In the second episode of the "Capitalism, Climate, and Culture" podcast series from GMU Cultural Studies, Amy Zhang interviews Imre Szeman, University Research Chair and Professor of Communication Arts at the University of Waterloo. They discuss the petrocultures project, which is an interdisciplinary attempt to untangle our reliance on fossil fuels by unmasking the ways petroleum products shape all aspects of our cultural landscape.
Play the episode in iTunes or your podcast catcher: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/gmu-cultural-studies-podcast/id1437690638
Find out more about Szeman's petrocultures project here: http://www.imreszeman.ca/research/petrocultures
Learn more about the podcast here: https://culturalstudies.gmu.edu/podcast
November 05, 2018