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August 23, 2021-- A monologue by Robert Harrison.
August 12, 2021-- A conversation with Aqsa Ijaz about the Persian poet and Sufi mystic Rumi.
August 5, 2021-- A conversation with Brian Cheong about the laws of thermodynamics.
July 29, 2021-- A conversation with Professor Mark C. Taylor on the topic of his new book: "Seeing Silence".
July 22, 2021-- A conversation with Professor Thomas Harrison on the topic of his new book: "Of Bridges: A Poetic and Philosophical Account".
July 15, 2021-- A conversation with Professor Mark C. Taylor on the topic of his new book: "Intervolution - Smart Bodies, Smart Things".
July 8, 2021-- A conversation with Professor Christy Wampole on the topic of her new book: "Degenerative Realism: Novel and Nation in Twenty-First-Century France".
July 7, 2021-- A brief monologue by Robert Harrison on Marcel Proust for the 150th anniversary of his birth on July 10, 1871.
December 30, 2020-- A monologue by Robert Harrison.
December 17, 2020-- A year-end monologue.
July 30, 2020-- Before Entitled Opinions goes on hiatus, Robert Harrison wanted to share a few brief thoughts with you on time, death, and cosmos.
July 8, 2020-- A monologue on human solarity.
June 26, 2020-- In this monologue professor Robert Harrison discusses the prescient dimensions of literature.
June 5, 2020-- Robert Harrison discusses cultural memory and the enigma of beginnings, with special reference to Dylan Thomas' play "Under Milk Wood".
May 18, 2020-- Entitled Opinions Happy Hour Bar offers up some lyrics of Jethro Tull.
May 8, 2020-- Robert Harrison discusses with Christopher Lydon social media, biotechnology, and René Girard's theory of mimetic desire.
April 24, 2020-- Professor Watkin, a Senior Lecturer in French Studies at Monash University, discusses French philosopher Michel Serres with Robert Harrison.
April 17, 2020-- Entitled Opinions Happy Hour Bar offers up some lyrics of Jimi Hendrix.
April 10, 2020-- Robert Harrison's follow-up to the podcast "Pandemic, Dread, and Boccaccio's Decameron".
April 8, 2020-- Robert Harrison reflects on the ways in which the present Coronavirus pandemic gives new resonance to Boccaccio’s Decameron, written in the immediate aftermath of the Black Death of 1348.
June 21, 2019-- In this episode, professor Harrison reflects on the symbolism of willows and their connection to thresholds.
June 11, 2019-- In this episode Pau Guinart discusses the work of the Spanish surrealist Salvador Dalí. Pau recently completed a dissertation project on the relation between Dalí and Friedrich Nietzsche.
June 4, 2019-- In this episode professor Marisa Galvez discusses her transhistorical study of crystal.
May 28, 2019-- In this episode filmmaker and author Werner Herzog discusses his remarkable book Of Walking in Ice, first published in 1978. The audio in this show is a recording of a live event that took place at Stanford ...
May 21, 2019-- In this episode professor Harrison reads from Lawrence Ferlinghetti's poem Time of Useful Consciousness, published in 2012.Ferlinghetti turned 100 years old on March 24, 2019.
May 15, 2019-- In this episode, professor Harrison and Kai Carlson-Wee discuss the American road as it appears in film, music, and photography.
May 15, 2019-- In this episode, professor Harrison and Kai Carlson-Wee discuss the American road as it appears in literature.
May 7, 2019-- In this segment, Kai speaks about how he first became a poet, and he reads a few poems from his recently published work: Rail.
April 30, 2019-- In this monologue professor Robert Harrison reflects on the mysteries of the color white, and its various symbolic associations.
April 23, 2019-- A conversation with Lieutenant Colonel Hasseltine on the topic of cybersecurity.
April 16, 2019-- A conversation with professor Jeremy Sabol on the topic of the French existentialist philosopher Simone de Beauvoir.
April 11, 2019-- In this episode, the hosts of the KZSU podcast Really, Bro? interview professor Harrison on the topic of love.
June 25, 2018-- In this final episode of the season, our host Robert Harrison reflects on summer, the seasons, and the poetry of life on planet Earth.
June 15, 2018-- A conversation with professor Alison McQueen on the topic of her recently published book: Political Realism in Apocalyptic Times.
June 7, 2018-- A conversation with professor Fred Turner on the transition from Counterculture to Cyberculture and the topic of his book: The Democratic Surround.
May 30, 2018-- A conversation with professor Quinn Slobodian on his new book: Globalists: The End of Empire and the Birth of Neoliberalism.
May 23, 2018-- A conversation with political scientist, political economist, and author Francis Fukuyama.
May 16, 2018-- A conversation with professor Dan Edelstein on human rights and his forthcoming book: On the Spirit of Rights.
May 8, 2018-- A conversation with Priya Nelson, an acquisitions editor at the University of Chicago Press.
April 18, 2018-- A conversation with Professor Alexander Key on his upcoming book: Language Between God and the Poets.
April 9, 2018-- A conversation with Professor Andrew Hui on the topic of his forthcoming book: A Theory of the Aphorism.
February 2, 2018-- A conversation with Lena Herzog on her new immersive sound and video installation: Last Whispers, Oratorio for Vanished Voices, Collapsing Universes and A Falling Tree.
September 22, 2017-- A re-broadcast of a conversation on philosophy between Robert Harrison and Richard Rorty, originally aired on November 22, 2005.
July 20, 2017
July 12, 2017--On the 200th birthday of Henry David Thoreau, Robert Harrison and Professor Andrea Nightingale engage in a lively conversation about Walden.
July 7, 2017--A conversation with William Hurlbut on the ethical implications of CRISPR-Cas9 and human intervention in the genetic makeup of life.
July 5, 2017--A conversation with Eric McLuhan on media and the legacy of Marshall McLuhan.
June 20, 2017--A conversation with Jay Kadis and Thomas Harrison on this extraordinary year in the history of popular music.
June 7, 2017--A conversation with Michaela Hulstyn on Baudelaire, De Quincy, Michaux, and Leary on drugs.
May 30, 2017--A conversation with Sam Ginn on Artificial Intelligence, Heidegger, and the Singularity.