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Mark Kingwell is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Toronto and a contributing editor of Harper’s Magazine in New York. He is the author or co-author of seventeen books of political, cultural and aesthetic theory, including the bestsellers Better Living (1998), The World We Want (2000), Concrete Reveries (2008), and Glenn Gould (2009). His articles on politics, architecture and art have appeared in many academic journals, including the Journal of Philosophy and the Harvard Design Magazine, and in more than 40 mainstream publications, among them Harper’s, the New York Times, the New York Times Magazine, the New York Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Guardian, Utne Reader, BookForum, the Toronto Star, and Queen’s Quarterly; he is also a former columnist for Adbusters, the National Post, and the Globe and Mail.
Mr. Kingwell has lectured extensively in Canada, the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Australia on philosophical subjects and had held visiting posts at Cambridge University, the University of California at Berkeley, and at the City University of New York, where he was the Weissman Distinguished Visiting Professor of Humanities in 2002. Mr. Kingwell is the recipient of the Spitz Prize in political theory, National Magazine Awards for both essays and columns, the Outstanding Teaching Award and President’s Teaching Award at the University of Toronto, a research fellowship at the Jackman Humanities Institute, and in 2000 was awarded an honorary DFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design for contributions to theory and criticism. His most recent book is a collection of political essays, Unruly Voices (2012); he has also recently published two illustrated pamphlets, Frank’s Motel (2013) and Democracy’s Gift (2014).
Tonght we talk to Angela Rahman - Author, CEO & Editor Nubia Ltd about her book...Finally in love with myself
Born to Jamaican parents in Manchester, England, Angela started Nubia Magazine in July 2008, initially as a project in Medway, Kent, after experiencing discriminatory practices whilst teaching, together with the rise of Black Minority Ethnic community in the area. Before moving to Kent, Angela provided PR and communications services to corporates in London for many years and, with a BA in Journalism and Humanities, she realised that she could use her skills to make a real difference in the community.Angela has recently published her first book, ‘Finally In Love With Myself”, one of many tool books, to support survivors and victims of emotional and psychological abuse after overcoming two dysfunctional abusive marriages.
Angela, also works as an English teacher, who previously ran a social enterprise and now runs Nubia Ltd a private company, that offers creative media services and publishes two community publications. Angela also offers English and Creative writing workshops to the community. Nubia’s mission is to create career and employment opportunities, promote positive images and celebrate achievements of community members, together with a platform for engagement that will ultimately promote community cohesion.
In October 2010, with the support of the Big Lottery, Angela launch, a youth publication for young people. Based at the Historic Dockyard, in Chatham Kent, and Old Street London, Nubia provides employment, work-placements and voluntary opportunities to young people and the community it serves collaborating with schools, colleges, universities and business enterprises.
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Magus Richard Bullard is a Gnostic Theologian, and Adjunct Professor of Humanities at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, and the founder of GNOSIS MATTERS, a spiritual business that seeks to educate, empower, and emerge integral gnostic spiritual consciousness to impact modern society.
Magus received his BA in Psychology from the Univ.of Ark. and Masters of Theology @ Dallas Theological Seminary. Magus has been certified in the Esoteric Spiritual Sciences from Master Mitchell and Kathy Gibson of Tybro.com in mystical arts of Spiritual Protection Intensive, Healing Intensives, Angel Magic and Divine Spell work along with receiving Deeksha empowerment at the hands of Master Mitchell Gibson whereby he facilitates Spiritual Consultation on behalf of Master Gibson. Magus Richard Bullard is the author of Tellin It Like It Is: An Afrocentric Interpretation of Black Life and Issues and his next publication will be released under the working title: YOU ARE JESUS: Let This Mind Be In You, As You
Please join us in sharing in the true wisdom and insight of devoted Minister and Intuitive Spiritual Consultant Magus Richard Bullard in how he was able to transition from a Christian to a Spiritual Ministry in merging the two aspects.
This week's guest is Fred Weber.
