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Ep. 92: Documentarian Ruth O'Reilly

5/22/2018
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In episode 92, Dean Shanahan and IU Media School Professor of Practice Elaine Monaghan speak to award-winning documentary maker Ruth O’Reilly. O'Reilly worked as a journalist in Ireland, particularly Northern Ireland between 1989 and 2014, and participated in Indiana University’s first “Representing Religion” symposium. #politicsandtheworld

Duration:00:27:53

Ep. 91: Discussing honest journalism with Raju Narisetti

5/9/2018
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In episode 91, Dean Shanahan speaks to Raju Narisetti founder of Mint, India's second-largest business newspaper. Narisetti visited the IU Bloomington campus as part of the India Remixed festival, where he spoke on "Why Honest Journalism Is in Peril in the World's Largest Democracy." At the time of this recording, Narisetti was CEO of Gizmodo Media Group. #ArtsandHumanities

Duration:00:26:07

Ep. 90: Elliott Abrams

4/25/2018
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Dean James Shanahan speaks to Elliot Abrams, a recent guest of IU's Tocqueville Lecture Series.

Duration:00:26:07

Ep. 89: Getting to know Chicago Batman

4/20/2018
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In episode 89, Through the Gates producer Emily Miles speaks to the SoCal genre-blurring act Chicano Batman. The group visited Bloomington to headline the annual Culture Shock festival, which took place at Rhino's Youth Center on April 14, 2018.

Duration:00:27:38

Ep. 88: AmyWax

4/11/2018
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In episode 88, Dean James Shanahan interviews Amy Wax, who recently visited IU Bloomington as a guest of the Tocqueville Lecture Series.

Duration:00:27:54

Ep. 85: Noah Bendix-Balgley, First Concertmaster with the Berliner Philharmoniker

3/22/2018
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In episode 85, Janae Cummings speaks to Noah Bendix-Balgley, first concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic and a graduate of IU's Jacobs School of Music. As the Wells Scholars Program professor, Bendix-Balgley recently visited Bloomington to lead an honors interdisciplinary colloquium for undergraduate students on "Art Music in the Contemporary World: An Exploration of Emerging Models."

Duration:00:24:38

Ep. 84: Jamie Kalven, the first amendment, and the Laquan McDonald case

3/8/2018
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In episode 84, journalist Jamie Kalven spoke to Media School Dean James Shanahan about using first amendment freedoms to fight censorship. Kalven successfully fought a subpoena to name sources for his story about the police-involved shooting death of Chicago teenager Laquan McDonald. #newsandpolitics

Duration:00:27:04

Ep. 82: Hindustan Times' Aman Sethi on the demonetization in India

2/21/2018
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In episode 82, Dean Shanahan speaks to Aman Sethi about demonetization, digitization, and control as part of IU's India Remixed arts and humanities festival. Sethi is associate editor at the Hindustan Times. #politicsandtheworld #artsandhumanities

Duration:00:22:34

Ep. 80: Gina McCarthy on the future of the EPA and our planet

2/15/2018
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In ep. 80, Dean Shanahan speaks to Gina McCarthy, who served as administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from 2013 to 2017. #scienceandtech #politicsandtheworld

Duration:00:24:52

Ep. 79: Wounded Galaxies 1968: Paris, Prague, Chicago

2/8/2018
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In episode 79, Dean Shanahan speaks to Joan Hawkins, associate professor at the IU Media School, about the Wounded Galaxies festival and symposium. Wounded Galaxies: 1968 – Beneath the Paving Stones, the Beach is a festival and symposium produced by The Burroughs Century Ltd., welcoming scholars, writers, artists, archivists, filmmakers, performers, and others interested in exploring the intellectual and aesthetic legacy of 1968, during its 50th Anniversary year. The festival subtitle is a...

