Julia Sizek Interviews Nicholas Shapiro for Cultural Anthropology

September 12, 2015
Friday, September 11, 2015 - 12:00

Berkeley sociocultural anthropology graduate student Julia Sizek interviewed author Nicholas Shapiro about his article, “Attuning to the Chemosphere: Domestic Formaldehyde, Bodily Reasoning, and the Chemical Sublime” for the on-line version of the August 2015 issue of Cultural Anthropology. Along with Ned Dostaler, a doctoral candidate in medical anthropology at the University of Oxford, Ms. Sizek questioned Dr. Shapiro on what drew him to the investigation of domestic formaldehyde exposure, the centrality of the “chemical sublime” in his research, and his current work with open-source, low-cost environmental monitoring. Read more here.

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