Fred began his professional life on an academic track. With a Ph.D. in philosophy from Northwestern, he joined the faculty of the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Involvement in a public program in the humanities, however, led him to the state-based program of the National Endowment for the Humanities, in Providence, RI. When federal funding for the arts and humanities grew scarce, a newly acquired MBA helped get him back to his native Chicago in a marketing position with Follett Corporation. The fit was excellent, and Fred stayed with Follett for nearly 30 years, retiring 3 years ago as SVP of Wholesale and Distribution Services. But, this year he returned to the college store industry as CEO of the ICBA, a retail cooperative of over 150 institutionally owned college stores. Business Life Transitions is a radio show that talks about you and your business. It will help you understand how to re-invent yourself, your business, and your life.
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After accepting a dare, 21-year-old Thonie Hevron tested and was hired by San Rafael Police in 1973 as a Parking Enforcement Officer. That was 35 years ago. She writes like she thinks: like a cop. Her first book, BY FORCE OR FEAR won third place in the Public Safety Writers Contest 2012. INTENT TO HOLD won first prize at the "Police Blotter" contest by Oak Tree Press in November, 2013 and third prize at the Public Safety Writers Contest 2014.
Betty Jean Craige grew up in El Paso, went to Pomona College for a B.A. in Spanish Literature and to the University of Washington for an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, spent a formative year in Madrid, and then in 1973 came Athens, Georgia, to join the faculty of Comparative Literature at the University of Georgia. After thirty-eight happy years at the University of Georgia, she retired in 2011 as University Professor of Comparative Literature and Director of the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts. Along the way she published seventeen academic books in the fields of literature, literary translation, art, and history of ideas, including the biography Eugene Odum: Ecosystem Ecologist and Environmentalist. Her novel Downstream is a murder mystery with an environmentalist message.
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We welcome this month's guest, astrologer ASTROBARRY. Hear about the emerging field of Queer Astrology along with insights into the next six months that can help all of us be more informed and better prepared to get the most out of llife and our goals, hopes and dreams.
Astrobarry has been described as "a poet wrapped in an oracle wrapped in Woody Allen and then wrapped in the stars." Barry Perlman (astrobarry) is an intuitive astrologer who’s been counseling clients worldwide for more than a decade. Since 2002, he’s shared his astrological wisdom on his website where thousands of visitors enjoy his weekly “horoscopes that keep it real” and other writings. Barry has spoken on Queer Astrology topics around the country. He holds a B.A. in English (Duke, 1995) and a Master’s in Interdisciplinary Humanities (NYU, 1999). Barry also co-owns The Sacred Well, a metaphysical shop in Oakland, CA.
Great Plains writer Marilyn June Coffey has written three books, 600 poems, and dozens of articles and stories. A trained journalist (B.A., University of Nebraska, 1959) and creative writer (M.F.A., Brooklyn College, 1981), she has produced work that includes a popular memoir, a record-setting novel, and a prize-winning poem. Her poem, Pricksong, reviewed in the Los Angeles Times Book Review and Newsweek, won a national Pushcart Prize. Coffey's novel Marcella made literary history. It was the first novel written in English to use female autoeroticism as a main theme. Gloria Steinem called it "an important part of the truth telling by and for women. In 1989, Coffey's memoir, Great Plains Patchwork, appeared. The New York Times called it entertaining and insightful. Atlantic Monthly featured a chapter as its cover story. Natural History bought two chapters, American Heritage one. Harper & Row, McGraw-Hill, Macmillan, and Harcourt Brace Jovanovich printed excerpts. Known as a prose stylist, Coffey received a Master Alumnus award for distinction in the field of writing from the University of Nebraska in 1977. Since 1987, the UN-L Archives has collected forty boxes of Coffey's papers in its Mari Sandoz room. In 1991, Coffey investigated the orphan train movement, developing three programs for the Nebraska Humanities Council. One became the second most popular of the 232 programs underwritten by NHC and spurred her to write Mail-Order Kid. Now retired, Coffey taught writing at Boston University, Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, and Fort Hays State University in Kansas for thirty-four years, twice earning tenure. She became an interpretive reader/performer, appearing on local radio stations, statewide TV, and before more than 130 groups in twelve states, from Maine to Texas.
