Host Aaron Cain speaks with Barthold Kuijken, groundbreaking baroque musician, teacher, conductor, and artistic director of the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra.
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.
Janae Cummings speaks with documentary filmmaker Gordon Quinn, about finding a way to tell stories that investigate society and inspire change.
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.
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.
Lebanese-born American Photographer Rania Matar speaks about her life and work with Elliot Reichert, the Eskenazi Museum's first curator of Contemporary Art.
Host Aaron Cain speaks with musicologist Peter Burkholder about how the many kinds of musical borrowing can deepen the meaning of music.
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.
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.
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.
Host Aaron Cain speaks with musician and composer Ken Winokur about his many musical projects, and how playing a frying pan in the Paris subway led him to create a different kind of orchestra.
Host Aaron Cain speaks with Tim O’Brien, author of "The Things they Carried," about why he returned to writing for his two young sons, and created "Dad’s Maybe Book."
Host Aaron Cain speaks with Susan Southard, author of "Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War," about how remembering the past can prevent catastrophes in the present.
Indiana Poet Laureate Adrian Matejka speaks with acclaimed poet Terrance Hayes, author of the recent collection, "American Sonnets for my Past and Future Assassin.”
Janae Cummings speaks with writer/director Ash Mayfair, creator of the critically-acclaimed film, "The Third Wife."
Elaine Monaghan of the IU Media School speaks with Carol Giacomo, a veteran journalist and foreign correspondent who’s also a member of the New York Times editorial board.
Host Aaron Cain speaks with with Héctor Tobar about his work as a journalist, novelist, and teacher, and about how a new generation of Latino writers are changing American literature.
Patrick O’Meara speaks with Hilary Boulding, president of Trinity College at the University of Oxford, and the first international recipient of the Indiana University Bicentennial Medal.
Host Aaron Cain speaks with with Alice Greenwald, President and CEO of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, about responsibility to history, and the morality of memory.
Moya Andrews speaks with Perry Metz, who recently retired after serving as WFIU and WTIU’s general manager for 16 years.
Host Aaron Cain speaks with historian John Wukovits, author of dozens of books about World War II, including the untold stories of 35 chaplains from the University of Notre Dame.
Host Aaron Cain speaks with conductor and composer Dominick DiOrio about how directing and writing for choirs inspires him, and about what motivates him as a composer.
Host Aaron Cain speaks with IU anthropologist Eduardo Brondizio about the history of the Amazonian rainforest, and the global and regional effects of accelerating deforestation.
Host Aaron Cain speaks with David Ossman and Phil Proctor of The Firesign Theatre, about redefining everything you know about comedy for more than 50 years.
A conversation with Astronomer Caty Pilachowski, about diversity in the sciences, the future of telescopes, and the beginning of everything.