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Conversations

Conversations is sometimes serious and sometimes humorous, but always informative. Host Dan Skinner shares interviews with writers about recent works of fiction and non-fiction, featuring internationally known best-selling authors as well as new voices in literature. Conversations also shares updates on the area art scene through discussions about upcoming performances and exhibits. 

Conversations: Janet M. Ruane & Karen A. Cerulo, "Dreams of a Lifetime: How Who We Are Shapes How We Imagine Our Future"

On this edition of Conversations, sociologists Karen A. Cerulo and Janet M. Ruane talk with host Dan Skinner about “Dreams of a Lifetime: How Who We Are Shapes How We Imagine our Future.” Their study shows that economic status, age, gender, and race all impact how we think about our futures. 


Conversations: Steve Brusatte, "The Rise and Reign of the Mammals: A New History, from the Shadow of the Dinosaurs to Us"

On this edition of Conversations, Steve Brusatte, PhD talks with host Dan Skinner about “The Rise and Reign of the Mammals: A New History, from the Shadow of the Dinosaurs to Us.”

Conversations: "Making It Work" Exhibit at Lawrence Arts Center

On this edition of Conversations, Dr. Rachel Epp Buller and Maria Velasco talk with host Dan Skinner about the "Making It Work" exhibition at the Lawrence Arts Center. Buller and Velasco are the curators of the exhibition which is on display through July 30th. They explain the origin of the exhibition and discuss the issues the artwork explores. 


 

Conversations: Patrick Aryee, "30 Animals That Made Us Smarter - Stories of the Natural World That Inspired Human Ingenuity"

On this edition of Conversations, Patrick Aryee talks with host Dan Skinner about “30 Animals That Made Us Smarter: Stories of the Natural World That Inspired Human Ingenuity.” Aryee

Conversations: Clare Pooley, "Iona Iverson's Rules for Commuting"

On this edition of Conversations, Clare Pooley talks with host Dan Skinner about her second novel, “Iona Iverson’s Rules for Commuting.” Pooley graduated from Cambridge University, and then spent 20 years in advertising before becoming a full-time writer. Her debut novel, “The Authenticity Project,” became a New York Times Bestseller. 


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