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Faith and being human.

9/13/2018
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In this special episode, the host interviews Imam Khalid Latif on his work as a university chaplain and a leader in multi-faith initiatives. The conversation explores the meaning of faith and its role in the project of living.

Duration:00:56:54

A psychoanalyst in China

9/6/2018
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A conversation with a psychoanalyst in her 80s whose most recent project is to "export" psychoanalysis to China is an opportunity for the host to explore and compare notions of happiness, good living, an personhood in the East versus the West.

Duration:00:56:40

Finding purpose to life in the midst of losing life.

8/30/2018
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In conversation with her guest, Dr. Nguyen continues to explore the journey from being derailed by Life to finding one's purpose in life.

Duration:00:55:18

The loss of a child, the birth of an activist

8/23/2018
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Dr. Nguyen interviews Susan Hoemke, author of the recently published "Healing Scarred Hearts: A Family's Story of Addiction, Loss, and Finding Light."

Duration:00:57:52

Finding the light, finding purpose

8/16/2018
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"The wound is where the light enters." Dr. Nguyen re-visits this saying by the Sufi poet Rumi as she reviews the work and reflections on trauma that she has presented on the show.

Duration:00:56:20

Fighting with Life

8/9/2018
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Dr. Nguyen continues to offer her answer to the question of what makes life worth living through an examination of her experience with another survivor of trauma.

Duration:00:55:59

The fear of life, the weight of desire.

8/2/2018
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Dr. Nguyen will address the question of what makes life worth living via describing her work with a trauma survivor from the Vietnam War.

Duration:00:54:53

Questions and Answers

7/26/2018
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The hour is open to questions and reflections from listeners. Dr. Nguyen will take questions from listneners via email or call.

Duration:00:56:48

Why I do my work

7/19/2018
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In this episode the host explains the historical and emotional bases to the questions that she poses on the show.

Duration:00:55:21

Only to connect

7/12/2018
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In this episode at the end of the pilot run, the host takes stock of her conversations on the show. She shares her reflections and questions about continuing on with the theme.

Duration:00:49:14

Human Rights Workers: The motivations behind the aspirations

7/5/2018
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This episode features Dr. Nguyen in conversation with a fellow human rights advocate. I n a previous episode, their conversation focused on examining the assumptions and aspirations behind the concept of "human rights."

Duration:00:56:45

What and how we teach our children

6/28/2018
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In this episode, Dr. Nguyen will be in conversation with a veteran teacher. She will interview her guest about her experience teaching in NYC public school.

Duration:00:55:17

The Music of Life

6/21/2018
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This episode will feature an interview with Jay Rodriguez, a Grammy-nominated musician.

Duration:00:52:27

Human Rights: The aspirations and assumptions about human life

6/14/2018
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Join in this intimate and educational conversation about the notion of "human rights."

Duration:00:55:46

Love and war in matrimony: What is 'family' in Family Law?

6/7/2018
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This episode explores the changing definitions of "family" and the current view of "the best interest of the child" in the contemporary, post-modern culture, as practiced in matrimonial law and adjudicated in Family Courts.

Duration:00:56:23

Playing for life: The journey to asylum and passion for music.

5/31/2018
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Dr. Nguyen will speak with her guest about his experience as an immigrant and a musician in NYC.

Duration:00:54:26

The meaning of hero

5/24/2018
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In this episode Dr. Nguyen is in conversation with Jeffrey Deskovic, who was exonerated after serving 16 years in prison and went on to dedicate his life to fighting for the wrongfully convicted.

Duration:00:55:48

Becoming human and staying human: How to live after abuse

5/17/2018
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In this episode Dr. Nguyen continues the conversation with a former patient, who overcame the legacy of childhood abuse and adult-onset trauma.

Duration:00:55:02

From victim to survivor to human: One Mans Journey

5/10/2018
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In this special episode Dr. Nguyen will engage in a conversation with a former patient.

Duration:00:54:43

The things that we strive for: What trauma reveals.

5/3/2018
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In this 2nd episode, Dr. Nguyen continues to lay the foundation for the conversation about what it means to be human, by talking about psychological trauma.

Duration:00:53:48