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Public Schedule for the 2019 Summer Institute

Unless noted, most activities during the Institute will take place in the Levis Faculty Center, at 919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL 61801.

Sunday, July 14
6:00 PM-7:30 PM:  Opening Plenary Session
Bill Lynn, Research Scientist, Marsh Institute at Clark University, and Research Fellow, NewKnowledge: “Rewilding with Compassion: Animals in the Anthropocene”
Location: 2nd Floor, Room 210

Monday, July 15
2:00-3:30 PM: Monday Plenary
Carrie Rohman, Associate Professor, English, Lafayette College: “’A Child’s Scribbles?’:  Merce Cunningham’s Bioaesthetic Doodling / Dancing.”
Location: 2nd Floor, Room 210

Tuesday, July 16
2:00-3:30 PM: Tuesday Plenary
Juno Salazar-Parrenas, Assistant Professor, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Ohio State University: “Sensing-Feeling-Thinking: Methods for Transdisciplinary Animal Studies”
Location: 2nd Floor, Room 210

4:00-6:00 PM: Tuesday Afternoon Plenary
May Berenbaum, Professor of Entomology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign: “Domesticated insects–the tiny minority”

Location: 2nd Floor, Room 210

Thursday, July 18
2:00-3:30 PM: Thursday Plenary
Saheed Aderinto, Associate Professor, History, Western Carolina University: “Animality and Colonial Subjecthood in Africa”
Location: 2nd Floor, Room 210

Friday, July 19
2:00-3:30 PM: Friday Plenary
Chris Green, Executive Director of the Animal Law & Policy Program, Harvard University: “The Evolution of Animal Advocacy: Alternative Strategies to Achieve Animal Welfare Advances”
Location: 2nd Floor, Room 210

4:00-5:30 PM: Friday Afternoon Session
“Publishing in Animal Studies,” by Margo DeMello, HAS Program Director, Animals & Society Institute and Dawn Durante, Senior Acquisitions Editor, University of Illinois Press
Location: 2nd Floor, Room 210

Saturday, July 20
2:00-3:30 PM: Saturday Plenary
Maria Lux, Assistant Professor, Art, Whitman College: “Darkness, absurdity, and weirdness: Strategies for re-thinking, or avoiding real feelings, in visual art”
Location: 2nd Floor, Room 210

3:45-5:00 PM:Closing Discussion: “Future of Human-Animal Studies,” with Jane Desmond (UIUC), Kim Marra (UI), Margo DeMello (ASI), Kenneth Shapiro (ASI), and all Institute participants
Location: 2nd Floor, Room 210

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