Please find below the schedule for this year's Fall Forum at Wesleyan University, entitled: "Crossing Boundaries in Native North America." Organized by the Center for the Americas and the Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellows in Native American and Latin American Studies, this year's speakers address the many ways that Native borders and boundaries are crossed across the Americas.
Schedule of Speakers
Thursday, October 2
Haisla First Nation Author
"Literary Landscapes: A Reading from _Monkey Beach_"
Thursday, October 9
Senior Research Associate, JFK School of Government, Harvard University
"Indian Gaming and the Politics of Race"
Thursday, October 23
C. Jill Grady
Co-founder, The Huichol Center for Cultural Survival and Traditional Arts
"Huichol Art Inside and Out: Geographic Shifts in Meaning from Conception to Consumption"
All Talks will be held at 8PM at the PAC001 Lecture Hall
238 Church Street, Middletown, Connecticut 06459
Reception to follow each talk.
(Every two years, Wesleyan's Center for the Americas hosts a Fall Forum relating specifically to contemporary issues in Native North America. These forums are organized around topics relevant to the research of the two Mellon Postdoctoral fellows in residence. This year, the speakers are brought together by the current Mellon fellows in Latin and Native American Studies: Colleen Boyd and David Shorter.)
Center for the Americas
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