Northwestern University

Nov
15
Wed 12:00 PM

Heid E. Erdrich Reading: Curator of Ephemera at the New Museum for Archaic Media

Heid E. Erdrich reading graphic

When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM  

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

Cost: Free; public welcome

Contact: Jill Mannor   847.467.3970

Group: Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Co-Sponsor(s):
Center for Native American and Indigenous Research (CNAIR)

Category: Fine Arts

Description:

Location for this event TBD.

Heid E. Erdrich is a poet, writer, and filmmaker. She is the author of five books of poetry, most recently Curator of Ephemera at the New Museum for Archaic Media and Original Local: Indigenous Foods, Stories, and Recipes from the Upper Midwest, which was a City Pages Top Ten food book for 2014. Heid has curated many exhibits of contemporary Native American art since 2007. Her collaborative poem films have been selected for screening at festivals internationally including ImagineNative, Native Film Festival, Vision Maker, and at the Santa Fe Indian Market film festival, Class-X. These poem videos have won Best of Fest, and a Best Experimental Short awards in 2014 and 2015. Heid grew up in Wahpeton, North Dakota and is Ojibwe enrolled at Turtle Mountain. She teaches the MFA Creative Writing low-residency program of Augsburg College.

Heid E. Erdrich is a Fall 2017 Artist in Residence of Northwestern's Center for Native American and Indigenous Research and the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities.

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