120 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 • 48 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.

    Something in the Water: A Podcast on PFAS in Wisconsin

    Something in the Water: A Podcast on PFAS in Wisconsin

    The Public Trust podcast, co-produced by Bonnie Willison and Richelle Wilson, investigates PFAS contamination in Wisconsin.

    What’s Special about this Solar Eclipse? A Conversation with Kaitlin Moore

    What’s Special about this Solar Eclipse? A Conversation with Kaitlin Moore

    Rob Ferrett from Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) interviews Kaitlin Moore to talk about why the solar eclipse on April 8, 2024 is such a highly anticipated event.

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

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

    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.

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

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

    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.

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

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

    Heather Swan speaks to author and poet Nickole Brown about her relationship with animals, the more-than-human world, and the Hellbender poetry conference.

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

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

    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.

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
48 Ratings

48 Ratings

gaydrianna ,

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.

Vladdy Poutine ,

William Cronon episode

👏🌱📲 Thank you!

Paix607 ,

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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