West Texas Talk:
Boom or Bust: A Collection and Study of Energy Narratives

Elise Pepple speaks to Professor Jason Lagapa about UT PB’s project “to help promote understanding of the Permian Basin’s energy and economic resources from a humanistic perspective.” This project is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities* and includes a speaker series, writing workshops and book clubs. In this program, you hear personal essays from Kristen Figgins, Daniella Garcia, Emily Weinberg, and Jessica Terrell.

More information can be found here.

*This web posting mistakenly listed this project as funded by the National Endowment for the Arts. We regret the error. 

About Diana Nguyen

Diana Nguyen is a reporter for Marfa Public Radio. Previously, she was the host and executive producer for West Texas Talk. Her work explores the forces that shape the people and places of Far West Texas.
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