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

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  • Maroon Geographies, Black Placemaking, and Abolitionist Futures: A Conversation with Celeste Winston

    14/03/2024 Duração: 47min

    Elijah Levine speaks with Celeste Winston about marronage as a placemaking practice. By drawing on connections across time, the conversation reveals how Black folks in the United States build lasting infrastructures to disrupt power structures. The post Maroon Geographies, Black Placemaking, and Abolitionist Futures: A Conversation with Celeste Winston appeared first on Edge Effects.

  • Death, Leisure, and “Feeling Alive”: A Conversation with Adam Kaul

    29/02/2024 Duração: 28min

    What does death denial say about American culture? How can dying be dignified and humanized? Bri Meyer interviews Adam Kaul about his anthropological research on death and dying and its intersections with leisure and tourism. The post Death, Leisure, and “Feeling Alive”: A Conversation with Adam Kaul appeared first on Edge Effects.

  • Goats, Bees, and Poetry: A Conversation with Nickole Brown

    22/02/2024 Duração: 41min

    Heather Swan speaks author and poet, Nickole Brown about her relationship with animals, the more-than-human world and the Hellbender poetry conference. The post Goats, Bees, and Poetry: A Conversation with Nickole Brown appeared first on Edge Effects.

  • From Trash Trade to Waste Colonialism: A Conversation with Simone Müller

    15/02/2024 Duração: 44min

    Paul Sutter interviews Simone Müller about the famous case of the Khian Sea, a "renegade ship" carrying waste and trying to dock in different countries. The ship reveals the many contradictions within environmental movements and policies. The post From Trash Trade to Waste Colonialism: A Conversation with Simone Müller appeared first on Edge Effects.

  • Centering Islands in a Rising Ocean: A Conversation with Christina Gerhardt

    12/10/2023 Duração: 48min

    Samm Newton interviews Dr. Christina Gerhardt about her 2023 book Sea Change, which is a collection of essays, a history of connection, and a window into island nations facing an uncertain future. The post Centering Islands in a Rising Ocean: A Conversation with Christina Gerhardt appeared first on Edge Effects.

  • Reforging Gun Culture in the American West: A Conversation with Bryce Andrews

    25/05/2023 Duração: 35min

    Writer, rancher, and farmer Bryce Andrews discusses his newest book Holding Fire, which traces his personal story of grappling with the history of guns and violence in the American West. The post Reforging Gun Culture in the American West: A Conversation with Bryce Andrews appeared first on Edge Effects.

  • Mapping the Unfree Labor of Prison Agriculture: A Conversation with Carrie Chennault and Josh Sbicca

    04/05/2023 Duração: 37min

    Prison Agriculture Lab directors Carrie Chennault and Josh Sbicca discuss the ubiquity of carceral agriculture in the United States, its structuring logics of racial capitalism, and possibilities for abolitionist food futures. The post Mapping the Unfree Labor of Prison Agriculture: A Conversation with Carrie Chennault and Josh Sbicca appeared first on Edge Effects.

  • The Cold Never Bothered Native Hawaiians Anyway: A Conversation with Hi’ilei Julia Hobart

    16/02/2023 Duração: 52min

    How do certain temperatures come to be normalized and idealized in Hawai'i? Dr. Hiʻilei Julia Kawehipuaakahaopulani Hobart shares critical insights at the intersection of Indigenous dispossession and resistance. The post The Cold Never Bothered Native Hawaiians Anyway: A Conversation with Hi’ilei Julia Hobart appeared first on Edge Effects.

  • Out Loud: Studying Yellowstone's Burn Scars to Reveal its Future

    08/12/2022 Duração: 28min

    Nathan Kiel investigates the potential for post-fire forest recovery across the greater Yellowstone ecosystem in a warming world. The post Studying Yellowstone’s Burn Scars to Reveal its Future appeared first on Edge Effects.

  • Unearthing the Deep Roots of Regenerative Farming: A Conversation with Liz Carlisle

    13/10/2022 Duração: 01h32s

    Liz Carlisle shares stories from her latest book, which uncovers the history of regenerative agriculture and the farmers of color who practice it. The post Unearthing the Deep Roots of Regenerative Farming: A Conversation with Liz Carlisle appeared first on Edge Effects.

