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 KZSU Stanford 90.1 FM - The Lunch Special Show  
 Professor Carl Djerassi, Byrd
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Carl Djerassi is a professor of Chemistry, emeritus, at Stanford University. Winner of both the National Medal of Science (for the first synthesis of an oral contraceptive) and the National Medal of Technology, founder of the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, fiction author, and playwright. Professor Djerassi talks about his latest book, "Four Jews on Parnassus" which is a docudrama published by Columbia University Press (2008). Professor Djerassi also talks about the course he's teaching at Stanford which combines two disciplines-Drama and Chemistry. Professor Djerassi uses theatre to bring scientific issues to the stage. Professor Djerassi will teach an evening course at Stanford this Winter Quarter 2010 called "Science-in-Theatre."

Professor Djerassi's website is
The playlist for Professor Djerassi came from the CD which accompanies his book, "Four Jews on Parnassus" (2008, Columbia University Press). Artist Paul Klee's watercolour painted in 1920, Angelus Novus, is the inspiration for several of the tracks:
Artist / Track # / Track / Info
Egill Ólafsson / 7 /Angelus Novus / Sung in Icelandic by composer
Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf / 4 / Angelus Novus (1997-2000) / Angela Nova II, James Avery, Ensemble Surplus, Monika Meier-Schmid, soprano
Erik Weiner / 8 / Angelus Novus Rap (2006) / Sung by Composer
Michael Gielen / 1 / Excerpt from Arnold Schönberg's Kol Nidre (op. 39) / SWR Sinfonieorchester, speaker James Robinson
Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf / 5 / Angelus Novus (1997-2000), Angela Nova III, James Avery, Ensemble Surplus, Monika Meier-Schmid, soprano

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00:57:51 English 2009-12-14
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