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A podcast for people who are curious about the world and themselves. Hosted by the Director of Public Programs, Britta Conroy-Randall and featuring conversations and lectures presented by California Institute of Integral Studies Public Programs & Performances. Listen to a diverse array of world renowned scholars, leaders, authors, artists, and thinkers who all explore new perspectives about ourselves and our society.

A podcast for people who are curious about the world and themselves. Hosted by the Director of Public Programs, Britta Conroy-Randall and featuring conversations and lectures presented by California Institute of Integral Studies Public Programs & Performances. Listen to a diverse array of world renowned scholars, leaders, authors, artists, and thinkers who all explore new perspectives about ourselves and our society.
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A podcast for people who are curious about the world and themselves. Hosted by the Director of Public Programs, Britta Conroy-Randall and featuring conversations and lectures presented by California Institute of Integral Studies Public Programs & Performances. Listen to a diverse array of world renowned scholars, leaders, authors, artists, and thinkers who all explore new perspectives about ourselves and our society.

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English


Episodes

Minal Hajratwala: Where Are You From?

2/21/2018
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In this episode, journalist and poet Minal Hajratwala draws from the realms of creativity and politicized somatics to talk about migration and the body. This event was part of the Haresh and Joan Shah Lecture and Performance Series.

Duration:00:42:25

Ijeoma Oluo: So You Want To Talk About Race

2/13/2018
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Author Ijeoma Oluo is joined in conversation by CIIS Dean of Diversity and Inclusion Denise Boston. They explore Ijeoma’s new book, So You Want To Talk About Race, and examine the racial landscape in America today.

Duration:00:41:43

Ellen Ullman: Life in Code

2/7/2018
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In this episode, author and coder Ellen Ullman is joined in conversation by CIIS writing professor, Carolyn Cooke, to explore the transformation of society through the rise of the internet.

Duration:00:54:45

Leslie Berlin and Mitch Altman: How Counterculture Built Silicon Valley

1/31/2018
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In this episode, historian and author Leslie Berlin is joined in conversation by hacker and inventor Mitch Altman to explore how hippies and hackers built the largest center for innovation in the history of the planet - and why it can’t be replicated elsewhere.

Duration:00:42:02

Nikki Mirghafori and Steve Omohundro: AI and Karma

1/25/2018
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In this episode, Artificial Intelligence scientist and buddhist teacher Nikki Mirghafori and computer scientist Steve Omohundro discuss how the concept of karma can guide us as we push forward towards creating non-human intelligence.

Duration:00:36:02

Roopa Vasudevan: Technology as Anthropology

1/10/2018
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In this episode, artist, creative coder, and researcher, Roopa Vasudevan explores what technology and data can teach us about ourselves. This event was part of the Haresh and Joan Shah Lecture and Performance Series.

Duration:00:45:42

Khizr Khan: On Being American

1/3/2018
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Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father who challenged Donald Trump during the 2016 campaign, is joined by CIIS faculty May Elawar for a conversation about what an American looks like and what being a nation of immigrants really means.

Duration:00:45:55

Liz Beaven: Education For A New World

12/21/2017
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In this episode, integral teaching expert and CIIS Provost Liz Beaven shares ideas for changes to traditional education that can better prepare our children for the future. This talk was part of the Big Ideas at CIIS series.

Duration:00:40:34

Magdalena Yesil: Smart Women In The New Economy

12/14/2017
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Pioneering Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor Magdalena Yesil came to the United States in 1976 with two suitcases and $43, unaware of the challenges she would face as an immigrant woman. In this episode, Magdalena is joined by CIIS professor Sara Salazar for a conversation about her life and the lessons she learned breaking glass ceilings to rise to the top in Silicon Valley and beyond.

Duration:00:40:59

Irvin D. Yalom: A Psychiatrist's Life

12/7/2017
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In this episode, Dr. Yalom is joined in a conversation with CIIS core faculty Barbara Morrill about his life, his work, and the profound power of self-reflection.

Duration:00:31:11

Layli Long Soldier: A Poetic Response To The US Government

11/30/2017
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Join San Francisco poet Brynn Saito for a conversation with Layli Long Soldier about her journey creating her latest collection of poetry WHEREAS, which she wrote as a response to the congressional resolution “Apology to Native Peoples.”

Duration:00:32:08

Sasha Abramsky: Fear In American Life

11/16/2017
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Journalist and author Sasha Abramsky is joined by CIIS professor Andrej Grubacic in this conversation about America's most dangerous epidemic: irrational fear.

Duration:00:43:15

Matthew Walker: Why We Sleep

11/9/2017
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In this conversation with CIIS professor Rachael Vaughan, award-winning neuroscientist Matthew Walker reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the better.

Duration:00:43:28

Zoë Quinn: Life After Gamergate

11/2/2017
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Indie game developer turned social activist Zoë Quinn is joined by CIIS faculty Zara Zimbardo for a rare public conversation about her experience at the center of the Gamergate controversy and her journey to overcome it by working to make the internet a better, safer place for everyone.

Duration:00:46:12

Andrej Grubacic: The Hidden History Of Capitalism

10/26/2017
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In this episode, CIIS faculty Andrej Grubacic uncovers the relatively unknown history of exiles and activists and their impact on the past and future of the capitalist civilization. This talk was part of the Big Ideas at CIIS series.

Duration:00:41:42

Robert Wright: Why Buddhism is True

10/19/2017
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In this conversation with Steven Tierney, Professor of Community Mental at CIIS, Pulitzer Prize finalist Robert Wright shares his journey exploring psychology, philosophy, and meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness.

Duration:00:33:39

Jorge N. Ferrer and Matthew T. Segall: Participatory Spirituality

10/12/2017
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Jorge N. Ferrer, professor of East-West Psychology at CIIS is joined by Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness professor Matthew T. Segall for an exploration of participatory spirituality, which holds that human beings are active co-creators of spiritual phenomena and worlds.

Duration:00:44:38

Nadya Tolokno: Resistance and Pussy Riot

10/5/2017
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Pussy Riot founder Nadya Tolokno is joined by artist and activist Jadelynn Stahl for a conversation about how to triumph in the new political and social landscape.

Duration:00:48:52

Sean Kelly, Sam Mickey, Adam Robbert, and Kat Snow: Nature, Culture, and Knowledge

9/28/2017
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Authors Sean Kelly, Sam Mickey, and Adam Robbert are joined by public radio journalist and CIIS grad Kat Snow in a conversation about ecology as a connective science and its impact on our society.

Duration:00:43:14

Brewster Khale: Internet and Impermanence

9/21/2017
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This episode features Brewster Kahle, Digital Librarian and founder of the Internet Archive, and Wikimedia Foundation Creative Director Heather Walls in conversation about the Internet and how its systems exhibit impermanence as well as permanence over time.

Duration:00:35:10

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