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Ian Garvey didn’t know very many Donald Trump supporters before he met Tim Huff. Huff had never met a transgender person. Two weeks before Trump became president, Garvey was randomly placed in Huff’s dorm room.

Garvey moved in January 2017. At the time, the election had a heavy effect on the campus’ political climate, sparking protests and heated discussions. Oglethorpe University President Larry Schall sent a campus-wide email that invited students to a conversation at the dining hall.

Georgia is a hub of multiculturalism. At Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, there’s a new class tapping into that topic. It's called "Literary Tribalism: How to Read Race, Class, Nation & Gender." Oglethorpe University English professor Reshmi Hebbar joined us in studio to tell us about her new class. Her students, Caleb Logan and Yasmin Tehrani, also joined the conversation.

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Georgia is a hub of multiculturalism.

 

At Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, there’s a new class tapping into that topic. It's called "Literary Tribalism: How to Read Race, Class, Nation & Gender."

Atlanta-based Coca-Cola is largely credited for bringing Santa Claus into mainstream culture. Since the 1930s, Coke has released ads at Christmas time featuring the big jolly man. But their marketing scheme has shifted every year, from polar bears to trains. We bring back Coke historian Mark Pendergrast to give us a lesson on Coca-Cola Christmas marketing through the ages.  

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Popular belief says that men and women have inherently different ways of communicating. A new study from Georgia Tech has found men and women do not show disparity while writing when given the same task and training.

We bring on lead researcher Brian Larson to explain his findings, as well as Emory professor Falguni Sheth to discuss stereotypes in gender communication styles.  

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Emory University anthropologist and neuroscientist Melvin Konner’s book, “Women After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy,” posits a controversial theory. Konner writes that women are the naturally superior gender and he uses evolution, genetic research and cultural examples to back up his ideas.  We sit down with Konner and a panel of guests to discuss the biological, intellectual and social differences b

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Earlier this year, Beyoncé took the nation by storm with her music video for the song, “Formation.” It evokes images of Hurricane Katrina, unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, and the Black Lives Matter movement. It's also sparked a massive conversation about race issues in this country - and revealed divisions that go deeper than black and white.