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University Forum: Indigenous Encounters in the Pacific

When

Jan. 31, 2013, 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Office/Remote Location

Auditorium

Description

Join the College of Liberal Arts in the University Forum Lecture, "Indigenous Encounters in the Pacific: Native Hawaiians, Native Americans and a Globalizing World" a talk by David Chang, associate professor, History and American Indian Studies, University of Minnesota.

This presentation explores the meanings that Native Hawaiians invested in their encounters with American Indians in the 19th century American West.  Using Hawaiian language newspapers and face-to-face encounters, this presentation demonstrates how relations between Native Hawaiians and American Indians, surprising in their depth and range, provide a window onto how indigenous people understood their place in a broader world dominated by colonial and imperial powers.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact information

Office: College of Liberal Arts Dean's Office
Phone: 702-895-3401
E-mail: liberalarts@unlv.edu

Event Sponsor

College of Liberal Arts Dean's Office and co-sponsored by the Department of History, American Indian Alliance, Interdisciplinary Studies Department and the Department of Anthropology, Anthropology Society, and Lambda Alpha, UNLV