Document Type

Publicity

Publication Date

Fall 10-24-2017

Event Date

October 24, 2017

Keywords

MDOCS, Documentary, Storytelling, Event, Showcase, Podcasting, Audio, Hi-Phi Nation, Barry Lam

Abstract

Philosophy through Sound and Story: Hi-Phi Nation with Barry Lam

Tue, October 24 @ 7pm, Davis Aud

Hi-Phi Nation is the first sound and story-driven show about philosophy, weaving philosophy with narrative storytelling, investigative journalism, and sound design. The first season was produced out of Duke University on the Humanities Writ-Large Fellowship by Barry Lam, associate professor of Philosophy at Vassar College. Now in its second season, Every Hi-Phi Nation episode begins with a story from everyday life, current events, the law, history, science, or the arts, and pulls the big ideas of philosophy out of the story.

Barry Lam is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Vassar College. Last year he was Humanities writ-large fellow at Duke University. He is the host and executive producer of the podcast Hi-Phi Nation, the first and only narrative story-driven podcast about philosophy, which completed its first season in Spring 2017 and is currently in its second season. Every episode begins with a story from everyday life, current events, the law, history, science, or the arts, and pulls the big ideas of philosophy out of the story. Join Barry for a discussion of big questions and sound storytelling, with clips from his programs.

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