Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela — Forgiving the Unforgivable

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 06/02/2015 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela — Forgiving the Unforgivable

Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela is a clinical psychologist and Senior Research Professor at the University of the Free State. She served on the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) as coordinator of victims’ public hearings in the Western Cape.

In that role, she participated in, and facilitated encounters between family members of victims of gross human rights violations and perpetrators responsible for these human rights abuses. Since serving on the TRC, and witnessing some of the unexpected outcomes of the TRC’s public hearings process and public dialogue about the past, she has been interested in this question: what features of the TRC process were effective in opening up the possibility of transformation?

Carey Perloff, Artistic Director of American Conservatory Theater on her New Memoir, Beautiful Chaos

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Tue, 06/09/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Carey Perloff, Artistic Director of American Conservatory Theater on her New Memoir, Beautiful Chaos

Art Focus is off today. Instead we'll hear an episode of Bookwaves.

Carey Perloff, Artistic Director of American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, discusses her memoir, Beautiful Chaos: A Life in the Theater, and talks about the role of non-profit theater in America today. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky. 

From the series Bookwaves on KPFA.

The China Mirage -- a fatal delusion

Program: 
Fight the Empire
Air date: 
Thu, 06/04/2015 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
An interview with James Bradley, author of The China Mirage

For many centuries China was the richest nation in the world. Then it was brought  low by the forced importation of opium on the part of Britain and the United States. But American missionaries persisted in the delusion that China's great need was western guidance and Christian religion. The Wise Men of Washington bought into the delusion, and all were shocked when the Communists under Mao Zedong defeated China's westernized elites.

Thursday, June 4 Per Fagereng will talk with James Bradley, author of The China Mirage. Bradley's father was one of the fighting men who raised the American flag on Iwo Jima, in a war that was born in delusion and duplicity.

PEDALPALOOZA!!!

Air date: 
Fri, 06/05/2015 - 12:00am - 3:00am
Short Description: 
A Celebration of "bike fun month" in Portland aka PEDALPALOOZA!


Tune in after the Pedalplooza Kick Off ride for a celebration of all things Pedalpalooza!

Mary Ruefle

Program: 
Between the Covers
Air date: 
Thu, 06/04/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Mary Ruefle

When Portland State University and Tin House brought Mary Ruefle to Portland for a reading and lecture, David Naimon sat down with the beloved and criticallly-acclaimed poet and essayist to talk about her approach to art, the questions she comes back to, and the artists that influence her.  Ruefle is the author of 14 books, including 12 volumes of poetry, a book of prose, and a collection of lectures, Madness, Rack, and Honey, which was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award. She has won fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Guggenheim Foundation, and a Whiting Writer’s Award, among other honors.
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