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Interchange – Eat Walk Shoot Draw: A New Film on John James Audubon

John James Audubon. Painting: John Syme

John James Audubon was “an archetypal American who astonishingly combined in equal measure the virtues of George Washington, Daniel Boone and Benjamin Franklin.” (Lewis Mumford) Two-time Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Al Reinert will premiere Audubon, a new documentary about the renowned bird artist, eloquent writer, and naturalist John James Audubon on Thursday, December 10 at 7:30pm AMC Showplace Bloomington 11, for …

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Interchange – Poor Bees, Poor Birds, Poor Men: Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring

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Tonight we  share with you a discussion of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring I had with two scholars of Carson’s work, Lisa Sideris, Associate Professor in the Department of Religious Studies and the Director of the Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics and Society, and Christoph Irmscher, provost professor of English and the Director of the Wells Scholars program. Silent …

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Interchange – Reading Moby Dick: Melville’s Wicked Book

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Host Doug Storm is joined by three professors of literature at Indiana University, Jennifer Fleissner, Jonathan Elmer, and Christoph Irmscher, to examine Herman Melville’s great book, Moby Dick. Each of these readers and teachers share a favorite passage from the novel and try to say just what makes them respond with awe to this novel. Jennifer Fleissner reads Chapter 25, …

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Interchange – Recommended Listening: The Best of Interchange 2013

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Recommended Listening: “The Best of Interchange 2013” Hosts and producers of Interchange chose their favorite shows out forty-Eight original programs produced by Interchange staff and volunteers last year. Programs highlighted tonight: W. Kamau Bell: Jokester Without Borders The Airbrushed Woman: Feminism and Women’s Magazines Kand McQueen: Boys, Girls, and Beyond Christoph Irmscher: Against Complacency: Thoreau’s “Civil Disobedience” Rahaf Safi and …

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