Northwestern University

Feb
1
Mon 12:00 PM

The Liminality of Empire: The Making of the Savage in a Lawless Land

When: Monday, February 1, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM  

Where: Scott Hall, room 212, 601 University Place, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Tom Burke   847.491.7946

Group: Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Category: Academic

Description:

Heidi Stark, Monday February 1, noon in Scott Hall, room 212 “The Liminality of Empire: The Making of the Savage in a Lawless Land"

 

Heidi Kiiwetinepinesiik Stark (Turtle Mountain Ojibwe) received her Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, in 2008. Her doctoral research focused on Anishinaabe treaty-making with the United States and Canada and serves as the foundation for her manuscript Unsettled: Anishinaabe Treaty-Relations and U.S./Canada State-Formation (In progress, University of Minnesota Press, First Peoples Series).

Her primary area of research and teaching is in the field of Indigenous Comparative Politics, Native Diplomacy & Treaty and Aboriginal Rights. She is the co-editor of Centering Anishinaabeg Studies: Understanding the World Through Stories with Jill Doerfler and Niigaanwewidam Sinclair (Michigan State University Press, 2013) and is the co-author of the third edition of American Indian Politics and the American Political System (2010) with Dr. David E. Wilkins.

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