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Nolira is an agronomist tasked with establishing agriculture in a new solar system, but when she wakes up on a now- empty colony ship, the whole of her plan disappears. The ship has been set adrift, with numerous mission-critical problems requiring immediate attendance outside of her area of expertise. Nolira is aided by the ship’s malfunctioning AI, which acts as her confidant and companion during the fight for survival.
 
Tune in every week to catch interviews with the liveliest voices from literature, the arts, sciences, history, and public affairs; reports on cutting-edge works in progress; long-form narratives; and compelling excerpts from new books. A podcast from The American Scholar magazine. Hosted by Stephanie Bastek.
 
Explore the far reaches of the world’s horrors in the audio drama podcast The White Vault. Follow the collected records of a repair team sent to Outpost Fristed in the vast white wastes of Svalbard and unravel what lies waiting in the ice below. This Fool and Scholar production is intended for mature audiences. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/thewhitevault.
 
Dark Dice is a horror actual-play D&D podcast that uses immersive soundscapes to create an added layer of immersion. Six travelers embark on a journey into the ruinous domain of the nameless god. They will never be the same again.
 
The God of Retribution opens The Abyss and unleashes a vengeful daemon upon the mortal realm and the only thing in their way is a scholar and his tormented protector. By sundown, this story will be told, but will it be the end or the start of an epic tale? Welcome to a Scholar's Journey. Feel free to join our discord group and facebook group.
 
We discuss issues relevant to Minnesota communities including social justice, community action, political issues and much more. Our featured shows include: At Your Best w/Lindsey Beth, Blue Collar Scholar w/Dr. Armondo Collins, Everyday People w/Carmen Means, The Big Chris Show and so much more!
 
The Thomas Jefferson Hour features conversations with Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States, as portrayed by the award-winning humanities scholar and author, Clay Jenkinson. The weekly discussion features Mr. Jefferson’s views on events of his time, contemporary issues facing America and answers to questions submitted by his many listeners. To ask President Jefferson a question, visit our website at jeffersonhour.com
 
Showcasing the latest developments in the realm of academic and professional research and literature, about the Middle East and global affairs. We discuss Israeli, Arab and Palestinian society, the Jewish world, the Middle East and its conflicts, and issues of global and public affairs with scholars, writers and deep-thinkers.
 
First Reading offers exegetical resources for the Old Testament Lectionary reading each week. Hosts Rachel Wrenn and Tim McNinch are PhD students at Emory University. Each month, they invite a leading Hebrew Bible scholar for a longer conversation about the nitty-gritty of the week's text.
 
Everything Fab Four is a podcast from Wonderwall Communications and Salon focused on fun and intelligent stories about the enduring cultural influence of the Beatles. No other band, or popular entity for that matter, has had the world-wide impact the Beatles have. They are part of our human fabric, they created music that still brings people together, and across continents and generations there are individual Beatles stories to tell. In each episode, renowned music historian, author, and Bea ...
 
Free to Think features conversation with interesting, thoughtful, and inspiring individuals whose research, teaching, or expression falls at the always sensitive intersection of power and ideas. We'll be speaking with those who have the courage to seek truth and speak truth, often at great risk, as well as with those who support them and share their stories. Free to Think is a podcast presented by Scholars at Risk, where we celebrate people with the courage to think, question, and share idea ...
 
Sluts & Scholars is one of Cosmopolitan's "Hot Podcasts to Listen To." Nicoletta Heidegger is a licensed marriage and family therapist and sexologist and she chats with folks from across sexuality, kink, and professional spectrums about desire, pleasure, shame, stigma and (of course) bodily functions. Combining irreverence and expertise, on the docket is anything remotely related to sexual, reproductive and bodily autonomy; from the indigenous menstrual practices of the Hupa Valley tribe, to ...
 
A Shakespeare scholar talks to actual clever people about what normal domestic activity was like during the life and times of William Shakespeare. Partly informative, and mostly fun, the series aims to shed some light on the lesser discussed aspects of early modern life in England, namely poo, pants, passion and other such ponderings.
 
Join The Newplex every week for what an alien scholar studying humanity might describe as "popular culture-based bants". We're talking movies, TV, comics, wrestling, music, and more all within a tight 60 mins(ish) of obscure references, heart palpitation-inducing rants, and unearned in-jokes from your fave supportive kings.
 
Elisabeth Braw, scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, presents 'On the Cusp' which focuses on how governments, business and civil society can work together to strengthen countries' defence against existing and emerging threats. Each episode she interviews a guest who is a leader in their respective field.
 
From politics to the personal, we're about solutions. Our weekly podcast features two friends and longtime journalists. Join Richard Davies (ABC News) and Jim Meigs (Popular Mechanics) as they challenge authors, experts and provocateurs in a search for positive, practical ideas. Guests include Alan Dershowitz, a noted legal scholar and defender of civil liberties; Mike Rowe of "Dirty Jobs" and Lenore Skenazy, founder of "Free Range Kids." Topics include politics, parenting, personal finance, ...
 
