University Forum Lecture Series - America’s Most Famous Indian: The Cultural and Political History of Hiawatha

When

Nov. 28, 2016, 7:30pm to 9pm

Office/Remote Location

Auditorium

Description

The College of Liberal Arts' University Forum Lecture Series presents "America’s Most Famous Indian: The Cultural and Political History of Hiawatha" a talk by Adam Spry, assistant professor of English, Florida Atlantic University

The Song of Hiawatha was once the most popular poem in America, but few of us know about its indigenous roots. Professor Spry will bring us an opportunity to learn the history of the Native Americans who helped to shape the Hiawatha legend and to examine what the poem means for American Indians today. 

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information

College of Liberal Arts Dean's Office
702-895-3401

Event Sponsor

College of Liberal Arts and co-sponsored by the Department of English