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Feb
18
2021

A Conversation with Tommy Orange

When: Thursday, February 18, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central

Where: Online

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)

Sponsor: American Indian Center of Chicago

Co-Sponsor: Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Category: Multicultural & Diversity

Description:

Tommy Orange is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel There There, a multi-generational, relentlessly paced story about a side of America few of us have ever seen: the lives of urban Native Americans. There There was one of The New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of the Year, and won the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Orange is a recent graduate from the MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts. He is a 2014 MacDowell Fellow, and a 2016 Writing by Writers Fellow. He is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. He was born and raised in Oakland, California, and currently lives in Angel’s Camp, California.

Talk with be virtual. Register here for link to event.

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