HearSA


HearSA is an online audio archive of public programming intended to foster discussion and enhance awareness of exciting and informative local presentations and events. The HearSA archive includes lectures, panel discussions, book readings, and much more. Texas Public Radio partners with local organizations to bring a second life online to the most interesting talks in town. Content from HearSA may be selected by Texas Public Radio for broadcast or on-air commentary, providing further exposure for archived program material.

HearSA is presented by Texas Public Radio in association with its local partners. It is important to recognize that the opinions presented in these programs are those of the author or presenter, not Texas Public Radio or any of its stations, and are not necessarily endorsed by TPR.

If your organization hosts lectures, book readings, panel discussions, or presentations and is interested in participating, email HearSA curator, Nathan Cone at ncone [at] tpr dot org

    Kyle Craig Photography

    A full house at the Pearl Stable was on hand to reflect on the legacy of the Edwards Aquifer Authority on the occasion of its 20th anniversary, and look to the future, at the San Antonio Clean Technology Forum’s seventh annual Water Forum and luncheon.

    Nathan Cone / TPR

    As last Friday’s panel discussion on migration across the U.S.-Mexico border was beginning, volunteers at the Institute of Texan Cultures were hard at work bringing in extra chairs to accommodate an overflow crowd.

    Flickr: Shannon https://flic.kr/p/duo8ut / CC

    They may be small, but micro flora and fauna play a significant role in the ecosystem of Texas waterways. At the Texas Water Symposium on Thursday, September 1 in Kerrville, a panel of educators, researchers and ecologists shared their insights on the impact of human development on these small creatures, and explained their role in keeping our rivers and streams healthy.

    In the audio, you’ll learn in detail:

    Think Health Science: Preparing For Zika In Texas

    Aug 31, 2016

    On Thursday, Aug. 25, 2106, more than a hundred Texas Public Radio listeners gathered at the U.T. Health Science Center in San Antonio for a public education event called “Think Health Science: Zika.” Our expert panel included Dr. Patrick Ramsey, Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist with UTHSC, Dr. Anil Mangla, Assistant Director of Communicable Diseases with Metro Health, and Dr. Jason Bowling, Assistant Professor of Infectious Diseases at UTHSC. Listen to their perspective about preparations for Zika in South Texas. Texas Public Radio News Director Shelley Kofler was the moderator.

    Universal Pictures

    When Martin Scorsese’s film of ‘The Last Temptation of Christ’ was released in 1988, it was met by a howling mob of protestors around the world. Fundamentalist Christians decried the “blasphemous” film. Filmgoers often had to cross picket lines to get into theaters. The Catholic Church officially condemned the film, labeling it “Morally Offensive.” In France, one theater was burned by arsonists.

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