Late City Edition explores the dissonant reality that faces women enlisted in the armed services: that of increasing opportunity and pervasive misogyny. The series features Abigale Wyatt, Helen Schor, and Leslie Paisley - three female Columbia students who have served in the military. We also sat down with Helen Benedict, a professor at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism whose groundbreaking book "The Lonely Soldier" has been key in drawing attention to the epidemic of sexual assault in the military.
For this month’s collaboration with The Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4), Prof. Beth Fisher-Yoshida discussed conflict mediation with The Earth Institute’s Kyong Mazzaro and Christiana Gozzi. Tune in for to hear about the Institute’s United Nations collaboration and mediation research.
Between 1941 and 1943, the Lithuanian ghetto of Vilnius was systematically constructed and then liquidated. Now, over 70 years later, writer and Fulbright fellow Menachem Kaiser is bringing the Vilnius community back to life with his interactive mapping project reVilna. Tune in to hear Late City Edition producer Erica Getto and Kaiser discuss the historic ghetto, reVilna's virtual maps, and how the project comports with other Holocaust museums and memorials.
Late City Edition producer Nico Esguerra interviews the student team behind Los Tocayos Carlos, a book-length monograph and comprehensive website published by the Columbia Human Rights Law Review. The work uncovers evidence that Carlos DeLuna, a poor Hispanic man with childlike intelligence who was executed in Texas in 1989, was innocent.
In this month's collaboration with The Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4), Dr. Beth Fisher-Yoshida joins Dr. Peter Coleman in the studios to discuss her conflict mediation work in Israel.
Tune in for a discussion on Columbia University Medical Center’s LGBT Health Initiative. Late City Editon producer Erica Getto sat down with Dr. Walter Bockting, the initiative’s co-director, and Dr. Raymond Smith, Director of Communications at the university’s Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health to discuss the initiative’s recent launch, its current projects, and its take on prejudice and policy.
Late City Edition Producer Erica Getto conducted a live interview with former New York Times Op-Ed Art Director Jerelle Kraus about her book All The Art That’s Fit To Print (And Some That Wasn’t): Inside The New York Times Op-Ed Page. The book explores the history of the revolutionary op-ed page and its accompanying art; in addition to discussing the book, we also discussed the impact and future of political artwork in print and online.
Late City Edition Producer Erica Getto sat down with Dr. Carl Hart discuss his recent book High Price. A memoir that features science and sociology research, High Price offers a groundbreaking critique of drug policy in America. Hear Dr. Hart discuss his background, his research, and his findings’ social and political implications.
Producer Erica Getto sat down with Professor Frances Negrón-Muntaner to discuss Columbia University’s recent acquisition of 5000 El Diario/La Prensa photographs spanning 40 years. Negrón-Muntaner, who directs Columbia’s Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, curated the collection from New York’s oldest Spanish-speaking newspaper. Tune in to hear about the curation process, the photographs’ content, and their cultural and historical implications.
In this month's collaboration with The Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4), a conversation between Professor Peter Coleman and Dr. Joshua Fisher. The duo discussed Dr. Fisher’s work developing forecast models for potential armed conflict as part of WKCR’s monthly collaborative series with Columbia’s Advanced Consortium on Conflict, Cooperation, and Complexity at the Earth Institute.
In this month’s collaboration with The Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4), Professor Coleman was joined in the studios by Professor Aldo Civico, director of Columbia's Center for International Conflict Resolution. The pair discussed Civico’s work studying and mediating gang violence from Newark to Colombia.
In this month’s collaboration with The Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4), Professor Coleman (Director of Columbia University’s Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity) was joined in the studios by Christine Webb, a doctoral student in Psychology here at Columbia University. The pair discussed Webb’s work in South Africa studying reconciliation behavior in both humans and chimpanzees.
Late City Edition Producer Erica Getto sat down with Atul Singh, founder of up-and-coming news analysis website Fair Observer to discuss his personal and professional journey, his goals in launching Fair Observer, and shifting media models.