This episode features a conversation with Charles Richmond, coordinator for Sierra Club Canada Foundation’s Edmonton chapter and champion of active civic engagement in good governance and empirically-based environmental advocacy in public life.
This episode features a conversation with Rocky Feroe, a retired physician and Board Director & Co-Founder of the Solar Power Investment Cooperative of Edmonton (SPICE).
This episode features a conversation with Cody Sharphead, archeologist and consultation co-ordinator with Enoch Cree Nation.
This episode features a conversation with Davide Dodge, environmental journalist, energy transition advocate, and host and producer of Green Energy Futures.
In the first episode of this series, Just Powers lead Dr. Sheena Wilson and producer Jessie Beier introduce the what, why and how of deep solarities.
This episode features a reading of Chapter 2 from Keller Easterling’s 2014 book Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space, published by Verso Books. In this book, Easterling offers an understanding of infrastructure as the hidden substrate — or binding medium — through which standards and ideas are shared between bodies. For Easterling, then, the notion… Read more
In this episode we read Ara Wilson’s article “The Infrastructure of Intimacy”, published by Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society in Winter 2016. Bringing together intimacy and infrastructure, this article explores the ways in which infrastructures are involved in social relations and, in many cases, shape the conditions for relational life. “This essay… Read more
In this episode we read Selena Savic and Stefanie Wuschitz’s article “Feminist Hackerspace as a Place of Infrastructure Production”, which was published in 2018 by Ada A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology (issue number 13). In this article, Savic and Wuschitz approach the question of infrastructure by taking a critical stand towards feminist… Read more
In this episode we read “The commons: Infrastructures for troubling times” by Lauren Berlant. This article was published in the 2016 (Volume 34) edition of Society and Space, an international and interdisciplinary scholarly and political project hosted by SAGE Journals. In this essay, Lauren Berlant provides a concept of structure for transitional times, with the… Read more
In this episode we read Deborah Cowen’s 2017 article “Infrastructures of Empire and Resistance”, which was published on January 25, 2017 on the Verso Books Blog. In this article, Cowen explores the issue of infrastructure by focusing on how relations of power and of force rely on socio-technical systems, including infrastructural systems, which are themselves… Read more