Holocaust Remembrance, Gaza Reflections, Student Protests

  • May 7, 2024
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UoU Professors Amos Guiora and Kendall Gerdes talk with RadioACTive on the 7-month anniversary of Hamas' Oct. 7 attack and while student protests roil across college campuses, including here in Utah. Plus, Art Access' annual 300 Plates fundraiser to support programming for artists with disabilities.

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Gabriella Huggins of Art Access, which is getting ready for its big annual fundraiser. The event features more than 200 Utah artists donating their talent to support the nonprofit's programs for artists with disabilities! 

  • May 9: 300 Plates, 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Venue 6SIX9, 669 S. West Temple, SLC. Event by Art Access: "Join us for an evening of inspiring artwork and community connection, all in support of Art Access’ mission to increase accessibility to the arts for Utahns across abilities." To preview plates, click here

Prof. Amos Guiora, author of The Crime of Complicity: The Bystander in the Holocaust, returns to RadioACTive. Much like his last visit in November, he's just back from a trip home to Israel. Guiora created and leads The Bystander Initiative at the SJ Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah where he teaches International Law, Global Perspectives on Counterterrorism and Religion and Terrorism and other topics. He has published extensively on issues related to national security, limits of interrogation, religion and terrorism, the limits of power, multiculturalism and human rights. He served for 20 years in the Israel Defense Forces Judge Advocate General Corps and is a dual US-Israeli citizen.

University of Utah assistant professor of writing and rhetoric Kendall Gerdes, author of “Sensitive Rhetorics: Academic Freedom and Campus Activism.” RadioACTive talks with her about the current student protest movement on college campuses, including here in Utah.

Guests' views, thoughts, or opinions are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff, or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Questions, comments or suggestions for the show? Email radioactive@krcl.org. Tonight's RadioACTive team included: