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From Discourse, Sunday April 5 at 12:30 pm EST, an interview with physicist and author Tony Rothman about his latest book, Sacred Mathematics. Rothman reads from his book and examines how Japanese mathematics flourished, along with other strains of national culture, during Japan’s pre-19th century period of isolation from the west. Produced by Nikki Leon.
American involvement overseas is the focus of both our programs this Sunday, March 1st.
On The Dispatch, 12:00-12:30 PM:
Sophie Jin sits down with Princeton University Lecturer in Islamic Culture Michael Barry to discuss how U.S. policy towards Iran is shaping sectarian violence.
On Discourse, 12:30-1:00 PM:
Jun Koh speaks with physicist, bestselling author, and humanitarian activist Alan Lightman about the Harpswell Foundation—a group Lightman started ten years ago to serve young women in Cambodia.