"Time is Profoundly Weird" with Craig Campbell

December 14th, 2019 · 40 mins 29 secs

About this Episode

In this episode, Lera talks with anthropologist Craig Campbell talks about his interest in the river life of Siberia, the age of the Anthropocene, and how "time is profoundly weird."

Dr. Craig Campbell is associate professor of anthropology and Slavic studies at UT Austin. A Canadian, he received his PhD from the University of Alberta. His academic work has most recently been concerned with the realm of ethnographic and documentary images. In his own words, the research and visual experiments that he undertakes explore the possibility for failed, defaced, degraded, manipulated, and damaged photographs to activate interpretive fields typically unacknowledged in conventional ethnographies and histories. This intermedia and aesthetic approach pushes the sensuousness of the world back into an intellectual and scholarly understanding of it. Professor Campbell is the director of the Intermedia Workshop, a laboratory of visual and sensory ethnography. Visit his websites: www.metafactory.ca and http://dam.metafactory.ca/

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EDITOR'S NOTE: Episode was recorded on October 28th, 2019 at the University of Texas at Austin.

Co-Producer: Matthew Orr (Connect: facebook.com/orrrmatthew)
Co-Producer: Tom Rehnquist (Connect: facebook.com/thomas.rehnquist)
Associate Producer: Lera Toropin
Associate Producer: Tracy Heim
Supervising Producer: Kathryn Yegorov-Crate
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