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INAS Conference
April 21-22

Native American Literature:
Nationalism and Beyond

Complete Schedule of Events

Keynote Speakers

Simon Ortiz
(Acoma Pueblo)

Joy Harjo

Conference Participants

Lisa Brooks
James Cox
Michael Elliott
Robbie Ethridge
LeAnne Howe
Daniel Justice
Lee Maracle
Robert Warrior
Jace Weaver
Craig Womack
Alan Velie


Conference Highlights
Friday, April 21

Opening Remarks
Sanford Hall 213, 1:00 p.m.

Keynote Address—Simon Ortiz
Sanford Hall 213, 1:15 p.m.

An Evening of Readings
Joy Harjo, Simon Ortiz, LeAnne Howe, Craig Womack and Daniel Justice
Athens-Clarke County Public Library, 6:30 p.m.
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Saturday, April 22

Keynote Address—Joy Harjo
Student Learning Center 101, 1:30 p.m.


Co-Sponsored by
Georgia Humanities Council
Willson Center for Humanities and Arts


INAS Mini-Conference

Friday, February 3
"Revised Lives: Early Transformations
of Southeastern Indians"

Robbie Ethridge, University of Mississippi
John Worth, Florida Museum of Natural History
David Hally, University of Georgia

Stephen Kowalewski, University of Georgia
Claudio Saunt, University of Georgia

Charles Hudson, University of Georgia

INAS Inaugural Lecture Series:
"A Traditional Future"

Andrea Smith

Nobel Peace Prize Nominee
University of Michigan
February 23, 2006


Homer Noley
Historian, Claremont School of Theology
November 15, 2005

Edgar Heap of Birds
Cheyenne Artist
Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Chadwick Smith
Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma
September 8, 2005

Series Co-sponsored by
Center for the Humanities and Arts
Lamar Dodd School of Art
Department of Religion
Institute for Women's Studies

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Lecture by Joe Watkins, Associate Professor of Anthropology at University of New Mexico, on the topic of NAGPRA, the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, March 9, 2005.

Performance by Diane Way, Cheyenne/Lakota storyteller, dramatist, and visual artist, "Tales of a Suburbanite Sioux," March 1, 2005. Exhibit by Elena & Fausto Sarmiento, UGA faculty, "Present Progressive: Tropical Nature, Poetry and Design of Eternal Love," February 4-28, 2005.

Lecture by Davíd Carrasco, Neil L. Rudenstine Professor of the Study of Latin America and Anthropology at Harvard University, "Origins, Middle Place, Home: Sacred Journeys in an Indigenous Mexican Pictorial Map," Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005.

Lecture by Gerald Vizenor, professor of American Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, "Native American Narratives: Resistance and Survivance," January 27, 2005.

Lecture by Robert Warrior, associate professor of English and Native American Studies at the University of Oklahoma, "DuBois among the Indians: A Perfect Education," Nov. 4, 2004.

Storytelling by Freeman Owle, noted Eastern Band Cherokee artist and storyteller, spoke on Cherokee life and culture, Oct. 20, 2004.

Lecture by Craig Womack,associate professor of English and Native American Studies at the University of Oklahoma, keynoted the Graduate Association of Multicultural Studies Conference, delivering a talk entitled "The Day Alex Posey Drowned" on September 23, 2004.

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