Saturday Morning for Saturday 4 June 2016
8:12 Dacher Keltner
Dr Dacher Keltner is the founding director of the Greater Good Science Center and a professor of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of the 2009 book, Born to Be Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life, consulted on the 2015 Pixar film Inside Out, and his new book is The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence (Penguin).
8:45 Van Badham
Van Badham is an Australian theatre-maker, novelist, social commentator, and columnist for Guardian Australia.
9:05 Philip Armstrong
Philip Armstrong is the Head of the Department of English at the University of Canterbury, where he also runs the New Zealand Centre for Human-Animal Studies with Annie Potts. They are the authors, with Deidre Brown, of the 2013 book, A New Zealand Book of Beasts: Animals in our Culture, History and Everyday Life (AUP). Professor Armstrong’s new book, Sheep (Reaktion Books), is the latest in the Animal series of short illustrated natural and cultural histories of particular animals.
9:45 Art Crimes with Arthur Tompkins
Arthur Tompkins is a District Court Judge, and editor of Art Crime and its Prevention: A Handbook (Lund Humphries). He is writing a bi-monthly series of articles in the online magazine Versopolis about stolen masterpieces now back on public display. He will discuss La Bella Principessa, a chalk and ink profile portrait, purportedly by Leonardo da Vinci.
10:05 Anna Reed
Anna Reed retired this week after working for 28 years as regional co-ordinator for the New Zealand Prostitutes' Collective in Christchurch.
10:35 Brannavan Gnanalingam
11:05 Richard Ovenden
11:35 Simone Douglas
Simone Douglas is Associate Professor of Photography at Parsons, The New School in New York. She is the first international guest curator at the Auckland Festival of Photography, and will give a Talking Culture presentation (2pm, 4 June, Auckland Art Gallery) about her curation of the Home exhibition at Silo 6 (to 20 June), which features work by photographers Shan Turner-Carroll, Lin+Lam, Shoufay Derz, Ian Strange, Anna Carey, Sean Lowry, Arthur Ou, and Eva Marosy-Weide.
This Saturday’s team:
Producer: Mark Cubey
Wellington engineer: Damon Taylor
Auckland engineer: Blair Stagpoole
Christchurch engineer: Andrew Collins
Research by Infofind
Music played in this show
Artist: The Ashley Clinton Sheep's Choir
Song: Baa Baa Black Sheep
Composer: Trad, arr. Donald J.Squire
Album: The Ashley Clinton Sheep's Choir
Label: Kiwi, 1959