96 episodes

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
    • 4.7 • 41 Ratings

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.

    Living with Floods: A Conversation with Caroline Gottschalk Druschke

    Living with Floods: A Conversation with Caroline Gottschalk Druschke

    The Driftless Area of southwestern Wisconsin experienced historic flood events in late summer 2018. To commemorate the third anniversary of these floods, Caroline Gottschalk Druschke shares how the oral history project Stories from the Flood helped with community healing in the aftermath.

    • 37 min
    At the Mouth of the Menominee River: A Conversation with Anahkwet (Guy Reiter)

    At the Mouth of the Menominee River: A Conversation with Anahkwet (Guy Reiter)

    Anahkwet (Guy Reiter) discusses how Menominee language, culture, and history shape his work protecting the Menominee and Wolf Rivers.

    • 25 min
    Rewilding the Human Biome: A Conversation with Jamie Lorimer

    Rewilding the Human Biome: A Conversation with Jamie Lorimer

    From the scale of a landscape to the scale of a human body, Jamie Lorimer sees a "probiotic turn" underway that uses life to manage life.

    • 59 min
    The Roots of (Radical) Animism: A Conversation with Jemma Deer

    The Roots of (Radical) Animism: A Conversation with Jemma Deer

    In conversation with Shelby Brewster, Jemma Deer discusses her new book, Radical Animism: Reading for the End of the World.

    • 28 min
    Forever Chemicals on the Ski Trail: A Conversation with Gail Carlson

    Forever Chemicals on the Ski Trail: A Conversation with Gail Carlson

    In conversation with Clare Sullivan, Dr. Gail Carlson explains how toxic PFAS found in some in ski waxes contaminate the environment and why regulating them is difficult but crucial.

    • 53 min
    Legacies of the Sagebrush Rebellion: A Conversation with Jonathan Thompson

    Legacies of the Sagebrush Rebellion: A Conversation with Jonathan Thompson

    Robert Lundberg talks with journalist Jonathan P. Thompson about land management, settler colonialism, and the legacies of the Sagebrush Rebellion in the American West.

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
41 Ratings

41 Ratings

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A favorite

As a vegan librarian I am always interested in hearing voices that introduce new ideas and perspectives. This podcast is not only enlightening but inspires me to be better. The diversity among guests is fantastic.

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William Cronon episode

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This is a great podcast

I always learn so much. Wow, what great editing. This is better than college. Thank you!!

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