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A Digital Magazine from the Center for Culture, History, and Environment

A Digital Magazine from the Center for Culture, History, and Environment

Location:

United States

Description:

A Digital Magazine from the Center for Culture, History, and Environment

Twitter:

@uwche

Language:

English


Episodes

Tortoises All the Way Down: A Conversation with Elizabeth Hennessy

9/15/2020
Elizabeth Hennessy's recent book follows in the footsteps of Galápagos tortoises to uncover the complex history of a tourist and biodiversity hotspot. The post Tortoises All the Way Down: A Conversation with Elizabeth Hennessy appeared first on Edge Effects.

Duration:00:48:30

School Food Politics: A Conversation with Jennifer Gaddis

8/27/2020
Faron Levesque sits down with Dr. Jennifer Gaddis to discuss Gaddis's book, The Labor of Lunch, and how school food can fuel the fight for justice for both workers and students. The post School Food Politics: A Conversation with Jennifer Gaddis appeared first on Edge Effects.

Duration:01:12:05

Making Meaning in an Age of Data: A Conversation with Heather Houser

7/30/2020
In conversation with Min Hyoung Song, Heather Houser considers how stories and art make overwhelming scientific data meaningful—and how they trouble, interrogate, and transform it. The post Making Meaning in an Age of Data: A Conversation with Heather Houser appeared first on Edge Effects.

Duration:01:14:58

The Future of Conservation: A Conversation with Bram Büscher and Robert Fletcher

7/9/2020
Yardain Amron talks with Bram Büscher and Robert Fletcher—co-authors of The Conservation Revolution—about capitalism, ecotourism, and the urgent need to re-imagine mainstream conservation. The post The Future of Conservation: A Conversation with Bram Büscher and Robert Fletcher appeared first on Edge Effects.

Duration:01:09:50

Financing American Inequality: A Conversation with Paige Glotzer

5/19/2020
Historian Paige Glotzer discusses the segregated suburbs and what the history of Baltimore's Roland Park Company has to do with today's inequality. The post Financing American Inequality: A Conversation with Paige Glotzer appeared first on Edge Effects.

Duration:00:44:16

La Lucha Yaqui: A Conversation with Mario Luna Romero

5/5/2020
In Spanish and English, activist Mario Luna Romero discusses the Yaqui struggle for water and land rights with Ben Barson and Gizelxanath Rodriguez. The post La Lucha Yaqui: A Conversation with Mario Luna Romero appeared first on Edge Effects.

Duration:00:46:39

Decolonizing Labor in the Caribbean: A Conversation with Shona Jackson

1/28/2020
Dr. Shona Jackson discusses labor in the Caribbean and the need for radical, collective labor histories that include Creole groups and Indigenous peoples. The post Decolonizing Labor in the Caribbean: A Conversation with Shona Jackson appeared first on Edge Effects.

Duration:00:34:07

What Is Land? A Conversation with Tania Murray Li, Rafael Marquese, and Monica White

12/17/2019
Land is the scene of a crime and a site of liberation. Tania Murray Li, Rafael Marquese, and Monica White discuss land and the Plantationocene with Elizabeth Hennessy. The post What Is Land? A Conversation with Tania Murray Li, Rafael Marquese, and Monica White appeared first on Edge Effects.

Duration:00:56:47

Infrastructure’s Inequalities: A Conversation with Nikhil Anand and Nausheen Anwar

12/3/2019
Geographer Siddharth Menon interviews anthropologist Nikhil Anand and urban planner Nausheen Anwar about infrastructures and development in India and Pakistan. The post Infrastructure’s Inequalities: A Conversation with Nikhil Anand and Nausheen Anwar appeared first on Edge Effects.

Duration:01:09:18

The Land Is a Teacher: A Conversation with Jeff Grignon

11/19/2019
In his decades of work in forestry and cultural heritage for Menominee Nation, tribal member Jeff Grignon reads the lay of the land to find an ancient trail system. The post The Land Is a Teacher: A Conversation with Jeff Grignon appeared first on Edge Effects.