  • There’s Something About the Bike: A Conversation with Bob Giordano

    01/09/2022 Duração: 48min

    Streets are political spaces. Bob Giordano tells why bikes and other modes of sustainable transportation make them safer and more equitable. The post There’s Something About the Bike: A Conversation with Bob Giordano appeared first on Edge Effects.

  • Growing Food Justice Through Urban Farming

    11/08/2022 Duração: 42min

    In the final episode of the Ground Truths podcast series, Clare Sullivan, Carly Gittrich, and Ben Iuliano talk to urban agriculture leaders in Dane County, Wisconsin about how their programs serve Black communities and other communities of color. The post Growing Food Justice Through Urban Farming appeared first on Edge Effects.

  • Farms, Fertilizer, and the Fight for Clean Water

    09/06/2022 Duração: 37min

    In Portage County, Wisconsin, 95 percent of the nitrate in groundwater comes from agriculture, and it's having major health consequences for residents. Ground Truths editors Ben Iuliano and Carly Griffith find out how community members have used scientific and legal advocacy to fight for cleaner drinking water. The post Farms, Fertilizer, and the Fight for Clean Water appeared first on Edge Effects.

  • What Happens in the Wake of Frac Sand’s Boom and Bust?

    26/05/2022 Duração: 47min

    Wisconsin is home to some of the best sand in the country, making it a key player in the oil and gas industry. For this episode of Ground Truths, Justyn Huckleberry and Clare Sullivan take a close look at frac sand mining in the state—the lack of regulation and oversight, environmental and health consequences for local residents, the volatility of oil and gas markets, and how some activists are fighting back. The post What Happens in the Wake of Frac Sand’s Boom and Bust? appeared first on Edge Effects.

  • Living with Lead in Milwaukee

    31/03/2022 Duração: 41min

    In 2021, rates of childhood lead exposure in Milwaukee were nearly double the state average. In this episode of Ground Truths, Juniper Lewis and Carly Griffith learn more about this public health crisis. The post Living with Lead in Milwaukee appeared first on Edge Effects.

  • Who’s Afraid of Wisconsin Wolves?

    22/03/2022 Duração: 01h07min

    With the future of wolf protection being debated on the national stage, Ground Truths editors Clare Sullivan and Marisa Lanker speak with local experts and advocates about wolf stewardship in Wisconsin. The post Who’s Afraid of Wisconsin Wolves? appeared first on Edge Effects.

  • The Slow Erosion of Environmental Protections in Wisconsin

    27/01/2022 Duração: 53min

    In the first episode of the Ground Truths podcast series, Carly Griffith speaks with environmental advocates in Wisconsin about how they are addressing local issues of contamination from manufactured chemicals like PFAS and industrial agriculture. The post The Slow Erosion of Environmental Protections in Wisconsin appeared first on Edge Effects.

  • American Apocalyptic: A Conversation with Jessica Hurley

    18/11/2021 Duração: 01h02min

    Beyond "doom bros" and end-of-history narratives, Jessica Hurley's new book looks to the stories Black, queer, Indigenous, and Asian American writers tell about nuclear infrastructures and the radical politics of futurelessness. The post American Apocalyptic: A Conversation with Jessica Hurley appeared first on Edge Effects.

  • The Hidden Histories of Mud Crabs and Oil Monsters in Singapore: A Panel Discussion

    09/11/2021 Duração: 42min

    Matthew Schneider-Mayerson, Neo Xiaoyun, and Yogesh Tulsi discuss their contributions to the anthology Eating Chilli Crab in the Anthropocene: Environmental Perspectives on Life in Singapore. The post The Hidden Histories of Mud Crabs and Oil Monsters in Singapore: A Panel Discussion appeared first on Edge Effects.

  • The Unreliable Bestiary: A Conversation with Deke Weaver

    21/10/2021 Duração: 56min

    Performance artist Deke Weaver gives a behind-the-scenes look at Unreliable Bestiary, an expansive multimedia project that tells the stories of endangered animal species. The post The Unreliable Bestiary: A Conversation with Deke Weaver appeared first on Edge Effects.

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