Roundtable Examines Issues Of the Week

Sep 13, 2013

Branford Marsalis, Arlie Petters, and Juliana Makuchi Nfah-Abenyi join the State of Things for the roundtable conversation.
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On this week’s roundtable, a jazz great, a leading string theory mathematician and an accomplished writer share their diverse perspectives on the latest headlines. They’ll discuss a range of issues from the latest Middle East update to the challenges facing minorities in higher education. 

Host Frank Stasio talks with jazz musician Branford Marsalis; Duke professor of mathematics, physics, and business administration Arlie Petters; and North Carolina State University English and comparative literature professor Juliana Makuchi Nfah-Abenyi.