Duration:01:03:56

What One Court Case Could Mean for Tribal Sovereignty: A Conversation with Rebecca Nagle

11/5/2019
Rebecca Nagle's podcast, This Land, examines tribal sovereignty and how the future of Muscogee (Creek) Nation may hinge on a case before the Supreme Court. The post What One Court Case Could Mean for Tribal Sovereignty: A Conversation with Rebecca Nagle appeared first on Edge Effects.

Duration:00:52:20

When a River Is a Border: A Conversation with C.J. Alvarez

10/22/2019
A new book, Border Land, Border Water: A History of Construction on the U.S.–Mexico Divide, traces border histories by looking to bridges as well as walls. The post When a River Is a Border: A Conversation with C.J. Alvarez appeared first on Edge Effects.

Duration:00:54:23

Arctic Ecologies, Then and Now: A Conversation with Bathsheba Demuth

10/8/2019
Bathsheba Demuth discusses her new book, Floating Coast: An Environmental History of the Bering Strait, and Arctic histories of ecological crisis and hope. The post Arctic Ecologies, Then and Now: A Conversation with Bathsheba Demuth appeared first on Edge Effects.

Duration:00:54:39

Chicago’s Deep History of Vegetarianism: A Conversation with Connie Johnston and Kay Stepkin

9/24/2019
The National Vegetarian Museum celebrates Chicago's vegetarian past with a traveling exhibit about the vegetarian firsts of the Second City and beyond. The post Chicago’s Deep History of Vegetarianism: A Conversation with Connie Johnston and Kay Stepkin appeared first on Edge Effects.

Duration:00:38:23

Adventures in the Underland: A Conversation with Robert Macfarlane

9/10/2019
Celebrated author Robert Macfarlane discusses his latest book, Underland, which journeys deep underground to look for answers. The post Adventures in the Underland: A Conversation with Robert Macfarlane appeared first on Edge Effects.

Duration:00:52:55

The Future of Animal Studies: A Conversation with Lori Gruen

8/27/2019
Acclaimed animal studies scholar Lori Gruen takes stock of the field and discusses her new collection, Critical Terms for Animal Studies. The post The Future of Animal Studies: A Conversation with Lori Gruen appeared first on Edge Effects.

Duration:00:53:45

How Rubber Plantations Reshaped Vietnam: A Conversation with Michitake Aso

8/13/2019
An environmental historian explains why, for Vietnam’s rubber plantations and plantation workers, the specifics of colonialism, geography, and ecology matter. The post How Rubber Plantations Reshaped Vietnam: A Conversation with Michitake Aso appeared first on Edge Effects.

Duration:00:38:27

Where Disability Rights and Animal Rights Meet: A Conversation with Sunaura Taylor

7/30/2019
Artist and writer Sunaura Taylor charts a path toward disability and animal liberation by rethinking care and interdependence, understanding the environmental and physical burdens of our food systems, and more. The post Where Disability Rights and Animal Rights Meet: A Conversation with Sunaura Taylor appeared first on Edge Effects.

Duration:00:56:08

Food Is Just the Beginning: A Conversation with Monica White

7/16/2019
Farming has been a part of Black freedom struggles for a long time. It's always been about much more than growing food. The post Food Is Just the Beginning: A Conversation with Monica White appeared first on Edge Effects.

Duration:00:37:29

Recording the Mississippi Soundscape: A Conversation with Monica Haller

7/2/2019
Artist Monica Haller explores the Mississippi River as an Anthropocene site with intimate ties to her own family history. She records the underwater sounds of this historical waterway to trace connections between the river and legacies of slavery, philosophies of ownership, and environmental racism. The post Recording the Mississippi Soundscape: A Conversation with Monica Haller appeared first on Edge Effects.

Duration:00:49:42