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Program Zoosemiotics and Animal Representations

Program Zoosemiotics and Animal Representations

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Program for the international conference "Zoosemiotics and Animal Representations", Tartu, April 4-8, 2011.
Program for the international conference "Zoosemiotics and Animal Representations", Tartu, April 4-8, 2011.

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 Zoosemiotics and Animal Representations
Program outline
4 April 5 April 6 April 7 April 8 April
9.30/10.00 –11.30 Sessions (3 talks):1. Theory and historyof zoosemiotics I2. Philosophicalperspectives ISessions (4 talks):1. Communication inanimals II2. Perspectives inzoosemiotics I3. Animals andliterature ISessions (4 talks):1. Domestication andhybrid environments I2. Animals andliterature II3. Theory and historyof zoosemiotics IISessions (4 talks):1. Cultural andanthropologicalperspectives III2. Domestication andhybrid environments II12.00 –13.30 Field trip Plenary lecture.Colin AllenPlenary lecture.Jesper HoffmeyerPlenary lecture.Graham HugganPlenary lecture. DavidRothenberg13.30 –14.30 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch14.30 –16.00/16.30 Sessions (3 talks):1. Communication inanimals I2. Philosophicalperspectives IISessions (4 talks):1. Perspectives inzoosemiotics II2. Cultural andanthropologicalperspectives II+ Graduate seminarSessions (3 talks):1. Perspectives inzoosemiotics III2. Animals and art II+ Graduate seminarSessions (4 talks):1. Philosophicalperspectives III2. Animals andliterature III+ Graduate seminar16.30/17.00 –18.00/18.30 Sessions (3 talks):1. Animals and art I2. Cultural andanthropologicalperspectives IRoundtable. Futures of zoosemioticsRoundtable. Zoo as asemiotic environmentRoundtable. Animalsand ecocriticism18.00 Welcomesession20.00 Conferencedinner
 Zoosemiotics and Animal Representations
Tuesday 5 April 
10.00 – 11.30
Theory and history of zoosemiotics I
Stephen Pain. Significance in animal communication.Kalevi Kull. Zoosemiotics is the study of animal knowledge.Nataliya A. Abieva. What is common in human and animal
Philosophical perspectives I
Marina Paola Banchetti-Robino. Is Peter’s dog barking intentionally? A Husserlian critique of the
 Latratus Canis
in Abelard’s zoosemiotic theory.Ian Ground. “Only in the application that a living being makes”: Wittgenstein, signs andanimal minds.W. John Coletta. Evolutionary bodies of knowledge; or, the evolutionary phenomenology of J. J. Audubon, Georges Bataille, Theodore Roethke, and Octavia Butler.11.30 – 12.00 Coffee break 12.00 – 13.30
Plenary lecture
. Colin Allen. Umwelt or Umwelten? How should sharedrepresentation be understood given such diversity?13.30 – 14.30 Lunch14.30 – 16.00
Communication in animals I
Brianne Donaldson. How dogs and cats explained what data could not: writing neuroscienceat its “othermost”.Sofia Panteleeva, Zhargal Danzanov, Zhanna Reznikova. A new method for evaluating thecomplexity of animal behavioural patterns based on the notion of Kolmogorov complexity.Rachele Malavasi, Almo Farina. The sound of music – an hypothesis on heterospecificcooperation in songbirds.
Philosophical perspectives II
Elisa Aaltola. Animal suffering and phenomenological persuasion. Les Mitchell. Portraying purpose in the lives of nonhumans.Farouk Y. Seif. Dialogue with Kishtta: a semiotic revelation of the paradox of life and death.16.00 – 16.30 Coffee break 16.30 – 18.30
Animals and art I
Jessica Ullrich. Animal minds and minding the animal in contemporary art.Joanne Bristol. Signs, marks, gestures:
 New Art Examiner 
.Sonja Britz. Of the colour of snow or milk.
Cultural and anthropological perspectives I
Nils Lindahl Elliot. On the social semeiotics of wildlife observation: the case of BarroColorado Island.Jesse Bia. Constructing Leviathan: “The domestic manifestations and transnationalramifications of anthropomorphism in Japan and the United States”.Anna Mossolova. Some perspectives on animal representation in the light of human maskingpractice.Rita Turner. Teaching zoosemiotics: discourse about and representations of animals and thenonhuman world in college humanities classrooms.
Wednesday 6 April 
9.30 – 11.30
Communication in animals II
Stanislav Komárek.
Volucella bombylans
– the mimicry puzzle.Zhanna Reznikova, Boris Ryabko. An information-theoretic approach for analysis of animalcommunication, with ant “language” as a model.Jacob Bull. Reflection and refraction: where the airy and aquatic meet.Arlene Tucker. This is fun: a basis for the criteria and categorization of play.
Perspectives in zoosemiotics I
Katya Mandoki. Zoo-aesthetics: a natural step after Darwin.Karel Kleisner. Geometric morphometrics – a possible method for zoosemiotics.Elina Vladimirova. Semiotics characteristics of mammal’s adaptation in natural conditions.Andrew Whitehouse. The language of sound: exploring the interaction between people andbirds.
Animals and literature I
Roland Borgards. Literary animal experimentation.Laura Byrne. Creative Intuition: D. H. Lawrence and humananimal mind.Sandra Grötsch. Animal representation and attitudes of humans toward non-humans in fantasyliterature.Maria Laakso. Representation of humans in tradition of animal fantasy.11.30 – 12.00 Coffee break 12.00 – 13.30
Plenary lecture
. Jesper Hoffmeyer. From genetic to semiotic scaffolding.13.30 – 14.30 Lunch14.30 – 16.30
Perspectives in zoosemiotics II
Felice Cimatti, Marco Mazzeo. Uexküll’s heritage: do human animals live in an Umwelt?Morten Tønnessen. The Umwelt trajectories of wolves, sheep and people.Katya Mandoki. Performative acts among animals? Considering zoo-pragmaticsMara Woods. An affective model of perception-action.

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