Hart House Conversations

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CIUT 89.5 FM

Wednesdays, 3–4 pm

Join us on the last Wednesday each month when we will sit down for a chat with an array of intriguing, sometimes controversial and often entertaining guests. A partnership between Hart House and CIUT 89.5 FM, Hart House Conversations engages ideas, sparks conversations, and invites debate.


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Upcoming Shows

February 28, 2018 –  Freedom to Read Week

March 28, 2018 – Storytelling for Social Change

Previous Shows

January 29, 2018

In partnership with the Hancock Lecture and in an effort to give voice to the complexities of Anti-Black racism, Hart House Conversations continues the dialogue around the Black experience and education sparked by Chizoba Imoka this year’s Hancock Lecture speaker.

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November 1, 2017

We talk with four first-year students as they share their early experiences on campus and their expectations for the future.

Sabrina Brathwaite is taking philosophy courses and hopes to focus on Ethics, Society and Law with Spanish and French

Nour-Zaynab Bazzi was born in Toronto, but lived abroad in Dubai for most of her life. Studying Life Sciences, she wants to focus on Human Biology with medicine (surgery) as a long-term goal.

Joseph Guersham Kitsa (goes by “Kitsa”)  is an international student who grew up in Kenya and is a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo. He is taking architecture-related courses and wants to get into the Daniels Faculty of Architecture.

Rebekah Robinson: international student from Maryland, USA.

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September 25, 2017

An interview on Resiliency (4:30), and music and conversation with the cast of the musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch (31:00) onstage  at Hart House Theatre until October 7.

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Photo of John Monahan and Richard Ouzounian

John Monahan in conversation with Richard Ouzounian, director of Carrie: the musical.

About Hart House Conversations

Hart House Conversations focuses on stories of interest drawn from the dynamic activity that takes place at Hart House—the centre of art, culture, wellness and dialogue at the University of Toronto. Stories that affect students and our entire community. You’ll hear from thinkers, do-ers, performers, scholars, creators…. and everything in between …from inside and outside of U of T.