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Friday, January 6, 2017 – Friday, January 13, 2017

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Cyndi Lauper

Multi award-winning singer and songwriter Cyndi Lauper is best known for her hits, which include ‘Girls Just to Have Fun’ and her work on the Tony Award-winning musical, “Kinky Boots. In this special, hour-long conversation, Lauper reflects on her childhood, her musical influences and talks about her latest album, a collection of country music covers, called ‘Detour’.

Cyndi Lauper

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Cyndi Lauper

1/6/17

Multi award-winning singer and songwriter Cyndi Lauper is best known for her hits, which include ‘Girls Just to Have Fun’ and her work on the Tony Award-winning musical, “Kinky Boots. In this special, hour-long conversation, Lauper reflects on her childhood, her musical influences and talks about her latest album, a collection of country music covers, called ‘Detour’.

Friday, December 16, 2016 – Friday, December 23, 2016

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Dr. Nadine Burke Harris

Verdine White

Professor Craig Wilder

Jeremy Irons

Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Youth Wellness talks about the long-term health impacts of childhood trauma. Professor Craig Wilder, talks about a new collection of essays called “Slavery’s Capitalism: A New History of American Economic Development” and Bassist Verdine White reflects on his late brother Maurice’s new book, “My Life with Earth, Wind and Fire”, actor Jeremy Irons discusses the film ‘The Man Who Knew Infinity

Dr. Nadine Burke Harris

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Dr. Nadine Burke Harris

12/16/16

Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Youth Wellness explains how certain childhood experiences such as trauma, stress, and neglect can profoundly impact brain development and health as an adult.

Professor Craig Wilder

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Professor Craig Wilder

12/16/16

Craig Wilder,  Barton L. Weller Professor of History at MIT, analyzes the relationship between slavery and modern-day capitalism, as outlined in a new collection of essays called “Slavery’s Capitalism: A New History of American Economic Development”.

Verdine White

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Verdine White

12/16/16

Verdine White, of ‘Earth, Wind and Fire’ talks about his late brother, Maurice White’s book, “My Life with Earth, Wind and Fire”.

Jeremy Irons

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Jeremy Irons

12/16/16

Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons talks about the film ‘The Man Who Knew Infinity’. It’s about Srinivasa Ramanujan, an Indian math genius, whose work revolutionized the discipline in the early 20th century.

Thomas Cavanagh

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Thomas Cavanagh

12/9/16

Thomas Cavanagh, Associate Vice President of Distributed Learning at the University of Central Florida talks about how his institution’s approach to blended online/classroom teaching.

Friday, December 9, 2016 – Friday, December 16, 2016

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Thomas Cavanagh

Norah Jones

Thandie Newton

Thomas Cavanagh, Associate Vice President of Distributed Learning at the University of Central Florida talks about impact of  blended online/classroom teaching. Actress Thandie Newton talks about her career and her role in the HBO drama, Westworld. Grammy winning singer Norah Jones talks about her latest album, ‘Day Breaks’.

Corey Fields

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Corey Fields

12/2/16

Corey Fields, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Stanford University and author of the book, Black Elephants in the Room: The Unexpected Politics of African American Republicans, looks at the complex relationship between Black conservatives and their political party of choice.