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Date(s) - 07/04/2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

LRW 103 (Community Room)


Join us for our next “Race and the Colour of Democracy” visiting speaker event!

Our next speaker, Dr. Elizabeth Ellis, will present a paper titled: “The Border Crossed us too: The Overlap between the Struggles for Migrant and Indigenous Justice.”

Dr. Elizabeth Ellis is assistant professor of early American and Indigenous history at New York University. She received her PhD from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. Her current book project investigates the histories of Louisiana’s small, Native American polities during the eighteenth century. Her work analyzes the ways that these nations shaped European colonization efforts and influenced the lives of all of the inhabitants of the Lower Mississippi Valley. These nations sought alternative military, diplomatic, and economic strategies that would allow them to simultaneously preserve their autonomy while wielding sufficient regional influence to protect their communities.

This event is hosted in collaboration with Indigenous Studies and the Socrates Project.

Please book your free tickets here.