Land & Public Space, with Sylvia V. Linsteadt — Advaya

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Land & Public Space, With Sylvia v. Linsteadt

Video with Sylvia V. Linsteadt on Wednesday 9th November 2022

Traditionally dominant paradigms of power have involved extractive, disconnected, inanimate relationships with the land, in part also because the land, “Mother Earth”, has been frequently gendered as feminine. Within new understandings of power, how can our relationship with land change too? What are alternative, whether new or historical and ancestral, ways of situating and embedding ourselves in land? How do we redefine our relationship to and with the ecosystems, spaces, and communities we are inhabiting?

This is a snippet of the recording from Week 8. To watch other snippets that we’ve made publicly available, check out this playlist on YouTube here.

Sylvia V. Linsteadt #

Sylvia V. Linsteadt is a novelist, poet, scholar of ancient history, animal tracker, and artist. Her work—both fiction and non-fiction—is rooted in myth, ecology, feminism & bioregionalism, and is devoted to broadening our human stories to include the voices of the living land.

Read Sylvia V. Linsteadt’s profile