Accessible transcripts of papers and keynotes are available, please contact us via email for access.

All times are Central Standard Time (Saskatchewan). Saskatchewan does not move to Daylight Savings Time. Use this time zone converter to confirm the time in your region.

Wednesday, July 8

all-day public access
Conference Opening / Land Acknowledgement and Reflection by Joseph Naytowhow (Plains/Woodland Cree)
all-day public access Rita Wong reading and keynote

2:30pm to 3:15pm CST (SK)

e-Race-sures live event: A conversation about whose voices, stories, and bodies matter in the environmental humanities and creative communities, with Dr. Anita Girvan, Rina Garcia Chua (PhD candidate), and Dr. Andil Gosine.

3:30pm to 3:55pm CST (SK)

Please watch Rita Wong's three-part keynote here

4:00pm to 5:00pm CST (SK)

Rita Wong live discussion moderated by Dr. Joanne Leow
5:00pm to 5:30pm CST (SK) After party / BYO Snacks

Thursday, July 9

all-day public access Recorded readings by Trevor Herriot and Candace Savage
4:00pm to 5:30pm CST (SK) Prairie Plenary: Trevor Herriot, Louise Halfe, and Candace Savage in conversation, moderated by Dr. Jenna Hunnef
5:30pm to 6:00pm CST (SK) After party / BYO Snacks

Friday, July 10

all-day public access Sweet Water: Poems for the Watersheds: Recorded Readings
3:00pm to 4:15pm CST (SK) "Lightning-Round": Poets sharing new collections and social time (hosted by Yvonne Blomer)
4:30pm to 6:00pm CST (SK) Writing Showcase & Open Mic Night (hosted by University of Saskatchewan MFA students Tea Gerbeza and Sarah Ens)

Saturday, July 11

4:30pm to 6:30pm CST (SK)

Word Splash: A Celebration of Métis and First Nations Writing

A Saskatchewan Aboriginal Writers’ Circle Inc. (SAWCI) live event featuring readings and performances by Randy Lundy, Rita Bouvier, Michaela Carriere, Mika LaFond, Jessica Johns, Cooper Skjeie, John Arcand (fiddle) and Courtney Anaquod (dancer).

See SAWCI Writer Events for more information.

Monday July 13

12:00pm to 1:00pm CST (SK)
"Lightning-Round": Scholars sharing new books and social time
1:00pm to 2:00pm CST (SK) ALECC Annual General Meeting