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Macalester Big Questions

Macalester College

The “Big Questions” series is our attempt to try something different. These are glimpses into the minds and hearts of the people who comprise Macalester: a collection of their thoughts about the things that matter to them and, we hope, to you.You might think of these short videos as a stripped down, “acoustic” version of Macalester communications and as a way to see what truly animates the college.

Recent Episodes

Adrienne Christiansen and Minh Ta on Democracy - Episode 26 - Macalester Big QuestionsJanuary 22, 2020 Episode artwork Kate Ryan Reiling and Mindy Deardurff on Entrepreneurship and the Liberal Arts - Episode 25 - Macalester Big QuestionsJanuary 15, 2020 Episode artwork Duchess Harris and Who Owns the #MeToo Narrative - Episode 24 - Macalester Big QuestionsJanuary 08, 2020 Episode artwork Marlon James and the Politics of Writing - Episode 23 - Macalester Big QuestionsJanuary 02, 2020 Episode artwork Karine Moe, Felix Friedt, and Altay Israfil on Economic Nationalism - Episode 22 - Macalester Big QuestionsDecember 18, 2019 Episode artwork Julie Dolan and Paru Shah Talk About Election Results - Episode 21 - Macalester Big QuestionsDecember 18, 2019 Episode artwork Bill Moseley and Julia Morgan on the Complexity of Feeding the Planet - Episode 20 - Macalester Big QuestionsDecember 13, 2019 Episode artwork Cláudia Tatinge Nascimento and Sarah Bellamy on Theater and Social Equity - Episode 19 - Macalester Big QuestionsDecember 11, 2019 Episode artwork Ethan Levin on Combating Sexual Violence - Episode 18 - Macalester Big QuestionsDecember 04, 2019 Episode artwork Cuauhtemoc Cruz Herrera on Immigration and Opportunities - Episode 17 - Macalester Big QuestionsNovember 27, 2019 Episode artwork Emily Nadel and Building Community Online - Episode 16 - Macalester Big QuestionsNovember 20, 2019 Episode artwork Karen Saxe and the Importance of the Census - Episode 15 - Macalester Big QuestionsNovember 05, 2019 Episode artwork Kamil Ali and the Value of Welcoming the Other - Episode 14 - Macalester Big QuestionsOctober 30, 2019 Episode artwork Kiante Miles and Healing Your Inner Community - Episode 13 - Macalester Big QuestionsOctober 23, 2019 Episode artwork Myhana Kerr on Language and the Term "People of Color" - Episode 12 - Macalester Big QuestionsOctober 16, 2019 Episode artwork Rev. Kelly Stone and Exploring Differences - Episode 11 - Macalester Big QuestionsOctober 09, 2019 Episode artwork Blair Cha on Leadership - Episode 10 - Macalester Big QuestionsOctober 02, 2019 Episode artwork Fred Swaniker on the Misconceptions About Africa - Episode 9 - Macalester Big QuestionsSeptember 25, 2019 Episode artwork Tim O'Brien and the Danger of Absolutism - Episode 8 - Macalester Big QuestionsSeptember 18, 2019 Episode artwork Kofi Annan in Conversation with Brian Rosenberg - Episode 7 - Macalester Big QuestionsSeptember 11, 2019 Episode artwork Donna Lee on Building an Inclusive Community - Episode 6 - Macalester Big QuestionsSeptember 04, 2019 Episode artwork Marlon James and Novels as Political Statements - Episode 5 - Macalester Big QuestionsAugust 21, 2019 Episode artwork Kristi Curry Rogers and What We Can Learn From Fossils - Episode 4 - Macalester Big QuestionsAugust 21, 2019 Episode artwork Andrew Latham and Conservative Political Thought - Episode 3 - Macalester Big QuestionsAugust 20, 2019 Episode artwork Donnie Brooks and Student-Athlete Mental Health - Episode 2 - Macalester Big QuestionsAugust 20, 2019 Episode artwork