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“Approaching Extinction, Contesting Extinction” Symposium Day 2

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


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

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

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

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

"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