Please join us and Indigenous Studies for our first visiting speaker of the 2020-21 school year. Our first speaker, Dr. Elizabeth Ellis (New York University) will present a paper titled The Border Crossed us too: The Overlap between the Struggles for Migrant and Indigenous Justice. This talk will be live via zoom on October 1 at 7pm. Check out the poster for more details and email Max for a zoom link!
Dr. Elizabeth Ellis is an assistant professor of Indigenous history at New York University and is an associate of the Wilson Institute for Canadian History. Liz investigates the histories of Louisiana’s small, Indigenous polities during the eighteenth century and analyzes the ways that these nations shaped European colonization efforts and influenced the lives of all of the inhabitants of the Lower Mississippi Valley.