Programme

Day 1 - Wednesday, 17 January, 2018

  • 15:00-20:00        Registration Desk Opens at the Royal Pedregal Hotel
  • 18:00-22:00        Welcome Reception at the Royal Pedregal Hotel

Day 2 - Thursday, 18 January, 2018

  • 7:45 / Buses leave from the entrance of the Royal Pedregal Hotel for the academic programme to be held at UNAM
  • 8:00 - 11:00 / Auditorio Alfonso Caso
    • 8:00 / Registration continues in the foyer of Auditorio Alfonso Caso
    • 8:30 - 8:45 / Welcome Address to Conference by Convenors of MAC4: Paulina Rivero Weber and Ana Cristina Ramírez Barreto
      (Includes house-keeping briefing for conference delegates regarding arrangements for facilities and programme)
    • 8:45 - 9:30 / Introductory Talk: Rod Bennison - Minding Animals and the the challenges facing Animal Studies scholars
      (Introduced and Moderated by Ana Cristina Ramírez Barreto)
  • 9:30 - 10:30 / Marti Kheel Memorial Lecture: Carol Adams, Mongrel Honesty (Introduced and moderated by Lori Gruen)
  • 10:30 - 11:00 / Morning Tea Break
  • 11:00 - 12:00 / Invited Talks 1
Thursday, 18 January, 2018

 

  • 13:00 - 14:00 / Lunch, includes Poster Display
    • A45 - Carrie Freeman and Debra Merskin, - Responsible Media Representations Of Animals: Style Guidelines At Animalsandmedia.Org
    • A123 - Jennifer Byrne - dentity and Volunteerism with Endangered Species [also an oral presentation]
    • A225 - Cassandra Hanrahan, - Can The One Health Paradigm Address Anthropocentrism In Social Work?
    • A274 - Anamias Nuñez, - Proyecto Fresia: Anti-speciesist Feminists In Abya Yala [also an oral presentation]
    • A275 - Noriko Niijima, Miho Hishii Hideo Suzuki - What Animals Are To You And Why - A Sociological Approach To The Reality And The Reasons Of “Animal Dislikers” In Japan
Taula 2
  • 15:30 - 16:00 / Afternoon Tea Break
    Includes: Earth Energy Yoga® with Charlotte Cressey. Delegates to meet in the downstairs foyer of the Auditorio Alfonso Caso.
Taula 3
  • 18:00 - Return to the Royal Pedregal Hotel on organised buses
  • After session: Dinner at own leisure

Day 3 - Friday, 19 January, 2018

  • 7:45 / Buses leave from the entrance of the Royal Pedregal Hotel for the academic programme to be held at UNAM

  • 8:00 - 9:30 / Auditorio Alfonso Caso

    • 8:00 / Registration continues

    • 8:30 - 9:30 / Keynote Lecture: Paulina Rivero Weber, Aggression and violence: animalismo vs humanism /Agresión y violencia: humanismo vs animalismo (Introduced and Moderated by Ana Cristina Ramírez Barreto)

Taula 4
  • 11:00 – 11:30 / Morning Tea Break
Program 5Program 6
  • 13:30 - 14:30 / Lunch

Includes short film presentations

  • 13:30 - 14:00 / Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir and Mark Wilson - You Must Carry Me Now (2017)
  • 14:00 - 14:30 / Ilda Teresa Castro - Hope Esperanza (2017) and Me Like You (2017)
Program 7
  • 15:30 - 17:00 / Auditorio Alfonso Caso
    • 15:30 - 16:30 / Plenary Lecture 1: Francisco Aurelio Galindo Maldonado, One welfare: towards sustainable livestock production systems (Introduced and Moderated by Eduardo Santurtun)
  • 16:30 - 17:00  / Afternoon Tea Break
Program 8
  • 18:30 / Return to the Royal Pedregal Hotel on organised buses
  • 18:30 / After session: Dinner at own leisure

Day 4 - Saturday, 20 January, 2018

  •  7:45 / Buses leave from the entrance of the Royal Pedregal Hotel for the academic programme to be held at UNAM

  • 8:00 - 9:30 / Auditorio Alfonso Caso

    • 8:00 / Registration continues

    • 8:30 - 9:30  / Plenary Lecture 2: Carol McKenna, Dead Zone: Where the wild things were. How factory farming is driving wildlife to the brink of extinction (Introduced and Moderated by Kim Stallwood)

Prigram 9
  • 10:30 - 11:00 / Morning Tea Break
Program 11
  • 13:30 – 14:30 / Lunch

Includes:

  • 13:30 - 14:30 / Performance Art by Acerina Amador
Program 12
  • 16:30 - 17:00 / Afternoon Tea Break
Program 13
  • 18:30 / Return to the Royal Pedregal Hotel on organised buses
  • 19:30 - 22:00 / Conference Dinner and Drinks (Sponsored by Voiceless - the Animal Protection Institute) at the Royal Pedregal Hotel
  • 20:15 / Introduction to our Dinner Sponsor, Voiceless - the Animal Protection Institute, by Sarah Margo and Meg Good
  • 20:30 / Conference Dinner Speaker Jo-Anne McArthur, Stories of Love and Liberation (Introduced and moderated by Kim Stallwood)

Day 5 -  Sunday, 21 January, 2018

  • Day at leisure and time to catch a breath!

