Just Powers Podcast

S5E1 – LA CITÉ RESILIENTE: A DECADE IN TRANSITION

In this episode, we talk to the organizational team from the La Cité Résiliente: A Decade in Transition project, including research coordinator Danika Jorgensen-Skakum, intern and public outreach coordinator, Laurence Mailhiot, and Executive Director of La Cite Francophone, Daniel Cournoyer.  To learn more about the La Cité Résiliente: A Decade in Transition project, visit: https://www.justpowers.ca/projects/la-cite/… Read more

S3E6 – Disposition, in Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space

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

S3E5 – The Infrastructure of Intimacy

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

S3E4 – Feminist Hackerspace as a Place of Infrastructure Production

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