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Location:

Boston, MA

Networks:

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

The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain and the Birth of American Empire

9/15/2017
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The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain and the Birth of American Empire

Duration: 00:52:29


Personal Agency and the Big Switch 1962-64: Thucydides, Bob Dylan and Stanley Kubrick

9/8/2017
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Personal Agency and the Big Switch 1962-64: Thucydides, Bob Dylan and Stanley Kubrick

Duration: 00:52:29


A Reading and Conversation with Harry Clifton

8/30/2017
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A Reading and Conversation with Harry Clifton

Duration: 00:52:28


Which Future for Democracy in a Post-Political Age

8/24/2017
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Which Future for Democracy in a Post-Political Age

Duration: 00:52:29


How Will Capitalism End? Reflections on a Failing System

8/18/2017
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How Will Capitalism End? Reflections on a Failing System

Duration: 00:52:29


Universities and their Cities: Urban Higher Education in America

8/14/2017
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Universities and their Cities: Urban Higher Education in America

Duration: 00:52:29


My Life, My Love, My Legacy

8/14/2017
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My Life, My Love, My Legacy

Duration: 00:52:29


Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America

7/20/2017
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Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America

Duration: 00:52:29


Social Suffering, Virtue Ethics and Moral Tragedy: The Perils of a Superstrong Black Mother

7/17/2017
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Social Suffering, Virtue Ethics and Moral Tragedy: The Perils of a Superstrong Black Mother

Duration: 00:52:30


A Reading by Peter Ho Davies

7/7/2017
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A Reading by Peter Ho Davies

Duration: 00:52:29


Europe, Religion, Integration

7/3/2017
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Europe, Religion, Integration

Duration: 00:52:28


The Black (and White) Dream Dancers of the New England Past and Their Message for the Coming Generation

6/20/2017
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The Black (and White) Dream Dancers of the New England Past and Their Message for the Coming Generation

Duration: 00:52:30


An Elegant Hope: Despair as a Virtue after Nietzsche

6/16/2017
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An Elegant Hope: Despair as a Virtue after Nietzsche

Duration: 00:52:29


A Reading and Conversation with Irish poet, Harry Clifton

6/12/2017
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A Reading and Conversation with Irish poet, Harry Clifton

Duration: 00:52:28


Students are the Reporters

5/22/2017
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Students are the Reporters

Duration: 00:43:59


Universities and their Cities: Urban Higher Education in America

5/11/2017
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Universities and their Cities: Urban Higher Education in America

Duration: 00:52:29


The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain and the Birth of American Empire

5/5/2017
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The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain and the Birth of American Empire

Duration: 00:52:40


My Life, My Love, My Legacy - The Autobiography of Coretta Scott King

4/28/2017
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My Life, My Love, My Legacy - The Autobiography of Coretta Scott King

Duration: 00:52:30


Personal Agency and the Big Switch 1962-64: Thucydides, Bob Dylan and Stanley Kubrick

4/24/2017
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Personal Agency and the Big Switch 1962-64: Thucydides, Bob Dylan and Stanley Kubrick

Duration: 00:52:29


Biology and Climate Change

4/14/2017
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Biology and Climate Change

Duration: 00:52:28

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