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The official podcast of EDGE EFFECTS, the digital magazine produced by the Center for Culture, History, and Environment (CHE) in the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Each episode features interviews with path-breaking thinkers about cultural and environmental change across the full sweep of human history. Find more great content at http://edgeeffects/net.

Edge Effects The Center for Culture, History, and Environment (CHE)

    • Society & Culture

The official podcast of EDGE EFFECTS, the digital magazine produced by the Center for Culture, History, and Environment (CHE) in the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Each episode features interviews with path-breaking thinkers about cultural and environmental change across the full sweep of human history. Find more great content at http://edgeeffects/net.

    Decolonizing Labor in the Caribbean: A Conversation with Shona Jackson

    Decolonizing Labor in the Caribbean: A Conversation with Shona Jackson

    Dr. Shona Jackson discusses labor in the Caribbean and the need for radical, collective labor histories that include Creole groups and Indigenous peoples.

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

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

    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.

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

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

    Geographer Siddharth Menon interviews anthropologist Nikhil Anand and urban planner Nausheen Anwar about infrastructures and development in India and Pakistan.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    The Land Is a Teacher: A Conversation with Jeff Grignon

    The Land Is a Teacher: A Conversation with Jeff Grignon

    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.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    What One Court Case Could Mean for Tribal Sovereignty: A Conversation with Rebecca Nagle

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

    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.

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

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

    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.

    • 54 min

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