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Shakespeare and Indigeneity with Natalie Diaz, Scott Stevens

Date(s): Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Arizona time
Location: 
Zoom
Type(s): 
Talk
Genre and Form(s): Poetry
Cost: Free

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What place does Shakespeare have in Indigenous Studies? What role does indigeneity play in Shakespeare studies? Join the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies for Shakespeare and Indigeneity, a discussion of Shakespeare's lasting influence on poetry, culture, and criticism with Natalie Diaz and Scott Stevens on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Arizona time on Zoom. 

About the Author

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Natalie Diaz was born and raised in the Fort Mojave Indian Village in Needles, California, on the banks of the Colorado River. She is Mojave and an enrolled member of the Gila River Indian Tribe. Diaz teaches at Arizona State University, and her first poetry collection is When My Brother Was an Aztec.

Scott Manning Stevens is Director of Native American and Indigenous Studies and Associate Professor of English and Humanities at Syracuse University. He is the author of Art of the American West: The Haub Family Collection at Tacoma Art MuseumHome Front: Daily Life in the Civil War North, and co-editor of Why You Can't Teach United States History Without American Indians, and his work has appeared in Early American LiteratureComparative American StudiesProse Studies, and more. His primary interests are in Native American cultures of the Northeast from the pre-colonial period to the present, and he specializes in visual culture, museum studies, and Native American literatures. Dr. Stevens is a citizen of the Akwesasne Mohawk Nation and holds courtesy appointments as an Associate Professor of Art and Music History and an Associate Professor of Religion at Syracuse.