Scotland – and the Arts – in the Modern World: with guest Cairns Craig, University of Aberdeen

Scotland – and the Arts – in the Modern World: with guest Cairns Craig, University of Aberdeen

 
 
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Scotland is a small nation that has exerted an outsized influence on the modern world, an influence ranging from politics and economics, to university disciplines, the arts, and even the study of literature. But Scotland also bears a fascinating history within Britain, a history of influence, resistance, and self reflection. The guest of this episode …

Subduing Rage through Ancient Greek Myth: with Matthew Wickman and guest Emily Katz Anhalt, Sarah Lawrence College

Subduing Rage through Ancient Greek Myth: with Matthew Wickman and guest Emily Katz Anhalt, Sarah Lawrence College

 
 
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What do we need in violent times? Stronger weapons systems? Better intelligence so that we can root out threats before they arise? A more robust police force or rules for governing its use? Emily Katz Anhalt, who teaches classical languages and literatures at Sarah Lawrence College, believes we need stories. And not just any stories …