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Apropos Of Something interviews experts on social justice, political activism, and the arts. Co-hosts Ellen Daniels in Charlottesville and Nancy Laurence in New York City.… Read More
We discussed the blockbuster “Black Panther” with Valerie Adams-Bass, Ph.D., whose research examines the media influences on Black children and adolescents.
Valerie Adams-Bass is Assistant Professor of Education at the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education, and a faculty affiliate with Youth-Nex, The Center to Promote Effective Youth Development.… Read More
Our guests were Laura Jones activist photographer and Richard Guy Wilson, the Commonwealth Professor of Architectural History at the University of Virginia and a Guggenheim Fellow. Our conversation covered Edith Wharton’s home, the most important Jeffersonian structure, Wilson’s top things to see in a life, and much more.… Read More
Our guests were Charlotte Matthews and Betsy Cox — accomplished women, who ventured beyond the scope of their careers to create something extraordinary. Matthews is an author of exquisite poetry and Cox is an Emmy-winning filmmaker — together they’ve created a multimedia project, Whistle Words, using poetry, film, & the internet, to help women impacted by cancer.… Read More
We spoke with A.D. Carson, “professor of hip hop,” about his new album “Sleepwalking Vol. 1: A Mixtape Essay for Summer 2017,” and Dr. Max Luna, physician and professor at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, and creator of the Latino Health Initiative.… Read More
We spoke with Deirdre Enright director of investigation at the Innocence Project at the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Law; and Emily Blout, professor in the Department of Media Studies at UVA, about Iran protests and cyberwarfare. … Read More
Ellen Daniels and Nancy Laurence cap the end of 2017 with a live re-broadcast of their show with Christine Mahoney PhD, Prof. of Public Policy and Politics & Founder of the Alight Fund, on investing in refugees to affect positive change; and Phil Jason, a grad student in UVA’s Creative Writing Program and winner of the prestigious Henfield Prize, whose unique personal story empowered him to publish not perish.… Read More
Price Thomas, Communications for James Madison’s Montpelier, “The Mere Distinction of Colour” and Race;
Richard Schragger, Professor of Law at UVA on the limitations on local governments, why it’s set up that way, what’s at stake, and what we can do about it.… Read More
Jim Coan, is a Professor of Psychology and Director of the Virginia Affective Neuroscience Laboratory at the University of Virginia. Coan studies the brain & emotions. His work and findings embodies one fascinating topics after another: The brain on love & friendship, why we hold hands, How does the brain change when we get to know someone?… Read More
Larycia Hawkins, is a lecturer in Politics and a Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia. She was a guest of the show earlier this year – at that time we discussed events surrounding her expulsion from the evangelical school, Wheaton College, because she wore a hijab in support of Muslims, and said that Christians and Muslims worshiped the same God.… Read More