Jonathan Judaken

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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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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7:08 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Interview with "Ground Zero" Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf at the Arab Business Council Annual Meeting 2005 in Manama, Bahrain, November 10, 2005.
Credit Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf / Copyright World Economic Forum

Host Jonathan Judaken talks with “Ground Zero” Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf about the similarities between the Abrahamic religions, the perceived conflict between the West and Muslims in the Middle East and Northern Africa, and how American Muslims can be a beacon of hope for spreading an American Islam, or Western Islam, with a moderate, tolerant form of worship that can gain worldwide popularity throughout the world.

Imam Rauf spoke in late February at Calvary Episcopal Church and Rhodes College in Memphis.

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7:02 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

Interview with James Miller

Author and Professor James Miller

James Miller is Professor of Politics and Liberal Studies at the New School for Social Research. Miller's work unusually combines publications on the history of rock and roll, as well as renowned studies of intellectual history.

His most recent book is called Examined Lives, which will form the basis of the public lecture he will give as part of the "Communities in Conversation" series at Rhodes College on January 22, 2013.

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7:20 pm
Fri December 7, 2012

Interview with Robert Wistrich

Author and Scholar Robert Wistrich

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. 

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