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Abbéy Odunlami and Jared Richardson introduce their research projects and discuss Field Station 5’s broader themes of race, spatial politics, and toxicity. The two scholars also consider the overall mission of HKW and Max Planck’s joint efforts within the Mississippi Delta.

Abbéy Odunlami and Jared Richardson introduce their research projects and discuss Field Station 5’s broader themes of race, spatial politics, and toxicity. The two scholars also consider the overall mission of HKW and Max Planck’s joint efforts within the Mississippi Delta.
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Abbéy Odunlami and Jared Richardson introduce their research projects and discuss Field Station 5’s broader themes of race, spatial politics, and toxicity. The two scholars also consider the overall mission of HKW and Max Planck’s joint efforts within the Mississippi Delta.

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English


Episodes

Episode 6 : Cooperation Jackson & sustainable community development (live in Jackson, Mississippi)

10/26/2019
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Cooperation Jackson is an emerging vehicle for sustainable community development, economic democracy, and community ownership. Specifically, the group is laying the foundation to establish a network of co-ops and initiatives, including housing, daycare, construction, Freedom Farms urban farming, and a community land trust. Energizing the Jackson community to “educate, motivate and organize,” one of the group’s goals is to draw from Mississippi’s history of cooperative farming to make the...

Duration:01:20:50

Episode 5.3 : Memphis - The largest city in Mississippi (Part 3)

10/21/2019
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Welcome to part 3 of episode 5, Memphis - The largest city in Mississippi. We continue this episode with a conversation between the executive producer of Thacker Mountain Radio Hour & Mississippian Alice Perroti & her parents (William Bickerstaff & Rebecca Johnson) as they walk us through what life’s like in Como Mississippi, their region of the Delta. Listen up while we’re broadcasting live from Field Station 5.

Duration:01:01:51

Episode 5.2 : Memphis -The largest city in Mississippi (Part 2)

10/20/2019
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Part 2 of episode 5 Memphis- The largest city in Mississippi. We continue this episode with an interview conducted by Tamara Beccera Valdez and Wayne Dowdy, a Memphian, and Historian who manages the Main Library of Memphis and the Shelby County Room. Enjoy as we’re broadcasting live from Field Station 5.

Duration:01:39:15

Episode 5.1 : Memphis - The largest city in Mississippi (Part 1)

10/19/2019
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Live from Field Station 5: Memphis, the biggest city in Mississippi. This will be a 3 part episode released a day after another. The first part of the Memphis episodes features a conversation with Artist Tamara Berccera Valdez, who’s working on a film in the Mississippi Delta and has recently returned from a trip to Memphis. The second will feature Tamara’s conversation with Historian Wayne Dowdy who’s nicknamed Mr. Memphis and the 3rd and last part features a warm and personal interview...

Duration:01:11:18

Episode 4: Black Ecologies - historicization & futures

10/11/2019
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Abbéy Odunlami talks with Dr. J.T. Roane (Dept. Africana Studies, Arizona State) and Dr. Scott Gabriel Knowles (Dept. History, Drexel) about the spatial politics of plantation economies and considers the connection between faith and environmentalism. Dr. Roane discusses the Christian theologies of dominion and stewardship and unpacks his concept of “dark agoras” or the ecological underpinnings of Black urbanism.

Duration:00:48:59

Episode 3: Perils of Privatization in NOLA

10/6/2019
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Jared Richardson and Dr. Justin Hosbey (Dept. Anthropology, Emory) grapple with neoliberalism’s effects on Black communities within New Orleans. As a cultural anthropologist, Dr. Hosbey discusses how he uses the charter-school system as a new and unsuspecting lens through which to examine the connection between privatized education and ecological catastrophes produced by Hurricane Katrina and petrochemical companies. In addition to critiquing different forms of labor, Dr. Hosbey also reveals...

Duration:00:52:08

Episode 2: Troubling Ecology - Black Feminist Interventions in Environmentalism

9/25/2019
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Abbéy & Jared talk with Dr. Chelsea Frazier (Dept. English, Cornell) about the importance of Black feminism’s political and artistic engagements with environmentalism. From a carefully curated archive of film, twentieth and twenty-first-century literature, and Black visual culture, Dr. Frazier explains how Black femme subjects and their artistic production literally and figuratively re-engineer popular understandings of ecology and reframe art historical narratives around race and...

Duration:01:06:37

Episode 1: by land & by sea

9/21/2019
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Abbéy Odunlami and Jared Richardson introduce their individual research projects and discuss Field Station 5’s broader themes of race, spatial politics, and toxicity. The two scholars also discuss the overall mission of HKW and Max Planck’s joint efforts within the Mississippi Delta.

Duration:00:55:26