Upcoming Shows

Here are upcoming Think shows:

August 27, 2019
How Pop Culture Demonizes Powerful Women
Feminist author Sady Doyle joins us to talk about how the violent woman trope affects the conversation about equality.
 
August 27, 2019
Assimilation Is A Two-Way Street
Stanford University associate professor Tomás Jiménez joins us to take on the idea of assimilation, the history behind it, and what’s lost when immigrants are encouraged to change who they are.
 
August 28, 2019
Nature Provides – But How Much Should We Take?
Edward Posnett joins us to talk about journeys to harvest eiderdown, vicuña fiber and other coveted rare objects – and to talk about if humans even have a right to these treasures.
 
August 28, 2019
The Doctor Who Launched The Lithium Revolution
Walter A. Brown, clinical professor emeritus at Brown University, us Boyd to tell the story of John Cade, whose pioneering work with lithium has helped an untold number of people.
 
August 29, 2019
The Unsinkable Molly Ivins
Director Janice Engel joins us to discuss a documentary about columnist and political commentator, Molly Ivins.
 
August 29, 2019
Rethinking the U.S. Approach to China
Former national security adviser to Vice President Joe Biden, Jake Sullivan joins us to talk about U.S. strategy when it comes to dealing with China.
 
August 30, 2019
A History Of Fat Phobia
University of Kansas professor Christopher E. Forth joins us to talk about the persistent, centuries-long stereotypes about a much-maligned body type.