This episode we talk with English MA student Alex Wedler. Our conversation ranges from Chernobyl to Paradise Lost as we explore ideas of environment, place, and exile in literature. Alex unpacks the idea of hyper objects and how events can stick to people, as well as sharing his insights into the grad student experience.Works Mentioned
The Tiger by John Valliant
Paying the Land by Joe Sacco
Chernobyl Prayer by Svetlana Alexievich
Hyper Objects by Timothy Morton
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
Paradise Lost by John Milton
Destiny II by Bungie
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