The conference is part of the multi-institutional research programme Creative Multilingualism (www.creativeml.ox.ac.uk), funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. Our research group is a large cross-disciplinary team of academics working on the nexus between linguistic diversity and creativity. The conference is being organized by Strand 2 of Creative Multilingualism: Creating a Meaningful World: Nature in Name, Metaphor and Myth: https://www.creativeml.ox.ac.uk/research/naming

We look forward to welcoming you in Pittsburgh! 

PROGRAM

PROGRAM

Intersections of Language and Nature:

Conservation, Documentation, and Access

Symposium

September 6-7, 2019

University of Pittsburgh

 

 

Friday, September 6

9:00            Registration/COFFEE           

 

9:30            Welcome and Introduction

 

10:00          Keynote: Secwépemc Indigenous Perspectives on Language, Nature, and Landscapes 

                   (Chief Ron and Marianne Ignace) 

Live Stream Link: https://pitt.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=5b253ac1-19ac-432d-8826-aabd0114ff9a

 

11:00          COFFEE

 

11:15          Panel: Experiences from the Land: How has your community protected language and biodiversity?

                   How are they connected in your experience?

                   (Panelists include: Irma Chávez, Andrés Ozuna; Moderated by Felice Wyndham)

Live Stream Link: https://pitt.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=5b253ac1-19ac-432d-8826-aabd0114ff9a

13:30          LUNCH

 

14:30          Posters*

 

15:30          Workshop: Taxonomy and Naming

                    (Organized by Andrew Gosler, Eugene S. Hunn, Marshall Iliff)

15:30          Workshop: Access - Mukurtu and the Ethno-ornithology World Atlas

                    (Organized by Felice Wyndham, Eglee Zent, and Dani Stuchel)

 

16:30          COFFEE (Mid Workshop)

17:30          Panel: How can regional and international networks do more to support community-based          

                   conservation?

                   (Panelists include: John Fanshawe, Andrés Ozuna Ortiz, Anna Luisa Daigneault, and Marianne        

                   Ignace; Moderated by Alberto Yanosky)

Live Stream Link: https://pitt.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=b81252e9-e5ab-4b89-8b1d-aabd01151e29

18:30          RECEPTION – Carnegie Museum of Natural History (https://carnegiemnh.org)

*Posters will be displayed for the duration of the symposium; Friday's session is a dedicated time for submitters to discuss their work. 

 

 

Saturday, September 7

9:00                 COFFEE         

 

9:30                 Keynote: Language, Culture, and Environment

                        (K. David Harrison) 

Live Stream Link: https://pitt.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=f6d02eca-6fbe-43b1-8ac3-aabd01154108

 

10:30               Workshop: Language Documentation and Mapping

 

10:30               Workshop: Access - Mukurtu and the Ethno-ornithology World Atlas

11:15               COFFEE (Mid Workshop)

12:30               LUNCH

 

13:30               Panel: How can we improve our understanding of global language and species distribution? 

                        (Panelists include: Marshall Iliff, Gary Holton, Karen Park, and Alberto Yanosky; Moderated by

                        John Fanshawe)

Live Stream Link: https://pitt.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=7fa3b140-607c-4514-93fc-aabd01155aff

15:00               Film: Singing ‘Bird’: Carrying on the Kumeyaay Tradition

                        

15:30               Panel: Discussion of the Film

                       (Teri Brewer and Remote Commentary from Ral Christman and Chairman Paul Cuero)

16:30              COFFEE

 

17:00               Panel: Synthesis: An open conversation about ways forward.

                        (Panelists include: Felice Wyndham, Chief Ron Ignace, and Alberto Yanosky; Moderated by

                        Gary Holton)

Live Stream Link:

                        

18:30               Closing Remarks

 

19:15               SYMPOSIUM BANQUET 

 

20:30               OPEN MIC. (bring your instruments and share your talents!)

 

 

Sunday, September 8

 

Field Trip: National Aviary