Audra Simpson, “We are Not Red Indians”: The Gender of Anticolonial Sovereignty Across the Borders of Time, Place and Sentiment

November 17, 2015
4:00 pmto5:30 pm

Dr. Audra Simpson Talk_028sKnight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO Campus

Audra Simpson is an associate professor of anthropology at Columbia University. She is the author of Mohawk Interruptus: Political Life Across the Borders of Settler States (Duke University Press, 2014), winner of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association’s Best First Book in Native American and Indigenous Studies Prize, the Laura Romero Prize from the American Studies Association, and the Sharon Stephens Prize from the American Ethnological Society (2015). She is co-editor (with Andrea Smith) of Theorizing Native Studies (Duke University Press, 2014). She has articles in Cultural Anthropology, American Quarterly, Junctures, Law and Contemporary Problems and Wicazo Sa Review. In 2010 she won Columbia University’s School for General Studies “Excellence in Teaching Award.” She is a Kahnawake Mohawk.

Details of the public lecture:
Audra Simpson, Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University
Talk: “We are Not Red Indians” (We Might all Be Red Indians): The Gender of Anticolonial Sovereignty Across the Borders of Time, Place and Sentiment
Date/Location: November 17, 4-5:30 p.m., Knlght Library Browsing Room, University of Oregon Campus
In addition to her public lecture, Dr. Simpson will be participating in an informal conversation with students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Conversation with Audra Simpson
Date/Location: November 16, 5-6:30 p.m., Many Nations Longhouse, University of Oregon Campus
People are encouraged to RSVP for this event. Please fill out this form:
Fifteen copies of her book, Mohawk Interruptus are available for free and can be picked up at the Ethnic Studies Office (Alder Building 104) 8:30am-5:00pm. The office is closed around noon for lunch.

These events are generously supported by the Department of Ethnic Studies, Native American Studies Minor, Department of Philosophy, Department of English, Department of Women’s & Gender Studies, Center for the Study of Women in Society, The Beekman Fund, and the Division of Equity & Inclusion.

Send any questions or inquiries to Lani Teves; lteves(at)