Under Western Skies 3: September 9 – 12, 2014

Intersections of Environments, Technologies, and Communities

(M. Quinn)

(M. Quinn)

The conference is held on the Mount Royal University campus (Calgary, Alberta, CANADA) in the LEED Gold-certified Roderick Mah Centre for Continuous Learning.

This third gathering in the series will see fifty-five interdisciplinary panels, seven keynote/plenary addresses, two receptions, a staged dramatic reading of a new play, four poster sessions, an interactive exhibition on the Berger Inquiry, and a new film on the environment.

Please see the Preliminary Program for UWS2014. 

The major addresses are planned as follows:

Tuesday, September 9/14

Idle No More, founding members and principal organizers

Adrian Ivakhiv (Film Studies), Rubenstein School for the Environment, University of Vermont

Wednesday, September 10/14

Patty Limerick (Environmental History), Center for the American West, University of Colorado Boulder

Bron Taylor (Religion and Nature), University of Florida

Thursday, September 11/14

Tim Ingold (Anthropology), University of Aberdeen

Friday, September 12/14

Winona Laduke (Indigenous Economics), White Earth, Minnesota

•Keynotes/Plenary Public Roundtable

David Schindler (Ecology), University of Alberta