-- ZARQA NAWAZ is creator of the popular Canadian TV comedy "Little Mosque on the Prairie", which was a pioneering show in presenting Muslim characters in popular culture. She talks to Jian about her new memoir "Laughing All The Way to the Mosque", which explores her struggle to make Islam palatable for secular readers, while honestly representing the Muslim experience.
-- London, Ontario folk singer/songwriter BASIA BULAT returns to Q to perform music from her latest album "Tall Tall Shadow".
One of our ongoing projects here at The World is to examine international security issues through the eyes of millennials around the globe. Middle East expert Juan Cole has just written a new book on the topic called The New Arabs: How the Millennial Generation is Changing the Middle East. Carol and Juan chat about what he found out about the hopes and frustrations of the youth activists of the so-called Arab Spring.
-- Grammy-winning American musician BECK has made a career out of almost constantly reinventing himself. He performs live in studio Q and talks about "Morning Phase", an album that has been hailed as the companion to one of his most acclaimed records "Sea Change".
-- Writer, thinker, and former Liberal Party of Canada leader MICHAEL IGNATIEFF [ig-NAT-ee-ef] discusses his new memoir, "Fire and Ashes: Success and Failure in Politics", and what he learned from failure in federal politics.
ISIS rebels follow through on their promise to declare a new Islamic state in the Middle East. We'll hear what they're claiming and how it's going down in the region. Also today, how Iraqis are using an app called FireChat to get around their government's restrictions on Internet access during the fighting.
Two stellar scholars from MTSU will explain their upcoming research expeditions to Brazil on the next edition of the “MTSU On the Record” radio program.
Host Gina Logue’s interview with graduate students Jennifer Benetti-Longhini and Kevin McDaniel will air from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, June 30, and from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, July 6, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and www.wmot.org).
In April, Benetti-Longhini and McDaniel won fellowships from the U.S. Fulbright Student Program, one of the most distinguished awards of its kind in the nation.