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Lecture: Audra Simpson

Nov 17, 2015

imagesOn Tuesday, November 17, 2015 Professor of Anthropology Audra Simpson (Columbia University) will give a talk, “We are Not Red Indians” (We Might all Be Red Indians): The Gender of Anticolonial Sovereignty Across the Borders of Time, Place and Sentiment” from 4:00-5:30pm in the Knight Library Browsing Room.

Professor Simpson is an associate professor of Anthropology at Columbia University. She is the author of Mohawk Interruptus: Political Life Across the Borders of Settler States (Duke University Press, 2014), winner of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association’s Best First Book in Native American and Indigenous Studies Prize, the Laura Romero Prize from the American Studies Association as well as the Sharon Stephens Prize from the American Ethnological Society (2015). She is co-editor (with Andrea Smith) of Theorizing Native Studies (Duke University Press, 2014). She has articles in Cultural Anthropology, American Quarterly, Junctures, Law and Contemporary Problems and Wicazo Sa Review. In 2010 she won Columbia University’s School for General Studies Excellence in Teaching Award. She is a Kahnawake Mohawk.

In addition to her public lecture, Dr. Simpson will be participating in an informal conversation with students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Conversation with Audra Simpson

  • Date/Location: November 16, 5-6:30 p.m., Many Nations Longhouse, University of Oregon Campus
  • People are encouraged to RSVP for this event. Please fill out this form:
  • Fifteen copies of her book, Mohawk Interruptus are available for free and can be picked up at the Ethnic Studies Office (Alder Building 104) 8:30am-5:00pm. The office is closed around noon for lunch.

These events are generously supported by the Department of Ethnic Studies, Native American Studies Minor, Department of Philosophy, Department of English, Department of Women’s & Gender Studies, Center for the Study of Women in Society, The Beekman Fund, and the Division of Equity & Inclusion.

Send any questions or inquiries to Lani Teves (LTEVES@UOREGON.EDU)