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Archive for Profiles

June 28, 2020

Ash Mayfair

Filmmaker Ash Mayfair

Janae Cummings speaks with writer/director Ash Mayfair, creator of the critically-acclaimed film, "The Third Wife."

June 21, 2020

Sam Quinones

Journalist and Author Sam Quinones

On this episode of Profiles, we feature two conversations about the history, and the consequences of the opioid crisis in America.

June 14, 2020

Sam Quinones

Laurie Kilmartin

Host Aaron Cain speaks with author and comic Laurie Kilmartin about the anatomy of a good joke, and about how the truth isn’t always funny.

June 7, 2020

Sam Quinones

Kevin Locke

Shayne Laughter speaks with musician, dancer, teacher, and cultural ambassador Kevin Locke.

May 31, 2020

Sam Quinones

Graphic Novelist Nate Powell

Payton Knobeloch speaks with New York Times best-selling graphic novelist Nate Powell about how graphic novels and comic books have earned a place in literary culture, and in the classroom.

May 24, 2020

Sam Quinones

Writer And Documentarian Sam Stephenson

David Brent Johnson speaks with writer and documentarian Sam Stephenson, about what’s inspired him to create his unique, prize-winning brand of cultural research.

May 17, 2020

Sam Quinones

Barthold Kuijken

Host Aaron Cain speaks with Barthold Kuijken, groundbreaking baroque musician, teacher, conductor, and artistic director of the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra.

May 10, 2020

Sam Quinones

Vassar President Elizabeth Bradley

Host Aaron Cain speaks with Vassar College President Elizabeth Bradley, about what economics, healthcare management, and art history have taught her about how to be an effective leader.

May 3, 2020

Sam Quinones

Documentary Filmmaker Gordon Quinn

Janae Cummings speaks with documentary filmmaker Gordon Quinn, about finding a way to tell stories that investigate society and inspire change.

April 26, 2020

The Indiana University Bicentennial Medal, designed by Jeeyea Kim

Bicentennial Special

In celebration of IU's Bicentennial, Patrick O’Meara hosts a discussion with members of the faculty and staff who have been instrumental in crafting many aspects of this year’s commemoration.

April 12, 2020

James Timberlake

Architect James Timberlake

Kelly Wilson, Director of IU's J. Irwin Miller Architecture, speaks with Architect James Timberlake, Co-founder of the innovative and award-winning firm KieranTimberlake.

March 29, 2020

Rania Matar

Photographer Rania Matar

Lebanese-born American Photographer Rania Matar speaks about her life and work with Elliot Reichert, the Eskenazi Museum's first curator of Contemporary Art.

March 15, 2020

Peter Burkholder

Musicologist Peter Burkholder

Host Aaron Cain speaks with musicologist Peter Burkholder about how the many kinds of musical borrowing can deepen the meaning of music.

March 8, 2020

Jenny Reardon

Sociologist Jenny Reardon

Carl Pearson speaks with author and sociologist Jenny Reardon about the issues of identity, justice and democracy that are embedded in the history of science.

January 19, 2020

Pat Ryan

Former IU First Lady Pat Ryan

Moya Andrews speaks with Pat Ryan, about her time as First Lady of Indiana University, and what it was like to be a student at a school where your husband is president.

January 12, 2020

Mark Stryker

Author and Journalist Mark Stryker

David Brent Johnson speaks with author and journalist Mark Stryker, about Jazz and cultural legacy in Detroit, and about what every art critic needs to know.

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