-- Filmmaker WHITNEY DOW speaks to Q about "The Whiteness Project," a controversial, multi-platform endeavour that asks white people to reflect on their own racial identity.
-- Journalist ALEXANDER HULS argues that the poignancy of death at the movies has died, and it’s partly due to the rising influence of comic books on Hollywood blockbusters such as “The Avengers: Age of Ultron.”
What does a typeface say about a country? They're about to find out in Sweden. More on that in a minute.
Today's edition of The World focuses heavily on immigration, both here in the United States and in Europe. We'll head first to Italy, which is on the front lines of the battle to stop illegal immigration from Africa into Europe. The European Union recently decided to send a message to would-be immigrants: we're not going to save you if your boat is sinking. It's a policy shift that's causing major debate in Europe.
The environment in which tomorrow’s scientists will lay the groundwork for their futures is the topic of the next “MTSU On the Record” radio program.
Host Gina Logue’s interview with Dr. Robert “Bud” Fischer, dean of the MTSU College of Basic and Applied Sciences, will air at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, and at 8 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and www.wmot.org).