Stories as Maps in Indigenous Rhetorical PracticeExport this event to calendar

Friday, January 29, 2016 — 3:30 PM EST

poster for talkThe Department of English Language & Literature presents visiting lecturer Malea Powell, director of the Rhetoric and Writing program at Michigan State University, where she also teaches in American Studies and American Indian Studies. Her research focuses on the rhetorics of survivance used by 19th-century American Indian intellectuals, and on the material cultural rhetorics of American Indian artists. Her talk at Waterloo will be drawn from her recent research using Sarah Winnemucca’s Life Among the Piutes as a map for a journey around Nevada and Oregon.

The talk is open to the university community and the public. 

Location 
PAS - Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology
room 2438
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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