The African Sky Podcast with host Adam Klein - bridging the people of the US and Mali through music, history, collaboration, and conversation
SPRING 2020 Podcast: VIRTUAL VISIT TO THE CARTER CENTER (PANEL DISCUSSION)
Host Adam Klein takes us to a distinguished panel at the Carter Center to learn more about a leading, yet preventable, cause of blindness. Special thanks to Emily Staub, Associate Director and Press Liaison to Health Programs at The Carter Center for her coordination and permission to broadcast this episode.
Episode 7: Carter Center Panel on Trachoma
-IN THIS EPISODE- The African Sky Podcast is pleased to share this panel discussion regarding trachoma entitled “Seeing a Vibrant Future”, held on October 18, 2018 as part of the Conversations at The Carter Center series. Special thanks to Emily Staub, Associate Director, Press liaison to Health Programs at The Carter Center for her coordination and permissionContinue reading Episode 7: Carter Center Panel on Trachoma →
Episode 6: Banning Eyre
In this episode… Writer, guitarist, and producer Banning Eyre offers an insightful overview of Malian music. The conversation touches upon the various “types” of Malian music- from Mande and Wassoulou of the south to the Tuareg and Sonrai music of the desert north, the connection between West African music and the American blues, the currentContinue reading Episode 6: Banning Eyre →
Episode 5: Dr. Bill Moseley, Professor, Macalester College
-IN THIS EPISODE- William Moseley, Professor of Geography and Director of the Food, Agriculture & Society Program at Macalester College, discusses his Peace Corps experience in Mali, his dissertation on poverty-induced environmental degradation and the political ecology of cotton production in Mali and a range of other topics- the effect of the 2007-2008 global food crisis onContinue reading Episode 5: Dr. Bill Moseley, Professor, Macalester College →
Episode 4: Mina Girgis, Ethnomusicologist
-IN THIS EPISODE- Ethnomusicologist Mina Girgis, Co-Founder and CEO of the groundbreaking musical ensemble and advocacy initiative The Nile Project, discusses the organization, its founding, creative process, and the musical exchange between West Africa and the Nile River basin. Produced by Adam Klein Engineered by Ben Holst of Tunewelders at 800 East Studios, Atlanta, GA Edited by Seth Samuel Original music from theContinue reading Episode 4: Mina Girgis, Ethnomusicologist →
Episode 3: Rahama Wright, Shea Yeleen International
-IN THIS EPISODE- Rahama Wright, founder of Shea Yeleen International, Inc., speaks about how her experience as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mali led to the founding of Shea Yeleen, the story of the non-profit company and its community-centric model of supporting women’s shea cooperatives, the process of shea production and its uses, her experience participating on the President’s AdvisoryContinue reading Episode 3: Rahama Wright, Shea Yeleen International →
This is a great way to keep up with African Sky's efforts, and Mali news in general. The discussions are thoughtful and engaging. Ala ka Mali deme.
Wonderful Podcast - Original
I loved the African Sky Podcast's first episode. Looking forward to the next one! As a former Peace Corps volunteer in Mali, the podcats is an original concept that will help me keep Mali in my thoughts and life. The host is a great interviewer, and the production quality is high.