Season 4, Episode 5

Finding a Way With Words

In this episode we speak with a poet and an author about how art touches us and can help us cope and connect.

The Intricate Riddle of Life

Finding a Way With Words • Season 4, Episode 5

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For as long as humans have had voices, trauma has been told and processed through stories, poetry, and music. Author Lorene Cary, Senior Lecturer in English, and poet Fatemeh Shams, Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, discuss the ways words move people, create a community, and help heal.

Guests

Lorene Cary, Senior Lecturer, Department of English

Fatemeh Shams, Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

Host

Alex Schein

Producer

Susan Ahlborn

Editors

Alex Schein and Brooke Sietinsons

Interviewers

Jane Carol and Alex Schein

Illustration

Marina Muun

Music

Theme by Nicholas Escobar, C’18

Additional music by Blue Dot Sessions and MG & Ma’tthue Raheem for “Vote that Jawn” rap

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