Native American and Indigenous Studies Colloquia

American studies is pleased to announce the fall schedule for the brand new Native American and Indigenous Studies Colloquia at Brandeis. This is a great chance to build relationships and expand conversations about Indigenous issues both locally and globally.

The following upcoming events are part of this colloquia.

Screening of Dawnland
October 8

"Partnerships and Educational Collaborations"
October 24
"Decolonizing Traditions: Native Hawaiian Women and the Question of Feminism"
November 9

Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 18

Noon-2pm, Mandel Center for the Humanities, Room 328 (3rd Floor Conference Room)
American Jewish Feminism and Israeli Feminism:  Launching a Trans-National Archive
Free and open to the public.  Space Extremely limited!
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Join us for a lunch and panel discussion to celebrate the launch of the Brandeis/Haifa Feminist Collaborative, a joint project of Brandeis Library's Archives & Special Collections Department and the Haifa Feminist Center (Isha L'Isha).

Joyce Antler, Samuel Lane Professor of American Jewish History and Professor of Women's Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Emerita, Brandeis University
Marcia Freedman, American-Israeli activist and feminist;  member of Israel's Knesset (1973-1977)
Hannah Safran, co-founder, Haifa Feminist Institute, Isha L'Isha
Surela Seelig, Outreach and Special Projects Archivist, Brandeis University
Lisa Fishbayn Joffe, Shulamit Reinharz Director of the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute;  Director, Project on Gender, Culture, Religion and Law

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Wednesday, October 24
"Partnerships and Educational Collaborations"
1 p.m. | Schwartz 103 Cedric Woods, Director of the New England Institute for Native American Studies, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Friday, November 9
2:30 p.m. | Schwartz Hall 103
"Decolonizing Traditions: Native Hawaiian Women and the Question of Feminism"
J. Kēhaulani Kauanui, Professor of American Studies and Anthropology, Wesleyan University

Cosponsored with the Department of Anthropology