Northwestern University

Feb
15
Fri 6:30 PM

Panel on Native Activism and Art in Chicago

When: Friday, February 15, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM  

Where: 3401 W Ainslie St., Chicago, IL

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

Contact: Jennifer Michals   847.491.4133

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

Category: Multicultural & Diversity

Description:

Panel on Native Activism and Art in Chicago

Native Chicago Art & Activism from Carlos Montezuma to Susan Power
A Discussion with authors Kiara Vigil and Laura Furlan, moderated by Aaron Golding


Vigil is the author of Indigenous Intellectuals: Sovereignty, Citizenship, and the American Imagination, 1880-1930, a biography of Indigenous activists in the early 20th century. Furlan is the author of Indigenous Cities: Urban Indian Fiction and the Histories of Relocation, a study of how stories of the urban experience are essential to an understanding of modern Indigeneity. The authors will discuss their work on Native activists, writers, and visual artists in Chicago, examining how stories, film, art, and performance are central to representing Chicago as a Native space.

Pizza will be served.


A bus will depart Northwestern University at 5:45 PM and return to campus at 8:30 PM. To ride the bus, please RSVP at https://goo.gl/forms/4VaInVZVuwVRU2V12

Co-sponsored by the American Indian Center of Chicago, the Center for Native American and Indigenous Research and Multicultural Student Affairs

Laura Furlan (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)

Kiara Vigil (Amherst College)

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