In Other Words

Tuesday 10:30 PM -11:30 PM

In Other Words features interviews, discussions, and music from a feminist perspective. It is locally produced by Montana Public Radio.

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In Other Words
4:40 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

Sally Thompson: An Anthropologist Finds Her Ground

Credit courtesy of the Regional Learning Project, University of Montana

Bryony Schwan talks with Dr. Sally Thompson, an archaeologist, ethnographer and ethnohistorian who long ago forged connections with indigenous North Americans that re-defined the philosophy and nature of her work. Recently, Sally spent time in Ladakh, in the northeast Himalaya region of India, where ancient medicine and lifeways are colliding with modernity.

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In Other Words
10:16 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Dr. Elizabeth Kohlstaedt: Helping Abused And Neglected Kids

Dr. Elizabeth Kohlstaedt

Ann Szalda-Petree interviews Dr. Elizabeth Kohlstaedt, chief clinical officer of Intermountain of Helena, about residential treatment for abused and neglected children. Dr. Kohlstaedt describes the complexities of treating children who need help learning how to have healthy relationships.  

(This show aired on Montana Public Radio on March 12th, 2013.  Thanks to Clark Grant for producing.

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In Other Words
5:00 am
Thu September 4, 2014

Women Of The Bakken

Credit Madelyn Beck

In the drilling sites and "man camps" of North Dakota's oil fields, women can seem like fictional beings.  But you don't really need to look far to find women living and working in the Bakken oil patch. In small towns near drilling rigs, women and teenagers perform essential jobs. Some are native to the region, while others moved there independently or with partners, looking for work. These women keep the towns moving and sometimes even venture onto the oil fields to do a "man's" work.

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In Other Words
5:00 am
Fri August 22, 2014

In Other Birds, Bees, And Butterflies

Naturalist and educator Sue Reel has written several guides to Montana's native plants and pollinators.

Amy Cilimburg talks with naturalist and Lolo National Forest Wildlife Interpreter Sue Reel about native bees, the plants they need, why we need pollinators, and the colorful guides Sue developed.

Amy also speaks with Amy Seaman – Amy's colleague at Montana Audubon – about cool birds.

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In Other Words
5:50 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

Donna McCrea, Historian and Archivist

Donna McCrea
Credit Donna McCrea

If you've ever wondered what an archivist does, you'll want to listen to Ann Szalda-Petree's conversation with Donna McCrea. And if the word "archivist" sounds like a synonym of "boring," think again - McCrea's job brings surprising discoveries. She's the head of the University of Montana-Missoula's Mansfield Library Archives and Special Collections, a History Librarian, and Associate Professor at the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library.  Produced by Ann Szalda-Petree.

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In Other Words
5:00 am
Thu August 7, 2014

Women in Science: Shaila Kotadia

Shaila Kotadia
Credit courtesy of Shaila Kotadia

In the first of several programs about women in science, producer Ann Szalda-Petree talks with molecular biologist Shaila Kotadia, Education & Outreach Manager at Synberc, UC-Berkeley, about everything from synthetic biology and challenges faced by women scientists to the trade-offs involved in the pursuit of a tenure-track academic science career, and more.

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In Other Words
5:00 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Women Farmers

Weeding Spinach, County Rail Farm
Credit Tracy Potter-Fins & Margaret De Bona

Producer Lacy Roberts brings us an hour of conversation with and about female farmers. First, we learn why photographer Audra Mulkern started the Female Farmer Project and what it reveals about female back-to-the-land farmers.

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In Other Words
7:07 pm
Sat July 19, 2014

Health, Mental Health, Psychology And Global Warming: A Conversation

Nurse Beth Schenk and psychotherapists Jen Robohm and Kevin Dohr talk with Amy Cilimburg about the connection between health, mental health, and global warming
Credit Amy Cilimburg

Producer Amy Cilimburg talks with three Missoula-area professionals: nurse Beth Schenk, and psychotherapists Jen Robohm and Kevin Dohr. These experts share research and their professional and personal experiences around climate change and human health. In this time of rapid change, they offer reasons for hope.

(Broadcast: In Other Words, July 15th, 2014)

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In Other Words
5:00 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Behind The Scenes At The Red Ants Pants Music Festival

7/8/14: This week on In Other Words: Beth Judy talks with Allie Olson and Kate Healy, the behind-the-scenes engines keeping the annual Red Ants Pants Music Festival rolling. The festival raises money for the Red Ants Pants Foundation, a non-profit supporting women’s leadership, working family farms and ranches, and rural communities.

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In Other Words
11:41 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Women Creating Theatre: The 2014 Missoula Colony

7/1/14: This week on "In Other Words:" producer Ann Szalda-Petree welcomes Salina Chatlain, producer of the 2014 Missoula Colony, and Missoula playwright Kate Morris. Included is a reading from Kate's play, "Church."

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