Lifeworlds of Indigenous Languages
Colloquium | February 4 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Beth Piatote, UC Berkeley
How do the underlying structures, epistemologies, and cultural practices associated with Indigenous languages in North America enrich the study of disciplines beyond linguistics? Drawing on my own work in Nez Perce language and literature, as well as examples from other scholars, I will present some of the current influences of Indigenous language lifeworlds shaping scholarship in law, literature, and environmental studies.