As a professional opera, concert, and recital singer, Roy Samuelson has performed over 100 roles with opera companies.
Bernice A. Pescosolido is distinguished Professor of Sociology at Indiana University and Director of the Indiana Consortium for Mental Health Services Research. Her research encompasses three areas: health care services, stigma associated with people who have mental illnesses, and suicide research. Shana Ritter hosts.
Nature enthusiast Greg Speichert is a nationally recognized specialist in water plants and serves as director of Hilltop Garden and Nature Center at Indiana University. Along with his wife, Greg is publisher of Water Garden Magazine. He spoke with Moya Andrews.
Murray McGibbon, associate professor in acting and directing at the IU Department of Theater and Drama, has directed numerous productions and produced over one hundred productions at the Playhouse Company in Durban, South Africa. Moya Andrews hosts.
James Naremore has taught courses on film genre for more than thirty years. He co-founded the IU film studies program and has written many books, including The World Without a Self: Virginia Woolf and the Novel, and his latest, On Kubrick. He spoke with Peter Noble-Kuchera.
IU First Lady Laurie McRobbitalk about the use of information technology in higher education and advanced networking for research and learning. McRobbie is now the executive director of Internet2, the nation’s top networking consortium. She spoke with Shana Ritter.
Karen Hanson, provost and executive vice president of Indiana University, has been teaching at IU in the Department of Philosophy since 1976. She has also published numerous essays and is the author of The Self Imagined: Philosophical Reflections on the Social Character of Psyche.
Lewis Ricci is executive director of the Indiana Arts Council. Previously he was the director of the University of Idaho’s International Jazz Collections at the Lionel Hampton Center, and served on the adjunct faculty of that university.
Harold “Tuck” Langland is a sculpture, writer, and professor at IU South Bend where he taught in the fine arts department for over thirty years. He is currently the first vice president of the National Sculpture Society. He spoke with WFIU’s Adam Schwartz.
Dr. George List is one of the foremost ethnomusicologist in his field. At age 96, though the professor is now blind, he is still producing journal articles and reviews. He spoke with WFIU’s George Walker.