Audio Files

Interview with Larissa Lai and Ashok Mathur, by Caroline Vanderloo

Interview with Ashok Mathur

Caroline Vanderloo is an MA student (Art History) at Carleton University researching the cultural race politics during the period from 1988 to 1995, as well as examining how Canadians artists are approaching questions of pluralism, race, and transnationalism today. On December 14th, 2006, Vanderloo produced this interview with Mathur and Lai as part of her research.
[audio podcast, 63.5 MB]

Interview with Ashok Mathur, by Glen Lowry

Interview with Ashok Mathur

Glen Lowry caught up with Ashok Mathur at the Banff Centre during the Babble, Babel, Rabble arts residency at the Banff Centre, and discussed Ashok's work as a new Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Cultural and Artist Inquiry at Thomson Rivers University in Kamloops, BC. Ashok and Glen spoke about the end of English and possibilites for transforming literary and cultural studies, and about Ashok's goals for the new Centre for Innovation in Culture and the Arts in Canada (CiCAC). This interview is part of the e-Migrations project, supported through CiCAC and BCcampus.The music used in this interview is Balancing Forces by Andrea from an album titled Words to Water. It has been downloaded from Pod Safe Audio ( and used with permission from the artist. It is licensed under Creative Commons License 2.0--Attribution, Noncommercial.
[audio podcast, 39.5 MB]

Interview with Ashok Mathur, by Smaro Kamboureli and Kit Dobson

Interview with Ashok Mathur

Smaro Kamboureli and Kit Dobson recorded this interview with Ashok in October, 2006 in Guelph, Ontario. In this Interview, Ashok discusses publishing histories.
[audio podcast, 22.3 MB]