The Seek Learning podcast brings the best educational research from the McKay School of Education at Brigham Young University into the homes and lives of Latter-day Saints. Each episode features an interview with a different scholar to learn about education and how it can help Latter-day Saints in their professions, homes, and gospel living. The podcast is sponsored by the BYU Latter-day Saint Educators Society.
 
Coffee, Friends, and inspiring stories! Café conversations by Friends of Puerto Rico is a podcast that brings together the stories of our global community of over 30,0000 changemakers. Friends of Puerto Rico is a nonprofit committed to driving economic success and innovation to cultivate the next generation of leaders and entrepreneurs. Angelique Sina, president of Friends of Puerto Rico, interviews mentors, executives, and entrepreneurs to create a network that changes lives. "Café conversa ...
 
Mythology extends past the Greek and Roman pantheon, and European fairy tales are only one section in the worldwide folklore lexicon. Every other Monday, join your host Gree, long time folk tale fan and short time global studies scholar, as we delve into stories from traditionally overlooked cultures from all over the planet. If you’re interested in hearing about myths and fables and legends from civilizations that have honed storytelling over thousands of years, “Colored Folklore” is the po ...
 
James Earl Cray is an author, motivational speaker, pastor and scholar who believes that it’s always a GREAT day to be great. Continuing in his pursuit to inspire others to live their best lives and be their best selves, Cray connects with thought leaders and experts in various fields to aid in the holistic growth of the listener.
 
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As kingfishers catch fire, dragonflies draw flame; As tumbled over rim in roundy wells Stones ring; Gerard Manley Hopkin’s sonnet, “As Kingfishers Catch Fire,” has become one of the poems Wyoming Catholic College graduates memorized over the course of four years. And it’s the one our seniors, as a class, recited during their weekend of graduation f…
 
In 1575 Elizabeth travelled to the home of Robert Dudley and, while there, was greeted by the Lady of the Lake herself. From that point forward, it became a trope to compare Elizabeth to the Fairy Queen. Even Shakespeare himself dipped his toes in the fairy waters with a Midsummer Night’s Dream, but his flattery was a little different than you may …
 
Listen to this interview of William Tierney, University Professor Emeritus and Founding Director of the Pullias Center for Higher Education at the University of Southern California. We talk about his book Get Real: 49 Challenges Confronting Higher Education (SUNY, 2020), about what people really believe when it comes to higher education, and also a…
 
This episode helps to break down the nervous system and explains how it affects our relationships and sex lives. Jennifer provides tools for stabilizing the nervous system and finding our inherent resiliency when we are under stress or triggered by traumatic events. This is a must listen for anyone with a body! Ads: - UberLube 10% off and free ship…
 
DR Congo President Félix Tshisekedi last month traveled to the country's mining heartland in Upper Katanga to personally tell everyone that he's had enough of business as usual and that he plans to renegotiate unfair foreign mining contracts. While he didn't call out the Chinese by name, everyone knew that's precisely who was referring to given tha…
 
This week, a discussion with President Thomas Jefferson about the American narrative. The conversation was prompted by an article in the Atlantic magazine by George Packer titled "How America Fractured into Four Parts." Jefferson shares his optimism about America's future and explains the fractured American narrative during his own time. You can or…
 
Welcome to The Bridge Policy Download produced by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. The executive director of the Mercatus Center, Dan Rothschild, has a conversation with Mercatus scholars David Beckworth and Christopher Russo about inflation and deflation, supply side bottlenecks, spillover effects, base effects, the velocity of mone…
 
Genre-defying singer/songwriter K. Flay was raised by parents who were “Beatles over Stones, one hundred percent,” and as a kid she was drawn to “acid trip Beatles-ness” songs. In this wide-ranging conversation with host Ken Womack about creativity and creation, K. Flay discusses why genre doesn’t matter, Baby Boomers, her approach to songwriting, …
 
Colored Folklore, Volume 3: Sun Mythology Episode 17: Navajo Nation – North America Story Navajo Myth Sun Bearer Monster Slayer Legend Alien God Slayer Slayer of Alien Gods Alien God Slayer Big Monster The War God vs The Anaye Big Monster Changing Woman Goddess Changing Woman Credits Sound (via Envato Elements): Native Americans, by TexasBrother Na…
 
It's time to talk about daughters driving crazy, a harsh fate for Hastings and game changing pastries as we discuss Part 11 with SeinPeaks, aka Jesse Brooks! Just be careful, there's fire where you're going. Get early access to upcoming episodes as well as cool merch over on our Patreon page! Please give us a follow on Twitter & Instagram! Buy some…
 
"Why I Let My 9-Year-Old Ride the Subway Alone" was a 2008 newspaper column that turned into a national campaign to help parents raise their children with less anxiety while pushing back against our culture that has become obsessed with kids' fragility. Our guest, Lenore Skenazy, founded free-range kids in the years after she first described making…
 
Suzanne Simard, an ecologist at the University of British Columbia’s Department of Forests and Conservation Sciences, has dedicated her life to mapping the relationships between trees: how they send nutrients to one another, remember the past, warn their neighbors of disease or drought, and support their offspring. Her new memoir, Finding the Mothe…
 
