Playwright and writer Bianca Bagatourian talks about her new film in progress, "Warning Signs," a film about the genocide in Rwanda and what we can learn from it. Bianca is also the author of the play, March, a powerful eyewitness account of the Armenian genocide. Learn more about Bianca Bagatourian and her work at her website.
PZ Myers, biologist at the University of Minnesota, Morris and author of the science blog Pharyngula, talks about the Tennessee Monkey Law, which in the name of "teaching the controversy" seeks to open the door to teaching religion in science classes. Check out PZ's blog.
Danai Gurira on her new play, The Convert. Set in 1895, it examines the cultural conflicts between Christianity and native traditions in Zimbabwe, amid the larger battle over control of the land and riches of southern Africa between the native populations and the colonizing power of Great Britain. See Danai's website, or find out more about the play, currently at the Kirk Douglas Theatre.
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