Reflections on Prairie Rising: Indigenous Youth, Decolonization, and the Politics of Intervention

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 7.30pm

Jaskiran Dhillon, Assistant Professor of Global Studies and Anthropology, The New School

Dhillon is a first generation academic and advocate who grew up on Treaty Six Cree Territory in Saskatchewan, Canada. Her work spans the fields of settler colonialism, anthropology of the state, anti-racist feminism, and youth studies. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Global Studies and Anthropology at The New School in New York City.

Manu Vimalassery, Assistant Professor of American Studies, Barnard College and Columbia University

Vimalassery is an Assistant Professor of American Studies at Barnard College and Columbia University. He teaches courses on the frontier, race, capitalism, slavery, American Indians and indigenous peoples, migration and diaspora, and imperialism.

We also invite you to join us for dinner before the seminar at 6:15 pm at the Columbia University Faculty House. If you would like to join us, please RSVP to rapporteur Amanda Earl (ake2112@tc.columbia.edu) ASAP with your attendance. The dinner is $30/person to be paid by check to “Columbia University.

Faculty House, Columbia University