Sunday, March 26, 2017, 4:00pm
Historian Christy Clark-Pujara, author of Dark Work: The Business of Slavery in Rhode Island and From Slavery to Suffrage: Black on the Wisconsin Frontier, 1740 to 1866, will discuss her research into the activities of black abolitionists.
Sunday, March 19, 2017, 4:00pm
During the Cold War, words flew furiously between the United States and its adversaries and the propaganda industry worked overtime. Truths, half-truths, and lies filled the airwaves between the United States and Russia in particular. We’ll look at the ways in which broadcasting served the...
Sunday, March 12, 2017, 4:00pm
English is a rich but crazy language. Discover malapropisms, eponyms, portmanteaus, oxymorons, and other words about words in an hour celebrating the English language. Joining Emily Auerbach is self-proclaimed lexophile Marshall Cook, Emeritus Professor in the Division of Studies and author of...
Sunday, March 5, 2017, 4:00pm
Florentine Opera Executive Director William Florescu and soprano Emily Fons, who sings the part of the jilted Donna Elvira, take us behind the scenes of their March 17 and 19 production of Mozart's serio-comic opera about the notorious seducer Don Giovanni.