What's at the end of species lines?

In this conversation with advaya, Dr. Patricia Kaishian discusses biodiversity and colonialism; extinction and regrowth; evolution and pleasure; and wild ways of knowing. She shares from her lived experience as a member of the Armenian diaspora, and from her wisdom gained from being a trained scientist.


Dr Patricia Kaishian

Dr. Patricia Kaishian is a mycologist and Visiting Professor of Biology at Bard College in NY. Her research focuses on fungal taxonomy, diversity, evolution, symbiosis, and ecology. Her work The science underground: mycology as a queer discipline appears in Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience. Her forthcoming book, Forest Euphoria, will be published by Spiegel & Grau.

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Tammy Gan

Tammy (she/her) leads on content and storytelling at advaya.

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