Keynote Lecture: "Amai mo ‘am i-ṣoṣon g cewagǐ: Where Clouds are Formed”


Location: McKenna Hall Auditorium (View on map )

The keynote address by linguist and poet Ofelia Zepeda on December 2 is part of the conference "Desert Futures: Sahara/Sonora." She is a MacArthur Fellowship Genius grantee for her work in Indigenous Linguistics as well as her brilliant poetry.

This conference is part of a series of three interdisciplinary conferences being held at Yale, Notre Dame, and Williams College. At these conferences, a wide range of languages, methodologies, and research practices are encouraged and in conversation with each other, with a primary focus on cultural and textual representations of deserts. Our presenters conduct research in a number of disciplines, including English literature, French literature, Arabic literature, Spanish literature, Latina/o/x studies, area studies, geography, history, anthropology, sociology, religion, political science, and gender studies. Research languages include Arabic, English, French, Spanish, and Tamazight.

To register for this conference, fill out this Google form

For more information, contact Francisco Robles