Program for research seminar no. 2:
"Animals in changing environments: Cultural mediation and semiotic analysis" with the theme "Representation of animals"
Time: Friday October 24th 2014
Place: KA-053, Kjell Arholms hus, University of Stavanger
10.30–11.15 Kadri Tüür (University of Tartu, Estonia): Semiotics of the Literary Representations of Animals
11.15–12.00 Kristin Armstrong Oma (Museum of Archaeology, Stavanger): Herding, Training and the Ontology of Being. How Working with Sheepdogs Informed My Approach to Sheep-herding Bronze Age Societies
12.15–13.00 Paul Thibault (University of Agder): The Lived Full-bodied Sense-making of Human-Bonobo Interaction: Implications for Animal-Human Agency and Interactivity
13.45–14.30 Morten Tønnessen (University of Stavanger): Animal Agency in Politics and Eco-Existentialism
14.30–14.45 Concluding discussion
To register, write to firstname.lastname@example.org. Those who register by October 19th gets a free lunch.
The Semiotics of Animal Representations featuring Kadri Tüür (University of Tartu) and Morten Tønnessen (UiS)
Time: Friday October 24th 2014 at 15.15-15.45
Place: Bokkafeen, UiS
Organised by the research project “Animals in Changing Environments: Cultural Mediation and Semiotic Analysis” (EEA Norway Grants/Norway Financial Mechanism 2009–2014 under project contract no. EMP151).