The Edge Effects podcast features interviews with scholars, scientists, activists, and artists who engage with questions of environmental and cultural change. If you enjoy the podcast, please leave us a rating and a review wherever you get your podcasts.

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A sign saying "Solidarity Against AAPI Hate" in front of the National Mall

How to Frame Asian Suffering in an Anti-Black World: A Conversation with Claire Jean Kim

Political science scholar Claire Jean Kim outlines how COVID-19 came to be racialized and discusses the implications of foregrounding anti-Asian harassment and violence in an anti-Black society.
Flood water on concrete near an old building

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.
Wolf River on a sunny day with a large stick in foreground and green treeline in background

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.
Bacteria samples under a microscope

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.