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Julie Cruikshank: Stories of Women, Local Knowledge and Do Glaciers Listen?

From Watershed Ways

In this interview, Julie Cruikshank, author of Do Glaciers Listen? Local Knowledge, Colonial Encounters and Social Imagination (2006), tunes into a history of glacier imaginaries in the area where British Columbia, Alaska, and the Yukon Territory meet today. Cruikshank shares how European conceptions of these forms cast the glacier as something sublime, something to be extracted from, in contrast with Indigenous understandings of glaciers as animate, responsive, and entangled in social relations over time. Deep time.

September 16, 2019

Les Possédés et leurs mondes

Curated by

Clare Butcher