From politics and religion to race, education and healthcare, Humanities Connection brings together some of New Jersey’s most fascinating scholars, authors, filmmakers and educators in conversation about critical topics facing our state, nation and world.
Sponsored by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities and broadcast on WFDU (89.1 FM), Fairleigh Dickinson University’s public radio station, Humanities Connection, hosted by Bob Mann, airs the last Sunday of each month at 8 a.m. Highlights of each episode are available following each broadcast.
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Aired: October 26, 2014 When Rodney Mason, an ex-con drug dealer from Newark’s rough South Ward, was shot and paralyzed, he vowed to turn his life around. A former high-school pitching ace with a 93 mph fastball, Mason decided to form a Litt...
02/02/15 - A Chance to Win
06/03/14 - Legacy of 1967 and 1974 Newark Riots
06/03/14 - Exhibit on 1974 Newark Puerto Rican Riots
04/03/14 - Start of New Jersey
04/03/14 - Hotbed of Innovation
04/03/14 - New Jersey in the American Revolution
03/18/14 - Oral History
03/18/14 - Modern Museum
03/18/14 - Crane House
01/28/14 - What's In The Hometown Teams Exhibit?
01/28/14 - Museum on Main Street
01/28/14 - A Mirror of Culture
12/23/13 - Newark Tours
12/23/13 - Why Preservation Matters
12/23/13 - James Street Commons
11/15/13 - Attitudes About The Poor
11/15/13 - The Killing Of Harry Barck
11/15/13 - What Was A Poormaster?
10/17/13 - Soccer in New Jersey
10/17/13 - Baseball in Newark
10/17/13 - Basic Facts
07/18/13 - The Mt. Laurel Decision
07/18/13 - New Jersey’s Esteemed State Supreme Court
05/28/13 - Does Place Matter?
04/15/13 - How YA Lit Reflects Its Generation
10/28/12 - The Last Newspaperman--Mark DiIonno
09/12/12 - Poetry is Essential to Democracy
06/26/11 - Roots Music Today: New Harmonies
05/29/11 - Freedom: A History of US
04/24/11 - Narratives of Immigration: Latino/a Lives
03/27/11 - Religion and Violence: The American Scene
05/30/10 - A Place Out of Time: The Bordentown School
03/28/10 - Revolution ‘67
03/25/10 - America and the Politics of World Religions