Sarah Winnemucca Talk


Apr. 21, 2016, 1pm to 2:15pm

Office/Remote Location

Room 101


Professor Timothy Donahue will be speaking on Sarah Winnemucca, Sovereignty, and Eating in North America's Borderlands

Sarah Winnemucca (1844-1891) was a Paiute activist and author who was born in Nevada; she is perhaps best known for her autobiographical history, Life Among the Piutes: Their Wrongs and Claims (1883). Dr. Donahue received his Ph.D. in English from Columbia University in 2015 and is now an assistant professor in the English Department at Oakland University in Michigan. He specializes in nineteenth-century U.S. literature, Latin American literature, and the history and culture of the U.S.-Mexico borderlands.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information

English Department
John Hay

External Sponsor

UNLV Americanist Colloquium