Florida’s Third Places Part One
The man who coined the term “third places” explains why these places are essential for the health of a community, and how the absence of such places affects our society.
Bertram Wyatt Brown: A Question of Honor
A discussion with the man who “wrote the book” on how the concept of honor has played out in the history of American society.
Happiness: a History
A Florida scholar discusses his book: an analysis of people’s changing attitudes toward happiness through history.
Steven Whitfield: The Florida Image
Does Florida have a distinct culture all its own? One scholar weighs in on the idea that our state’s diversity inhibits the formation of any kind of clear image.
New and the Bottom Line
Three veteran journalists discuss the rise of media conglomerates and the “bottom line” approach to the news.
Universities in Partnership
Florida Universities begin working to include civil engagement into their curricula.
Nathan Katz: Portrait of a Public Scholar
A religious studies scholar who goes beyond academia to promote understanding across ethnic and religious lines in Florida.
Identity vs. Community
What happens when the identity society assigns to us conflicts with how we see ourselves? What are the implications for community in a state as diverse as Florida?
Homelessness in Florida
A Florida actor/scholar dramatizes the struggles of the homeless in Florida with a compelling one-woman play.