26:25 Aug 29, 2016History professor Nigel Raab discusses the significance and relevance of historians.
24:43 Aug 26, 2016A Shakespeare scholar talks about why the playwright is still a compelling figure and how his work continues to be relevant 400 years after his death.
26:42 Aug 25, 2016Eleanor Wachtel has been interviewing authors for 25 years. She talks to Nam Kiwanuka about some of her most memorable conversations.
25:41 Aug 24, 2016Do emojis make up a new language, or is their use a passing fad? The Agenda in the Summer looks into the effectiveness of smiley faces and other symbols.
26:28 Aug 23, 2016The Agenda in the Summer looks at the importance of revitalizing aboriginal languages.
26:00 Aug 22, 2016Six Nations Polytechnic will offer a degree in indigenous languages. President Rebecca Jamieson discusses the importance of this area of study.
26:26 Aug 19, 2016The use of human remains in art is a little-known practice. Researcher Myriam Nafte talks to Nam Kiwanuka about her study of skeletons and bones.
26:38 Aug 18, 2016Health care specialist Yvonne Heath discusses how to broach the subject of end-of-life plans with dying loved ones.
26:37 Aug 17, 2016Author Lyndsay Green discusses her conversations about the pros and cons of retirement with people on its cusp.
This Week on The Agenda
The Agenda in the Summer: Historians
The Agenda in the Summer discusses the people who record and teach history and how they can best bring the past to life.
The Agenda in the Summer: Historians and Technology
Nigel Raab, a professor of history, returns to talk to Nam Kiwanuka about the role and relevancy of the modern historian in an age when anyone can Google historical events.
The Agenda in the Summer: The Value of a PhD
Paul Keen, an English professor at Carleton University, discusses the potentially diminishing value of a PhD education.
The Agenda in the Summer: The Humanities
The Agenda in the Summer discusses what the study of humanities has to offer students who are looking toward post-graduate careers.
The Agenda in the Summer: Hamilton's Historical Epidemics
Anthropology professor Ann Herring discusses Hamilton's history dealing with infectious diseases and epidemics.
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