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14 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Sophie Lewis. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Sophie Lewis, often where they are interviewed.

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14 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Sophie Lewis. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Sophie Lewis, often where they are interviewed.

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Dr Sophie Lewis

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Dr Sophie Lewis is the ACT’s newly Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment. She was the 2019 ACT Scientist of the Year. Sophie previously worked in academia where she used climate models, observations and palaeoclimate records to provide a long-term perspective on recent climate change—and has a particular focus on how heatwave events in Australia are changing. Her research has never been more relevant than this year. The Canberrans is a video series and podcast produced by Newcast Studios in collaboration with HerCanberra, Lonsdale St. Studio and Salon Canberra.

Nov 26 2020 · 27mins
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Politics Theory Other // What Covid-19 reveals about the family w/ Sophie Lewis

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Sophie Lewis joins PTO to talk about her article in The Nation, 'Covid-19 Is Straining the Concept of the Family. Let’s Break It'. We chatted about how the Covid19 pandemic has underscored how dependent the nuclear family is upon the labour of others, and why the family is being called into question by mainstream political commentators. We also talked whether the call for family abolitionism is strategically the right call to be making, and whether instead the left ought to demand the extension of the beneficial aspects - of at least some families - to everyone.

Nov 22 2020 · 34mins

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#102 What Covid-19 reveals about the family w/ Sophie Lewis

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Sophie Lewis joins PTO to talk about her article in The Nation, 'Covid-19 Is Straining the Concept of the Family. Let’s Break It'. We chatted about how the Covid19 pandemic has underscored how dependent the nuclear family is upon the labour of others, and why the family is being called into question by mainstream political commentators. We also talked whether the call for family abolitionism is strategically the right call to be making, and whether instead the left ought to demand the extension of the beneficial aspects - of at least some families - to everyone.

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https://www.patreon.com/posts/102-what-covid-w-44040794
Nov 20 2020 · 34mins
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In Conversation: Sophie Lewis

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Sophie Lewis is the Managing Director of The National Children’s Orchestras of Great Britain, the only orchestral learning programme for younger children across the UK.

Sep 01 2020 · 33mins
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Wes Finch, Sophie Lewis, Esther Johnson & Chris Sewart

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This episode has four contributors, all of whom have very different connections to Philip Larkin. 

Wes Finch from The Mechanicals Band performs his beautiful new setting of The Trees by Philip Larkin. 

Sophie Lewis, Folio Society editor, discusses the remarkable new limited edition of Philip Larkin’s Collected Poems, which is the first to combine both Larkin’s poems and photographs, with the introduction and image selection by Andrew Motion. https://www.foliosociety.com/uk/philip-larkin-collected-poems.html

Esther Johnson, Professor of Film and Media at Sheffield Hallam University, talks to us about the new fundraising Ships In The Sky project and the creation of a wonderful reading of The North Ship by Philip Larkin. https://shipsinthesky.weebly.com/

Chris Sewart has moved from Leicester to Beverley (connections, connections!) and joined the PLS after winning the Larkin Prize of the East Riding Ways With Words Poetry Competition at the end of January with his poem, Fencing Project-1975, which was subsequently published in About Larkin. Here he reads his poetry and reflects on his deepening interest in the world of Larkin. 

https://festivalofwords.co.uk/poetry-comp/

Larkin poems discussed: Sunny Prestatyn, The North Ship, This Be The Verse, The Winter Palace, The Mower, Talking In Bed. 

Also discussed: Short and Sweet 101 Very Short Poems ed by Simon Armitage (Faber&Faber). 

Presented by Lyn Lockwood.
Theme music: 'The Horns Of The Morning' by The Mechanicals Band.
Audio production by Simon Galloway

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Find out more about the Philip Larkin Society here - http://philiplarkin.com/ 

Jun 12 2020 · 1hr 3mins
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AEWCH 106: SOPHIE LEWIS or FAMILIES, QUARANTINES, AND WITCHES

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I talk with Sophie Lewis - family abolitionist, water-theorist, and author of Full Surrogacy Now - about magic, politics, and why "stay the f**k at home" is not enough.

Apr 14 2020 · 1hr 56mins
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Gestational Labor Pains: A Discussion of Sophie Lewis's "Full Surrogacy Now: Feminism Against Family"

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Gestational Labor Pains
A Discussion of Sophie Lewis's "Full Surrogacy Now: Feminism Against Family"
Sophie Lewis Jules Joanne Gleeson Natasha Lennard Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time
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A panel on social reproduction, gestation as labor, family abolition, and struggles for reproductive justice, and sex worker rights.

The surrogacy industry is worth over 1 billion dollars a year, and many of its surrogates work in terrible conditions, while many gestate babies for no pay at all. Should it be illegal to pay someone to gestate a baby for you?

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Jan 17 2020 ·
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Sophie Lewis on Full Surrogacy Now

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Mariana Silva speaks to Sophie Lewis about her book, Full Surrogacy Now, on the occasion of her talk at e-flux, “Wages for Womb-Work, Polymaternalism, Critical Firestonianism.” The introduction from Full Surrogacy Now was also published in issue 99 of e-flux journal.

Sophie Lewis is a writer and part-time faculty member at the Philadelphia branch of the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research. Sophie's interdisciplinary work tends to blend feminist theory and cultural criticism, interrogating work, nature, and reproduction in a queer utopian mode. Her essays have appeared in many journals (both academic and non-academic) including Signs, Feminist Review, Gender Place and Culture, Viewpoint, Boston Review, The London Review of Books, The New York Times, Mute, Salvage Quarterly, Logic, The New Inquiry, and Commune. She is also a member of the ecological writing collective Out of the Woods, and an editor at the journal Blind Field. As an occasional translator (to make ends meet), she has translated books from German including the popular Communism for Kids by Bini Adamczak, A Brief History of Feminism by Antje Schrupp, and Other and Rule by Paula Villa and Sabine Hark (forthcoming with Verso). Her PhD from the University of Manchester was in Geography, and she also holds two degrees from Oxford University—in English Literature and Nature, Society, and Environmental Policy respectively—as well as a Master's in Politics from the New School for Social Research. Full Surrogacy Now: Feminism Against Family is her first book.

Nov 15 2019 · 36mins
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Cowboys on the Commons #10 -- Socialize the Means of Reproduction! feat. Sophie Lewis (7/29/2019)

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We talk to Sophie Lewis about her book Full Surrogacy Now, and how capitalism valorizes childbirth while keeping it outside of the realm of paid work.

Jul 29 2019 · 28mins
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Abolish the Family with Sophie Lewis

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Dan interviews Sophie Lewis about her new book Full Surrogacy Now: Feminism Against Family. Something is deeply wrong with commercial surrogacy—but it's just not what you might think. What's wrong is the brute labor exploitation taking place at the reproductive crossroads of a racialized global capitalist order.

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Jul 11 2019 · 1hr 43mins
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