Her new book, Thieves, Rascals, & Sore Losers is available for pre-order.
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Huffington Post Columnist and the Author of Broken Places Rachel Thompson and Writer/Critic Bennet Pomerantz host media guests and talk varied subjects on Lets Talk
Rachel and Bennet's guest is Kelly Stone Gamble
Kelly Stone Gamble is the author of They Call Me Crazy, published November, 2014, from Red Adept Publishing. Gamble’s work, both fiction and non-fiction has appeared in a variety of publications including Red Earth Review, Tower Journal, Family Fun, and Chicken Soup for the Soul. Her fiction has won awards from Writers Weekly, Writers Courtyard, Women on Writing and the Ground Zero Literary Project. She holds a Master of Arts in Humanities from California State University and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Southern New Hampshire University. Gamble is an Instructor for Southeastern Oklahoma State University and lives in Idabel, Oklahoma.
Kim Bearden was selected from over 70,000 nominations to be honored as the Disney American Teacher Awards Outstanding Middle School Humanities Teacher. The Milken Family Foundation selected her as one of 155 teachers from across the nation to receive the Award for Excellence in Education, and she was chosen from among 7000 teachers as Teacher of the Year in Cobb County, Georgia. Ms. Bearden is a member of the Leadership Atlanta Class of 2008, and she received the Phoenix Award from Mayor Shirley Franklin for her dedication to education. Women Works Media Group named her one of Georgia's Most Powerful and Influential Women.
Over the past twenty-eight years, she has been a teacher, instructional lead teacher, curriculum director, school board member, staff development trainer, and middle school principal. Her bestselling first book, Crash Course: The Life Lessons My Student Taught Me, was published in July of 2014.
Creating a Spirited Life with Janet Kessenich
Topic: The Consumer Has a Soul: The Whole Person in the Marketplace
When you shop, do you ever feel like you have to leave your soul at the door?
The consumer in our culture is traditionally viewed by marketers as a statistic and a demographic to be analyzed and manipulated. But, marketing expert and author Tracy Carlson understands the consumer is a whole person - one with feelings, intuition, integrity, and an artistic sensibility.
She's identified what's missing from most marketing campaigns and what creates an approach that respectfully treats the consumer as a whole being. We'll discuss how we, as consumers, can recognize the businesses that are bringing the soul into the marketplace on the broadcast of Creating a Spirited Life: The Consumer Has a Soul: The Whole Person in the Marketplace.
Tracy Carlson is Founder & Principal of Right-Brain Brands. She is a seasoned marketing strategist, speaker and advisor who helps companies develop brands that people care about and that inspire loyalty. Tracy has led some of America’s best-known brands (Dove, Hellmann’s, Wisk) and consulted to many more (including General Mills, Rubbermaid, and Pepsi), and has extensive experience advising startups and small businesses as well.
Tracy’s non-traditional background combines equal parts Wharton MBA and unrepentant Yale humanities geek. This hybrid expertise, integrating human-centered right-brain thinking with left-brain analysis and metrics, forms the basis for her new book What Great Brands Know: Unleash Your Right-Brain Genius to Stand Out and Make Customers Care.
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Dr. Will Tuttle, visionary educator, has presented widely throughout North America and worldwide. A vegan since 1980, He is the author of the #1 Amazon best-selling book The World Peace Diet and is a recipient of the Courage of Conscience Award and the Empty Cages Award. He is the editor of the newly-released book, Circles of Compassion: Connecting Issues of Justice.
Devoted to cultural healing and awakening, he is a Dharma Master in the Zen tradition, and his doctorate degree from the University of California, Berkeley, focused on educating intuition and altruism in adults. He has taught college courses in creativity, humanities, mythology, religion, and philosophy, and he is also a composer and concert pianist with eight CD albums of original piano music. He is noted for his clear and inspiring presentations, which often include evocative animal paintings by Madeleine, a visionary artist from Switzerland.
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