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CLACS Lecture Series. Presenter: Dr. Shannon Speed

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)
Location
101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St, Champaign, IL 61820
Date
Feb 10, 2020   3:00 pm  
Speaker
Dr. Shannon Speed, UCLA American Indian Studies Center Professor, Gender Studies and Anthropology
Contact
Kasia Szremski
E-Mail
szremski@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)

Shannon Speed is a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation. She is Director of the American Indian Studies Center (AISC) and Professor of Gender Studies and Anthropology at UCLA. Dr. Speed has worked for the last two decades in Mexico and in the United States on issues of indigenous autonomy, sovereignty, gender, neoliberalism, violence, migration, social justice, and activist research. She has published numerous journal articles and book chapters in English and Spanish, as well as published six books and edited volumes, including her most recent, Incarcerated Stories: Indigenous Women Migrants in the Settler Capitalist State. Dr. Speed currently serves as the President of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA).

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