Dec 2 – The Rebirth of a White Christian Nation; How Film Imitates Life

Ellen DanielsAOS, Charlottesville, Talk

Guests:
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

Nov 11 – Charlottesville: Our Streets; Design for Social Equity

Ellen DanielsAOS, Charlottesville, Talk

Guests:
Jackson Landers, is the co-creator of “Charlottesville: Our Streets,” a film about the tragic events that occurred in Charlottesville on Aug 11 & 12. Jackson Landers is here, he is a science writer, who used to spend most of his time writing about things like coral reefs and harlequin frogs for Smithsonian Magazine, but at least since this summer, has trained his pen on and the alt right riots, rallies and hearings… and he’s made a film, “Charlottesville: Our Streets.” Co-creators, Brian Wimer, Natalie Anna Jacobsen.… Read More

Oct. 14 — A Look at Campus Gender-Based Violence, Youth Extremism; Calculated Voter Suppression

Ellen DanielsAOS, Charlottesville, Talk

Guests:
Nancy Deutsch, Ph.D., Professor at the Curry School of Education and Director of Youth-Nex,
The University of Virginia Center to Promote Effective Youth Development. We discussed campus gender-based violence, Title IX and the current administration’s roll-back of Obama’s guidance to address campus sexual violence; the role of afterschool programs in helping youth engage productively in their lives and in society; and more as noted below.… Read More