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Interchange – Jennifer Maher – Gender in Popular Culture

Host Lisa Morrison welcomes Jennifer Maher, Senior Lecturer in Gender Studies at Indiana University. Ms. Maher holds a Ph.D. in English and Modern Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and has worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin in Popular Culture, American Women’s Literature, Third Wave Feminism, and Gender and the Body. She is a published …

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Interchange – Amber Kerezman, Alan Hamilton, Barbara Artinian – Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations

Tom Healy hosts journalist Amber Kerezman who has written extensively about Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations. Also on the program are Lawrence County residents, Alan Hamilton and Barbara Artinian, who are trying to keep a factory farm out of their neighborhood. Two recent national studies have found that the widespread growth of factory farms threatens public health, damages the environment and …

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Interchange – Patrick Feaster – The First Audio Recordings Ever Made

Host Mylo Roze is joined by Patrick Feaster, Ph.D., an expert in early sound recordings from the late 1800’s through the early twentieth century. In this program you’ll hear samples of these early recordings, dating back to 1857, with explanation and commentary by Feaster. Patrick has been an instructor at IU and IUPUI in the areas of Folklore, Interpersonal Communication, …

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Interchange – Mongolian Culture with Tristra Newyear, Tserenchunt Legden and Susie Drost

Lisa Morrison hosts Mongolians Tristra Newyear and Tserenchunt Legden and the manager of the Mongolian Society, Susie Drost. They talk about recent Mongolian history and what Mongolia means to them. Also, learn how Herman B. Wells planted the seed for future generations that would study the Mongolian culture at Indiana University. Newyear shares information about her Graduate study at I.U. …

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Interchange – Monroe County Democratic Party – Lee Jones

On the day of the primary election, host Chad Carrothers interviews longtime Bloomington resident and Monroe County Democratic Party Chairwoman Lee Jones. Lee discusses how her interest in politics began during the height of the civil liberty movement and how she came to the realization that she could make a difference and instigate change. She talks about the impact of …

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Interchange – Monroe County Republican Party – Franklin Andrew

Host Chad Carrothers spends an hour with departing chairman of the Monroe County Republican Party, Franklin Andrew. Our conversation is framed in three topical segments – the person, the party, and the politics. In the first segment Andrew talks about coming to Bloomington and how he got involved in local politics. In segment two we discuss the past, present, and …

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Interchange – Earth Day Edition with Dave Rollo, Isabel Piedmont and Matt Pierce

On this “Earth Day edition” of Interchange, host Mylo Roze speaks with three public servants about their ongoing struggles to improve government and our environment. Bloomington City Council members Dave Rollo and Isabel Piedmont are in the studio, joined later via phone by State Representative Matt Pierce, to discuss the problems and possibilities of greening city and state government. Of …

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Interchange – Indiana Students Against War

Dave Stewart interviews members of the recently formed Indiana Students Against War (ISAW). They point out that the majority of public opinion opposes the war, and they want to mobilize the American public to force an immediate military withdrawal from Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Middle East. The group intends to accomplish its goal through organization, direct action of demonstrations, and …

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Interchange – Kathy Schick and Nicholas Toth – Stone Age Institute

Dave Stewart interviews Kathy Schick and Nicholas Toth, co-directors of the Stone Age Institute, a non-profit anthropological organization devoted to the study of technology, adaptation and evolution in human prehistory. Institute researchers study human technological origins and development at field sites in Algeria, Ethiopia, South Africa and New Guinea and in lab work with modern apes and humans using innovative …

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Interchange – Emily Cheney – Cooperative Living

Host Mylo Roze interviews Emily Cheney, IU student and focalizer of Bloomington Cooperative Living, Inc., a fledgling non-profit organization devoted to establishing a network of intentional communities comprised of individuals and families that wish to live together and share resources with one another. This episode on “Simply Living Cooperatively” delves into Cheney’s vision of model communities that help foster economic …

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