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By-Right, By-Design

Bedrosian Bookclub Podcast

Release Date: 09/30/2019

The Undercommons show art The Undercommons

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The Undercommons is a series of essays exploring contemporary political thought from an inside/outside the commons perspective. Our guest today contends that under all the theory, the book is about friendship and the many ways in which friendship and conversation can be study.

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By-Right, By-Design show art By-Right, By-Design

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Another bonus episode!

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Why Cities Lose show art Why Cities Lose

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You've heard that gerrymandering can be bad for representation.

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Francisco Cantú becomes a border patrol agent to understand the realities of the Southern border ... but the complicity he feels drives him away. Can he escape the border, or does that mirage move with him?

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What is a summer book club without a good detective novel?

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If models of the world are all wrong, why are they critical to understanding our complex world?

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Famed golf writer Rick Reilly aims to make the case that golf can tell us all we need to know about a person.Commander in Cheat, details, with excruciating detail and humor, the myriad of ways President Trump cheats in the golf world.

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Layli Long Soldier is the author of our book for June 2019, Whereas, winner of the National Book Critics Circle award, and finalist for the National Book Award. She is a citizen of the Oglala Lakota Nation and lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. 

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In today's episode, we discuss Nnedi Okorafor's Afrofuturist novel Who Fears Death. A young woman, named Onyesonwu meaning Who Fears Death learns she is a child of rape, deals with being an outcast, and after a trauma finds out she has special powers. She learns she is at the center of a prophecy that could change the world. 

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Host Aubrey Hicks is joined by professors Chris Redfearn and Liz Falletta in a discussion of the New York Times bestselling book White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo.

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Another bonus episode!

Host Lisa discusses Professor Liz Falletta's book, By-Right, By-Design: Housing Development Versus Housing Design in Los Angeles. Falletta looks to help practitioners move beyond housing production as a zero sum game towards the more polyvalent solutions that will be required as LA densifies.

Read along with us! We're reading Victor LaValle's The Devil in Silver for Spooktober.

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