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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.

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E.g., 03/19/2019
E.g., 03/19/2019
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Christine DeLucia and Holly Miowak Guise
Free and Open to the Public. Registration required.
Join us for a conversation between two emerging leaders in the field of Native American and Indigenous studies.Christine DeLucia and Holly Guise will discuss the ways in which scholars have approached the field, new trends developing in the 21st century, and the changing role places like the Newberry Library and the American Philosophical Society play in research.
Thursday, March 21, 2019Saturday, March 23, 2019
This workshop will examine the historical relationships between imperial, national, and Indigenous borderlands, focusing on the archival holding at UNM’s Center for Southwest Research. We will discuss the impact of empires, settler states, and their borders on Indigenous communities, while also asking how we can think about borderlands from Indigenous perspectives.
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
Free to attend with advance registration
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
Saturday, April 27, 2019
Colonial History Lecture Series: Alan Shaw Taylor
Free and open to the public. Registration required.
By examining a map made by natives of the Carolina backcountry in 1721, this presentation reveals efforts to understand and adapt to colonial trade and settlement.
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Among the vast assortment of objects preserved at Harvard University’s Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology rests a collection of medicinal plant samples acquired by early twentieth-century anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington.
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Native American women from the American Southwest have always used basket weaving to maintain relationships with nature, their spirituality, tribal histories, sovereignty, and their ancestors.
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Free to attend with advance registration
Urban Rez, Directed by Larry Pourier (Kiowa)