Narcicyst: identity in flux

Yassin’s presentation is about the pain of loss, the triumph of family and the duplicity of identity in the information age. Performing with his back up band “The Fridge”, Yassin invites you into his living room and serves chai sweet enough to make you forget about the bitter global arena….

James Nash: Russell County Gorge

Songs about war are timeless and a part of American culture. In this talk, James Nash reflects on how he came to write “Russell County Gorge” about US Marine Corps 1st Lt. Ryan McGlothlin, killed in Iraq in 2005. Over the course of two years traveling and performing the song,…