Day 6 -  Monday, 22 January, 2018

  • 6:30 - 7:15 / The Soundwalk I - this early morning walk, led by Catherine Clover, constitutes a 30-45 minute walk with conference delegates through the Jardines del Pedregal San Ángel, just over the freeway from the Royal Pedregal Hotel.  Focused on attentive listening in the urban environment and, in particular, on the sounds of urban wildlife that share this part of Mexico City, the walk will offer a connection with site/place through sound.  This experience can be immersive and rewarding and offers a way to connect to a place that otherwise may not occur.  Delegates to meet in the Royal Pedregal lobby.

  • 7:45 / Buses leave from the entrance of the Royal Pedregal Hotel for the academic programme to be held at UNAM

  • 8:00 - 11:00 / Auditorio Alfonso Caso

    • 8:00 / Registration continues

    • 8:30 - 9:30 / Plenary Lecture 3: Óscar Horta, The case for helping animals in need of aid in the wild (Introduced and moderated by Jorge Linares)

    • 9:30 - 10:30 / Plenary Session: In Discussion With Jennifer Wolch and Jody Emel: 20th Anniversary of Animal Geographies (Introduced and moderated by Alice Hovorka)
      In 2018, it will be the 20th anniversary of the release of the ground-breaking Animal Geographies: Place, Politics and Identity in the Nature-Culture Borderlands (Verso, 1998), edited by Jennifer Wolch and Jody Emel.  Minding Animals is excited to announce a discussion with these renowned animal geographers at the México Minding Animals Conference.

  • 10:30 - 11:00 / Morning Tea Break
Program 14Program 15
  • 13:00 – 14:00 / Lunch

Includes:

  • 13:15 - 14:00 / The Sexual Politics of Meat (2015-7) art presentation by Lynn Mowson and Yvette Watt
Program 16
  • 15:30 - 16:00 / Afternoon Tea Break
Program 17
  • 17:30 / Return to the Royal Pedregal Hotel on organised buses
  • After session: Dinner at own leisure

Day 7 -  Tuesday, 23 January, 2018

  • 6:30 - 7:15 / The Soundwalk II - this early morning walk led by Catherine Clover constitutes a 30-45 minute walk with conference delegates through the Jardines del Pedregal San Ángel, just over the freeway from the Royal Pedregal Hotel.  Focused on attentive listening in the urban environment and, in particular, on the sounds of urban wildlife that share this part of Mexico City, the walk will offer a connection with site/place through sound.  This experience can be immersive and rewarding and offers a way to connect to a place that otherwise may not occur.  Delegates to meet in the Royal Pedregal lobby.

  • 7:45 / Buses leave from the entrance of the Royal Pedregal Hotel for the academic programme to be held at UNAM

  • 8:00 - 9:30 / Auditorio Alfonso Caso

    • 8:00 / Registration continues

    • 8:30 - 9:30 / Plenary Lecture 4: Donna Haraway, Caring for Oddkin: Toward Decolonial Multispecies Environmental Justice (Introduced and moderated by Marcela Morales-Magaña)

Program 18
  • 11:00 – 11:30 / Morning Tea Break
Program 19
  • 13:30 – 14:30 / Lunch

Includes:

  • 13:45 - 14:30 / Art presentation by Janet Solomon Becoming Visible
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  • 16:30 – 17:00 / Afternoon Tea Break
Program 21

 

  • 18:30 / Return to the Royal Pedregal Hotel on organised buses
  • After session: Dinner at own leisure

Day 8 -   Wednesday, 24 January, 2018

  • 7:45 / Buses leave from the entrance of the Royal Pedregal Hotel for the academic programme to be held at UNAM

  • 8:00 - 10:30 / Auditorio Alfonso Caso

    • 8:00 / Registration continues

    • 8:30 - 9:30 / Plenary Lecture 5: John Baird Callicott,  Communitarian Animal Ethics: Its Merits and Challenges (Introduced and moderated by Ricardo Noguera Solano)

    • 9:30 - 10:30 / Plenary Lecture 6: Marita Giménez-Candela, The De-objectification of Animals: Evolution or Revolution (Introduced and moderated by Germán Novoa) Video conference.

  • 10:30 - 11:00 / Morning Tea Break

 

Program 22
  • 13:00 - 14:00 / Lunch
Program 23
  • 16:00 - 16:30 / Afternoon Tea Break
Program 24
  • 17:10 / Return to the Royal Pedregal Hotel on organised buses
  • 19:00 - 22:00 / Conference Closing Reception
    Conference Awards and Thank You Gifts: Moderated by Ana Cristina Ramírez Barreto, Lead Convenor of MAC4
    Farewell to Minding Animals Conference 4 and Invitation to Minding Animals Conference 5

 

 

 

 

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