Podcasts

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  • In conversation with Marc Lamont Hill Addressing social justice issues of policing, state surveillance of families, and science, Dorothy Roberts ’s books include Killing the Black Body , Shattered Bonds , and Fatal Invention . She has also… more

  • Meelya Gordon Memorial Lecture In conversation with John Holloway One of the United States’s foremost experts on forensic sciences and the criminal justice system, M. Chris Fabricant is the director of strategic litigation at the Innocence… more

  • In conversation with Asali Solomon, author of the novels  Disgruntled and Days of Afrekete Using “gorgeous, compassionate prose” to continue “our national conversation about people working together to heal our communities” ( The Washington Post… more

  • “A pioneer in primate studies” ( The Wall Street Journal ), Dr. Frans de Waal is the author of  The Bonobo and the Atheist , an exploration of the biological roots of human morality found in primate social interaction. His other 16 books include … more

  • In conversation with Jamila Robinson Chef and educator Bryant Terry is the author of four vegan cookbooks, including  Grub ,  Afro-Vegan , and  Vegetable Kingdom , winner of an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work. In 2015 he earned a… more

  • Carole Phillips Memorial Lecture Maggie Shipstead is the bestselling author of the novels Astonish Me and Seating Arrangements , the latter of which won the Dylan Thomas Prize and the L.A. Times Book Prize for First Fiction. A former Wallace… more

  • Introduced by Denice Frohman In conversation with Cynthia Dewi Oka The 2018–19 Poet Laureate of Philadelphia, Raquel Salas Rivera is the author of five full-length books of poetry. These poetry collections include lo terciario/the tertiary ,… more

  • In conversation with Ariel Delgado Dixon Jennifer Egan won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for the novel A Visit from the Goon Squad , “a new classic of American fiction” ( Time ) that follows an aging punk rocker… more

  • In conversation with Nydia Han, Consumer Investigative Reporter and co-anchor of 6ABC Action News Sunday mornings A reporter at The Philadelphia Inquirer for 31 years, Jennifer Lin worked as an international correspondent in China, a national… more

  • In conversation with John M. Cooper Historian  Neil Lanctot  is the author of  Campy: The Two Lives of Roy Campanella  and  Negro League Baseball: The Rise and Ruin of a Black Institution , a “prodigiously researched” and “enormously… more

  • In conversation with Peter Dobrin, classical music critic and culture writer,  The Philadelphia Inquirer One of classical music’s most celebrated pianists, Jeremy Denk has performed with ensembles such as the National Symphony Orchestra, the New… more

  • Hannah Tinti  is the author of the bestselling novels  The Good Thief  and  The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley  and the short story collection  Animal Crackers . A creative writing professor in New York University’s M.F.A. program, she is the… more

  • A Dublin native and a 34-year columnist and drama critic for The Irish Times, Fintan O’Toole is the author of nearly two dozen books, including  A History of Ireland in 100 Objects ,  Enough is Enough: How to Build a Republic , and  Heroic… more

  • Donna Leon is the author of the internationally bestselling Commissario Guido Brunetti mystery novels, the “endlessly enjoyable” long-established series of books that combines “deep thoughts about justice and vengeance and charming classical… more

  • In conversation with Michael Kulikowski “A national treasure, and easily the world’s most famous classicist” ( The Guardian ), Mary Beard “radiates authority and expertise” in guiding her readers through the world of Ancient Roman civilization.… more

  • The Hobbs Research Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education,  Howard Gardner  is the author of 30 books, including  A Synthesizing Mind ,  The App Generation , and  Responsibility at Work . He is the… more

  • In conversation with Danielle M. Conway The Nation ’s legal analyst and justice correspondent, Elie Mystal is an Alfred Knobler fellow at the Type Media Center and is the legal editor of  More Perfect , Radiolab’s podcast about the U.S. Supreme… more

  • In conversation with Jason Freeman, editor and producer, author events Lee Kravetz ’s acclaimed nonfiction books include  Supersurvivors: The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success  and  Strange Contagion: Inside the Surprising Science of… more

  • In conversation with comedienne, actor, and author Catherine "Cat" Cohen An acclaimed playwright, screenwriter, and actor, Harvey Fierstein is the Tony Award–winning author of Torch Song Trilogy and La Cage aux Folles . His play A Catered Affair… more

  • Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Endowed Lecture In conversation with Tamala Edwards, anchor, 6ABC Action News morning edition Michael Kazin ’s many critically acclaimed books include  War Against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914–1918 , selected… more