Another bonus episode! Host Lisa discusses Professor Manuel Pastor’s latest book, State of Resistance. The book looks at the last several decades of economic, social, and environmental transformations in California. Pastor then looks to the future to ask what these transformations can predict for the larger United States.
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This month, host Lisa Schweitzer is joined by David Sloane, Denise McIver, and Aubrey Hicks to discuss An Unkindness of Ghosts, by Rivers Solomon. We talk about slave allegories, generation ships, spatial hierarchies, gender, autism … so much to talk about with this debut novel from Solomon.
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Gasp! The female body! So gross, so frail and faulty! We might all have loved Anne Elizabeth Moore’s BODY HORROR, listen to the #bookclub #podcast today! Host Lisa Schweitzer is joined by Marisa Turesky, Chris Redfearn, and Aubrey Hicks.
This month, Lisa is joined by Carla Della Gatta and Richard Green to discuss the timeless play by Sophocles: Antigone.
The play has clear connections to political struggles we face thousands of years later. The struggle between law and norm, the struggle to define what the state can control, and more. Listen as our three scholars discuss the necessity of reading Antigone today.
Using the case of Thames Town, an English-like village in Shanghai, Maria Francesca Piazzoni’s The Real Fake looks at Chinese ideas of spacial construction and what authenticity means in (re)making spaces.