Home Blues star Eric Bibb records a song for his forthcoming new album using the guitar previously owned by Blues legend Bukka White.The Dali Quartet blends traditional string quartet and Latin-American sounds.Della Mae, an americana group from Nashville, TN, features five female instrumentalists/vocalists.Kiran Ahluwalia blends traditional Indian and Pakistani music with Western styles.Omar Sosa fuses a wide range of jazz, world music and electronic elements with his native Afro-Cuban roots. Fall 2015 Spring 2016 September 3 Dr. Lyle Roelofs Exploring the Commitments: Let’s Get to Work. January 18 Lateefah Simon Changing the Future. September 10 DR. ELLEN FURLONG Comparative Cognition: What Animals can Teach us About our Minds. January 28 STACY MALKAN Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry. September 17 KIRAN AHLUWALIA Blending Traditional Indian and Pakistani Music with Western Styles February 4 SONIA SHAH Testing New Drugs on the World’s Poorest Patients. September 24 MICHAEL HINGSON Differently-Abled, Ably Included. February 11 ERIC BIBB STRING BAND Delta Blues. October 1 THREE ALUMNI Life after Berea: A Conversation with Three Alumni. February 18 DAVID GARDNER Eight Foolish Thoughts on Investing, Business and Life October 8 DR. ROXANNE PRICHARD Waking Up to the Power of Sleep: Causes and Consequences of Sleep Loss in College Students. February 25 KRISTA TIPPETT Humanity and the Desire for Peace. October 15 KENTUCKY MUSICIANS Musical Traditions. March 3 DR. VANDANA SHIVA Making Peace with the Earth. October 22 MOJO & THE BAYOU GYPSIES American Roots Music and Stories in American Roots Music and Stories in the Louisiana Bayou Tradition March 17 DELLA MAE Vibrant Sounds Honoring the Roots. October 29 JOHN AGNEW Painting the Secret World of Nature March 24 GYUDE MOORE Of Stickers and Margins: Courage in the Face of Radical Evil. November 5 DR. THEDA SKOCPOL Obama’s Presidency, Tea Party Republicans, and the Future of American Politics March 31 KARIM NAGI Arab Identity and the Arts: Diaspora and Outreach. November 12 DALI QUARTET Classical Roots, Latin Soul. April 7 GEORGE ELLA LYON “Every Time You Speak the Truth, You’re Making Justice in the World”: Why Poetry Matters. November 19 DAVID BURGESS The Music of Spain and Latin America April 14 OMAR SOSA Celebrating the Rich Heritage of African, Latin Music, and Jazz.