March 18, 2017: Michael D. Kennedy
March 11, 2017: Michael Corkery
February 18, 2017: Katherine Brown
February 4, 2017: Jonathan Alexandratos
How we play and how we teach our children to play are tremendously important narratives in public life. Jonathan Alexandratos argues that “toys are texts,” and we should read them with the same analytical eye we bring to books, movies, songs, and other media.
January 21, 2017: Christian Hopkins, Lorén Spears
One of the big stories of the last six months has been the protest over the Dakota Access Pipeline. This week on “Story in the Public Square,” two Native American activists talk about events on the Standing Rock Sioux reservation and the role of storytelling in native culture.
October, 2016: Adam Zyglis
Pulitzer prize-winning editorial cartoonist Adam Zyglis discusses a cartoonist’s unique form of storytelling and the wide range of topics he has covered in his dozen years of professional cartooning.
August 2016: Raina Kelley
Raina Kelley is the managing editor of ESPN’s new site, The Undefeated, a content initiative focused on the intersection of sports, race and culture.