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Boston University World of Ideas

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Discussions and lectures by the best and brightest thinkers from Boston University. The show topics focus on various subjects such as current events, national and international politics, academic-related issues and public affairs.

Discussions and lectures by the best and brightest thinkers from Boston University. The show topics focus on various subjects such as current events, national and international politics, academic-related issues and public affairs.
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Boston, MA

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WBUR

Description:

Discussions and lectures by the best and brightest thinkers from Boston University. The show topics focus on various subjects such as current events, national and international politics, academic-related issues and public affairs.

Twitter:

@WBUR

Language:

English

Contact:

WBUR 890 Commonwealth Avenue Third Floor Boston, MA 02215 (617) 353-0909


Episodes

Students are the Reporters

5/18/2018
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Students are the Reporters

Duration:00:52:30

Dehumanization and its Discontents

5/10/2018
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Dehumanization and its Discontents

Duration:00:52:28

Dependence and Precarity in the Sharing Economy

5/7/2018
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Dependence and Precarity in the Sharing Economy

Duration:00:54:19

A Reading with Poets - Alissa Valles and Karl Kirchwey

4/27/2018
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A Reading with Poets - Alissa Valles and Karl Kirchwey

Duration:00:54:17

Zionism and Anti-Semitism: Ideologies or Emotions?

4/23/2018
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Zionism and Anti-Semitism: Ideologies or Emotions?

Duration:00:54:20

The Political Economy of Recovery in Southern Europe (2014-2018)

4/13/2018
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The Political Economy of Recovery in Southern Europe (2014-2018)

Duration:00:54:18

Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats

4/5/2018
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Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats

Duration:00:52:30

Why Forests? Why Now? The Science, Economics and Politics of Tropical Forests and Climate Change

3/30/2018
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Why Forests? Why Now? The Science, Economics and Politics of Tropical Forests and Climate Change

Duration:00:52:28

The Drama of Celebrity

3/23/2018
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The Drama of Celebrity

Duration:00:52:29

Speculations on Representation of Mixed Race Caribbean Women in European Novels, 1808-1827

3/16/2018
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Speculations on Representation of Mixed Race Caribbean Women in European Novels, 1808-1827

Duration:00:52:29

Zionism and Anti-Semitism: Ideologies or Emotions?

3/9/2018
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Zionism and Anti-Semitism: Ideologies or Emotions?

Duration:00:52:30

Locating Love in Islamic Studies

1/26/2018
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Locating Love in Islamic Studies

Duration:00:52:29

Poetry Reading: Phillis Levin and Peter McDonald

1/19/2018
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Poetry Reading: Phillis Levin and Peter McDonald

Duration:00:52:29

The Dark Races of the Pacific World: Reading Race, Immigration, and Empire in Pauline Hopkins and the Colored American Magazine

1/11/2018
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The Dark Races of the Pacific World: Reading Race, Immigration, and Empire in Pauline Hopkins and the Colored American Magazine

Duration:00:52:29

Berlin Calling: A Story of Anarchy, Music, the Wall, and the Birth of the New Berlin

1/11/2018
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Berlin Calling: A Story of Anarchy, Music, the Wall, and the Birth of the New Berlin

Duration:00:52:29

Dear Sister: Phyllis Wheatley’s Pleasures

12/22/2017
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Dear Sister: Phyllis Wheatley’s Pleasures

Duration:00:52:28

Speculations on Representation of Mixed Race Caribbean Women in European Novels, 1808-1827

12/15/2017
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Speculations on Representation of Mixed Race Caribbean Women in European Novels, 1808-1827

Duration:00:52:30

Philosophy of Popular Culture: Skepticism, Care, and Ordinary Life

12/8/2017
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Philosophy of Popular Culture: Skepticism, Care, and Ordinary Life

Duration:00:52:28

Poets Phillis Levin and Peter McDonald

11/9/2017
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Poets Phillis Levin and Peter McDonald

Duration:00:52:29

The Dark Races of the Pacific World: Reading Race, Immigration, and Empire in Pauline Hopkins and the Colored American Magazine

11/3/2017
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The Dark Races of the Pacific World: Reading Race, Immigration, and Empire in Pauline Hopkins and the Colored American Magazine

Duration:00:52:29

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