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Chris Andersen - Making Indigenous Studies Critical: Local Dynamics, Global Trajectories
Chris Andersen - Making Indigenous Studies Critical: Local Dynamics, Global Trajectories
WhenTuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Campus locationCommunications Building (CMU)
Campus room120
Event typesAcademics, Lectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsGraduate Certificate in American Indian and Indigenous Studies, American Indian Studies, and the Simpson Center for the Humanities
Description

Chris Andersen is Professor and Dean of Native Studies at the University of Alberta, Canada. He is the author of “Métis”: Race, Recognition and the Struggle for Indigenous Peoplehood (2014), which won the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association's Best Subsequent Book Award for 2015. He is also the author of Indigenous Statistics: A Quantitative Indigenous Methodology (with Maggie Walter, 2013), and he co-edited, with Evelyn Peters, Indigenous in the City: Contemporary Identities and Cultural Innovation 2013).

Andersen was a founding member of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association Executive Council, is a member of Statistics Canada’s Advisory Committee on Social Conditions, and is editor of the journal Aboriginal Policy Studies. He was named to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

Part of a Simpson Center project to develop a graduate certificate in American Indian and Indigenous Studies.

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