Counterpoint

Dread Scott

Host Jonathan Judaken talks with artist Dread Scott about #BlackLivesMatter, the continuing history and struggle for racial equality in America, the connections between race and money, racial profiling, the lingering memories of lynching, and how art can affect social justice. 


The University of North Carolina Press / Bill Ferris

As the author or editor of many books and at least 15 documentary films, Bill Ferris has long been helping us to reflect on Southern culture. Dr. Jonathan Judaken discusses the history of the South with Dr. Bill Ferris in a fascinating interview.


Host Jonathan Judaken talks with world-renowned conceptual artist Mel Chin before his upcoming lecture at Rhodes: "Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again - Our Place in the Age of a Dystopian Future."


Mike Davis

Mike Davis helps explain how we might change the one billion people live in fetid conditions, including 80% of those urbanites in the underdeveloped world according to the United Nations. 


http://www.briangreene.org/

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.  


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.


Interview with Robert Wistrich

Dec 7, 2012

Host Jonathan Judaken talks with Robert Wistrich, Neuberger Professor of History and Director of the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism at Hebrew University in Jerusalem. 

While it is in the nature of academics to squabble, there is widespread consensus that Wistrich is the foremost living scholar of modern antisemitism. 

Annie Cohen-Solal / The New Press

Host Jonathan Judaken talks to renowned Sartre scholar Annie Cohen-Solal, author of a number of books and essays on Sartre, including the international best-selling biography, Jean-Paul Sartre: A Life.