Modes of Inquiry with Mathew Giagnorio
Playing with Ideas and Considering All Points of View. The project of Modes of Inquiry is to present and explore different types of methodologies used to understand various topics, events, and current affairs. How do they function? What works best? What are interdisciplinary perspectives? And how do they help in our understanding of a single topic? We aim to answer these questions and more for you. Featuring bi-weekly guests from diverse fields and backgrounds for discussions and interviews.
A Conversation with Negar Zarassi
Welcome to season 7. I am joined by Negar Zarassi a Swedish-Iranian professional opera singer. She is extensively trained in classical music, holding two bachelor"s degrees: from the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and the Academy for Music and Drama in Gothenburg, both in Sweden. We discuss classical music, what i
A Conversation with Mubin Shaikh
In this episode, I speak with Mubin Shaikh. We discuss his journey into and out of Islamist #extremism, his work as an undercover operative in taking down the Toronto 18, and the evolution and growing influence of online extremism and radicalization. We focus on religious and political tribalism as barriers to critical
A Conversation with Khadija Khan
I"m joined by Khadija Khan for a thought-provoking discussion on Islamism in the UK and France and compare it to Canada and Quebec, and the current Israel—Palestine conflict. All this and more on MOI! Thanks, Khadija!
A Conversation with Francesca Luberti
I am joined for a conversation with Francesca Luberti. We discuss #testosterone levels, their function in men and women, their role in parenting, their impact on attractiveness, and their significance in mating practices and relationships. All this and more on MOI! Grazie, Francesca!
A Conversation with Terry Glavin
Season 6 Episode 1 welcomes back fellow Canadian Terry Glavin, writer and journalist. We examine the history, culture, society, and politics of British Columbia and Québec and their distinction between how they fit or do not fit into the larger Canadian framework. We also discuss current and ongoing issues in Canada an
A Conversation with Brian Peckford
This week I speak with Brian Peckford. We discuss the Canadian Constitution, his contribution to it, and why Canadians are under-informed about and take little to no pride in it. We emphasize the importance of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the particular structure of a constitution with respect to the country