Author Jonathan Gottschall Talks Literary Studies and the Sciences on Thursday’s “Marketplace of Ideas”
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, a conversation with Jonathan Gottschall, English instructor at Washington and Jefferson College and author of Literature, Science and a New Humanities. Academic literary studies, Gottschall argues, has lost its way: the discipline has fallen unmoored from truth and falsity and failed to come up with a method [...]
Physicist & Anthropology Prof. Gregory Cochran Talks Human Evolution on “The Marketplace of Ideas,” Thurs. at Noon
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, a conversation with physicist and University of Utah adjunct professor of anthropology Gregory Cochran, co-author with Henry Harpending of The 10,000-Year Explosion: How Civilization Accelerated Human Evolution. The book challenges the long-standing notion that human evolution suddenly came to a halt between [...]
Guests Danny Boyle & Ted Mills Discuss Zombie Cinema, Punk, & Media Issues on a Special FUND-DRIVE EDITION of “The Freak Power Ticket” (+ Excerpt of Interview with Musician Michael Franti)
"The Freak Power Ticket" Special Fund-Drive Edition (First Aired: Monday, February 2nd, 2009): 1) Oscar-nominee Danny Boyle (“Slumdog Millionaire,” “Trainspotting,” “28 Days Later”) Discusses Zombie Films and the Punk Subculture in the UK (Recorded Monday, January 26th, Lobero Theater, Santa Barbara International Film [...]
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, a conversation with Stanford University's Rosina Pierotti Professor of Italian Literature Robert Harrison, host of the talk show Entitled Opinions on KZSU-FM and author of Gardens: An Essay on the Human Condition. The Marketplace of Ideas airs every Thursday at noon.
Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson will be interviewing Ashley Hunt, one of the creators of '9 Scripts from a Nation at War', about the public readings of tribunal transcripts from Guantanamo Bay. They will also be interviewing Prof. Richard Falk, UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Palestine, regarding the Gaza crisis.
Journalist Daoud Kuttab has been a journalist and advocate for communication rights for many years in the Occupied Territories, Jordan and internationally, and he is the founder of Ammannet, an internet and broadcast radio station in Jordan. He was interviewed on January 7 by Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson concerning the current situation in [...]
Omer Goldman is an Israeli student who has been imprisoned for refusing to serve in the Israeli military that she argues is offensive rather than defensive. Elizabeth Robinson interviewed her on January 6, 2009 regarding her actions and the current situation in Gaza. She was speaking from Tel Aviv, Israel.
Elizabeth Robinson and Avery Gordon, the co-hosts of No Alibis, will interview Ali Abunimah and Daoud Kuttab live on KCSB-FM to discuss the recent Gaza massacres. Ali Abunimah is the co-founder of the Electronic Intifada, and Daoud Kuttab is the founder of AmmanNet - the Arab world's first internet radio station. No Alibis airs at 8am (PST) [...]
At 8:30 AM David Roediger will join Jordan Camp and Elizabeth Robinson to discuss his new book, How Race Survived U.S. History: From Settlement and Slavery to the Obama Phenomena (New York: Verso, 2008). At 9:15, Mark Brenner of Labor Notes will join us in discussing the proposed auto bailout and a national single payer health care system as a [...]
Monday’s “Freak Power Ticket” Features Interview with Oscar-Winning Director Alex Gibney Discussing Hunter S. Thompson Doc, “Gonzo” (Podcast Now Uploaded)
On this week’s edition of "The Freak Power Ticket" (Monday, 11am-noon): an interview with Alex Gibney, the Academy Award-winning director of Taxi to the Dark Side -- about the US’s post-9/11 torture policies -- and Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room. Host Ted Coe and Gibney discuss the 2008 documentary, Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. [...]