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Sovereignty Symposium

When: Thursday, November 29, 2018
5:15 PM - 7:00 PM CT

Where: University Hall, 201, 1897 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

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

Cost: Event is free and open to the public. All are welcome to attend.

Contact: Jennifer Michals   (847) 491-4133

Group: Center for Native American and Indigenous Research (CNAIR)

Co-Sponsor: Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Category: Multicultural & Diversity


Sovereignty Symposium
Co-hosted with the Center for Native American and Indigenous Research, the Kaplan Institute for the Humanities’ Dialogues on Security and the Colloquium on Indigeneity and Native American Studies.

In the context of debates about the security of borders, information, and lives, three Indigenous Studies scholars discuss recent debates and issues of Indigenous sovereignty.

Jenny L. Davis is a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation and an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign where she is the director of the Native American and Indigenous Languages (NAIL) Lab and an affiliate faculty of American Indian Studies and Gender & Women’s Studies.

J. Kēhaulani Kauanui is Professor of American Studies and an affiliate faculty member in Anthropology at Wesleyan University, where she serves as the current Chair of the American Studies Department, and the current Director of the Center for the Americas.

Doug Kiel is a citizen of the Oneida Nation and Assistant Professor at Northwestern University where he studies Native American history, with particular interests in the Great Lakes region and twentieth century Indigenous nation rebuilding.

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