out in the Arab world, in Africa and beyond. 


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