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Deepa Kumar, Arun Kundnani
Racism & Surveillance

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has a long history of spying on African Americans including Nobel Prize winner Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The great writer Richard Wright, who was...  

Mohamad Elmasry
Egypt: From Pharaoh to Pharaoh

Egypt’s latest pharaoh is Field Marshall Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. He orchestrated a coup toppling the democratically elected government of Mohamed Morsi on July 3, 2013. The U.S. refused to call...  

Chris Giannou
Understanding the Middle East

Large parts of the Middle East today are engulfed in violence. Why? What historical factors shape the current conflicts? Take Iraq for example, a country in chaos. The U.S. has...  

Maria de Zayas
The Poetry of Maria de Zayas

Maria de Zaya's early 17th century writing represents Spain's first feminist poet and novelist.  This program features readings in Spanish and English as  well as commentary from  Prof. Yvonne Guillon...

Louis Dupree

Louis and Nancy Dupree discuss the history and culture of Afghanistan with David Barsamian.

Allen Ginsberg
The Poetry of Allen Ginsberg

    Features two 1985 recordings of Ginsberg reading his poetry. The first is at Naropa University in Boulder, CO.   The second is a field recording of Ginsberg reading his...

Alfonsina Storni
The Poetry of Alfonsina Storni

Featuring Alfonsina Storni's poetry read in Spanish and in English translation as well as music and commentary on her life and work.  Produced and hosted by David Barsamian as part...

Islam in India and Indonesia

David Barsamian hosts this overview of Islam in Asia.  The program features music and a conversation with University of Colorado Prof. Fred Denny.

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