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Keynote Lecture by Dr. Erin Soros. 'Kiwehtahiwew': Coming Home, Transforming Carceral Care with Birdie
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Keynote Lecture by Dr. Erin Soros (Postdoctoral Fellow, Society for the Humanities, Cornell University, US)

'Kiwehtahiwew': Coming Home, Transforming Carceral Care with Birdie

You can read the abstract here: https://www.ntnu.edu/learningwith/keynote-speakers

Bio: A settler born in Vancouver, Erin Soros is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Society for Humanities at Cornell University and a writer of fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Her research has been published in The Canadian Journal of Women and the Law and differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies. An essay on madness in Indigenous Literature appeared in the anthology Literatures of Madness. Essays weaving narrative, philosophy and psychoanalysis have appeared in Writing Creative Non-Fiction and Women and the Psychosocial Construction of Madness, with new work forthcoming in The Futures of Neurodivergence. Her nonfiction has appeared in Room, The Malahat, Geist, Prism, The Puritan and The Fiddlehead, the latter essay a finalist for a National Magazine Award. She received The Malahat’s long poem prize, was a finalist for the CBC Literary Award for poetry and her long poem “Weight” was included in Best Canadian Poetry 2020. Her stories have appeared in international journals and were aired on the CBC and BBC as recipients of the CBC Literary Award and the Commonwealth Award for the Short Story.

This event is part of the international conference, “The Poetics and Ethics of ‘Learning With’: Indigenous, Canadian, and Québécois Feminist Production Today”, organized by Amanda Fayant (Researcher/Artist, Treaty 4, Canada, based in Trondheim), Libe García Zarranz (NTNU, Norway), Marie Carrière (University of Alberta, Canada) and Dominique Hétu (Brandon University, Canada).

Apr 21, 2021 06:00 PM in Oslo

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