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

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From harnessing the power of interconnected computers to mass bird and butterfly counts, Citizen Scientists work as individuals or in teams to provide researchers with the vast amounts of data needed for today's scientific studies.

For Women’s History Month, honoring the roles of women who have shaped the fabric of modern society, NOWCastSA and the San Antonio Public Library teamed up to offer a webcast of ‘Texas Women of Influence' on Tuesday, March 10, 2015.

The Rt. Hon. Henry McLeish, former First Minister of Scotland, served in the government of former United Kingdom Prime Minister Tony Blair, dined with Queen Elizabeth II, met with former President George W. Bush in the Oval Office, and had a private audience with Pope John Paul II in the Vatican.

On February 17, McLeish brought his expertise in European Union politics to the public at the launching of the Law Lecture on Global Affairs series at the St. Mary’s University School of Law. 

Nathan Cone

"The Migration Project" is a three-year initiative of The Renaissance Guild, a local black theater. It is the theatrical exploration of the historical and cultural identity of African-Americans, and by extension America. The issues generated by mass migration in the United States and in Europe have taken on a complex and often divisive urgency in recent years.

Nathan Cone

About 300 people gathered to worship together and remember the words, deeds, and spirit of the late Dr. Martin Luther King at the annual Interfaith Service, held at Temple Beth-El on Sunday, January 19. The afternoon was full of music, dance, and inspirational speech, highlighted by Rev. Otis Mitchell's channeling of King and his famous "I Have A Dream" speech. The Christian, Jewish, Buddhist, Muslim, Sikh, and Hindu faiths were all represented at the service.