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Programs and Events

The Newberry offers programming in the humanities for scholars, teachers, and the general public. Unless otherwise noted, events are free, and no reservations are required. Many of our programs are recorded, and you can listen to them on our website.

E.g., 01/19/2019
E.g., 01/19/2019
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Free and open to the public. Registration required.
Join the McNickle Center as these authors and storytellers share traditional, historical, and true contemporary tales for all ages. Free to attend with advance registration here. SOLD OUT LeAnne Howe Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Colonial History Lecture Series: Peter C. Mancall
Free and open to the public. Registration required.
In the sixteenth-century Atlantic world, nature and culture swirled in people’s minds to produce fantastic images.
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Free and open to the public. Registration required. Kissed by Lightning, Directed by Shelley Niro “Kissed by Lightning” is a story of woman trying to keep the stories of her late husband alive while also working through her grief and learning to love again. Run time: 1 hour 29 minutes
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Native women are overwhelmingly ignored in research on gender-based violence. Native women residing in urban locales are particularly marginalized, as they are viewed as “less Native” by both non-Native researchers and at times by Native people living on reservation lands.
Thursday, March 7, 2019
This presentation, a dissertation chapter-in-progress, compares Hopi ideas about preservation with reigning best practices in language revitalization initiatives and archival practice.
Saturday, March 9, 2019
#stillhere, Directed by Desmond Hessing (Oklahoma Choctaw) Short Video Art piece which challenges traditional representations of Indigenous people as being trapped in the past. Run time: 1 minute 20 seconds Nothing about Moccasins, Directed by Eden Mallina Awashish
Thursday, April 4, 2019
After a decade marked by the 1973 Occupation of Wounded Knee and the creation of the International Indian Treaty Council, U.S.-based Indigenous activists 1980s found themselves in a difficult position.
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Our Sisters in Spirit, Directed by Nick Printup (Onondaga & Algonquin) Our Sisters in Spirit explores the question of calling a national public inquiry into the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women & girls in Canada or whether there may be a better approach. Run time: 35 minutes