Duration:00:25:20

Ep. 78: Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission

1/31/2018
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In episode 78, Dean James Shanahan speaks to Professor of Law Steve Sanders about Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission—a case in which the Supreme Court will determine whether the application of Colorado's public accommodations law to compel a cake maker to design and make a cake that violates his sincerely held religious beliefs about marriage violates the Free Speech or Free Exercise Clauses of the First Amendment. #politicsandtheworld

Duration:00:24:47

Ep. 77: Cybersecurity and the challenges of staying safe online in 2018

1/24/2018
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In episode 77, Janae Cummings speaks to Dan Calarco, chief of staff for IU's vice president for information technology, and Von Welch, director of IU's Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research. The trio discuss cybersecurity, two-factor login, and the challenges of staying safe online. #scienceandtech

Duration:00:26:49

Ep. 76: Discussing race, change, and awkward conversations with W. Kamau Bell

1/17/2018
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We open season 3 with W. Kamau Bell—sociopolitical comedian, podcaster, author, and Emmy Award-winning host of the CNN docu-series United Shades of America. Bell visited the Indiana University Bloomington campus to speak at the university's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Leadership Breakfast.

Duration:00:25:06

Ep. 75: The Through the Gates Holiday Spectacular

12/20/2017
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In episode 75, the Through the Gates family gets together for a fun episode of holiday trivia and conversation.

Duration:00:28:24

Ep. 74: Talking Journalism, Politics, and Polls with Washington Post's Margaret Sullivan

12/13/2017
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In episode 74, Dean James Shanahan talks to Margaret Sullivan, media columnist for the Washington Post, about the relationship between the press and the American public. The conversation also touches on politics, the future of polling, and the possible impact of the "Weinstein effect."

Duration:00:33:32

Ep. 73: Indie filmmaker and IU alumna Eliza Hittman

12/6/2017
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In episode 73, Janae Cummings speaks with Eliza Hittman, IU alumna and award-winning indie filmmaker. Hittman recently visited the IU Cinema as part of its Jorgensen Guest Filmmaker program. Her most recent feature BEACH RATS won the 2017 Sundance Film Festival Directing Award for U.S. Dramatic Feature

Duration:00:19:16

Ep. 72: IU Ballet & The Nutcracker: A Holiday Tradition

11/29/2017
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In episode 72, Janae Cummings speaks to Sarah Wroth, associate chair of the ballet department at the Jacobs School of Music, and Georgia Dalton, graduating junior and the Sugar Plum Fairy in IU’s upcoming production of The Nutcracker. Tickets are still available for the performance, which runs from November 30 to December 3 at the Musical Arts Center on the IU Bloomington campus.

Duration:00:23:28

Ep. 71: Getting to know Ellen Ketterson & IU's Grand Challenge on environmental change

11/22/2017
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In episode 71, Dean Shanahan speaks to Distinguished Professor of Biology Ellen Ketterson about her research and her leadership of the Prepared for Environmental Change Team—one of Indiana University's Grand Challenges.

Duration:00:24:48

Ep. 70: Alvin Felzenberg on the life and times of William F. Buckley Jr.

11/15/2017
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In episode 70, James Shanahan speaks to Alvin Felzenberg, author of "A Man and His Presidents: The Political Odyssey of William F. Buckley Jr." The book examines how Buckley brought together anti-Communists, small-government advocates, free-market supporters, libertarians, and others to create a conservative movement. It also explores Buckley's relationship with US presidents, especially Ronald Reagan. Felzenberg recently visited the IU Bloomington campus as part of the Tocqueville Lecture...

Duration:00:30:23

Ep. 69: The works and impact of Polish composer and conductor Krzysztof Penderecki

11/8/2017
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In episode 69, we speak to Halina Goldberg, professor of musicology, and Dominick DiOrio, associate professor of choral conducting at the IU Jacobs School of Music about the works and career of multi-award winning Polish composer and conductor Krzysztof Penderecki. The maestro will visit the IU Bloomington campus for Penderecki Conducts Penderecki: "ST. LUKE PASSION," which takes place Wednesday, November 15 at 8pm in the Musical Arts Center.

Duration:00:28:44