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“Approaching Extinction, Contesting Extinction” Symposium Day 2

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
1:00 pm
Dolibois Room, Shriver Center



WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4

9:30am
Lisa Ottum, Xavier University
“What We Talk About When We Talk About Extinction”
Shriver Dolibois Room

10:15am
Ryan Heryford, California State University–East Bay
“‘the word for bringing bodies back from water': Oceanic Ecopoetics, Black Life, and the Re-Imagining of Extinction”
Shriver Dolibois Room

11:00am
Alex Benson, Bard College
“A Curious Survivance: John Oskison's Baja Rat”
Shriver Dolibois Room

1:00pm
Closing Keynote Address: Wesley Leonard
"Contesting Extinction: Toward a Praxis of Language Reclamation"

Opportunity to view Myaamia Ribbonwork Exhibition
Miami Art Museum, 801 S Patterson

5:30pm
"Changing Climate, Changing Communities" Exhibition Reception
Oxford Community Art Center, 10 S College Ave


Approaching Extinction, Contesting Extinction is funded by a Humanities Research Collaborative Grant from the Miami University Humanities Center and a grant from Athabasca University. Please direct all inquiries about the volume and symposium to
envhum@miamioh.edu

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