Nez Perce Word for Shark
Colloquium | September 30 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Beth Piatote, University of California, Berkeley
In this talk Prof. Piatote will share some pieces of an essay collection that she is working on that deals with translation and language revitalization. The title of the manuscript (and the talk) is Nez Perce Word for Shark. She will also share excerpts from her forthcoming short story collection, The Beadworkers: Stories (Counterpoint 2019), that engage Nez Perce language and aesthetics, and discuss movements within Indigenous Language Revitalization to use creative writing in language work.