This week's launch of the new Lagos to Ibadan Standard Gauge Railway may be the last time for a long while that a big multibillion dollars infrastructure project like this is built in Africa using Chinese loans. Chinese development finance lending in Africa and elsewhere throughout the Global South has cratered in recent years and it appears that B…
 
Suddenly education is THE hot topic. But where there’s heat, light doesn’t necessarily follow. Jennifer and Jack discuss what’s missing from the coverage of the backlash against Critical Race Theory, as well as some stories that should be getting more attention, including the Biden Administration’s missing education policy and the quiet collapse of…
 
"In life, everyone involves a financial decision. In the beginning, everything is about making money, and then?!" Find the answer by enjoying this inspiring episode where we talk with Alejandro Talavera, a young entrepreneur, and financial advisor. Alejandro tells us how he went from being a scholarship recipient to then moving on to Washington, DC…
 
Jackie Chan and Bruce Lee kung fu movies have long been popular in Africa. Now, however, Chinese entertainment content is expanding beyond martial arts to include sports and even soap operas. Chinese television dramas are now starting to find audiences in Africa and the Middle East thanks in part to the growing popularity of the pay-TV service Star…
 
It's such a lovely day, we thought we'd do the pod al fresco - so get ready for some vitamin D and soothing nature sounds (seagulls fighting/copulating). Listen as the glaring heat and direct sunlight (silly us) makes it nearly impossible for Jads to formulate any sort of coherent arguments as we discuss all things Loki, the brand new Disney+ serie…
 
We're pleased to welcome back the noted author and historian Lindsay M. Chervinsky. She and Clay discuss how Washington, D.C. became a constitutionally created "federal reserve" and the nation’s capital city, and also the ongoing efforts to make it our 51st state. You can pre-order Clay's new book at Amazon, Target, Barnes and Noble, or by contacti…
 
Today’s podcast focuses on the experiences of people with cognitive disabilities (PWCD) who are trying to navigate the courts without a lawyer. Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have heard increasingly from SRLs with cognitive disabilities about their lack of accommodation from the courts. It seemed that the accommodation processes in place –…
 
Welcome to the Bridge Policy Download produced by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. Today, we’re bringing you a conversation between Matthew Mitchell, Senior Research Fellow and Director of the Equal Liberty Initiative here at Mercatus, and Dr. Bruce Yandle, Distinguished Adjunct Fellow here at Mercatus. They discuss Bruce’s latest ec…
 
“Love bade me welcome: yet my soul drew back,” begins George Herbert’s poem “Love (III).” It’s one of the 26 poems students at Wyoming Catholic College memorize over their four years and one of the most beloved. George Herbert, an Anglican clergyman, lived a mere 39 years, from 1593 to 1633. Yet the great Puritan pastor and theologian, Richard Baxt…
 
Listen to this interview of Brooke Rollins, Assistant Professor of English at Lehigh University. We talk about lots of Greeks and about one Frenchman and (if you write) also about you. Brooke Rollins : "I think there is a way that practice in reading and writing–––that it lines up so nicely with physical training. You know, to run a marathon, you d…
 
Host, Elisabeth Braw, speaks to US Congressman Jim Langevin about how cyber aggression fissures belief in the government and derails our everyday lives. They talk ransomware, preparing the public for national emergencies, and dis-/mis-information campaigns that have impacted US politics. Rep Langevin is a senior member of the House Armed Services C…
 
The putative omnipotence of Vladimir Putin has led many to view Russia as a uniquely autocratic country. In Weak Strongman: The Limits of Power in Putin’s Russia, Columbia University’s Timothy M. Frye argues that Russia is neither completely unique, nor primordially prone to strongman leadership – the explanations are far more complex. This episode…
 
Processing a Communal Trauma Lectionary Date: June 27, 2021 [5th Sunday after Pentecost, Year B] The lectionary cherry picks the one quasi-hopeful moment from the book of Lamentations as the first reading this week. But when we read it in the context of the sadness and trauma of the book as a whole, it reveals an even more powerful and relevant mea…
 
Welcome to episode 25 of Ripe Good Scholar: Jewish people in Elizabethan England In this episode… We will explore the history of the Jewish people in England and across Europe. In addition, we will look at the stereotypes believed by Elizabethans and how it may have influenced Shakespeare as he wrote The Merchant of Venice. Today, Shylock is often …
 
The oldest, continually used blessing in the world is the Torah's "Priestly Blessing." May God bless you [with bounty] and guard you. May God's face radiate grace (of getting your needs met) upon you. May God turn God's face to you [when you don't get what you need] so [you do not feel alone but meet God there and] God places peace within you. The …
 
Free to Think talks with Aziz Royesh, a leading advocate for primary and secondary education in Afghanistan and the founder of the Marefat High School in Kabul, which currently serves more than 3100 Afghan students, about half of whom are girls. Royesh is a former fellow at the US National Endowment for Democracy and Yale University, and a 2014 fin…
 
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