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."
Janae Cummings speaks with Paul Shoulberg, the writer and director of The Good Catholic and Ms. White Light.
IU Assistant Professor of Photography Elizabeth Claffey speaks with artist Ana Teresa Fernández about the ideas of immigration and gender she explores in her work, and what inspires her to create.
Fritz Breithaupt, director of the IU Experimental Humanities Laboratory, talks about what classical music concerts, Stockholm syndrome, Nietzsche, Schindler's List, and helicopter parents can teach us about the dark sides of empathy.
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.
Janae Cummings speaks with writer/director Ash Mayfair, creator of the critically-acclaimed film, "The Third Wife."
On this episode of Profiles, we feature two conversations about the history, and the consequences of the opioid crisis in America.
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.
Shayne Laughter speaks with musician, dancer, teacher, and cultural ambassador Kevin Locke.
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.
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.
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.
Indiana Poet Laureate Adrian Matejka speaks with acclaimed poet Terrance Hayes, author of the recent collection, "American Sonnets for my Past and Future Assassin.”
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.