Jonathan Judaken


6:30 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Michael Roth on Why Liberal Education Matters

Michael Roth, author and president of Wesleyan University

Michael Roth, president of Wesleyan University, makes his case for what he terms "pragmatic liberal learning," and why a liberal university education matters today in America. 


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7:05 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

Melvin Urofsky on Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis

Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis.
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Author and professor Melvin Urofsky discusses his definitive biography, Louis D. Brandeis: A Life.

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12:18 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Interview with Alice Conklin on the History of Anthropology, Ethnology, and Race

Credit Alice Conklin

Host Jonathan Judaken and author Alice Conklin discuss the thorny relationship between science, society, and empire at the high water mark of French imperialism and European fascism, as well as this neglected chapter in the international history of the human sciences.

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7:00 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Interview with Rami Khouri on the Causes and Consequences of the Arab Uprising

Author and Professor Rami Khouri
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Rami Khouri talks about the consequences of the Arab uprisings starting in Tunisia: were they a flash phenomenon, or the beginning of fundamental changes in the Middle East? 

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11:34 am
Sat April 5, 2014

Judith Butler on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Anti-Semitism, and Cohabitation

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Internationally renowned philosopher Judith Butler discusses the concept of "binationalism" in the context of the Israel/Palestine conflict, considering its different legacies in Jewish and Palestinian political struggles.

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