PROGRAMME

MONDAY, 28 JUNE 2021

07:3008:00LOG ON AND REGISTRATION
08:0008:00OPENING CEREMONY
09:0010:00KEYNOTE SPEAKER – PROFESSOR KWESI KWAA PRAH
A Critique of Some Key Concepts in the Study of African Society and History: Epistemic Issues of the Neocolonial Era
10:0010:30TEA BREAK & TRANSITION INTO BREAKAWAYS
   De/coloniality and the law
Session chair: Mahmoud Patel
Alternative epistemologies of language I
Session chair: Stefanie Shamila Pillai
10:3011:00Linguistics, racial anthropology, and the definition of “white person” in US naturalization law 1790-1952
Author: Christopher Mark Hutton
Multilingualisms, masking and multitasking – spaces of hopefulness
Authors: Necia Stanford-Billinghurst, Janet Armitage, Mei French & Kathleen Heugh
11:0011:30Exit wounds: Colonial legacies of subject formation in present-day parole in South Africa
Author: Nicole van Zyl
Multisidedness of knowing. Imagining nodal frontlines by going beyond multilingual scholarship
Authors: Sangeeta Bagga-Gupta & Alan Carneiro
11:3012:00Towards decolonial peaces
Author: Christina Pauls
Christian-lects and the (dis)invention of indigenous languages in colonial Brazil
Author: Cristine Gorski Severo
12:0013:00LUNCH BREAK & TRANSITION INTO BREAKAWAYS
   De/coloniality, land and sustainability I
Session chair: Mahmoud Patel
Alternative epistemologies of language II
Session chair: Stefanie Shamila Pillai
13:0013:30Food Sovereignty and Decolonizing Land Tenure: A decolonoscopy of political economies of food and energy
Author: Esther Liu
African linguistics after #RhodesMustFall
Authors: Kristina Riedel, Hannah Gibson, Jacqueline Lück & Savithry Namboodiripad
13:3014:00One Billion Slow-Exploding Seeds; A Holistic Ecological-Epistemological & Aesthetic Approach to Healing our Home
Authors: Xalli Zuniga, Megan Griffin & Atila Calvente
Inadequacy of ‘language’ as ‘language’ per se: Professional young Muslim women in Bangladesh
Author: Shaila Sultana
14:0014:30Co-Conspiring with land: What decolonizing with Indigenous land and language can teach us
Authors: Mel Engman, Mary Hermes, Áila O’Loughlin & Anna Schick
What if we unstick ourselves from Language?
Authors: Rose Marie Beck & Lara-Stephanie Krause
14:3015:00TEA BREAK & TRANSITION INTO PLENARY
15:0016:00KEYNOTE SPEAKER – PROFESSOR RYUKO KUBOTA
Epistemological racism in language studies: Decolonizing knowledge and scholarly ethics
16:0016:15LEG STRETCH & TRANSITION INTO BREAKAWAYS
   De/coloniality, land and sustainability II
Session chair: Mahmoud Patel
Alternative epistemologies of language III
Session chair: Stefanie Shamila Pillai
16:1516:45Ecological and holistic educational practices for local sustainability – an integrated proposition
Author: Atila Calvente
‘Carib’, ‘Arawak/ Taíno’, ‘Garifuna’ and ‘creolization’: Indigenous translanguaging and pluri-linguality versus colonial myth-making in the Caribbean
Authors: Fernando Y. Alvarado Benitez & Nicholas Faraclas
16:4517:15Relational Conviviality of Humus, Horses, and Humans: Decoloniality, Dis-Anthropocentrism, and Dakota Native Americans
Authors: Esther Liu & David Valentine
Is any form of linguistics ethnocentric?
Author: Adrian Pablé
17:1517:30CLOSING OF DAY 1

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