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Standing Room Only: Food and Memory Stories

Tonight’s Standing Room Only will feature a variety of stories about Food and Memory from Rachel Bahr’s classroom at the Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship. These students wrote a short story about a recipe that is important to themselves or to their culture and recorded their anecdote for this show. The format of this program will be a little different; …

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Hola Bloomington – October 7, 2016

En nuestro programa de hoy locutores Minerva Sosa y Norma Reeves platican con Oscar Arreaza, que es Venezolano y Exsenet Esler, que es Salvadoreña, sobre la cultura hispana y latina. Hablan sobre que significa la Herencia Hispana para ellos. Comparten tradiciones familiares y nos dicen porque es importante celebrar nuestros raíces. También nos cuentan sobre los eventos que la Ciudad …

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Standing Room Only: Remembering Osage Ballerinas Marjorie and Maria Tallchief

On November 5, 2015, Violette Verdy, distinguished professor at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, and Russell Tallchief, nephew of Native American ballerinas Marjorie and Maria Tallchief, presented a slideshow and discussion remembering the ballerinas as part of Native American Heritage Month events at IU. Born in Oklahoma, each Tallchief sister achieved prominence in the competitive world of ballet. …

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Gay Sensibility in Historical Preservation: Will Fellows discusses his “passion to preserve”

On May 2, 2014 Will Fellows, author of Farm Boys and A Passion to Preserve, gave a presentation to an audience at the Buskirk Chumley theater. The lecture covered the material in his most recent book, A Passion to Preserve. In the book Mr. Fellows analyzes how an affinity for historic preservation is commonly shared by gay men and straight …

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Interchange – A Passion to Preserve: Gay Men as Keepers of Culture

Host Trish Kerle’ interviews author, Will Fellows, whose book, A Passion to Preserve: Gay Men as Keepers of Culture, documents an American social movement rendered nearly invisible by most historians. Fellows believes there’s ample evidence that gay men have long been extraordinary preservers of history and that this inherent interest is the result of a “psychologic androgyny” of masculine and feminine qualities. He …

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Standing Room Only – Komozi Woodard:Roots of the Trayvon Martin Case: Violent Whiteness and Black Resistance

Drawing on his research into the 1970s Stop Killer Cop Campaigns and the 1980s National Black United Front, Komozi Woodard will connect the dots of resistance to violent whiteness yesterday, today and tomorrow. Komozi Woodard is the author of A Nation Within a Nation and editor of the The Black Power Movement, Part I as well as other things. Woodard …

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