Congrats to Talon Ducheneaux!
THE WAR CALLED PONTIAC’S, 1763-2013 Conference at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies University of Pennsylvania, April 4-5, 2013
The 250th anniversary of what has long been known as ?Pontiac?s War? offers scholars an opportunity to reexamine the conflict and its impact on the history of North America. The role of the Odowa leader Pontiac and the widespread scope and the varying aims of other Native participants in the conflicts of the mid-1760s defy easy categorization. Many contemporary British observers and combatants sought some conceptual clarity by casting the blame on French-inspired treachery. Many Native people located the treachery among the British.
More recent work offers a much more complex interpretation of an inter-Native movement grounded in Native spirituality and aiming to regain status as well as land for its Native participants in the new geopolitical world after the Seven Years War.
Please note that five Native American scholars are among the presenters at this conference. They include:
Thursday April 4, 5:30-6:30 pm panel: Representations Eric Hemenway (Odawa), Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians Peter Jemison (Seneca), Ganondagan State Historic Site Margaret M. Bruchac (Abenaki), University of Pennsylvania
Friday, April 5, 2:15-3:30 pm panel: Stories Lisa Brooks (Abenaki), Amherst College
Friday, April 5. 5:30-6:30 pm: Closing Roundtable Alyssa Mt. Pleasant (Tuscarora), Yale University
See full program at: http://www.mceas.org/pontiac/program.htm
A Discussion with T.K Wolf: Medicine Wheel as Direction for Living
Presented by: Ann Dapice, PhD (NU’74, GR’80), Raymond Rodgers, Vanessa Adams-Harris, and Barbara Martin
T.K Wolf mission is to bring about integration and balance through use of the Medicine Wheel that serves as a guide for our work. In all our activities, whether counseling, addiction treatment, workshops, research, conferences, or consultation, the focus is on achieving health, positive change and growth in each aspect—mental, emotional, physical and spiritual. In the Medicine Wheel, health and positive change must occur in each aspect for health to occur in any one aspect.
Date: Friday, March 29, 2013 | Time: 12 – 1:30PM
Location: Greenfield Intercultural Center
3708 Chestnut Street
Resistance from the Margins - A Stephen Kaplan Memorial Lecture 3/27/13
2012-2013 Stephen Kaplan Memorial Lecture
Resistance from the Margins
Vincent Brown, Professor of History and of African and African American Studies, Harvard University
Brian DeLay, Associate Professor of History, University of California-Berkeley
Eve Troutt-Powell, Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania
With comments by:
Steven Hahn, Roy F. and Jeannette P. Nichols Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania
DATE: Wednesday, March 27th
TIME: 5:00 PM
LOCATION: College Hall 209
This panel will explore Atlantic slavery in the age of emancipation, Native American raids on the Mexican borderlands, and the lived experience of slaves in Africa. By highlighting both violent and non-violent forms of resistance from groups often deemed ?subaltern?, marginal and dispossessed, our speakers will challenge the teleology of familiar historical narratives and question the hegemony of imperial powers. They will grapple with how power and authority operate within deeply unequal societies, and how those structures of dominance can be subverted. Drawing together histories of race, gender, class, violence and empire this panel will demonstrate how we, as scholars, can give agency to the marginalized and access the perspective of groups that often leave few archival records of their own.
Organized by Clio: The Penn History Graduate Student Group
For more information, please contact
Kevin Waite, firstname.lastname@example.org
James Ryan, email@example.com